Texas Tech University

Collegiate Recovery Community in Prague

This course is an examination of the family dynamics of addiction and recovery. Specific reference to understanding the factors and influences of substance abuse/dependence, addiction, and the process of recovery in Central Europe is covered. It will also explain personal/familial factors of addiction and be able to highlight those personal and familial factors that contribute to substance abuse, addiction, and recovery. Students will have the opportunity to attend historical sites as well as recovery meetings in Prague and the surrounding areas. The city is easy to navigate; Prague is located on the banks of the beautiful Vltava River and is rich in political, cultural, and economic history. Given its diversity and importance in the history of central Europe, Prague is the ideal place to spend your summer.

Review the program brochure for further detail on the program.


Prague, Czech Republic

Courses Offered

  • ADRS 4000: Family Dynamics and Educational Process in Central Europe
    • This course will substitute for FCSE 3300 and FCSE 4325 for CFAS majors only.
    • This course will substitute for ADRS 3325 for ADRS minors only.
    • Other majors in Human Sciences should contact Vincent Sanchez.

Estimated Program Fee

Program Dates

  • May 28-June 30, 2018

Program Open To

  • Students who are active members of the Center for Collegiate Recovery Communities
  • Students majoring in Community, Family and Addiction Sciences (CFAS)
  • Students minoring in Addictive Disorders and Recovery Studies (ADRS) 
  • Students completing Summer practicum for CFAS majors for Community, Family and Addiction Sciences

For more information:

Contact: Dr. Thomas Kimball, Vincent Sanchez

Program Fee Includes

  • Housing
  • Excursions and cultural events including:
    • Cesky Krumlov, and Sedlec Ossuary (The Bone Church) in Kutna Hora, Czech Republic
    • Krakow, Poland including Auschwitz Concentration Camp and Auschwitz II-Birkenau
  • Airport pickup
  • Metro pass
  • Practicum students only
    • Flight to Newcastle, England (for practicum students only)
    • Housing July 1st - August 9th (for practicum students only)

Program Fee Does Not Include

  • TTU tuition and fees
  • Airfare to Prague and from London
  • Meals
  • Cleaning deposit
  • Personal spending money
  • Health insurance ($2.57/day)
  • Education Abroad fee ($200)
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