Czech Republic

Prague, Czech Republicisalogo

Program Overview
This program is offered in collaboration with Veritas Christian Study Abroad at either Charles University or the University of Economics, Prague. Prague is known as one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Since, 1992, Prague has been listed as a UNESCO world Heritage Site. It is home to numerous theatres, galleries, museums, and praguehistorical sites. Prague is located in the north-west of the Czech Republic and is located on the banks of the Vltava River. Prague ranked sixth in Triipadvisor's world list of best destinations. Veritas is a division of  International Studies Abroad (ISA). You will be attending classes with ISA students as well as Veritas students.

Courses
Students are required to take a Comparative Religions course or an International Missions Practicum taught by local Veritas staff and three to four other courses from one of the two Universities.

Excursions
While studying in Prague the student will have several opportunities for excursions including trips to Cesky Krumlov, Kutna Hora, Terezin, Vienna, and Berlin. Of course there will also be those optional holiday self-lead trips to other European cities.

Program Fees
Students pay their regular George Fox tuition and room and aboard and continue to receive all of their financial aid. Due to the high cost of some programs an additional fee may be charged. The student is responsible for round trip airfare. There also may be an additional charge for a visa. The fee does include emergency travel insurance.

Application
The student will fill out two applications:
•  George Fox off-campus application
The Veritas Christian Study Abroad application should only be completed after being informed from the Director of Study Abroad that you are accepted for an off-campus study semester.
Veritas Christian Study Abroad application (An application fee must accompany your application)

Eligibility
Students must be full-time undergraduates with junior or senior status, holding a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher to apply.

Housing
All Veritas students live in furnished apartments near to public transport routes to the university. Meals and laundry service are not included. Typically students will share the apartment with one to four other Veritas students. 

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