Student Stories

UPCES welcomes students from colleges and universities across the United States and Canada. UPCES also hosts local students from Charles University and exchange students from dozens of countries in Europe and around the globe.

The excerpts below were all submitted by former UPCES students. Click any quote to find more reflections, pictures, and contact information for each student. You may reach out to any student with questions about the program.

 

"My Prague experience altered my life-views, challenged my pre-conceived notions, helped me develop a deeper understanding of myself, and reinvigorated my once lost boyish sense of adventure.”

 - Albert, College of New Jersey '15
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"Rather than simply discussing the different areas and sites throughout Prague, we were able to actually step out of the classroom and explore, which was an incredibly unique experience.”

- Jake, Tulane University '15
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“My classes were intellectually stimulating both inside and outside the classroom. So much of what we learned in class was applicable and relevant when we stepped outside. I was really immersed into the culture of the region and it made my abroad experience that much more meaningful.”

- Chase, Tulane University '14
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"The best thing about Prague is that anything is possible...A semester in Prague with UPCES can be anything you want it to be, because Prague is chock full of potential."

 - Mimi, Willamette University '13
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