Summer Programme in Prague:
East and Central European Studies

Programme Overview


Host Institution
Charles University
Prague, Czech Republic
Tentative Programme Dates

Session B: 17 June – 14 July, 2019

Session C: 8 July – 4 August, 2019

HK$14,000 per student

Remarks: Programme dates are subject to change without prior notice.

Programme Features

  • Opportunity to learn Czech language
  • Take up to three 3-credit bearing courses on Art and Culture, Sociology and Psychology, History, and Economics and Politics (course list can be found here, under “Sample Summer Courses”)
  • Field Trips and optional activities
  • Excursion to UNESCO town, Kutna Hora.

Programme Schedule

Programme schedule can be found here, under “Summer 2019”.
Remark: Programme schedule is subject to change without prior notice.

Application Requirements and Procedures

Applicants must be able to fulfill the requirements set by the University and the host institution, which include but not limited to the following. Participants of this programme must be:

  • At least Year 2 students
  • Minimum CGPA: 3.0 (students with a 2.70 - 2.99 may still apply, but must submit a grade explanation along with the application materials
  • Student’s motivation statement
  • Recommendation letter from a CityU faculty
  • Non-native English speakers are required to submit a proof of English language proficiency.
    • TOEFL: minimum score of 550 PBT / 213 CBT / 79-80 IBT
    • IELTS: minimum overall score of IELTS is 6.5

  • Priority will be given to the following students:

  • who have not joined any university-organized non-local learning programme of at least 4 weeks long before;
  • who are in their final year of study on a UGC-funded bachelor's degree programme;
  • who receive Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) or means-tested grants/loans from the HKSAR Government


    Application period: 9 – 25 March, 2019.

    Interested students should apply through CRESDA and submit supplementary information here.



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