Olomouc, Czech Republic

Summer School of Slavonic Languages 2012

when 26 July 2012 - 18 August 2012
duration 4 weeks
fee EUR 810

The Summer School of Slavonic Languages (SSSL) at the Philosophical Faculty of Palacký University in Olomouc organizes courses of Czech language for foreigners and also other courses in Slavonic languages, Russian language or Polish language in particular, for students from other countries.

After finishing the intensive language course each student of the SSSL will receive a certificate stating the achieved language level (based on test results). The four-week SSSL course corresponds to one academic semester/term of Czech philology at the University. The number of credits will be awarded to the students by their home universities.

Since 2007, the University has provided the students the opportunity to obtain an international certificate of the European Union, so called ECL exam – more information can be found on http://lsss.upol.cz/ecl, www.ecl-test.com. Information about the exam will be also provided during the summer course.

The language course is complemented by cultural programme as well.

Course leader

PhDr. Petr Porizka, Ph.D. – director

Krizkovského 10,
771 80 Olomouc,
Czech Republic

E-mail: LSSS@upol.cz

Target group

The Summer School is designed for professors, senior lecturers, lectors and students of Czech language and literature or Slavonic studies, translators, journalists and people from the general public interested in Czech language, literature, history, and culture.

Course aim

To offer to all people interested in the Czech language an impressive and superior language course led by very skilled teachers. And to present to all students some interesting aspects of the Czech culture.

Fee info

EUR 810: Administrative fee and language course:

Language course comprehends:
(1) An intensive course in Czech language in total of 100 lessons: 20 teaching days, 5 teaching hours per day, including conversation lessons. Groups of maximum 15 students. Teaching languages: Czech, English.
(2) Complementary activities: lectures and seminars (Czech language, literature, history, culture, etc.).
(3) Books and other materials (according to students’ level).
(4) Complementary courses of Russian or Polish – each course twice 90 minutes weekly. These are opened only for a minimum of 5 students.

Cultural and additional program: 3 excursions (two one-day “Moravian” trips and one a two-day trip to Prague); Film club - evening video-shows of Czech films (twice a week); Theatre workshop - supervised by actors of Moravian Theatre; Dance workshop - lessons in traditional Czech and Moravian folklore dances; Folklore evening with a traditional Moravian folklore band
EUR 280: Accommodation in a double room:
Participants of the SSSL will stay in university dormitories of Palacký University in rooms for two persons. Internet connection is available in the hostel, or rooms respectively.


A limited number is available. More information is to be found at Czech consulates and embassies abroad. The scholarships are awarded only to candidates nominated by responsible authorities in the partner countries.