“By the bittersweet end of your GLP program experience, you will feel encouraged to go back home and implement all of the things you learned and said you wanted to implement.” Olivia Brink, University of Delaware
Did you hear? Our Prague alumni include the Founder of Mati Tea, the One Woman Project, Domi Station and have gone on to become Supreme Court Justice Interns, Dalai Lama Fellows, and Gates Cambridge Fellows!
Did you know? Prague is ranked as one of the best cities for international students due to its affordability, diversity and friendliness. Skvělý! (Awesome!)
Elective Classes: Students may chose from one of the following elective courses: F2706 Human Rights (3 credits) This course examines the theory and practice of human security and human rights. The class explores theory and history of human rights along with contemporary case studies. Case studies focus on the development of human rights and security paradigm in the UN, EU, Canada and Asian countries as well as providing insights into transformation of state sovereignty. Mass Communication and Civic Development (3 credits) How does communication strategy help individuals and organizations advocate for social change? How media and civil society intersect – both historically and currently? How does Media impact/foster/hinder social change? Is there a current trend toward “Illiberal democracy?” How can the individual utilize Social Media as a path for change? Utilizing an experiential model, students will create their own “campaign for change.” F2728 Creativity & Design for Social Entrepreneurs (3 credits) How do design and creativity processes and principles influence innovation? How do the principles and ideas from design inform you as a leader, social entrepreneur and your process of leadership? Taught by award-winning Professor Tony Middlebrooks from the University of Delaware.
Transcripts All courses are upper-division, are taught in English and are fully accredited. Transcripts are issued by Charles University in Prague, the oldest university in Eastern Europe. Each course is worth 3 – 4 US/6 – 7 ECTS (European system) semester credits for a total of 6 – 7 US/12 – 13 ECTS credits. Credits can be transferred upon approval from your home university.
Additional Information Many of the courses fulfill the requirements of the Sullivan Certificate for Social Entrepreneurship.
- Museum of Communism
- Terezin, former concentration camp
- Cultural Night
- The renowned Czech cinema
Housing: Students are housed in a double-occupancy dorm room. Rooms share a bathroom and refrigerator with one other room. The dorm building has a lounge, kitchen, and a beautiful courtyard. The university dorms are located a short tram ride to the university. Meals: Aside from the Leadership Retreat, meals are not included. Students you are free to cook in or eat out with friends! Transportation: Prague has an excellent, inexpensive and reliable public transportation system. Students walk or take a short tram ride to Charles University. You can purchase a one-month travel pass entitling you to unlimited travel on Prague’s buses, trams and metro for approximately 25USD at orientation (35USD for students over 26).
For All Applicants: Next Steps
- Submit your Interest Form to get the process started.
- Submit your Full Application. (Don’t forget applications are ROLLING ADMISSION. This is our 21st Annual Program and we are getting an early start on the admission process. We strongly encourage people to apply early!
- You may be contacted for a follow-up interview
- Spread the word to other high caliber students!
Want to Stay Longer in Prague?
Add to your experience and take advantage of one of our 2-week August courses. When you pair a 4-week with a 2-week program, you earn a discounted tuition rate and you earn a significant portion of the credits needed for the Sullivan Social Entrepreneurship Certificate. Choose from:
- F2720 Comparative Study of Peace, Conflict & Religion July 30 – August 13, 2020
- F2719 Women & Leadership July 30 – August 13, 2020
After 21 years of catalyzing the next generation of global leaders and change agents, we can’t help but celebrate!
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