FAQ‘s

Application

How can I apply? What will happen after I apply from the website?

You need to apply from APPLY button on top-right of this website and follow the instruction to fill in the form.    

After you submit your application on the website, you will receive an auto-email which confirms that you have successfully submitted your application. Within the next 2 working days, a team member will contact you through the email address you provide to give you further instructions for payment/visa/accommodation. Please check your spam while you are waiting for us to contact you, as some email servers might identify foreign email as spam.

Fees & Expenses

What does the tuition fee cover?

The program fee covers the cost of 3-week lectures, 4-5 week internships, a luxury opening reception (Grand reception), and a Graduation ceremony with free food and drinks, transportation to field trips organized by ECCE, airport transfer service at the beginning and the end of the program, 4 ECTS credit rewards. The program fee does not include food or accommodation expenses.

How much should I expect to spend for the accommodation during my stay in Prague?

If you would like us to help you arrange for accommodation, you can follow the instructions in the email after you apply for our program. We cooperate with very comfortable student accommodations with very good prices for our participants. It costs about  €10-15/day, depending on the type of the room you choose (previous student accommodation: Botic Student House), or you can book any accommodation you prefer through another platform by yourself.

What kind of free-time activities can I take part in?

We have field trips to well-known towns/castles of the students’ choice outside Prague, Treasure Hunt, Tepfactor, and a Boat trip.

How can I pay the program fee?

Bank transfer: After you have applied through our website, we will send you an email with a Reference Number and ECCE’s account details for you to pay the program fee.  The currency will automatically be converted into Euro.

Account Holder: European Centre for Career Education  
Bank Name: Komercni Banka, a.s.
IBAN: CZ51-0100-0001-1537-7409-0277
BIC/SWIFT CODE: KOMBCZPPXXX
Address of the Bank: Na Příkopě 33/969, Prague 1, 114 07, Czech Republic
Account NO.: 115-3774090277/0100

Can I get a refund if I can't make it due to an unexpected issue?

Refunds are based on the individual situation. Cancellation after payment must be raised 40 days before the program starts. If the cancellation is due to a personal medical condition or Visa rejection from the government, after we receive the approval proof/evidence, we will provide you with 95% of your payment, and the bank transfer fee will be deducted from the total amount. The 5% is attributable to our administration services. Other cases will be discussed on an individual case basis.

Can I still attend the program if I do not want to do the internship, and will I have a discount?

We strongly recommend that you benefit from the internship opportunity, but if you do not have the time or wish to attend only the lecture portion, you can apply only for the first part of the program. In that case, you would not need to cover the full fee for the program, but a reduced one. You can always approach us for further details.

 

About the lecture

What is the schedule for the lectures?

There will be about 30 topics covered during the 3-week lectures (2 topics/day), which will be arranged from 9:00-12:00 AM and 14:00-17:00 PM. The break will take place after the first half of the lecture.

Can I have the materials (e.g. PPT) from the lecturer?

Yes, you can.  After the lectures, we will upload most of the material to our Intraweb on a daily basis, where you can download using your account from ECCE’s website. (It might happen that some lecturers prefer not to share his/her PPT after the lecture due to the sensitive information in the PPT).

Is there an English level requirement?

If your first language is not English, you must be able to provide recent evidence that your spoken and written command of the English language is adequate for the programs for which you have applied.

 
 

Internships

Can I choose my own internship company? Is there a chance to go to another EU country?

Yes, you can choose any internship position from the list of ECCE’s partners based on your test results. Yes, there is a chance. We have more than 200 partners for students’ internships in about 15 Schengen countries.  

When can I choose my internship? How?

You can decide your internship at the end of the 3-week lectures. After the 3-week lectures, all of the students will take a short test (consisting of questions from lectures and English). The results from each student will be presented as a ranking list together with participation during lectures. The top number 1 student will have the right to choose whichever company he/she prefers.

How many internship positions in one company?

Each company will have up to 2 internship positions.

Can I extend my internship after 4 weeks?

Yes, you can extend your internship for up to 5 weeks (in total) based on the agreement from your internship company.

What should I expect from the internship? How many working hours?     

You can expect tailor-made internships in the fields of Architecture, Law, International Business and Medicine. In most of the companies, you would work full-time during the internship.

Other

Is there any chance we could get a scholarship from ECCE?

Yes, there is a chance. We reward our students at the Graduation Ceremony based on their overall performance during the 3-week lectures as an appreciation for their contribution to our program. The whole group will be closely observed, and the most active and talented students will be rewarded.

Is there any language proficiency required for this program?

Yes, fluent English both spoken and written is strongly required for the lectures and intern jobs.

Is related working experience required?   

No, the professional background is not compulsory.  Generally, you will gain the most if you have some knowledge and have studied the related topic, as you will know more about what you want to learn from the program. If you have any doubt, please feel free to contact us.

Whom should I contact if I have any question?

You could contact our team via question@eccedu.org. One of our team members will reply to you shortly, which is normally within 48 hours. If you do not receive our reply after 48 hours, it might be because the email got lost on the way, so we ask that you contact us again through another one of your email addresses.