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  • Locations: Amsterdam, Netherlands; Prague, Czech Republic
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  • Program Sponsor: Global Players: Study Abroad for Student Athletes 
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
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There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
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Click here for a definition of this term Minimum Undergraduate GPA: 2.5 Program Type: Study Abroad
Program Description:

kchanOur six week study abroad programs are designed for you to earn credits in academic courses taught by highly qualified faculty all while training and competing abroad, sharing your sport with the international community, and experiencing other cultures across Europe.


Prague is one of the most beautiful cities in the world and has been a political, cultural and economic center of Europe during it's 1,100 year existence. It’s known for being the city of ‘100 Spires’ amidst the many tourist sites, shopping, and nightlife attract
ions. Go rollerblading in the nearby park, catch a tram to Old Town and hike up to the castle, or buy trinkets and gifts on the Charles Bridge. 


During the six week study abroad program, four of those weeks will be spent in the classroom. You can choose a max. 2 courses (in addition to a Czech language and protocol class). Each class is worth four (4) US credit hours or seven (7) ECTS credits, dependent on your University.  


Czech language and culture course
Choice of one of the following:
International Business
Jewish Studies
Global Marketing

Choice of one of the following:

Global Meetings and Exhibitions
Central European History


The International Business, Global Marketing, Leadership and Global Meetings and Exhibitions courses are designed for college students and recent graduates interested in business, international business, marketing and entrepreneurship. Class sessions will be followed by afternoon site visits to business and industry. Some site visits are scheduled, while others will be arranged based upon an individual students interest. Faculty and local staff will assist students in arranging visits to companies they are interested in visiting as part of their program, providing a great opportunity for personal networking. Local experts guide students through the logistics of getting situated in their new surroundings and assist with all aspects of adjusting to local customs and traditions.

The Central European History course is ideal if you wish to use the city of Prague as your classroom, exploring the nooks and crannies of the world of art and history. The History program provides a comprehensive historical and political study of Central and Eastern Europe from the Fall of the Roman Empire to the present.  Emphasis will be placed on the economic and society development of the middle ages, age of Reformation, development of the idea of kingdoms merging into independent states, 20th century events and the collapse of communism. The professors will guide you in discovering the hidden wonders of this unique city where reality meets the surrealistic and show you more closely how it has grown and developed over centuries. Classroom lectures will be combined with regular excursions throughout Prague. You will get a chance to visit churches, galleries and artist’s studios in order to get in touch with both the city’s history and contemporary art life.

Course Syllabi *

*You will need to provide the course syllabi to your respective university's Dean and/or Academic Adviser. for credit transfer prior to applying for a GP program.

Site Visits: Class sessions will be followed by afternoon site visits to locally run, internationally operating businesses in Prague. Some site visits are scheduled while others will be arranged by students based on their personal interests. Faculty and local staff will assist with making these connections and then the opportunity is yours for personal networking! 

Athletics + Training

While abroad you will not only have the opportunity to compete in 2 European tournaments but you will have organized training days with your GP teammates. Training days include strength and agility, skills and drills and inter-squad scrimmages. You are also encouraged to bring along your University summer training packet to complete so you are well prepared for the upcoming season when you return.  

Application Requirements


  $100 Application Fee

  Course Selection (2)

  Two References- 1 Academic + 1 Athletic

  Phone Interview

Acceptance Process


 1. Speak with Student Advisor

 2. Start your Application

 3. Activate your application (pay $100 app. fee)

 5. Once accepted, submit $500 Commitment Deposit within 10 days

 6. Study Abroad placement confirmed

 7. Start making a packing list!


Dates + Deadlines

Application Deadline: March 15 2012
Final Payment Deadline: March 15 2012* 
Start Date: June 21 2012
End Date: Aug 3 2012

(*or 10 days from date of acceptance when applying after application deadline)


$6875 (what's included?)


This program is currently not accepting applications.