Prague Education Abroad
Details of Gateway CC's study abroad courses for Summer 2016 coming soon! Below you may find details of past study abroad programs.
The Summer of 2015 marked the 11th consecutive year of Gateway Community College's Prague Education Abroad programs. Hundreds of participants have been treated to a remarkable cultural and educational experience in the heart of Central Europe in one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
From high school and university students, along with professionals, community members, and life-long learners that includes an 85-year-old participant one summer, all have returned with life-transforming experiences from the living laboratory which is Prague, the Czech Republic, and excursions to neighboring countries like Germany, Hungary, Austria, or Poland.
Prague boasts one of the world's most pristine and varied collections of architecture, from Gothic to Renaissance, Baroque, Neo-Classical, Art Nouveau, Cubist and Ultra-Modern. Some of the most well known sights that you will have the opportunity to visit include Old Town Square in Prague (a market square since the 11th century), Prague Castle, St. Vitus Cathedral, Vysherad Castle ruins, Charles Bridge, the Jewish Quarter and Wenceslas Square. You can also enjoy listening to Anton Dvorak's "New World Symphony" in one of the many concert halls around the city.
Included in the program, is a day trip to Česky Krumlov, with its Old Town almost encircled by the Vltava River, Česky Krumlov is a jewel of historical architecture in southern Bohemia. The town castle has preserved its medieval center as no other town in the region and is now a UNESCO World Heritage site. Most of the architecture of the old town and castle region dates from the 14th to 17th centuries. The town’s structures are primarily in Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque styles. Also included are two nights for all classes in Vienna, Austria, except for the Holocaust Studies which will travel to Krakow, Poland. In Vienna, classes will visit the Künst Historische Museum and Akademie der bildenden Künst. The Introduction to Holocaust Studies class will tour Auschwitz and Birkenau.
SOME OF THE HIGHLIGHTS OF THE 2014 PROGRAM INCLUDE:
A broad range of courses will be offered from Art History, Cinema, Digital Photography, Sustainable Cities, and Political Ideologies. We are also very pleased to offer for the fourth year in a row: “Introduction to Holocaust Studies.” This course will use the Czech Republic and surrounding countries as a “living laboratory” of how Fascist ideology impacted this region, and particularly, how the Jewish community suffered under Hitler’s regime. Participants in this course will travel to Poland to visit Krakow and tour the concentration camps of Auschwitz and Birkenau as well as the Schindler Museum in Krakow.
All the other courses will travel to Vienna and visit major sites in this former Hapsburg capital like the Kunsthistoriche Museum or Schonbrunn Palace.
PROGRAM COST: $2598. (Airfare, meals and $15 college enrollment fee not included.)
Partial scholarships are available.
PROGRAM FEE INCLUDES:
COURSES FOR SUMMER SESSION 1 (June 1 - July 3, 2014 - DEPARTURE ON JUNE 5 TO ARRIVE IN PRAGUE ON JUNE 6, DEPART PRAGUE AND ARRIVE IN PHOENIX JULY 3)
Courses offered through Gateway Community College (Each course is 3 college credits):
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The courses above are being offered through Gateway Community College:www.gatewaycc.edu/prague You may contact Gateway Prague Program Director Susan Mills at: email@example.com or call: (602) 286-8487 (480) 242-8358 (mobile).
You may also contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or Prague2014 at cox.net or call (480) 326-1701
APPLY EARLY AS SPACE IS LIMITED. All applications must be returned to email@example.com.
Scholarships for HUM 245 and POS 210
Two $500 scholarships has been made available to students taking either the HUM 245 (Holocaust Studies) or the POS210 (Political Ideologies) course in Prague this summer. If you are taking either of these courses and are interested you may email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
April 29, 2013 - Global Praxis is honored to announce the recipients of the Václav Havel Memorial Scholarship for 2013. Congratulations Dylan Owens and Robert C. Moschel! (Pictured here with Susan Mills, Gateway Prague Program Director)
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March 4, 2012 - Global Praxis announced a new scholarship opportunity for the Prague Education Abroad program, in honor of Václav Havel.
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