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  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring, Summer II
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  • Restrictions: WMU applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Summer II
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2022 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.
Program Description:

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Program Overview

Students may intern for in either summer or for a whole semester during the regular school year. Internship placement is available (but not limited to) business, communications, education, art, and urban planning. Our partner organization focuses not only on providing a quality internship experience, but also advancing participants' employability, cultural agility, country-specific knowledge, and global connections. Throughout the internship, students will be enrolled in an internship seminar class and also have the option to take elective classes.

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During this internship, students will be placed in Prague and, should they take elective courses, study at the Anglo-American University. Prague is the capital of the Czech Republic and is one of the economic and cultural capitals in Central Europe. Its relative affordability and central location makes it an ideal geographic location for students on tight budgets that wish to intern in Europe.

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Academic Eligibility
2.75 GPA, Good Academic Standing. 

Academic Program
Our partner organization is able to place students in many different fields of study like, business, communications, education, art, and urban planning. A full list of available fields can be viewed online.

Academic Credit
Students may arrange to earn credit through their department prior to beginning the internship, or they can earn elective credits through the internship provider's school of recordMost academic departments have an internship or independent study course that they may award credit for when students complete these types of opportunities. Please discuss the process of earning credit with your study abroad specialist prior to submitting an application.

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Cost & Financial Aid

Program budget depends on how credit will be earned for participation. Please schedule an appointment with the study abroad specialist indicated at the bottom of this page to get discuss your plans and obtain a cost estimate.

Students are encouraged to check with their individual college and department to see if scholarships for study abroad may be available. Please also view our scholarship page on the website for additional funding opportunities.

Financial Aid
Students eligible for federal or state financial aid may use their awards for studying abroad. After a student has been accepted to the program, they must complete required paperwork with WMU Financial Aid to apply financial aid to the program costs. It is the student's responsibility to complete the paperwork prior to departure and to maintain compliance with financial aid regulations while studying abroad (i.e., remain enrolled full-time). *Non-WMU students must apply for financial aid through their home university.

Note: Disbursement of financial aid may not coincide with the start date of the program abroad, so plan ahead! Some out-of-pocket costs may occur prior to receiving financial aid for the semester, such as the program commitment fee, passport, airfare, immunizations, visa or residence permit fees (if applicable). These costs vary by program and WMU Study Abroad specialists are available to answer questions about the program budget. 

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Students will be housed in apartments near modern conveniences and public transportation. These apartments allow students to enjoy city-living and are the perfect fit for students that want to experience Prague like a local. The apartments with fully furnished and equipped with modern amenities. Students expect a commute of 15-30 minutes, depending on their internship placement.

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Summer dates are listed below. Students interested in interning for a full semester can request dates from the study abroad specialist designated below.

May 29, 2020: Arrival date for participants
May 30-31, 2020: Orientation
June 1, 2020: Internship Beings
August 4, 2020: Internship Ends

Tentative itinerary subject to change.

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Additional Resources

Joseph Rasich
Associate Director, Study Abroad
2425F Ellsworth Hall
(269) 387-5890

Host Institution Information (external links)

Country Information (external links)
Lonely Planet - Czech Republic
Department of State Information
Country Specific Information - Czech Republic
Culturegram - Czech Republic

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