Programs Abroad - Czech

2nd- & 3rd-year Czech

Abroad Program in Prague, Czech Republic

Students who have completed one academic year of Czech language study and who pass a pre-program placement test are eligible to participate in this 6-week abroad program held in Prague, Czech Republic. The abroad portion takes place at EnglishLink Language School in Prague, Czech Republic. While there, students will engage in intensive language classes Monday - Friday and also participate in an extensive excursion program including trips to the Unesco Cultural Heritage site, Kutná Hora; ŘÍP Mountain; the Karlštejn Castle; The Theresienstadt Museum of the Holocaust; and visits to many other local museums and landmarks in and around Prague.

Duration: 
6 weeks: July 1 - August 11, 2018
Academic Credit: 
6 Credits
Equivalent to one academic year of study
Eligibility: 
Available to undergraduate and graduate Pitt & non-Pitt students, working professionals, and retirees who demonstrate preparedness for 2nd- and 3rd-year Czech language study
Location: 

Prague, Czech Republic

Housing: 

In Prague, students will live in university dorms. Students are responsible for their own meals and will enjoy eating at Prague's many affordable cafes.

Note: The price of housing abroad is included in the program cost.

Funding Opportunity: 

Summer Language Institute Scholarships:
$1,000 to a maximum award of $5,000

ELIGIBILITY:
All are eligible

TO APPLY:
Simply check the necessary box on the application and include a letter of recommendation from a professor or professional supervisor with your application.

SLI APPLICATION DEADLINE:
For priority consideration, please complete your SLI application by March 2, 2018. Students may continue to apply for the SLI and SLI scholarships until June 1, 2018 or until scholarship funds are depleted.

 

Foreign Language Area Studies (FLAS) Awards:
Full tuition funding + $2,500 living stipend.

ELIGIBILITY:
US citizens currently enrolled in a US institution of higher education at the undergraduate or graduate level. Students applying for language programs at the 2nd-year level or higher

TO APPLY:
Complete this form and send it to sliadmin@pitt.edu. Include two letters of recommendation from professors with your application. Letters should comment on your aptitude for language learning and/or the relevance of the SLI language you intend to study to your overall academic and/or career goals.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:
March 2, 2018

Note: If you wish to have your Summer Foreign Language & Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship application considered for a possible advantage based on financial need, please submit a copy of the Student Aid Report generated from your current Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to sliadmin@pitt.edu by the March 2, 2018 application deadline. Please be aware that it may take up to three weeks for you to receive your Student Aid Report after filing your FAFSA.

Program Fee: 

In-state students: $5,830; Out-of-state students: $6,030 +University fees (approximately $250)

Note: Cost does not include international airfare or the cost of meals for the duration of the program