Anglo-American University (AAU), Prague

Anglo-American University (AAU), Prague

AAU is the oldest private university in the Czech Republic, offering BA and MA programs with Czech and American accreditation in a uniquely international environment.

Top reasons to study here

  • With an average of just 15 students per class, AAU places an emphasis on small, interactive classes.
  • AAU cooperates with many local and international organizations to enrich students practical learning experiences outside of the classroom.
  • AAU is one of few universities outside of the United States to have received accreditation from the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).

Bachelor's programmes

Arts, Design & Architecture (1)
Engineering & Technology (1)

About

History

AAU is the oldest private university in the Czech Republic, offering BA and MA programs with Czech and American accreditation in a uniquely international environment.

Education

Situated in the beautifully restored Thurn-Taxis palace in Prague’s historic Malá Strana district, AAU offers 17 undergraduate and graduate programs entirely in English to students from more than 70 countries across the world.

Research

Anglo-American University is a teaching institution that values faculty research as an integral part of teaching and academic advancement of the University. Research has an important and irreplaceable position within its concepts and structure and is a key objective and necessary condition for successful development of AAU.

Career

AAU students and alumni are invited to participate in this year’s Career Expo to meet potential employers, learn about the labor market and its trends, and how their skills and education fit into it to help them develop their own meaningful career path. 

We will hear about industry trends and professional development from a range of different major industry players related to AAU programs of studies, like Havas, Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty, GoodCall, and more in addition to our special guest speaker Jan Veselý. There will also be one-on-one CV consulting, a speed-interview workshop, and a professional headshot booth. Entry and participation are free for all AAU students and alumni.

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Services

Student services

The Student Services Center offers new and prospective students the information and assistance required for all types of registration. The Admissions, Registration, and Payments Specialists can all be found in this office.

Housing services

AAU is proud to offer its students the opportunity to live together with their classmates from different countries and cultures right in the heart of Prague. AAU’s housing is within 15 minutes of the AAU Campus in a lively district full of shopping opportunities, parks, and restaurants.

Library services

The AAU Library houses the largest English-language book collection of any private university in Prague. It also subscribes to a variety of periodicals and newspapers.The library predominantly specializes in areas studied at AAU: Business Administration, Humanities and Social Sciences, International Relations and Diplomacy, and Law.

Medical services

Students with Czech health insurance must announce the beginning, interruption and the end of their studies at AAU to their respective insurance company. In order to do so, a confirmation of studies is needed and can be obtained at the Student Services Center. 

Student Life

Campus life

The diversity at AAU creates a truly exceptional learning experience that is appreciated by our students and sets us apart from many other universities. AAU has a diverse and active student body whose interests stretch well beyond the classroom. 

We have a student newspaper (At the Lennon Wall) as well as our own Art Yard. A variety of early evening events featuring local artists, musicians and writers is hosted in the historic space of our Library. Regular sports activities and student clubs are run under the auspices of our Student Council.

Sports facilities

We are here to build a community around the wonderful sport of basketball. The basketball club is a fun place where we meet once or twice a week to play matches, H.O.R.S.E., tournaments, shoot outs, and other challenges. We are passionate about bringing the people of our school together.

We are creating a supportive and fun-filled learning environment that enables the development of football skills and where each participant strengthens their love of the game. We provide players with a positive experience which helps to practice proper skill development, team participation and fun!

Accreditation

AAU is one of few universities globally—and the first institution in Europe— to have received the prestigious accreditation from the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), an American accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. 

All undergraduate and graduate degree programs at Anglo-American University are accredited by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic (with exception of the Law and MBA programs). The Czech Republic's membership in the European Union also gives degrees obtained from AAU a wide recognition throughout Europe.

Student Reviews

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Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

The combination of just the right class sizes (10-25 students), mostly great, open-minded and intelligent professors, a beautiful campus (with access to a beautiful garden), opportunities for a scholarship, the variety of subjects on offer, and the ability to choose your own schedule by choosing when you want to take which classes (except for a few you can't take w/o...

Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Anglo-American University is a great place to study in the heart of Europe, and I am grateful I had a chance to take classes extremely valuable for my education.

the great prague
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

great atmosphere and engaging lecturers

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