Overseas Research

Students who successfully complete the summer program at Princeton University and meet the program requirements are eligible to apply for a second summer's research at the Institute for Nanobiology and Structural Biology of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic in Nové Hrady, South Bohemia. More information about the Institute is available here:

URL: http://www.nh.cas.cz/index.php?changeLanguage&language=en

Nové Hrady is situated near the Austrian border, about 100 miles from Prague and Vienna. The Institute is housed in a renovated castle where students live and work. A range of research topics in molecular biophysics and computational applications is available at Nové Hrady.


Students participating for the international part of the biophysics REU program:

  • must have completed a first summer's research in this molecular biophysics REU program at Princeton
  • must be enrolled as full-time undergraduates in the academic year following the Czech summer
  • must be US citizens or permanent residents
  • are responsible for acquiring a passport and for determining if their immigration status may require a visa (students who are US citizens travel and work on a tourist visa)
  • must maintain health insurance throughout the program