Experience study abroad in

Czech Republic

Differentiate your resume and get class credit while you study abroad. Along the way, you’ll attend prestigious universities, enjoy career-accelerating experiences, and immerse yourself in the Czech Republic’s language, lifestyle and culture.

Czech Republic
Prague Czech Republic

Experiencing Prague with API

Destination Overview

API offers students a fantastic opportunity to study abroad in the Czech Republic in historic and charming Prague. Students in Prague will be able to take courses at Charles University or University of Economics, Prague (VŠE). Semester, academic year, summer, and Jan-term options are available.

The Czech Republic (or Czechia, as it has been referred to since 2016), has a rich history as an independent kingdom, an important part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, and a democratic republic. Its capital Prague retains one of the best-preserved medieval old towns in Europe, and attracts students and tourists from all over the world.

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Cities in Czech Republic with API Programs:

  Prague
Prague Czech Republic
Why Prague
  • The city has the charm of “Old Europe”, but draws visitors from around the world due to its vibrant social scene
  • Stunning architecture and beautiful bridges
  • The magnificent Old Town Square, with its colorful buildings, impressive churches, and the medieval Astronomical Clock
  • Fascinating culture and a rich history
  • Endless opportunities to enjoy exceptional local cuisine
  • Great jumping-off point to explore Central Europe
  • A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Wide variety of courses in English

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

API is committed to providing enriching international experiences to its participants. We believe in the importance of promoting acceptance, dignity, and respect among people of all backgrounds. API demonstrates its commitment to inclusiveness by providing affordable and accessible programs, offering individualized support, and conducting ongoing diversity education and training for all API staff. No matter who you are or where you come from, API will support you during your journey abroad.

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Charles University definitely hosted some of the most intellectually challenging courses I’ve ever taken. The professors were extremely knowledgeable on their subjects and obviously passionate.

~Alison F.
API Prague student
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