March 27, 2013
Anglo-American University (AAU), founded and situated in Prague in 1990, is the oldest private institution of higher education in the Czech Republic. It prides itself on providing a personalized, distinctive university education in English, stemming from best American and British academic traditions that form future leaders, citizens of the world and high profile individuals ready to get globally engaged in world matters.
Since its founding Anglo-American University has become a center of academic excellence where students from more than 60 countries all over the world come to pursue their academic study.
Anglo-American University is divided into five schools:
School of Business Administration School of International Relations and Diplomacy School of Humanities and Social Sciences School of Journalism John H. Carey II. School of Law
About Central and Eastern European Studies
The bachelors program in Central and East European Studies is a part of the School of International Relations and Diplomacy. The program provides a multifaceted perspective on the geographical territory of Visegrad in contact and conflict with Eastern Europe, reveals the countries’ identities, historical boundaries and political formations in relation to one another. It also acknowledges social and ethnic groups that inhabit both regions. It offers an interdisciplinary education in Central and East European history, anthropology, politics and security, as well as media, arts, culture and intellectual history.
The program is taught in English with elective discussion seminars in Russian in 14 of the program’s courses. The inclusion of a language component creates opportunities for students to learn a range of Central and East European languages including Czech, German, Polish and Russian.