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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English Housing: Apartment, Dormitory, Host Family
Internship: Yes Academic Courses: HUM
Program Length: Semester Click here for a definition of this term Extra-Curricular Activities: Volunteering
Program Type: Study Abroad Minimum GPA: 3.00
Class Status: Sophomore Office Location: Study Abroad Office JAAC 1009
Program Description:

CIEE in Czech Republic: Prague - Communications, New Media & Journalism 


Prague, City of a Hundred Spies, in a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most beautiful cities in the world. With a population of only 1.2 million, Prague has an unusually rich cultural life, festivals, operas, concerts, and cultural programs. Prague also offers a unique symbiosis of carefully preserved monuments of all periods and styles. 

The program is based at the CIEE Study Center in Prague and allows students the opportunity to combine courses offered by CIEE, FAMU, and Charles University. At least two of the four courses must focus on media and communications. Two electives may be selected from courses offered through the CIEE Prague Central European Studies program in areas such as Czech language, history, economics, psychology, international affairs, and architecture. Students may also take the CIEE International Communication and Leadership class as one of their elective courses. 

Pre-Requisites for Program/Eligibility

An overall GPA of 2.50 is required to be considered for this program.
This program requires a minimum of two courses beyond the introductory level (200 level or above) in communications, journalism, media or international affairs.  

FALL SEMESTER:  Mid-August – Mid-December 
SPRING SEMESTER:  Late January – Mid May

  • Communication Studies
  • Journalism
  • Political Science 


Click here to find the list of available courses. 

Apartment (meals not included) 
Homestay (two meals per day)
Residence hall (meals not included) 

Photo of Central EuropeCOSTS

1. Administrative Fee: $150

Costs not covered include: Round-trip airfare, course supplies, personal expenses such as personal travel and museum/site visits, gifts and souvenirs. Unpredictable
currency fluctuations or low enrollment may affect the actual cost of the program.

2. Belmont Tuition:

Student will first pay Belmont tuition and then be charged a Program Fee for the difference in total provider program cost and what has already been paid for Belmont tuition. If the provider program costs less than Belmont tuition, the student will only be billed Belmont tuition.

3. Airfare  
Students are responsible for booking their own international travel.It is recommended that students wait to be accepted fully into their program before booking their airfare. 

4. Other 


Students examine communications, journalism, and media in action during visits to media companies, radio stations, and more. Students take an overnight excursion to the Communications Department of Masaryk University in Brno, and experience daily adventures or working at local media outlets. 
Jasmine Marecle
Office of Study Abroad • JAAC 1009

CIEE Communication, New Media, and Journalism Program in Prague, Czech Republic

Staggering architecture, rich cultural history, a turbulent past and exciting future – Prague is a fascinating city. And given the country’s rapidly evolving media landscape, it’s also the perfect site to examine the transforming nature of contemporary media culture. Develop a deeper literacy about global communication trends, and analyze the complexities of contemporary life in the Czech Republic during courses at the most prestigious university in Prague and internships with media organizations.

Study abroad in Prague and you will:

  • Enroll directly in classes at Charles University (Institute of Communication Studies and Journalism) and/or The Film and Television School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (FAMU) in addition to media classes at the CIEE Study Center
  • Take a 3-credit internship forcused on media and communication, and work 7 to 10 hours per weekin an internship placement.
  • Enjoy a guest lecture series featuring local artists, filmmakers, political figures, and philosophers discussing contemporary, issues, art, and media topics
  • Deepen your understanding of the Czech Republic with various historic and cultural excursions around Prague and the surrounding area
Find out more. Please check the CIEE website for final program dates, and speak with your CIEE Study Abroad Advisor prior to booking airfare.

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2021 10/15/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.