The Prague Summer Theatre School

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Costs

Tuition

The PSTS offers a discount for early registration based on the date we receive your course deposit. There is also a discount for taking two courses.  All courses are the same price.

Any one course:

Deposit Received Tuition
By March 31st 12,990 CZK
After March 31st 15,490 CZK

 

Two courses - you receive approximately 25% off the tuition of the second course:

Deposit Received Tuition
By March 31st 22,790 CZK
After March 31st 26,990 CZK

 

The above fees include coursework and materials. Fees do not include room & board in Prague or extracurricular activities (e.g., theatre tickets). Please see below for those costs.

All fees are payable in Czech Crowns (CZK). Students are responsible for covering bank charges for international transfers. Information on how to make the payment will be sent to you by email.

Deposit

The deposit assures you a place in your course.

Based on the date we receive your course deposit, you may receive a discount for early registration. Please see the payment schedule above.

Deposits are nonrefundable!

Deposit for one course: 3,000 CZK (about 120 Euros)

Deposit for two courses: 6,000 CZK (about 240 Euros)

Information on how to make the deposit will be sent to you by email once you have been accepted.

Refunds
We can offer a refund for the course, minus the nonrefundable deposit, if you decide to withdraw from a course before it starts.

Unfortunately, once a course has started we are unable to offer any refunds.

In case the unlikely case that a course must be cancelled, students will be offered priority placement in another course or their deposit/payment will be returned within 30 days.

Payment Deadline

The deadline for receipt of full payment for the course is May 7th, 2013. Information on how to make the payment will be sent to you by email.

Financial Aid

Financial aid in the form of a reduced tuition fee may be awarded to students who demonstrate exceptional promise and financial need, particularly to those students from developing countries. Although in the past the PSTS has consistently awarded financial aid every year, students are advised that there is no entitlement to financial aid in any case, nor can DAMU assure any or all applications for financial aid will be met. Applications for financial assistance can be made only after you have been accepted and DAMU has received your course deposit. You may then contact us for a financial aid application.

Other costs – not included in PSTS tuition payment

Performances

Tickets prices can range from 50 CZK (students) – 500 CZK, depending on the venue.

Food

The average cost for an average meal in an average restaurant can range between 100-200 CZK.

Many local grocery shops as well as large chain supermarkets can be easily accessed in the city center. Cooking facilities may be available at recommended accommodation.

Accommodation

DAMU does not provide or arrange accommodation as part of the PSTS. Students must arrange for their housing independently. DAMU will facilitate the process by recommending affordable private accommodation (shared apartments, low-cost hotels).

Last year’s accommodation costs ranged from 270 CZK per person per night (shared accommodation).

Students are strongly encouraged to arrange housing immediately upon confirmation that their course will take place.

Insurance

Students must make their own arrangements for accident and health insurance. DAMU cannot accept any liability for any student’s safety, health or welfare. Proof of insurance will be required with payment.

Important note about making travel arrangements!

Before students make final travel arrangements (purchase plane tickets, pay for housing, etc.), they should wait until confirmation from DAMU that their course will take place! Once the minimum class sized has been reached, students will be informed, latest by May 1st, 2013. In case the unlikely case that a course must be cancelled, students will be offered priority placement in another course or their deposit will be returned within 30 days.