SSSS of ILPS CU offers an intensive Czech language course accompanied by a variety of workshops, lectures and seminars. The course is intended for foreign participants from among teachers, translators, journalists, students and all others interested in the Czech language, history and culture. During the course, you will improve your speaking skills in Czech, both productive (speaking and writing) and receptive (listening and reading), and attend seminars focused on pronunciation, grammar and vocabulary. At the end of the course you will receive a certificate of completion.
It is also possible to complete the full programme with the support of a scholarship awarded by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports.
The SSSS programme of ILPS CU includes:
The tutorial part of the SSSS programme of ILPS CU includes 100 lessons (20 teaching days / 5 lessons per day). The course price includes textbooks and internal teaching materials. The students will be tutored by a professional team of ILPS CU teachers with many years of experience in teaching Czech. The social and cultural part of the programme takes place in the afternoons or evenings and at weekends.
|Date of the course||3 July – 28 July|
Deadline for submitting applications
23 June 2023
see conditions of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports and the Embassy of the Czech Republic
|Accommodation in the dormitory||2 July – 29 July 2023|
2 July 2023 from 6 PM
3 July 2023 from 9 AM
|Placement test||3 July 2023 from 10 AM|
|Opening ceremony||3 July 2023 at 4 PM
|Closing ceremony||28 July 2023 at 1 PM|
|Departure||29 July 2023|
SSSS of ILPS CU is traditionally held in the spa town of Poděbrady. Poděbrady is located about an hour's drive from the Prague airport, it is a lovely spa town with a colonnade, parks, restaurants and a wide range of cultural and social activities. The course takes place in the heart of Poděbrady, in a 14th-century castle with a large garden in which many afternoon and evening events take place.
The price includes
The price includes
The scholarship of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports covers tuition fees, accommodation and meals in the form of meal vouchers. The scholarship for the full SSSS programme is open to applicants aged 18 and over in 2023. You will find information on the scholarship on the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports website.
If you want to participate in the Summer School of Slavonic Studies of ILPS CU as a scholarship holder:
The scholarship for participation in the SSSS of ILPS CU is provided by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports. The SSSS of ILPS CU is not the provider of the scholarship nor does it make the decision to grant the scholarship.
Students of the SSSS of ILPS CU in Poděbrady will be accommodated in a hotel house (Dormitory 2) in double rooms with private bathroom. The rooms are equipped with bed linen, towels, free WIFI. There is a shared kitchen on each floor (oven, microwave, kettle, hob). A washing machine can be used for a fee. The hotel house is non-smoking.
The price of accommodation in a double room with bathroom:
Meals for self-payers are not included in the price of the course. SSSS of ILPS CU participants can use a number of cafés and restaurants in Poděbrady. There is a shared kitchen on each floor (oven, microwave, kettle, hob).
The summer school is open only to participants over 18 years of age (younger persons must be accompanied by a legal guardian).
It is possible to choose a 14-day program if you wish, which must be specified in the application form. For the shortened programme it is not possible to obtain the scholarship of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports.