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Hradec Kralove Semester
Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic (Exchange Program) (Outgoing Program)
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Language of Instruction: English Minimum GPA: 2.5
Areas of Study: Computer Sciences, Computer Securities and Information Assurance Recommended Program: Yes
Program Description:
Program Description:
Students can take classes in English in the fields of economics, management, and computer science at the Faculty of Informatics and Management.

The University of Hradec Králové is a modern university in the heart of a town that dates to the middle ages. The University campus "Na Soutoku" ("At the Confluence")is situated conveniently in the town center within walking distance of other university buildings, the Research and Study Library, and the old town with many cozy restaurants. In addition to classrooms and lecture halls equipped with latest technology, the campus includes the University Library and Gaudeamus Publishing House, a textbook shop, and an art gallery. This is the perfect location for students who want to experience Europe without the crowds and tourist traps.
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Czechia (Czech Republic) is a small country located in the heart of Europe. It is surrounded by mountains and the rest of the continent is easy to explore from this central location. Hradec Králové is a small/big city in Bohemia. It lies on the confluence of the Elbe and Orlice rivers. This city has a population of about 93,000. While it may be small in terms of inhabitants, it has big culture, industry and education. Hradec Králové has been a bustling city since the middle ages and now it boasts museums, stadiums, theaters, historical sites, and a fine university. And if you run out of things to do in this charming place, Prague is only an hour and a half from Hradec Králové. Even Germany, Austria, Poland, and Slovakia are just a train ride away!


Eligibility and Application Requirements
All students who study abroad must have at least a 2.5 GPA and be in good conduct standing with Norwich.
The University of Hradec Králové is a civilian institution and is not restricted by lifestyle.
Currently the program is only open to students who need coursework in Economics, Business/Management, and/or Computer Science because those are the only areas taught in English.
Norwich students may study at Hradec Králové for Fall or Spring semester or for an academic year. The fall semester begins the 3rd week of September and ends in December. The Spring semester begins in February and ends in July.
Grading System
In Czech universities you can get grades from 1 to 4 with 1 being the best possible grade and 3 being the last passing grade. Students must get passing scores on their exams in order to transfer credit for courses back to Norwich University.

Hradec Králové offers courses in English for Economics, Business/Management, and Computer Science majors. Here is a list of courses that have been offered in English at Hradec Králové:

What is housing for international students like?
The dorms are separated flats. Students will have a bed in a double room and there are 2 or 3 rooms in one flat. Every flat has its one bathroom and one kitchen that is shared by all faltmates.  There is a shared laundry room at the dorms, so the students can do in-house. There are communal leisure spaces within the dorms and athletic spaces outdoors. Internet is available in every flat and room.
What is dining like?
There is a canteen opposite the dorm building. There are also restaurants in town. There is not, however, an all-you-care-to-eat cafeteria on campus like the one at Norwich. When you pay your Norwich room and board fee, the board portion is forwarded to you to use as cash to pay for food during your semester abroad.
ESN Buddy System
The ESN Buddy System Hradec Králové is a student organization which was established in 2003 in Hradec Králové at the University Hradec Králové. Now organization has about 50 members and this number is constantly growing. Students from outside of the Czech Republic are matched with a buddy who can help them adjust to the university and find their way around town. There are many activities organised by ESN Buddy System HK, but the first and most basic goal of the organization is to help foreign students during their stay in Hradec Králové. In addition they organize trips, presentations, international dinners, parties and other leisure time activities during the semester. 



Breakdown of typical costs (These costs are only estimates and are subject to change.)
Fees Paid to Norwich
Norwich Tuition &Fees
Norwich Room and Board
Health Insurance
Study Abroad Fee
Other Travel Expenses 
International Airfare
Travel Documents
Meals not covered by board fees
Local Transportation
Misc. Expenses, Books & Supplies
Personal Spending
If you are interested in learning more about how to fund an education abroad program, you can find out more information here.
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Helpful Links
UHK General Website 
UHK International Student page 
Erasmus Buddy Program Guide.pdf
UHK Guide.pdf

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For more information about the exchange program to Hradec Králové, contact Mara Iverson, Senior Coordinator for Education Abroad.

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Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2019 03/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2020 10/01/2020 10/15/2020 TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
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