Are you interested in a career in international affairs?  Do you want to discuss complex contemporary issues in a diverse academic setting? Are you eager to visit Prague, one of the most beautiful cities in Europe?  If you answered 'yes' to any of these questions, TFAS Prague 2019 is the program for you.  Stand out in the competitive global job market and in graduate school admissions by gaining invaluable international experience this summer!

The Fund for American Studies (TFAS) has organized international academic institutes for more than 25 years.  Their objective is to provide a rigorous academic experience, foster dialogues that cross borders, and create a global network of responsible future leaders.

TFAS Prague is a unique program that brings together approximately 100-110 students from North America, Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia to explore fundamental issues related to political philosophy, political economy, and conflict management.  The wide range of nationalities, religions, and ethnicities represented at TFAS Prague gives participants the chance to interact, learn, and share their experiences in ways that can benefit their educational and professional development.

The comprehensive package includes academic credit through Charles University, one of Europe's oldest and most prestigious universities and our partner since 1993, as well as housing, most meals, a variety of notable guest lectures, cultural and social events, and opportunities for professional development and networking.

Students who complete TFAS Prague graduate into a global network of over 17,000 TFAS alumni. You can find TFAS alumni living and working in some of the world's most exciting cities, including Washington DC, New York, London, Paris, Beirut, Hong Kong, Beijing, Buenos Aires, and Santiago, to name just a few. Graduates are able to use this vast network to opens doors that have lead to life-changing opportunities in various corners of the world.

Come join TFAS this summer for this once in a lifetime opportunity to study in the beautiful, historical European capital of Prague, Czech Republic!

The TFAS Prague 2019 Dates are July 13 - August 3

Early Application Deadline: January 31
Deadline For Applicants Needing a Czech Visa: March 15
Final Deadline For All Other Applicants: April 1

SCHEDULE

Sample Schedule: Week 1

Please note that the AIPES 2019 schedule is subject to change.

Monday
10:00am - 1:00pm – Class - The Good Society
1:15pm-2:15pm-Group Lunch
2:15 pm - 4:15pm – Panel Discussion

Tuesday
10:00am - 1:00pm – Class - The Good Society
1:15pm-2:15pm-Group Lunch
2:30pm - 5:00pm – Scavenger hunt in Prague

Wednesday
10:00am - 11:30am – Class - The Good Society
11:45am - 1:00pm – Class - Conflict Management
1:15pm-2:15pm-Group Lunch
2:15pm - 3:00pm – Discussion Section - Conflict Management
3:15pm - 4:00pm – Discussion Section - The Good Society
4:15pm - 7:00pm – Visit Prague Museums

Thursday
10:00am - 11:30am – Class - The Good Society
11:45am - 1:00pm – Class - Conflict Management
1:15pm-2:15pm-Group Lunch
2:15pm - 3:00pm – Discussion Section - Conflict Management
3:15pm - 4:00pm – Discussion Section - The Good Society
4:15pm - 5:00pm – Introduction to Simulation
9:00pm - 11:30pm – Bowling

Friday
10:00am - 11:30am – Class - The Good Society
11:45am - 1:00pm – Class - Conflict Management
1:15pm-2:15pm-Group Lunch
2:30pm - 4:00pm – Class - Conflict Management
4:15pm - 5:15pm – Review Session – The Good Society

Saturday
6:30am-10:00am-Breakfast at Dorms
9:30am - 4:30pm – Explore Czech Republic (optional day trips)
Freedom Day
*Some Saturdays will have an academic program

Sunday
6:30am-10:00am-Breakfast at Dorms
Freedom Day

Extra Scholarship Funding Available from Citizens of the Following Countries:

Estonia

Greece

Macedonia

Poland