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Czech Republic The Hidden Jewel in The Heart of Europe


Study Political Science and International Studies in beautiful picturesque Eastern Europe. Spend time in the pritine city of Prague and University of Ceske Budejovice. Ceske Budejovice is the capital city of South Bohemia in the southern Czech Republic. Surrounded by arcaded Samson’s Fountain and the Town Hall with 3 spires. Prague, capital city of the Czech Republic, is bisected by the a Vltava River. Nicknamed “the City of a Hundred Spires,” it’s known for its Old Town Square, the heart of its historic core, with colorful baroque buildings, Gothic churches and the medieval Astronomical Clock, which gives an animated hourly show. Students will visit mayors, politicians, and diplomats to learn more about US-Czech diplomatic relations

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Course Options:
Students have the opportunity to earn and must be enrolled in 6 credit hours with their home institution.  Students can choose from the following:

INTS 2130 – Introduction to International Studies
POLS 1150 – World Politics
POLS 4031 – Selected Topics in Political Science: EU/Mercosur – Trade, Legal and Political Aspects (KPH/EUTLP)

Students should possess at least a 2.5 institutional GPA at the time of application, with no active disciplinary record.  All students must be fully admitted to the institution, and at least 18 years of age by the program departure date.

Dates of Program:

June 7 – June 27, 2020 (Summer Term A)

Program Cost:
Includes: Round-trip airfare to Czech Republic; all regional and local transportation; lodging for the duration of the program; some meals;  classroom access; tour and excursion fees; and a medical travel insurance plan.

Additional Costs: Georgia Southern tuition & fees for 6 credit hours of course enrollment; books and supplies; additional meals beyond those included; incidental and personal expenses.

Example Excursions and Activities:

  • Tour Ceske Budejovice an Ceska Budejovice City Hall
  • Visit home of the Budweiser Budvar, Ceske Budejovice
  • Meet the Major of Hluboka and visit Hluboka Castle
  • Day trip to Ceska Krumlov, Trebon, and Praha

Application and Payment Schedule:

Program Application and $500.00 Program Deposit: Due TBD
1st Program Payment of $2,500.00: Due TBD
2nd Program Payment of $1,250.00 + $35.00 Mandatory travel insurance fee: Due TBD

Refund information:
Once accepted to the program, all deposits and program payments are non-refundable.

Have questions or need more information?  Please contact:
Dr. Jose de Arimateia da Cruz, Program Director, Department of Art –
Office of Global Engagement:


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