Czech Republic

Czech Republic

The Scripps College list of approved SAGE – Study Abroad and Global Education programs may change in response to students' interests and feedback, faculty, and administrative evaluations as well as changing world events. Study abroad is not without risks and students are advised to carefully choose their study site.

The Scripps Committee on Study Abroad (COSA) has approved the following programs in Czech Republic for our students.

Prague

Academic Program

All students take Intensive Beginning Czech Language in addition to the required courses for each track plus several electives. Students will produce a short 16-mm film or a write a half feature-length screenplay.

  • Reviewed by: Professor T. Kim-Trang Tran
  • Fields of study: Media studies majors only - students choose between a Production Track or a Screenwriting Track
  • Eligibility: 9.0 cumulative GPA; For the Production Track - experience directing and using digital/video camera is required. For the Screenwriting Track - completion of two creative writing or screenwriting courses
  • Number of program participants: 20-25

Living Arrangements

Three US students and one local student share a two bedroom apartment located a short walk from FAMU. Students prepare their own meals with a stipend provided by Scripps based on the CIEE recommendation.

Term Dates

  • Fall: Late August to mid December
  • Spring: Late January to late May

Notes

  • Visa Information: After acceptance, your program will provide you with specifics about the visa required. The embassy site will have information on visa requirements for planning purposes.
  • Budget Planning: For budget planning purposes, click here to view the current cost of living comparison between Prague and Los Angeles.

Prague

  • Fields of study: Tracks available at CET include Central European Studies, New Media or Jewish Studies.
  • Eligibility: 9.0 GPA on the Scripps 12.0 scale

Term Dates

  • Fall: Sept-December
  • Spring: January-May