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The Global Good Program

The Global Good's four-week undergraduate seminars offer students the opportunity to complete Intellectual Heritage II: The Common Good, in one of Europe's oldest capitals and cultural hubs. These courses pair small seminars, in which students read and discuss works of enduring philosophical, literary, and social value, with frequent field trips to sites of ancient and modern cultural significance in and around Prague. The program opens with an orientation session, and all courses are taught by Temple faculty from the U.S. campus with expertise in European culture, history, and literature.

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Program dates

Early June through late June

Language of instruction




Academic program

  • Undergraduate GenEd courses to choose from: Intellectual Heritage II: The Common Good or Honors Intellectual Heritage II: The Common Good.
  • Course load: one, 3-credit course
  • Temple students who successfully complete (with a C- or better) credit-bearing coursework worth at least three semester hours in an approved summer or semester study abroad program with a minimum stay abroad of 28-days will satisfy the World Society (GG) requirement.


These courses will feature frequent, on-site instruction, enabling you to study firsthand the sites, artistic treasures, traditions and practices associated with the people and history of the Czech Republic. These visits bring academic subjects to life and expose you to daily life in Prague.  



Dr. David Racker teaches Intellectual Heritage II


Shared apartments or hostel


Open to qualified students matriculated at U.S. colleges and universities.

Applying to the program

Application Deadline: February 15

For more information, contact:

• Program Director Dr. David Racker, Department of Intellectual Heritage, dracker@temple.edu

• Education Abroad; study.abroad@temple.edu ; 215-204-0720

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