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New Fall International Communications and Internship Program in Brno, Czech Republic

December 15, 2016

We are excited to announce a new fall semester program on ISEP Direct, CzechMates in English. The program is in partnership with CzechMates and Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic.

ISEP Direct CzechMates Program in English

This new fall semester program comprises coursework within a cluster of class options centered on holistically developing student competencies, personal and professional, related to critical thinking, international communication and intercultural collaboration. These courses are immersive and are aligned within the following disciplinary trajectories:

  • Language, intercultural communication
  • Culture, history, politics, entrepreneurial studies
  • Media studies
  • Globalization studies
  • Internships (supplemented by a mentored practicum)
  • Guided research opportunities are also an available option for students seeking to hone their capacity to conduct research independently within foreign settings/circumstances

CzechMates offers an unmatched opportunity for educational growth and professional development for those seeking to work in the international realm. Through its design, it provides a select range of course options, applicable to all majors but focused broadly on communications and general education, such as, language, history, politics, media, processes of globalization and professional development. The course cluster design is specifically configured to provide integrated as well as context-specific learning, meaningful internship appointments, and an enhanced level of personal attention and educational support under the auspices of a director with extensive experience in international education and student mentoring abroad.

Program Information:

ISEP Direct CzechMates Program in English

Program Highlights:

  • Dates: September 10, 2017 - December 24, 2017
  • Type of program: ISEP Direct
  • U.S. GPA: 3.2 or higher
  • Application Deadline: February 15, 2017
  • Tuition: US$12,900
  • Average Classes Per Week: 5
  • Average Class Hours Per Week: 12
  • Included: Internship

The program requires at least 30 ECTS/15 U.S. credits per semester, including the optional internship. It includes 15 hours of class time per week. The internship includes a seminar class as well as short bi-weekly meetings.

Estimated Additional Costs:

  • Housing: US$2,000, Masaryk University will help arrange housing with the student.
  • Roundtrip Airfare: US$1,200
  • Additional Personal Expenses: US$500
  • Books/Supplies: US$200

How to apply:

  • Complete the ISEP online application

  • Complete a special CzechMates application in addition to their ISEP application. This will include an online form, Czechmates essay (in addition to the ISEP application essay), as well as an interview.

  • Masaryk University will contact ISEP participants after their ISEP application has been received to complete the program application process and schedule an interview.

  • Decisions will proceed on a rolling basis from February 15, 2017.

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