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Exercise & Wellness in the Czech Republic


Ten days of the trip will be spent in residency in Prague. The last two weeks will be located at Palacký University in Olomouc in the College of Physical Culture. More information coming soon.


Traditional Czech food is hearty made from animals, birds or fish. Typically there are two or more courses; the first course is traditionally soup, the second course is the main dish, and supplementary courses such as dessert or compote (kompot) may follow.

Excursions and Day Trips

  • Daily field trips will include cardiac rehab programs, physical therapy clinics, corporate and commercial health clubs, and community sport clubs.
  • Visit cultural and program-related sites in the Czech countryside.
  • Additional trips will include exercise science research labs, professional sport clubs, a medicinal spa town, national park, and a University-sponsored summer camp.

Activities are subject to change

Study Abroad Advisory of Student Risk

Participation in this UC Davis Study Abroad program requires travel to and extended living in a foreign location(s) abroad. UC Davis Study Abroad endeavors to reduce and mitigate risk wherever possible.  However, the environments and risks associated with living in these locations are substantially different than those found during a regular course of study at UC Davis. All participants must download and review the following information prior to departure. Any questions should be directed to the Program Coordinator.

Study Abroad General Risk Advisory

Program Specific Risk Advisories (PDF)

About Czech Republic

According to Lonely Planet:

Prague is the equal of Paris in terms of beauty. The history goes back a millennium. The 1989 Velvet Revolution that freed the Czechs from communism bequeathed to Europe a gem of a city to stand beside stalwarts like Rome, Amsterdam and London. Not surprisingly, visitors from around the world have come in droves, and on a hot summer’s day it can feel like you are sharing Charles Bridge with half of the humanity. But even the crowds can’t take away the spectacle of a 14-century stone bridge, a hilltop castle and a lovely lazy river – the Vltava – that inspired one of the most hauntingly beautiful pieces of 19th century classical music, Smetan’s ‘Moldau’. 

Currency: Czech Koruna (CZK)

Language Spoken: Czech

Weather and Climate

July and August can get hot and humid with occasional thunderstorms.

Research Your Destination

Summer Abroad endeavors to provide you with as much accurate information as possible. However, information can change daily. It is your responsibility to become acquainted with your host country before your departure.

We have listed some good starting points for your personal research.