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European Summer School Prague
Prague, Czech Republic (Outgoing Program)
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Program Terms: Winter (Jun - Aug)
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European Summer School Prague

Location: Prague, Czech Replublic
Program dates: 14- 24 July 2018
Application deadline: Rolling deadline
Duration: 10 days
Type: Non-exchange

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Program Description
This ten-day intensive programme focuses on topics relevant to Europe in the current political and cultural climate. The academic programme integrates lectures, debates between experts in their fields, student debates, and visits to various state institutions. There is also an extensive cultural/social programme in which students can explore the magnificent city of Prague.

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Academic Information

Language:  English
Relevant subject areas: European studies, Political Science, International Relations, Economics
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Courses available
- European security and defence: Will there be an EU army soon?
- The concept of solidarity in the EU and the Juncker’s scenarios
- “Future of Europe, reflections and scenarios for the EU27” explored from an ethical perspective
- Class activity: Design for an alternative EU framework and scenarios development
- Debating workshop: Introduction to debating and argumentation

View full course descriptions here.

Applying for academic credit
This program is available on a non-exchange basis only. If you wish to receive academic credit towards your University of Sydney course you must have approval from your faculty prior to departure.
How to apply for academic credit. ?

Useful Information 

Local Overview
Prague is rapidly becoming one of the top holiday destinations for travelers in Europe. It mixes architectural beauty, fascinating history, and a vibrant cultural and nightlife scene. Visit the hill-top medieval castle, marvel at the medieval astronomical clock in the centre of the Old Town, and party at the largest club complex in Europe until the sun comes up.
Host institution
The European Summer School in Prague is an intensive 10 day learning programme focused on European integration. It is organised by Czech think tank EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy, in co-operation with Prague College and the Charles University Faculty of Social Sciences.
Accommodation is provided for students at the Holiday Home Hotel in 4-, 3-, or 2-bed rooms. The hotel is located in the centre of Prague within walking distance from the program venues. 
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Program fee: EURO€855 (approx. AUD$1,316)

Program fee includes: Tuition, reading materials, meals, travel pass, accommodation, field trips, cultural activities

Travel insurance: If you are approved by the University of Sydney to participate in this program you will be covered by the University's Student Travel Insurance Policy. This is a complementary policy to cover you for the duration of your University of Sydney mobility experience. Please refer to the Audit and Risk Management website for all travel insurance queries.
Other costs: Flights, insurance, travel, personal expenses
OS-HELP loans may be available to eligible students enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place, where the program is approved for credit prior to departure. Application required. 

How to Apply

It is important that you understand the requirements and structure of your course (and major/s) to ensure that you select appropriate units of study at your host institution which can be credited towards your degree. To help understand your course structure, you should consult your Faculty Handbook published in the year in which you commenced your course (eg. if you began a Bachelor of Commerce in 2016, you should look at the Business School Undergraduate Handbook from 2016). Pre-2017 Handbooks can be found in the handbook archive.

Please ensure you read all information on this brochure page, taking note of and deadlines and any requirements detailed.

To apply to this program you will need to:
1. Commence the Sydney Abroad application by clicking the 'Apply' button below.
2. Follow instructions provided within the Sydney Abroad application to complete and submit the host application prior to the host deadline.
3. If you wish to request academic credit for this overseas program, submit an application for academic credit to your faculty as soon as possible.
4. If accepted by the host, upload your acceptance to your Sydney Abroad application and click 'Submit Application'.


Note: The Sydney Abroad application requires that you upload a copy of your current passport and the outcome of you academic credit request. If you do not have these available to you now you can save your application and upload them later.

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