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Accepting applications until April 13th!

It's not too late for studying abroad in ISTANBUL and PRAGUE.
Due to student demand, we have added NEW spots at Buffett Center summer abroad sites in ISTANBUL and PRAGUE.
The LAST date to submit your completed application is April 13, 2012. First come, first served so apply quickly!

June 18 - August 2, 2012

" I had the absolute best time of my life in Prague this summer! I kept a travel blog with lot of great pictures and journal entries about my experience there. I am so overjoyed and thankful to the Buffett Center for convincing me to travel to Prague this summer! I can honestly say it changed my life and my view of the world and the wonderful cultures and people that encompass it. "
— Hannah Kopen

" Prague offered me the opportunity to not only take in breathtaking sights but to also assimilate into the culture. An up close and personal approach to living in the city provides an endless appreciation for the beauty and for the culture of the Czech Republic. Although the cobblestones wore down the soles of most of my shoes, the city itself more than made up for it. "
— Julia Brook

Situated on seven hills and divided by the river Vltava, Prague is one of the oldest and most architecturally diverse cities in Central Europe. For six centuries it has remained nearly untouched by natural disaster or war, leaving intact stunning examples of Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque, Rococo, and Art Nouveau architectural styles. Today, Prague's cobbled streets host communist-era cement block buildings alongside Baroque masterpieces. Communism has become another layer in the Czech past, sharing space in the nation's collective memory with its historical role as the keystone to Central Europe. This makes Prague the ideal location from which to explore the complex relationships and contradictions that comprise the history and culture of the region.

Dates/Academic Calendar

Student arrivals June 18, 2012
Orientation June 19, 2012
Opening dinner June 21, 2012
First day of classes June 20, 2012
Exams July 31 - August 1, 2012
End of the program August 1, 2012
Departures August 2 – 3, 2012


Contact: Rita Koryan 847.467.1152

  make no little plans. see the world this summer
with the Buffett Center at Northwestern University