COME AND DISCOVER THE JEWISH SPIRIT OF PRAGUE WITH PRAGUE JEWISH STUDIES

Frequently Asked Questions - Academics

Academics

Courses are offered during the spring and summer terms. Our summer program is a special 6-week program for those who cannot attend a semester-long program.

Yes. Since you are studying in Prague for such a limited amount of time, all classes are mandatory and will count towards your final grade.

Each student is allowed to miss 180 minutes, or 2 x 90 minutes, worth of class time per course.
-If class meets once per week (180 min), students can miss one class period.
-If class meets twice per week (90 min. each), students can miss two class periods.
Absences may be excused if a medical note is provided or it is approved by the director of PJS. For each additional unexcused absence, the final grade will be reduced automatically (A to A -). Your grade will be reduced each time you have an unexcused absence.