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Global Programs for the College of Communication and Information

UT Programs Abroad

Going on Assignment in Prague, Czech Republic

July 10 – Aug. 7, 2021 (2nd Summer term)

Application Deadline:

Feb. 18, 2021

Students will study and journalism projects, getting journalism experience and getting hands-on training. Students will create up to three reporting assignments that will appear on our WordPress site. The class will also have a variety of guest speakers, such as, the Associated Press, BBC, Reuters, the New York Times, Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty, and several Czech journalists. These journalists will offer the students advice on everything about reporting.

Students who successfully complete the program will receive credit for:

  • JEM 491: Foreign Study: Going on Assignment in Prague (3 credits, undergraduate students) OR
  • JEM 593: Special Topics: Going on Assignment in Prague (3 credits, graduate students)

For more information about the Prague trip contact: Dr. Mark Harmon, Email:, Phone: 865-974-5122.

CCI Global Communication Scholars Semester in Sydney, Australia

A semester program for the Spring of 2020 and students earn 13 hours of credit including a UT course on intercultural communication – a course taught at the University of Sydney on the history and culture of Australia, and an 8-week internship in Sydney. Sydney is built around one of the world’s most beautiful harbors, and the white-sailed Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge and more importantly, Sydney has emerged as a major cultural melting pot.

Applications for the 2022 Spring Semester are due Oct. 29, 2021.

For more information contact Dr. Sam Swan.

Email: Phone: 865-974-5123