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Czech Republic

Citadel Summer in Prague

Term To Study: Summer 2018
Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2018
Program Starts: May 28, 2018
Program Ends: Jun 30, 2018
Program Category: One-Country
Program Type: Faculty-led
Program Fee: $3,500
Program Locations: Prague
Contact Phone: 843-953-2037
Contact Name: Dr. Dubose Kapeluck
Contact Email:
What is Included: -Excursions
-Local Guides
-Welcome and Farewell Dinner
-Airport Transfers
-On-site Transportation
-Tour of Prague
-Museum Excursions
-1 Weekend Trip to Moravia
-Local Guides
-Tuition for PSCI and HIST credit
What is not Included: -Roundtrip Airfare
-Passport Fees
-Personal Expenses
Program Description


PSCI 433 – East Central European Politics - 3 credits
HIST 339 - Special Topics in European History - 3 credits

Students will earn 6 credits by participating in this program

Student Learning Outcomes:

The students will gain an appreciation of the history and politics of the Czech Republic and Central Europe. Students will gain international awareness through engagement with international students in student accommodations in Prague and living in one of Europe's most beautiful cities.


Under the direction of Dr. Kapeluck, students will take two three-credit hour courses in Prague, Czech Republic. Dr. George Hays of the Anglo-American University in Prague will teach a course on the government of the Czech Republic and the politics of the Central European region to include Germany, Russia and the Balkans. Dr. Jason Bell, an American professor living in the Czech Republic, will teach a course on the History of Czechoslovakia, 1918-1993. Students will have the opportunity to listen to guest speakers including Dr. Jason Bell's wife, who will provide a discussion of life growing up in communist Czechoslovakia and a comparison of Czechs and Americans. Other guest speakers include Ondrej Benesik, the current Chairman of the Czech European Affairs Committee, who will discuss the current political situation in Europe, including the Czech relationship with the European Union. Students will have the opportunity to take excursions and interact with other international students during their time in the Czech Republic.

-Students will have the opportunity to engage in the following activities:
*Welcome and Farewell Dinner
*A tour of the Wallachian Open Air Museum
*Museum of Communism
*Day trip to Terezin, former “model” concentration camp in WWII
*Guided tour of Prague
*Weekend trip to Moravia
*Hike to Pustevny and Radhost
*Optional weekend trip to Berlin (not included in cost of trip)


Dr. DuBose Kapeluck
Department of Political Science

Dr. DuBose Kapeluck lived in Central Europe for ten months on a Fulbright in Ljubljana, Slovenia. During that time, he visited the Czech Republic and a number of other countries in Central and Eastern Europe. He accompanied 29 students to Cyprus in the fall semester of 2017.

Quick Facts

Population: 10177300
Capital: Prague
Per-capita GDP: $ 27400
Size: 78867 km2
Time Zone: (GMT + 01:00 hour) Brussels, Copenhagen, Madrid, Paris

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