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Journalism in Central Europe

Living Arrangements


  • Double room in a shared apartment of three to six students. If physical distancing is still necessary, the program will switch to single rooms.
  • Kitchen and internet access included
  • No air conditioning, but fans will be available

Included Meals

  • Welcome dinner
  • Group lunch on Mauthausen and Melk day trip
  • Breakfast included while in Prague
  • Farewell dinner

Classroom and Computer Access

  • Classroom in downtown Vienna close to museums, theaters, and cultural attractions
  • Access to small library and computer lab at partner's study center from 8 am to 8 pm Monday through Friday
  • Wireless internet available for students who bring own laptop


  • Transportation by group shuttle to and from Vienna International Airport for students who arrive within the specified arrival timeframe
  • Transportation pass provided for the duration of the program
  • Round trip bus transportation for Mauthausen and Melk day trip
  • Round trip train transportation for Prague excursion


  • More information about how to obtain a SIM card will be provided at the pre-departure orientation.
  • Students will be responsible for purchasing their own calling time/minutes.

Insurance, Health, and Safety

  • Comprehensive insurance package with CISI
  • An in-depth orientation will be given after arrival, including health and safety procedures.
  • Program partner staff will be available by telephone after hours.
  • All students must register for UC travel insurance. This is free coverage, but registration is required prior to departure.