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Prague Calendars – 2020 Fall

Program Deadlines

September 1, 2019 Application Opens, Early Admission Begins
July 15, 2020 Application Closes (Late applications possible)
July 31 Fall $500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable
July 31 Fall Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
August 7 Fall Tuition Refund Deadline (no refunds after this date)

Program Dates

September 19, 2020 Departure from the US on optional group flight
September 20 Arrival in Prague required by 6 pm
September 20 Move into housing
September 20 Evening mandatory orientation
September 21 Courses begin
September 21 Mandatory orientation
September 24 Optional Trip - Evening City Boat Cruise
September 26 Optional Orientation - Prague walk
September 27 Optional Orientation - Sv. Jan
October 3 Optional Hike - Beggar and Spinner Castles
October 4 Optional Hike - Volcanos
October 17 - 18 Optional Trip - Pilsen and post-civilization wilderness
November 7 Field Trip - Glassworks
November 26 Thanksgiving dinner at school
December 6 Optional Trip - Tisá Walls
December 17 - 18 Courses end
December 17 - 18 Final examinations
December 17 - 18 Program end date coincides with last final exam
December 19 Move out of program housing (noon checkout)
December 19 *Open return is not possible unless students have the necessary documents to stay in Europe for more than 90 days

See Ready to Apply for additional information about the application process and Money Matters for more details regarding payment and cancellation deadlines. Payment of the Confirmation Deposit cannot be deferred. USAC reserves the right to make adjustments to fees or deadlines at any time.

Occasionally dates need to be changed or field trips modified. Refer back to this calendar often for the most current dates.

Quick Details

2020-21 App. Cycle

Fall: Open

Spring: Open

Spring Accelerated (Jan-March): Open

2021-22 App. Cycle

Summer programs: Opens 9/1

Fall/Yearlong: Opens 9/1

Spring: Opens 9/1


Minimum GPA: 2.5

Program Type



US Credit

Program Capacity

Semester: 85 students

Summer: 55 students per session


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