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Minimum GPA: 3.00

Terms and Dates:

  • Spring 2023
    January 18, 2023 to May 11, 2023
  • Fall 2023
    August 23, 2023 to December 21, 2023
  • Spring 2024
    January 17, 2024 to May 16, 2024


Kristen Grace

Cornell Affiliations:

Global Learning

Off-campus partner:

CET Academic Programs


CET Prague


Opportunity Description

This is a program for students who want to experience the beauty, romance and history of old Europe. It is for students who want to be inspired academically, through coursework and through late-night chats with peers. It is for students who want to live in a major international city with a small town cost-of-living. All courses are taught in English and there is no language prerequisite.

What is unique about this program?

  • Choose from three concentrations that guide your semester, Jewish Studies, Central European Studies, Business & Economics. Students also have the option to direct enroll in one course at Charles University or may pursue an internship for credit. 
  • Electives in many fields with CET or direct enroll institution
  • Spacious, centrally located apartments in the heart of Prague
  • Czech roommates, classmates and peers
  • No language prerequisite

How do I learn about CET?

  • Browse their Student Voices page to learn more about CET from first-hand experiences
  • Check out CET's Diversity and Inclusion page to learn more about resources by program and D&E scholarships
  • Review their COVID Playbook to learn how CET is re-imagining study abroad in a post-COVID world

Things to Consider Before Applying

  • Review the information on the Education Abroad Office’s Get Started page for important considerations on academics and finances, and a guide to next steps
  • Find answers on the Education Abroad FAQ and resource pages for Cornell study abroad policy, health, and safety updates
  • Still have questions?  Visit the Get Advice page and learn how to connect with an Education Abroad Advisors
  • Want to keep up to date with Cornellians Abroad? Follow Education Abroad on social media, @cornelliansabroad@CornellEducationAbroad

How do I apply?

Applying to study abroad is a two-step process. You may complete both steps simultaneously, but the Cornell approval process must be complete before your program advisor in the Office of Global Learning can submit any approval or nomination to the program.

  1. For Cornell Approval, click on the "Apply" button on this webpage. Applications are approved by the Office of Global Learning on a rolling basis until the application deadline listed on this page.
  2. For Program Admission, complete an external application directly on the program’s webpage, using the link in the “Snapshot” section. (Note: This deadline may be in advance of the general Cornell deadline for approval. Many programs fill by rolling admission.