Summer 2015 Academic Program in Prague for 8 US credits

Summer 2015 Academic Program in Prague for 8 US credits

The program is highly regarded in the international arena in both Europe and North America and credits are issued directly from the University of Economics Prague (in Czech this university is called VSE, Vysoká škola ekonomická v Praze). Upon a students' completion of the coursework, the professors submit their grades to the Director of the program and the Dean of the College of International Relations signs off on the transcripts. Most importantly, VSE operates in accordance with the principles of the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) and all courses at the university are approved by the Czech Ministry of Education. Students accepted into the program may enroll in no more than two courses during the program. They are required to attend all sessions including all site visits to businesses and off campus guest lectures provided as part of the academic component. The courses meet all University of Economics course policies, they are intensive in nature and we are bound to conforming to the VSE grading scale. We will provide you with the course syllabi upon request. The total amount of academic hours per course is: 45 direct contact hours = 4 transfer credit hours in the North American system 45 direct contact hours = 7 transfer credit hours in the ECTS European system The academic rigor of these courses approved by VSE are at the upper level undergraduate ranking. Graduate credit is also available. Each course is worth 4 US credit hours (or 7 ECTS credits). Students enroll in 2 classes for a total of 8 US credits (or 14 ECTS credits). Students also take an informative and fun Czech language and culture course for free. All courses are taught by highly-credentialed international professors. These courses are accredited by University of Economics Prague. Transcripts will be provided to each student upon completion for transfer back to their home institution. Classes will be taught in the English language. (Note: Students are advised to check with their home university registrar to ensure transfer credit will be approved).

Subjects

  • History
  • Languages / Linguistics
  • Travel / Tourism

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