Anglo-American University, Prague

Prague, Czech Republic
Located in the visually stunning Thurn-Taxis Palace in Prague's historic Malá Strana, Anglo-American University (AAU) is the oldest private institution of higher education in the Czech Republic. AAU offers students small class sizes, interactive study programs, flexible schedules, and dynamic instructors from top schools all around the world (including Cambridge, Harvard, Stanford and Yale). Its watchwords are the pursuit of excellence, respect for individual interests, and presenting an open, international environment to students from over 60 countries worldwide.

About

History

About Anglo-American University

Founded in Prague in 1990, AAU is the oldest private university in the Czech Republic. Combining the best of American and British academic traditions, we pride ourselves on the innovative quality of our teaching, which offers a personalized, discourse-lead education in the English language to students drawn from over 60 countries across the world.

Education

With our commitment to societal excellence, we educate future leaders and innovators by cultivating a multicultural learning environment and promoting analytical, creative and practical thinking in the pursuit of academic excellence.

Our renowned multinational faculty has trained at some of the top universities around the world, including Harvard, Yale, Stanford, Berkeley, Oxford, Cambridge, Paris-Sorbonne and others. With their attention to the personal development of every student at AAU, our alumni have gone on to excel in their professional careers and enjoy work worldwide in top positions in business, academia, politics, diplomacy and media.

Career

An internship can be the launching pad of your future career, especially if it’s with a leading organization under the right person. At AAU we offer a wide range of highly sought after internships for you to choose from and make sure you’ll get maximum exposure to the professionals working there in order for you to learn from them. Whether you’re interning as a way to explore which career suits you best or to gain the relevant experience that will make you an in-demand candidate on the job market, AAU will help you find the placement that’s right for you.

Bachelor's programmes

Business & Management (3)
Social Sciences (3)
Arts, Design & Architecture (1)
Humanities (1)
Journalism & Media (1)
Law (1)
  • LL.B. LLB
    John H. Carey II School of Law

Many organisations offer scholarships or grants. Some of these might help you to study for a Bachelor at Anglo-American University, Prague!

Student Life

Accommodation

Although housing is not provided directly by AAU, housing support is offered and AAU students can select from a variety of convenient and affordable housing options including dormitories and apartments. AAU recommends ApartmanStudent, DC Rezidence, Student Reality, CzechUniversities andFiftyFive; the aforementioned agencies can help you find the housing that is right for you. All of the agencies that AAU cooperates with can provide the necessary housing documents needed for your visa application. For more information regarding housing, please contact the Admissions Office at admissions@aauni.edu

Student Dining

AAU offers its students a full-service cafeteria, where they can order hot meals, fresh salads and sandwiches, snacks, coffee, and other drinks.

AAU students are also entitled to use the students dining hall at the Law Faculty of Charles University, located just a short walk from the AAU campus. For more information about using the Law Faculty Cafeteria, please contact the Admissions Office.

Discounted Dining for AAU Students

Subway sandwiches - offers a 20 % discount for AAU students, ISIC card needed

Le Bistrot Kampa - located in Letenská street, offers a 20% discount for AAU students, ISIC card needed

Medical Care

112 is the general emergency line throughout the European Union (similar to 911 in the U.S.) Operators will speak English and German as well as Czech. The number can be dialed from any phone, and the call is free.

150 Fire 155 Medical Emergency (Ambulance/First Aid) 156 Prague City Police 158 Police

First Aid and Hospitals

In case of a non-urgent emergency, doctors/hospitals can be contacted directly.

Student Services Center

The Student Services Center offers students and prospective students a variety of information and assistance. The Admissions, Student Services, and Financial Specialists can all be found in this office.

The Admissions Specialist offers information and guidance about how to gain admission to any of our university programs.

Our Student Services Specialists are available to help all registering students understand what courses are available, and to provide any necessary official school forms and documents. They should also be contacted if any applicant is interested in AAU housing options.

The Financial Specialist advises students in regard to all tuition costs, scholarships, payment details, and other transactions.

Computer lab

AAUs new and modern computer lab is open to students every week day from 7:30-22:00 throughout the year, but is closed during the month of August. Students may use the lab for writing assignments, working on homework, or accessing the Internet.

Library

With over 19,000 books, journals, and student theses, the AAU library, located in Letenska 1, is the largest English-language library of any private university in the Prague. The library has a vibrant program of cultural events such as poetry and fiction readings and discussions, music concerts and performances. The participants are usually local and visiting artists and authors, as well as AAU faculty.

Accreditation

WSCUC Accreditation

AAU is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), one of six official regional accrediting associations in the United States recognized by the US Department of Education. This means our graduates receive a university degree that is recognized worldwide as meeting the same strict academic standards that leading universities in the US.

The Global Study Awards

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

Other Degrees