Study Abroad in Prague, Czech Republic

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Study Abroad in Prague: Living Abroad

Housing and Meals

Student Residence Hall

Live with other AIFS and international students conveniently located within easy reach of stores, restaurants and the public transport.

  • Shared double room
  • Shared bathroom and kitchen facilities
  • Common kitchen on each floor
  • Dormitory Assistant
  • 24-hour security
  • Laundry facilities, gym and piano room on-site
  • Single rooms may be available. Contact the AIFS Admissions Officer for details.


  • European-style cold breakfast included, Monday-Friday
  • Allowance worth $800 to subsidize the cost of purchasing meals and groceries. Students can opt out for a reduced program fee

Wi-Fi Internet access is included in all AIFS housing in Prague

Cell Phones and Transportation Passes

All AIFS Prague students receive a Czech SIM card for use while in Europe and a travel pass for use on Prague’s excellent public transport system. Basic cell phones are provided if needed.

Cultural Activities

In addition to excursions, a cultural calendar of weekly activities and social events is included in your program fee. These activities will include both typical tourist sites and attractions and lesser known visits which take advantage of the expert knowledge of our local AIFS staff and give you a more authentic and insightful view of Czech life. Typical activities, tours and visits include:

  • Visit to a Bohemian glassworks factory
  • A boat cruise on the Vltava River
  • Prague city walks focusing on different neighborhoods
  • Visits to the Jewish Museum, synagogues and cemetery
  • Opera, theater, ballet and concert visits
  • Sports events such as hockey and soccer games
  • Yoga sessions and climbing
  • Visits to famous Prague cafés
  • AIFS Buddies from Czech universities
  • Czech Buddy program offered through the university’s International Club for Czech language practice and exchange in addition to AIFS Buddy Program
  • Czech cooking class
  • Events such as concerts, festivals and markets which take you off the tourist trail to venues attended by Czech locals
  • Castle trips and day trips to other towns such as Plze? and days out in the countryside including hiking trips
  • Czech related and seasonal events such as Easter craft or Halloween activities, Czech Christmas cookie baking and folklore crafts

Some events may require a small supplementary fee.

Volunteering Opportunities

AIFS can arrange volunteer activities across a variety of fields and within a range of organizations. Recent offerings have included:

  • Home economics assistant or English tutor with Jedlička Institute and schools for physically disabled people
  • English assistant in school for visually impaired students
  • Teaching English in elementary schools in Prague
  • Crafts and sport with kids from SK HOPO, a shelter for displaced families

Interested students should contact the Resident Director directly once they have been accepted into the program.

AIFS in Prague Resident Director, Academic Year and Semester Programs

AIFS Resident Director

Renata Sluneckova


Hello everybody, I am sending you my best wishes from Prague, my home for more than 20 years. I received my Masters degree from Palackého University in Olomouc, Czech Republic and before joining AIFS in 2014 I worked for the Open Media Institute in Prague, the partner organization of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, making local arrangements for BBC film crews and for journalists based in Prague.

My experience of living in different parts of the Czech Republic means I am a great resource for you when you are in Prague. You will find me in the AIFS office, right in the center of the city, a short walk from the university classroom buildings and the main attractions of this most beautiful city.

AIFS Campus Staff with First Aid Training

Because health and safety are top priorities at AIFS, at least one member of the staff at this campus has taken a first aid course in order to be available to help any student until a doctor or nurse can provide help. This is just one of many services that we provide to our students.

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Resident Director Renata, AIFS in Prague

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