Anglo American students
Anglo American students 2
Graduation cap toss
Study Abroad
»»»»»»»»Anglo-American University

Anglo-American University (AAU) and the UHCC entered into a basic Memorandum of Understanding to cooperate on education and cultural exchange programs. Major component provides a seamless transfer for UHCC students enrolling in AAU's bachelor's program (with an Associate's degree or as a transfer student if an Associate's degree is not earned). Subsequently, UHCC students earning a bachelor's degree may enter the master's programs at AAU, including Chapman University's MBA program offered at AAU.

Apply directly here: http://www.aauni.edu/how-to-apply/

UH Community Colleges students may be eligible for $3,000 or $6,000 grant.

Background
Founded in Prague in 1990, AAU is the oldest private institution of higher education in the Czech Republic with classes taught in English

Location and Facilities
AAU's main campus is located in the newly restored Thurn-Taxis Palace, a 17th century cultural monument previously owned by a noble German family. Now owned by the City of Prague, AAU has 16 modern fully equipped classrooms, computer lab and visual arts studio as well as a cafeteria, spacious courtyard and modern student lounges.

WASC Accreditation
In 2016, AAU received Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) accreditation, same as the UH Community Colleges. AAU became the first university in Europe to receive this kind of partnership. This is in addition to their accreditation by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic, and other specialized accreditation.

International Student Body
With over 70 nationalities, the student body is very multicultural:

  • USA (22%), Czech Republic (20%) and Russia (12%)
  • Various post-Soviet nations (about 20%) such as, Kazakhstan, Georgia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan and Belarus
  • Western Europe from France, Germany and Italy
  • East Asia from Vietnam and South Korea.

International Faculty
AAU's faculty is comprised of over 20 different nationalities, primarily Czech, American and British lecturers. Also, faculty from Israel, Germany, Australia, France, Scandinavia, etc.

Scholarships
AAU's merit-based scholarship program provided over 3.6 million Czech Crowns (about $124,500 USD) of subsidized tuition fees in AY 2016. Scholarships are available after the first year of study and is based on a student's GPA. 40% of AAU students received this scholarship ($83,000 total award per semester), covering about 30%-50% of their tuition. E.g., 3.9 – 4.0- GPA – 100% scholarship.

Programs
AAU currently offers 12 BA and 3 MA programs in its five schools. In addition, Schools of Business Administration offers an MBA program in cooperation with Chapman University, CA, USA, and John H. Carey II School of Law offers LLM by University of London International Programmes.

Enrollment
In Spring 2016, 990 students were enrolled. AAU has five schools; Journalism, Humanities & Social Science, Law, International Relations & Diplomacy and Business Administration. School of Business Administration has the highest enrollment, with 46% of degree-seeking students. Next is the School of International Relations at 24%, followed by School of Humanities & Social Science at 17%, School of Journalism at 10%, and School of Law makes up 3% of degree-seeking students.

Number of Classes Offered
Rates of enrollment are reflected in the number of classes offered by each school. In Spring 2016, AAU ran 216 courses, with Schools of Business Administration and Social Sciences having the largest number of courses available (62 and 90. respectively).

Small Classes
Class size at AAU is capped at 25 for a majority of courses, while select courses have 15-20 students. Average enrollment is less than18 students per class, enabling active engagement of students.

Language of Instruction
English

Graduate Programs (Master's Degree)
  • Business and Law in International Markets
  • Humanities
  • International Relations and Diplomacy
  • Master of Law (University of London International Programme Courses)
  • Prague MBA program offered in cooperation with Chapman University, California is globally accredited by AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), the "gold standard" of business school accreditation.

Housing
Housing is through AAU's established network of landlords and agencies that provides secure, affordable and comfortable apartments in the city. Have various options to suit individual needs. Travel times to AAU are never more than 15–25 minutes.

Living Expenses
Estimated living expenses for planning purposes. Amounts shown are for one semester and will vary based on your individual needs and choices, as well as foreign exchange rate fluctuations:

Expenses Approximate Annual Cost
Books and supplies $800 ($400/semester)
Housing and meals $14,000 ($7,000/semester)
Personal Expenses $4,000 ($2,000/semester)
Local Transportation $400 ($200/semester)
Round-trip airfare from Hawai'i $1,800
Health Insurance $800 ($400/semester)
Visa Expenses $300

 

How to Apply: Apply Online

 

Questions: Deborah Nakagawa,
(808) 956-0321 or debn@hawaii.edu

 

 

top of page