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Czech Language Courses and Studies in the Czech Republic

We are proud to present the current offer of Czech language courses available for members of the Czech-American compatriot community.

1) Courses organized by the Czech National Agency for International Education and Research 

• Czechs abroad

For Czechs abroad, the agency organizes a four-week Czech language course and arrange study stays at Czech public universities. This course is designed for Czechs over the age of 18 who live abroad and want to learn the language of their ancestors or hone their proficiency in it. 

Dates: July 24 – August 18, 2023

Location: Poděbrady, Czechia

Application deadline: March 15, 2023

More information, including application process: Programme for the Support of Czech Cultural Heritage Abroad | Dům zahraniční spolupráce (dzs.cz)

 

• Teachers of Czech for Czechs abroad

This course is designed for teachers who come from Czech communities abroad. The participants take part in two-week intensive teaching of Czech language methodology with the aim of improving and stabilizing the ways in which Czech is taught, especially in Czech communities where no teacher has been posted before. 

Dates: August 28 – September 9, 2023

Location: Prague

Application deadline: March 15, 2023

More information, including application process: Programme for the Support of Czech Cultural Heritage Abroad | Dům zahraniční spolupráce (dzs.cz)

 

For the most up-to-date information about both programs, please always visit: Programme for the Support of Czech Cultural Heritage Abroad | Dům zahraniční spolupráce (dzs.cz) or email: olga.vlachova@dzs.cz.

 

2) Summer School of Slavonic Studies

Summer Schools of Slavonic Studies (SSSS) are study courses organized by several public universities in the Czech Republic. Courses are held annually during the summer months (July, August, and September). Their duration ranges from 3 to 4 weeks. The length of the course is determined by the organizing school.

The courses are primarily designed for foreign students, specialists (teachers, translators) and academics in the field of Czech studies and Slavonic studies, however, they are open to all those interested in the Czech language, literature, history, and culture over age of 18. Applicants from within Washington, DC, jurisdiction can apply to participate in SSSS in Prague (1 spot), Brno (1 spot) and Pilsen (1 spot).

Application deadline: March 31, 2023

More information, including application process: https://www.msmt.cz/eu-and-international-affairs/summer-schools-of-slavonic-studies-2023

For the most up-to-date information please visit the link above or email Magdalena.VillatoroSladkova@msmt.cz