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Anglo-American University

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Accreditation

Anglo-American University is fully accredited by WASC (Western Association of Schools and Colleges, USA) and the Czech Republic Ministry of Education.

CEA is proud to collaborate with Anglo-American University (AAU). Our unique partnership combines the strengths of CEA's global education management with the academic strengths of AAU, an institution firmly rooted in both the local culture and the global marketplace. AAU's breadth of curriculum, instruction in English, interactive classes, and integration of students from around the world make this private Czech institution an ideal partner in comparison with programs offered by Czech state universities that serve only study-abroad students.

Founded in 1990, AAU is the oldest private university in the Czech Republic and the first to offer a full curriculum taught in English after the fall of communism. AAU provides accredited undergraduate and graduate degree programs through five schools: Business Administration, Humanities and Social Sciences, Journalism, International Relations and Diplomacy, and Law. CEA students attend classes alongside degree-seeking local students.

AAU is located in the breathtaking 17th century Thurn-Taxis Palace, amidst the baroque architecture of Prague's historical Mala Strana quarter, a five-minute walk from the CEA Prague Center. The carefully renovated historical palace combines the beauty of typical Prague architecture with state-of-the art facilities and technology, all adjacent to the AAU library and a city park. The university is surrounded by the city’s main historical attractions. For example, a short walk from AAU over the medieval Charles Bridge brings you to the Old Town Square, while a short climb uphill brings you to the Prague castle.

Small, interactive classes are taught in English by an international faculty to a student population of about 800 students. With a diverse student body from 50 different countries and a small-university environment in the very heart of the city, AAU offers an educational experience that is unique in Prague. CEA students have access to all AAU facilities and are encouraged to participate in events, activities, and sports organized by the AAU Student Council. Since AAU’s student body is comprised of both Czech and international students, you’ll have ample opportunity to meet and interact with your peers in class and on-campus.

Classroom and Information

  • Anglo-American University faculty is international and experienced in integrating American and European students in an American-style learning environment.
  • Attendance is mandatory and monitored by professors and AAU academic staff.
  • Average class size is approximately 15 students. Some specialized classes may be smaller; some general courses may be slightly larger.
  • CEA students attend classes alongside degree seeking international students. The student body typically represents 50 different nationalities.

Grading

All final course grades are reported as letter grades. Final credit and grade evaluation is ultimately determined by your home university.

Letter Grades and Grade Points

A = 4.0

A- = 3.67

B+ = 3.33

B = 3.0

B- = 2.67

C+ = 2.33

C = 2.0

C- = 1.67

D+ = 1.33

D = 1.0

F = 0

AVAILABLE AMENITIES AND SERVICES

CEA Staff

Our dedicated on-site staff works to ensure your well-being. CEA staff will assist you with any questions that may arise during your program, help you transition into local culture, monitor your academic progress, and organize cultural and social activities.

Richard Stock, Ph.D.

Center Director
Prague, Czech Republic
Rick manages the entire Prague staff, represents the CEA Prague Center, and ensures and continually increases the quality of our programs and partnerships.
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Lenka Vystrčilová, Ph.D.

Academic Director
Prague, Czech Republic
Lenka serves as the primary contact for students and staff regarding all academic issues, including academic process management and student academic advising. She is also charged with strengthening and developing the unique relationship we have with Anglo-American University, our partner institution in Prague.
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Jessica Hankiewicz

Associate Director of Student Affairs
Prague, Czech Republic
Jessica is primarily responsible for health, safety, and wellness—three responsibilities that CEA purposefully interconnects. She also oversees disciplinary procedures and communications.
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Alžběta Truparová

Senior Program Administrator
Prague, Czech Republic
Alžběta provides administrative and operational support to the team. She focuses primarily on HR, finance, and facility-management agendas. She provides crucial “behind the scenes” support for all our programs, staff, and students.
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Veronika Gregorová

Senior Housing Advisor
Prague, Czech Republic
Veronika manages the Housing Department and is responsible for leading staff in responding to concerns about apartments and in preparing apartments before arrival and after departure. Veronika handles the network of relationships with local landlords to get the best housing available along with the best service. She is therefore also responsible for financial issues as well as placing students in apartments.
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Denisa Matsche

Internship Program Coordinator
Prague, Czech Republic
Denisa maintains a network of host sites where CEA students can complete internships. She counsels students before the program begins to best match interns and placements. She also provides support and guidance to student interns on site.
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Katarina Svitková

Custom and Internship Program Advisor
Prague, Czech Republic
As Custom and Internship Program Advisor, Katarina cooperates with both the Internship Program and Custom Programs departments. For the Internship Program, Katarina assists with host-site development, counseling students before arrival and matching students to placements. For Custom Programs, Katerina advises on academic issues when needed and manages selected activities and programs.
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Radka Semerakova

Senior Student Services Advisor
Prague, Czech Republic
Radka manages the Student Services Department and Custom Programs. The Student Services Department runs all the activities and excursions, organizes visa advising, arrivals, and orientation, and continually responds to students’ questions and concerns. Custom Programs organizes academic programs in Prague for U.S. universities that are run by the U.S. university faculty. This includes providing activities, site visits, accommodations, and other support.
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Petra Mesiková

Student Services Advisor
Prague, Czech Republic
As Student Services Advisor, Petra is responsible for the coordination and organization of activities and excursions and handling visa, arrivals, and orientation. She also acts as a primary contact at the Center for student questions or concerns.
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Natalie Hadwigerová

Housing Advisor
Prague, Czech Republic
Natalie provides direct assistance to students and local landlords to resolve housing issues in a timely manner. Natalie also is integral to preparing apartments before arrival and after departure. She assists the Senior Housing Advisor as needed.
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