Spring 2022



Fall 2022



Full Year 2021-2022



Summer 2022 $6,770


*Tuition refunds will be judged on a case-by-case basis. 

Refunds prior to the Summer 2021 and/or Fall 2021 semesters

A student who withdraws from the Summer 2021 and/or Fall 2021 UPCES programs informing the UPCES Director per email no longer than 14 May 2021 (for Summer) and 10 September 2021 (for Fall) is eligible for full refund of their tuition paid, including the deposit. Students may (choose) to use paid tuition towards covering the tuition of the next available UPCES full semester (Spring 2022) by informing the UPCES Director per email. Any student opting to defer their participation and leave fully paid tuition on deposit will be protected against any price increase that might otherwise be applicabe to Spring 2022.

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The UPCES Experience


UPCES Tuition does not include:

  • Housing in Prague. UPCES students stay in apartments with other students and pay rent independently. Housing costs vary among options, but the average is $4,000 per student for a full semester (single occupancy). Please see the Housing page for more information.
  • Airfare to and from Prague.


Fall Semester typically runs from early September through mid-December. The Spring Semester typically runs from early February through mid-May, with a one-week semester break. Please check our Academic Calendar for the actual dates of each upcoming semester. UPCES will send a tuition invoice approximately 3 months before the start of the semester. All tuition payments will be made to the CERGE-EI Foundation in New York at this address:

CERGE-EI Foundation
26 Broadway 8th Fl
New York, NY 10004

Tuition can be paid individually or arranged with each university in accordance with their payment standards. Please contact the UPCES Office for more information. Tuition fees are set yearly by the CERGE-EI Executive and Supervisory Committee.