July 1-30, 2022
The 22nd Annual Global Leadership Program (GLP) in Prague is a 4-week academic leadership program that includes: university courses, cultural activities, and leadership retreat. Study leadership abroad and cultivate your potential! Trusted by students from more than 80 countries!
“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, 30 Under 30 Winners, 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!)
Early Admission has already begun! We are expecting higher than normal demand for the 2022 program. We suggest you submit your application early!
- Classes & Transcripts
- Cultural Activities & Site Lists
- Housing, Meals & Transport
- Tuition & Application
Students enroll in two courses:
F2701 Philosophies of Leadership (3-credits)
Why lead? What do key philosophers from around the world think about leadership, building teams and enacting change? Explore your own personal views while you develop your own project or event that you will implement when you return home. All students take this course.
The course introduces you to key concepts and theories complemented by engaging site visits and guest speakers.
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.
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? Award-winning course.
All courses are taught in English and fully accredited and each course earns 3 US/ 6 ECTS university credits . Transcripts are issued by Charles University, the oldest university in Eastern Europe. Most students are able to transfer credit from the program as long as arrangements are made in advance with their home university. Please consult your home university prior to attending the program for specific details on transferring credit
Prague is ranked as one of the best cities for international students due to its affordability, diversity, and friendliness. The Czech Republic has a diverse political and intellectual history–including communist and Nazi occupation–which provide a complex exploration of leadership and community!
We begin the program with a 2-day leadership team building retreat in the Czech countryside. Throughout the program explore these vibrant cities through visits to important historical and cultural sites:
- Communist Museum
- Kutna Hora
- The renowned Czech cinema
And many, many other things you can explore on your own. Skvělý! (Awesome!)
Housing. Depending upon the program, students are housed in a double-occupancy dorm room or double/triple occupancy shared flats. Housing is located a short tram ride to the university.
Meals are not included in the price of the program. Prague offers several meals options, including cooking at the housing or enjoying the many restaurant options.
Transportation. Prague is a wonderful walkable city with excellent public transportation systems. You will purchase a transportation pass in Prague (approximately 25USD or 35USD for students over 26) that covers all of your tram, bus, and metro travel.
Tuition. The cost for the 4-week program is $5450 USD. This includes course credits (6 US/ 12 ECTS), housing, field trips, and cultural activities. Travel to Prague, transportation pass, and meals are not included. A non-refundable deposit is required to secure a spot in program. Payment plans can be arranged.
Applications Rolling Admission. Apply early! We expect high demand for 2022 programs.
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). We expect increased demand for the 2022 programs.
- 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. Choose from:
- F2719 Women & Leadership August 1-15
- Comparative Study of Peace, Conflict & Religion August 1-15
Over 20 years of catalyzing the next generation of global leaders and change agents– we can’t help but celebrate!
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