THE INTERCULTURAL STUDIES PROGRAM AT CHARLES UNIVERSITY IN PRAGUE offers three kinds of complementory experience: study abroad, internships and research support.

is unique about ISP?

The Intercultural Studies Program at Charles University in Prague (ISP) offers three kinds of experience: study abroad, internships and research support. It takes place in the fall, spring and summer semesters.

to choose Charles University in Prague?

Charles University in Prague, founded in 1348, is the Sorbonne or Oxford of Central Europe. It offers ca 800 courses in English per semester across most majors.

CU has 14 colleges. Anually, it attracts 45,000 Czech students and 4,500 international students. These are taught by stellar faculty who provide an unparalleled academic experience for our students and guidance for our research scholars. Intercultural Studies Program was first offered in 2004 and to date has over 250 alumni. To learn more about Charles University, go to

Prague and not London or Madrid?

Prague is one of the safest and most welcoming study sites for Americans in Europe. It is cosmopolitan and English-friendly. Prague and the Czech Republic are located at the heart of Europe, permitting convenient and inexpensive travel. The cost of living is about half that in the U.S. and Eurozone states.

Prague is one of the most captivating cities in Europe. It is both cosmopolitan and endearingly provincial. It offers a very safe and navigable environment and a civil, welcoming population. Czech language is not required, although the program also provides a survival Czech orientation course.

The Czech government has carefully refrained from admitting a significant number of refugees, and very cautious Czech diplomacy makes the country a non-target for extremists.