The Global Leadership Program (GLP) is a 4-week comprehensive academic leadership program that includes: university courses, cultural activities, and community service.
Work for something because it is good, not just because it stands a chance to succeed.~Václav Havel, Czech writer, philosopher, dissident, statesman
F2701: Philosophies of Leadership 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.
Your second class is your choice. Choose one from the following:
F2728 Creativity & Design for Social Entrepreneurs
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?
Taught by award-winning Professor Tony Middlebrooks from the University of Delaware.
Students in this course have the exciting opportunity to participate in the Sullivan SE Spotlight! The Sullivan SE Spotlight develops students' social entrepreneurial knowledge and skillset.
Students get the chance to visit with and learn from social enterprise startups at Impact HUB Praha.
- Impact Panel
- Creativity and Innovation Workshop
- Followup private diners with startup Founders in Prague
- Followup half-day tours of social entrepreneurship businesses in Prague.
F2706 Human Rights: Examine the theory and practice of human security and human rights as it relations to International Relations.
Strong complement to other programs since leadership and innovation is needed to support Human Rights at the local, national and international levels.
All courses are upper-division, are taught in English and are fully accredited. Transcripts are issued by Charles University in Prague, the oldest university in Eastern Europe. Each course is worth 3 US/6 ECTS (European system) semester credits for a total of 6 US/12 ECTS credits. Credits can be transferred upon approval from your home university.
Cultural Activities and Retreat
Explore the Czech culture -- past and present.
Weekly cultural activities include visits to:
- Museum of Communism
- Radio Free Europe
- Terezin, former concentration camp
- The beautiful Czech countryside, and
- The renowned Czech cinema.
And many, many other things you can explore on your own.
Housing, Meals & Transportation
Sure, you're in a double-occupancy dorm room, but that's just double the fun. Rooms share a bathroom and refrigerator with one other room. The dorm building has a lounge, kitchen, and a beautiful courtyard. And did we forget - it's right in the city center!
We provide meals on the two retreats. For your remaining meals, you are free to cook in or eat out with friends!
Prague has an excellent, inexpensive and reliable public transportation system. Students take a 15-minute ride to Charles University.
You can purchase a one-month travel pass entitling you to unlimited travel on Prague’s buses, trams and metro for approximately US $25 at orientation. You can also walk to class easily.
Check out the scenery!
Study in a beautiful city and get credit? YES!
Price of the program is USD $4,950 and includes tuition (6 US/12 ECTS credits), housing, field trips and cultural activities.
Reserve your space: Lots of people want to come: a non-refundable deposit is required to secure a spot in program.
Can't pay at once? We gotcha. Payment plans can be arranged.
Travel to the program is not included, but you can book plane tickets through STA Travel, the world’s largest student travel company.
$$$ We get it. Sometimes you need a little help, that's why we offer limited number of scholarships. Not full scholarships; but partial scholarships.
Scholarships are primarily reserved from students from Eastern Europe and developing countries, but it never hurts to ask (it's in the application).
Check with your school, too.
Study abroad, student activities, honors and/or financial aid office. Lots of our students find money at their universities. We will even give you a letter to help you out.