Study Abroad

SMU-in-Prague: Language, Culture, & Engineering is a 5-week summer study abroad experience held in Prague, Czech Republic, where students can take one of two tracks: Engineering with Russian Culture taught in English or Russian Language and Culture. The program is affiliated with the Russian Institute in Prague. It is a cooperation between the Lyle School of Engineering and Dedman College.

During the 5-week program, you will earn 6 or 7-credit hours. See Academics section for more details. There is no prior language study requirement, but students who take Russian 1401 can complete half of the required Second Language requirement.

SMU-Approved Programs:

Scholarships and financial support are available through the Wiley and Mamontov Foundations. Contact Dr. Zimakova for further information. 

For student-written blogs from previous SMU-in-Russia programs, please click here and here.

***The Department of World Languages and Literatures only accepts SMU-approved abroad courses for course credit or for the second language requirement.  Only programs listed on the SMU Study Abroad website are eligible for approval for university credit of any kind.  We reserve the right to decline any petition for language courses from outside institutions.