Situated in the beautifully restored Thurn-Taxis palace in Prague’s historic Malá Strana, AAU is the oldest private university in the Czech Republic offering 17 undergraduate and graduate programs in English to students from over 80 countries across the world. With an average of just 15 students per class, AAU prides itself on small, interactive classes designed for authentic engagement and discussion. The individual attention from professors, diverse community and emphasis on practical learning closes the gap between education and real-world experience, thus preparing students for the global marketplace.
AAU has been recognized as one of the most international universities in Europe and is one of few universities globally to have received accreditation from the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), an American accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Most of AAU’s programs are also accredited by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic. Exceptions are the Law programs and the Chapman MBA program, which are offered in cooperation with international partners.
As a not-for-profit university, AAU continually invests in developing the potential of our community and improving our educational models. AAU pushes students to achieve their highest potential both in and out of the classroom by offering merit-based scholarships, promoting academic research, internships, 40+ exchange, and Erasmus opportunities as well as an array of student clubs to get involved in.
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We welcome students from all over the world and from all academic backgrounds. We require that students be able to demonstrate their English proficiency in addition to providing the required documents listed here.
All students will need to have an interview with the Dean of their chosen program as part of the application process, and this interview can be conducted either in person or via skype. Ultimately, the Dean will make the final decision regarding acceptance.
AAU proudly has rolling admissions, so we encourage students to apply at any time. We look forward to receiving your application! Additionally, if you would like to schedule a visit to our campus or plan to attend an upcoming open house event please click here.
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AAU is proud to offer its students the opportunity to live together with their classmates from different countries and cultures right in the heart of Prague. AAU’s housing is located within 30 minutes of the AAU Campus in a lively district full of shopping, parks, and restaurants. AAU’s student housing is available to reserve on a semester basis or for the entire academic year and includes basic amenities and services such as WiFi, 24-hour security, laundry facilities etc.
Aside from AAU’s provided housing, there are numerous resources for accommodation within the city ranging from private apartments to student dormitories and flat-sharing for long term or short term rent. Whether it’s AAU housing or an alternative our Students Services Team are happy to assist students in securing safe and comfortable housing for their stay in Prague.
From Basketball Club to Model UN AAU has a wide array of student-run clubs that expand, develop and change every academic year. Additionally, AAU offers a rich student life supported by our Student Services team that offers a robust Career Center, assistance with Internships, free Psychological Counseling, free Academic Tutoring and a number of other services aimed to improve the student experience.
AAU strongly encourages students to participate in international university activities, whether that means choosing from one of AAU 40+ international partners to complete a classic student exchange or shorter intensive programs such as community outreach with the International Experience Project there is no shortage of opportunities for learning abroad.
The EU’s Erasmus program has been an important part of AAU’s push toward student internationalization. It has allowed students to experience the diversity of life and education across the EU. Outside the EU, our efforts have historically been focused on the USA and other English-speaking countries; but increasingly we have also been developing exchange partnerships in Asia.
AAU is one of a few universities globally—and the first institution in Europe—to have received accreditation from the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), an American accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education. AAU programs are also accredited by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic. Additionally, the Certificate of Higher Education in Common Law, LLB, and LLM is offered in cooperation with the University of London.