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Prague Calendars – 2021-22 Yearlong

Program Deadlines

June 1, 2021 $500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable
June 1 Application Deadline (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
June 15 Fall Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
July 1 Fall Tuition Refund Deadline (no refunds after this date)
October 15 Spring $500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable
November 15 Spring Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
December 1 Spring Tuition Refund Deadline (no refunds after this date)

Program Dates

September 4, 2021 Departure from the US on optional group flight
September 5 Arrival in Prague required by 6 pm
September 5 Move into housing
September 5 Evening mandatory orientation
September 6 Mandatory orientation
September 6 Two-week Czech intensive course begins
TBA Optional orientation - Prague walk
September 13 Courses begin
TBA Optional Trip - Sv. Jan
TBA Field trip - Kutná Hora
TBA Optional Hike - Volcanos
TBA Optional Trip - Třeboň
TBA Optional Pilgrimage - St. Wenceslas
TBA Optional Tour/Field Study - Vienna, Budapest, and Central Europe
TBA Field trip - Lidice and Terezín
TBA Optional Hike - Holly Mountain
TBA Optional Trip - Pilsen and post-civilisation wilderness
TBA Fall break
TBA Field trip - Glassworks
TBA Thanksgiving
TBA Optional Trip - Nürnberg
TBA Optional Trip - Christmas market in Dresden, Germany
December 15 Fall courses end
December 16 - 17 Final examinations
January 15, 2022 Optional orientation - Prague walk
January 16 Optional Trip - Amerika
January 22 Optional Trip - Skiing
January 23 Optional Hike - Volcanos
January 24 Spring courses begin (yearlong students do not take the Czech intensive course)
January 29 Field Trip - Glassworks
January 30 Optional Trip - Hustopeče carnival
February 5 Optional Trip - Tisá Walls
February 12 Optional Trip - Karlštejn
February 19 Optional Trip - Open air skating
February 20 Optional Trip - Museum of Technology
February 26 - 27 Optional Trip - Dresden and Nürnberg
March 5 Field Trip - Lidice and Terezín
March 12 Field Trip - Kutná Hora
March 13 Optional Trip - Karlovy Vary
March 19 - 22 Optional Tour/Field Study - Vienna, Budapest, and Central Europe
March 21 - 25 Spring Break
April 9 - 10 Optional Trip - Pilsen and post-civilisation wilderness
April 17 Optional Trip - Canoeing river trip
April 27 Spring courses end
April 28 Farewell boat cruise
April 28 - 29 Final examinations
April 29 Program end
April 30 Move out of program housing
Open return Students establish their own date of return.

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

2021-22 App. Cycle

Fall/Yearlong: Open

Spring: Open

Spring Accelerated: Open

2022-23 App. Cycle

Summer Sessions: Opens 9/1
Fall/Yearlong: Opens 9/1
Spring/Spring Accelerated: Opens 9/1


Preferred GPA: 2.5

Program Type



US Credit

Program Capacity

Semester: 85 students

Summer: 55 students per session


English | Czech

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