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Summer 2013, Issue II

Zdravíme z Prahy/Greetings from Prague! Our second summer session has come to an end, but oh what a ride it’s been. Check out our second summer session – a photo montage  –  from start to finish!

Arrival & Orientation

  ArrivalSummer session II students fresh off the plane, heading to their CIEE apartments! Most are multi-site students coming straight from Barcelona and Paris.

  WelcomeWelcome dinner for summer session II students, buddies, and staff. It was their first time tasting Czech traditional dishes like dumplings and gulash.

Trips & Class Excursions


BečovFor the overnight summer II trip, students went to the world renowned Karlovy Vary International Film Festival ( and to see the unique shrine of St. Maurus in Bečov (


Terezin Students of Art and Architecture, along with students of Psychoanalysis and Society explored Terezín as an integral part of these courses. Terezín served as a transit camp to other concentration camps during World War II and the town itself was turned into a ghetto for those interned by the Nazi regime.

Buddy-organized Activities

  Petřín ParkPetřín Park. One of the most beautiful parks in the heart of the city. Picnics were a favorite activity of summer II students and buddies.


Riegrovy sadyHanging out at Riegrovy Sady Beer Garden and experiencing a vital part of Czech culture – pivo/beer!

  Marylin exhibit

A little piece of home at the Prague Castle – an exhibit of Marilyn Monroe’s wardrobe.

  Prague castleJust another day in Prague – taking in the Prague Castle with a flat buddy.

Farewell BBQ

Farewell  Klobása, potatoe pancakes, honey cake, and more. Students, professors, buddies, and CIEE staff stuff themselves with Czech goodies and say their good byes! Šťastnou cestu/Have a safe trip home!


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