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Prague Calendars – 2021 Spring

Program Deadlines

September 1, 2019 Application Opens, Early Admission Begins
October 1, 2020 Early Admission Ends ($500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable)
October 15 Application Closes (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
November 15 Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
December 1 Tuition Refund Deadline (no refunds after this date)

Program Dates

January 9, 2021 Departure from U.S. on optional group flight
January 10 Arrival in Prague
January 10 Move into housing
January 10 Mandatory evening orientation
January 11 Mandatory orientation
January 11 Spring courses begin
January 16 Optional orientation - Prague walk
January 17 Optional Tour - Amerika
January 30 Optional Tour - Skiing
January 31 Optional Hike - Volcanos
February 6 Field Trip - Glassworks
February 7 Optional Tour - Hustopeče carnival
February 13 Optional Tour - Tisá Walls
February 20 Optional Tour - Amerika and Karlštejn
March 6 - 7 Optional Tour - Dresden and Nürnberg
March 22 - 26 Spring Break
March 27 - 31 Optional Tour/Field Study - Vienna, Budapest, and Central Europe
April 10 Optional Tour - Pilsen and post-civilisation wilderness
April 17 Field trip - Lidice and Terezín
April 18 Optional Tour - Canoeing river trip
April 28 Courses end
April 29 Farewell boat cruise
April 29 - 30 Program end date coincides with last date of final exam
May 1 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

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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