Introduction to Engineering and Problem Solving (E 101)

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The Engineering Summer Program is six-weeks long. Engineering students take E 101: Introduction to Engineering and Problem Solving, an intensive 3-week course with an NC State faculty, and choose one additional 6-week long GEP course. Students experience Czech culture through an excursion to Český Krumlov, in addition to field trips as part of E 101 and local cultural events.

Application Deadline: January 1, 2022

*Engineering students will be notified of a decision prior to the spring semester.

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Studying in Prague gave me a more global perspective on engineering practices.

Aarushi Vashisht, Engineering Summer 2019

Program Dates: May 16 – June 25, 2022

May 16Arrival Day
May 17Mandatory On-site Orientation
May 18Classes Start
May 20-22Český Krumlov Excursion
June 25Departure Day

Summer Program Highlights

Tailored Field Trips

As part of the E 101 course, students visit various sites in Prague and around Prague, such as the old wastewater treatment plant, mines, the Skoda car factory, and more.

Explore the Czech Republic

The program includes a two-night excursion to Český Krumlov, a UNESCO World Heritage site.


Students enroll in at least 5 credit hours from the course options below. Each course will be offered contingent upon meeting minimum enrollment.

Summer 22 Course Schedule