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Featuring CCIS Programs

UNYP Prague Summer

Prague, Czech Republic (Europe)

Quick Facts

Summer 2024
Dates: Arrive May  22 – depart June 29, 2024
Application Deadline: 
March 15
Language of Instruction: English

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*A non-refundable deposit of $500 is due within two weeks of acceptance. This deposit is applied towards the program cost and paid to the College of Staten Island.     
Click here for the UNYP Prague Semester Program


Program Overview

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"Prague is the perfect city to be a student in; it has very affordable living costs, great architecture, plenty of part-time work options, fine beer, and its nightlife is second to none. ... The only downside of studying abroad in Prague is that you'll never want to leave!" - GoAbroad

Spend five weeks exploring Europe's most popular destination while earning credits you need towards graduating. UNYP is located in the central district of Prague, close to the metro and tram stops. Take classes in English with students from all over the world. Discover what Europeans already know, Prague is the place to be, and discover more about yourself in the process.

This city is made for students!
1. Super affordable living means you'll never miss out
2. Courses in English means you can earn credit towards your degree, no time wasted
3. Entertainment is endless and never stops
4. Prague is a rich cultural and historical experience, from the famous Charles Bridge to Old Town, every corner is a delight
5. Locals are welcoming and want you to join in their traditions

Enjoy these UNYP videos of beautiful Prague!



Contact Program Sponsor and Advisor

College of Staten Island, CUNY
Gonzalo Villena
ELI Director

Questions? Contact me
Tel:(718) 982-2100

This program is sponsored and administered by the College of Staten Island CUNY.


Academics & Program

University of New York in Prague

  • Take business and general studies classes this summer, all taught in English!
  • Courses and degrees are accredited by American, Czech and British accreditation authorities.
  • Internationally diverse faculty is made up of 125 members from 25 different countries.
  • Meet students from all around the world, 1,000 students from over 60 different countries!
  • Small class sizes for your academic success, 1:9 faculty to student ratio for dynamic and engaged learning. 

Course Offerings


  • College Algebra
  • Financial Accounting
Communication, English language and literature
  • Art and Architecture of Prague
  • Cinema and Society
  • Communication for Social Change
  • The World of Beer: Economic and Communications Context
  • The Power of Words: Creativity through Rap and Monologue
International Relations
  • Czech A1
  • Introduction to Philosophy
  • Peace and Conflict in the Contemporary World
  • Principles of Ethics
  • Spanish A1
  • Terrorism
  • US History since 1865
  • Music and the Mind
  • Psychology of Religion
  • Statistics I

See the Summer 2023 courses offered here:

Course syllabi available upon request. Please email the Program Study Abroad Advisor Russell Davis at

Some courses may have pre-requisites. Please note that course offerings are subject to change due to insufficient enrollment, staff changes, and other factors, up until the Add/Drop date of each semester or term. 


Student Life & Housing


Program cost includes accommodation in one of a few different student residence options. Students will be placed into housing by UNYP and placements will be made according to availability of rooms. All residences are in a close proximity of UNYP (5-15 minutes via public transportation or within walking distance).

Housing is in furnished double rooms and may share a bathroom with another double room. Each room has bed, linens, pillow, desk, chair, and bureau. Towels are NOT provided. Students have access to a shared kitchen in a common area and laundry facilities. Residences all have free Wi-Fi.

For meals and personal expenses in Prague, generally speaking, students can expect to spend a minimum average of between $500 - $1,000 per month – depending on how often they eat out or travel.  There is no meal plan.  Within 5-10 minute’s walking distance from UNYP and the residence there are dozens of restaurants, cafés, specialty shops, bakeries, butcheries, and food stores.  There are even two restaurants – one a high end burger restaurant and the other a steak restaurant – in the UNYP residences.  There is no shortage of food options within a 5-minute walking distance radius of UNYP.


UNYP offers a variety of weekday evening activities each term, including scavenger hunts, sunset walks, visits to key parks, etc. that bring students together in informal social contexts. 

UNYP Campus

UNYP’s campus is situated in Vinohrady - a quiet, upscale neighborhood in central Prague. Facilities combine 19th-century architectural charm with 21st-century teaching and technology, and a full university administration dedicated to supporting students. The library houses textbooks and study materials, as well as an online database access system.

Health Care & Services

Counseling services are available free to charge to all students through UNYP's confidential Counseling Center.  All students receive CISI travel insurance.

Get Involved

Student clubs offer the opportunity to get involved outside of the classroom and to make an impact on the Czech community.

Duration & Costs


Summer 2024
Dates: Arrive May  22 – depart June 29, 2024
Application Deadline: 
March 15


‚Äč*A non-refundable deposit of $500 is due within two weeks of acceptance. This deposit is applied towards the program cost and paid to the College of Staten Island. 

Costs included:  Tuition for three credits (or six credits if the 2 course option is selected), fees, housing (double), pre-departure and on-site orientations, sickness and accident insurance, airport pickup on designated arrival day, city transportation pass, transport to housing, access to online textbook system (Perlego) and all course materials, and weekday evening activities.

Costs Not Included: Airfare from NYC ($1200-1400), meals ($400-600 per month), personal ($600-1000 per month)
A good resource for budgeting is NUMBEO

All costs, fees, and dates are subject to change without notification. Contact the program sponsor to verify all costs, fees, and dates for this program.

Please refer to your acceptance materials for information on arrival, orientation, and academic calendar. The refund policy is program specific and non-transferable. Refer to your acceptance materials for the comprehensive refund policy or contact the program sponsor. 


Eligibility & Deadlines

Eligibility Requirements
- Minimum class standing - students must have completed at least one semester (minimum 12 semester credit hours) of college-level coursework at the time of application.
- 3.0 GPA or higher
- Students must be at least 18 years of age

Applications to Include
- Official transcripts
- One letter of recommendation from a teacher who knows the applicant from a classroom setting
- Statement of purpose

Application Deadline
March 15

Have you talked with your study abroad advisor about your home institution's application process? Your institution's deadline might be earlier than the CCIS program application deadline. Check now to make sure all of your material is submitted on time!


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