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Tours for Prague, Czech Republic

Optional tours are subject to change. Please contact us for more information.

USAC encourages every student to participate in the tour; however, it is optional and has an additional fee.

The following are possible destinations, view term calendars for specifics. Due to continually evolving COVID-19 regulations some tours and field studies may or may not be available during the term you choose to study abroad.

Dresden and Nuremberg

You will visit the city of Dresden in Germany and see original parts of the city before the bombing. Walk through the Zwinger Christmas Market, see Frauenkirche Tour and relax in the areas healing spas. On the second day you’ll visit Mödlareuth and a Berlin Wall memorial, Nuremburg (known to locals as Nürnberg), Dokuzentrum, and Zeppelinfeld. You’ll visit Nürnberg’s Castle to finish out day two. On the third day, you’ll visit Nürnberg Trials Justice Palace, and a Synagogue in Plzeň before departing for Prague that afternoon.

Vienna and Budapest

On this five-day tour we will stay in three capital cities besides Prague: Vienna (Austria), Budapest (Hungary), and Bratislava (Slovakia). We will travel by bus to the romantic ruins of the medieval castle Divci Kamen and then onto Český Krumlov, listed by UNESCO for its unique Renaissance castle and townhouses, and for its one-of-a-kind baroque theatre. Next we will visit Vienna and see the Schönbrunn Palace and gardens, St. Rupert’s (the oldest church in Vienna, built in the eighth century), Hundertwasser House, collective housing projects from the 1920s, the Sigmund Freud Museum and the University of Vienna where you can meet local students. Next on the agenda is Budapest, one of the capitals of the former Austro-Hungarian Empire. You will visit the Central European University, the Royal Palace, the Parliament building, the Castle and famous hot spring spas. We will then return to Prague with a short stop in Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, and visit the castle ruins of Devin that look out over the confluence of the Danube and Morava rivers.

Quick Details

2023-24 Application Cycle

  • Summer: Open
    • Session I / I&II deadline: April 1
    • Session II deadline: May 1
  • Fall/Yearlong: Open
    • Deadline: May 1
  • Spring: Open
    • Deadline: Oct 1


Preferred Minimum GPA: 2.5

Program Type



US Credit

Program Capacity

Semester: 85 students

Summer: 55 students per session


English | Czech

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