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Prague

Dates

June 4 – June 23, 2020

Cost

$3,275 + airfare
Scholarships & Financial Aid

Subjects

 Art History, Communication Disorders, Honors, Social Work

Deadlines

Dec. 1, 2019: Apply Early & Save $100
Feb. 15, 2020: Regular Deadline 

The KIIS Prague program operates in even-numbered years (2020, 2022, 2024, etc.). 

Program Overview

The KIIS Prague program is located in one of the most popular spots of Europe. Prague–a UNESCO World Heritage site–is justly seen as one of the most spectacular world capitals noted for its arts, music, literature, and theater. The Prague program includes a three-day trip to southern Bohemia and a one-day excursion to the Nazi concentration camp in Terezin as well as visits to various sites in Prague. Located in the “heart of Europe,” Prague provides an ideal location for further explorations. 

Language Requirement: None. All courses are taught in English. 

Accommodations: Hotel style, 2-4 students per room

OrientationMandatory orientation on Saturday, April 18 in Bowling Green, KY. See Orientation for more information.

Director: Dr. Zbynek Smetana  

Courses

All courses are taught in English and are 3 credit hours. You may enroll in 1 course.

ART 100 Art Appreciation / HON 300 Art & Visual Culture

Dr. Zbynek Smetana

The course provides students with bases of perceptual processes and visual literacy against the backdrop of the visual arts. By understanding how various historical periods have expressed their world-views visually, students better understand the diversity of political, economic, religious, social, and aesthetic traditions which are the foundations of art.

CD 496 International Speech Pathology

Prof. Megan Smetana

This course provides us an opportunity to learn about cultural and social differences in the Czech Republic for speech-language pathology services. We also learn about the scope of practice and educational requirements for speech language pathologists in the Czech Republic.

SWRK 490 Topics: International Social Work Practice - Similarities & Differences

Prof. Lynn Squicciarini

Students will be exposed to international social work including practice, ethics, and current events. Increasing personal awareness, cultural competence, and understanding of how traditions, history, and current events are framing people’s experiences through interactions and understanding US social work similarities and differences with social work in the Czech Republic

All KIIS course credit is awarded by Western Kentucky University. Prior to your KIIS program, please speak with your home campus academic advisor and/or study abroad office to determine course equivalencies. Grades will be transferred to your home institution in mid-August after the completion of the program. Course offerings are subject to change according to enrollment. For more information, visit Transcripts & Grades.

Program Excursions

What's Included

Program Cost: $3,275 + airfare

Earn up to 3 Credit Hours

Group Flight (Optional)

Airport Transfers in Prague

Accommodations

Daily Breakfast and some common meals

Groups Excursions & Transport

Security Evacuation Protection

Medical Insurance

To help you budget, keep in mind that you are responsible for the cost of your textbooks & materials, passport fees ($135), ISIC card (required, approx. $25), two meals per day + personal expenses (approx. $500 minimum), and any fees from your college/university.

Although KIIS tries to foresee all possible expenses in formulating program fees, please note that dramatic fluctuations in foreign currency valuations and/or airline surcharges may affect the total cost of the program.

Group Flight

Estimated Cost: $1,700 – $1,800

The KIIS Prague program offers a group flight option where you can travel to/from Prague, Czech Republic with other students and faculty. If you choose this option, KIIS will purchase a round-trip flight ticket for you. The flight cost will be added to your final program fee on April 1. The group flight will depart from Cincinnati or Louisville.

If not selecting the group flight, you are responsible to purchase your individual flight.

The flight to Prague is overnight arriving the following morning. On the return, the flight from Prague to the USA departs and arrives on the same day. Visit Flights and Passports & Visas for more information.

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Description

Dates

June 4 – June 23, 2020

Cost

$3,275 + airfare
Scholarships & Financial Aid

Subjects

 Art History, Communication Disorders, Honors, Social Work

Deadlines

Dec. 1, 2019: Apply Early & Save $100
Feb. 15, 2020: Regular Deadline 

The KIIS Prague program operates in even-numbered years (2020, 2022, 2024, etc.). 

Program Overview

The KIIS Prague program is located in one of the most popular spots of Europe. Prague–a UNESCO World Heritage site–is justly seen as one of the most spectacular world capitals noted for its arts, music, literature, and theater. The Prague program includes a three-day trip to southern Bohemia and a one-day excursion to the Nazi concentration camp in Terezin as well as visits to various sites in Prague. Located in the “heart of Europe,” Prague provides an ideal location for further explorations. 

Language Requirement: None. All courses are taught in English. 

Accommodations: Hotel style, 2-4 students per room

OrientationMandatory orientation on Saturday, April 18 in Bowling Green, KY. See Orientation for more information.

Director: Dr. Zbynek Smetana  

Courses

All courses are taught in English and are 3 credit hours. You may enroll in 1 course.

ART 100 Art Appreciation / HON 300 Art & Visual Culture

Dr. Zbynek Smetana

The course provides students with bases of perceptual processes and visual literacy against the backdrop of the visual arts. By understanding how various historical periods have expressed their world-views visually, students better understand the diversity of political, economic, religious, social, and aesthetic traditions which are the foundations of art.

CD 496 International Speech Pathology

Prof. Megan Smetana

This course provides us an opportunity to learn about cultural and social differences in the Czech Republic for speech-language pathology services. We also learn about the scope of practice and educational requirements for speech language pathologists in the Czech Republic.

SWRK 490 Topics: International Social Work Practice - Similarities & Differences

Prof. Lynn Squicciarini

Students will be exposed to international social work including practice, ethics, and current events. Increasing personal awareness, cultural competence, and understanding of how traditions, history, and current events are framing people’s experiences through interactions and understanding US social work similarities and differences with social work in the Czech Republic

All KIIS course credit is awarded by Western Kentucky University. Prior to your KIIS program, please speak with your home campus academic advisor and/or study abroad office to determine course equivalencies. Grades will be transferred to your home institution in mid-August after the completion of the program. Course offerings are subject to change according to enrollment. For more information, visit Transcripts & Grades.

Program Excursions

What's Included

Program Cost: $3,275 + airfare

Earn up to 3 Credit Hours

Group Flight (Optional)

Airport Transfers in Prague

Accommodations

Daily Breakfast and some common meals

Groups Excursions & Transport

Security Evacuation Protection

Medical Insurance

To help you budget, keep in mind that you are responsible for the cost of your textbooks & materials, passport fees ($135), ISIC card (required, approx. $25), two meals per day + personal expenses (approx. $500 minimum), and any fees from your college/university.

Although KIIS tries to foresee all possible expenses in formulating program fees, please note that dramatic fluctuations in foreign currency valuations and/or airline surcharges may affect the total cost of the program.

Group Flight

Estimated Cost: $1,700 – $1,800

The KIIS Prague program offers a group flight option where you can travel to/from Prague, Czech Republic with other students and faculty. If you choose this option, KIIS will purchase a round-trip flight ticket for you. The flight cost will be added to your final program fee on April 1. The group flight will depart from Cincinnati or Louisville.

If not selecting the group flight, you are responsible to purchase your individual flight.

The flight to Prague is overnight arriving the following morning. On the return, the flight from Prague to the USA departs and arrives on the same day. Visit Flights and Passports & Visas for more information.

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