Student Exchange Programs Coordinator
Office: Londýnská 41, 4th floor
Office Hours: By appointment
Step 1: Research study abroad opportunities
Step 2: Consider priorities
Step 3: Meet the Student Exchange Programs Coordinator
Step 4: Determine your eligibility
Step 5: Meet with your Academic Advisor
Step 6: Consider carefully all the ramifications
Step 7: Apply
After your application for an exchange has been considered and the nomination accepted by the host institution ...
Step 8: Start the application process with the host institution
Step 9: Submit the Course Selection Form
Step 10: Get ready for your semester abroad
Step 11: Get settled
Step 12: Attend the orientation session at the host institution
Step 13: Get in touch with your Academic Advisor to pre-register for courses
Step 14: Request official transcript
Step 15: Complete the study abroad report
Step 16: Become the student exchange ambassador
Lincoln University (Study abroad option only)
Towson University NEW!
All applicants are expected to meet the following requirements:
You must be a full-time degree-seeking bachelor student.
You must have completed 45 US credits (4-year bachelor students) or 75 ECTS credits (3-year bachelor students) prior commencing your first semester on exchange.
You must have a cumulative GPA of 2.80 or above. (Note -- Some host institutions may place even higher GPA.)
You must have no incomplete grades from previous semesters.
You must have no current or pending probationary status due to academic dishonesty or misconduct.
You must have no outstanding financial obligations to UNYP.
You must be considered a good ambassador for UNYP.
You must meet the requirements of the host institution.
You must complete and submit the UNYP Student Exchange Program Application by the deadline.
During your exchange, you are expected to maintain a full-time enrollment at the host institution and comply with the rules and regulations (academic, codes of conduct, financial) of the host institution.
Before starting your application, make sure that:
To apply for an exchange placement, you must hand in the following documents:
1. UNYP Student Exchange Program Application
The application form is available in the "Documents" section below. The form is .word document, so you can complete it electronically, print it out and sign it. Half completed forms will not be considered.
2. Statement of purpose
A 300 word statement about why you want to go on exchange. Think of the statement as a written interview. Tell us why UNYP should choose you over other applicants. You should outline:
Submit the completed and signed application along with the statement of purpose to Zuzana Halkova, Student Exchange Program Coordinator. Be sure to pay attention to the application deadlines. Note: Only completed applications will be accepted.
Fall Semester: March 1
Spring Semester: September 15
*Please note that some programs may have earlier deadline requirements. See the Student Exchange Program Coordinator for details.
What happens after the application has been submitted?
Students, who have submitted their application by the deadline above, will be notified of the outcome within one week of the deadline.
Decisions are NOT based on first-come-first-served, but primarily on the suitability of the institution to the student's degree. We ask students to list three universities they would be happy to study abroad at. This is recommended as we have limited places at each partner university. When processing your application we will aim to give you the first university listed, however, depending on demand, we may have allocate you to any of the universities you have listed. Therefore, we ask student to have an equal interest in all of them.
Credit from the exchange partner university will be evaluated and granted on a course equivalency basis only upon receipt of an official transcript.
To transfer credit from UNYP's exchange partners, students in the:
3-year (European) Bachelor's degree program are required to submit one (1) official transcript to UNYP.
- Request one (1) official transcript in a sealed (unopened) university envelope to be mailed to UNYP (see mailing addresses below).
4-year (American) Bachelor's program are required to submit two (2) official transcripts, one (1) to UNYP and one (1) to Empire State College.
- Request one (1) official transcript in a sealed (unopened) university envelope to be mailed to UNYP and one (1) to be sent directly to the Office of International Programs, Empire State College (see mailing addresses below).
Office of the Registrar
University of New York in Prague
120 00 Prague 2 - Vinohrady
Office of International Programs
Empire State College
1 Union Ave.
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Cannot commit to an entire semester abroad? Short-term programs might be a great option for you.
Short-term programs offer you the opportunity to earn credit towards your degree while traveling and experiencing another culture. Plus, having international experience is always an excellent addition to your CV!
|Argentina:||Universidad de San Andrés||Intensive Summer Program||April 15|
|France:||Groupe EDH (EFAP, ICART, EFJ)||EFAP Summer Program||May 15|
|Telecom Ecole de Management||TEM Summer School||April 28|
|Germany:||ISM International School of Management||Summer Camp ISM Cologne||April 15|
|South Korea:||Sookmyung Women's University||International Summer School||April 30, May 30|
|Spain:||ESIC Business and Marketing School||Short-Term Summer Programs||April 28|