Between the East and West: Discovering Central Europe

Prague, Czech Republic

Term Offered: 
Vitava in Prague
Approximate Dates of Instruction: 
April 1, 2013 to June 7, 2013
Application Deadline: 
November 1, 2012

In 2012, the Czech Republic will be already in its third decade as a democratic, post-communist country. The many diverse layers of Czech history make Prague an ideal place in which to explore the complex relationships and contradictions that together have made up the culture and politics of the Central European region. 

Also visit www.chidprague.cz for more information about the program, including descriptions of the student apartments, syllabi from previous classes, and other useful stuff.

Courses: 
  • HIST 490/CHID 471A: East European Communism and Everyday Life (5 credits)
  • POLSCI 495/CHID 471B: Democracy and Development in Central and Eastern Europe (5 credits)
  • CHID 471C: Contemporary Czech Culture, Art, Music and Literature: Urban Semiotics (5 credits)
Fulfills Requirements: 
CHID Cultural and Historical Engagement
I&S Credit
Total Program Fees: 
$4900

*Please note that this does not include UW Study Abroad (IPE) Fee ($300), airfare (about $1500, subject to when and where you buy your ticket), food (about $35/day), Study Abroad Insurance ($37/month) and personal spending money.

Make sure to read our Fees, Financing, and Withdrawal page for information on paying for your trip.