Classic Fall 2020 – Canceled

The Classic Fall program has been canceled per UNC System guidance. All university-related domestic and international travel remains restricted until further notice due to COVID-19 and all study abroad activity has been suspended for fall 2020. We know that you were looking forward to an exciting, challenging, and rewarding study abroad experience this coming fall. We share your disappointment for the need to suspend the Classic program this fall, but the decision was made with your health and safety in mind.

All Prague Fall 2020 courses, including the architecture courses and studios will be scheduled in the Spring 2021 program at NC State Prague.

Students are invited to check the Study Abroad website and their FAQs.


Classic Fall Program

Students take at least 12 NC State credit hours during the Classic Fall Program. Local cultural excursions, an in-country and out-of-country excursion are included.

Early Decision Deadline: December 8, 2019

Students who submit their application by the early decision deadline will be notified of the decision on or before December 20, 2019. Early decision applicants will either be accepted or the decision will be deferred until the regular application deadline of February 1.

Application Deadline: February 1, 2020

An advising appointment is a requirement for the Fall application process. The last day for advising is Friday, January 31.

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Program Dates: September 2 – December 19, 2020

September 2Arrival Day
September 3-4Mandatory On-site Orientation
September 7-10Mandatory Survival Czech Language, taught by Charles University
September 11-13Excursion within the Czech Republic
September 14Classes Start
December 15Last Day of Classes
December 16-18Final Exams & Check-Out Days
December 19Departure Day


Students enroll in at least 12 credit hours from the course options below. Each course will be offered contingent upon meeting minimum enrollment.

Course Schedule and Available Seats

Course PrefixCourse NameInstructorCreditsGEP
ARC 590Special Topics in Architecture – DrawingIrena Bujárková3 Elective
ARC 590Sustainable Architecture and UrbanismHenry Hanson3 Elective
ENG 223Contemporary World Literature I – Protest, Dissent, and ChangeBlanka Maderová3Humanities, Global Knowledge
EDP 304Educational PsychologyOndřej Pešout3Social Science
FL 395Czech Culture & LanguageLenka Davisonová3 Elective
HI 209From Renaissance to Revolution: The Origins of Modern EuropeJakub Rákosník3Global Knowledge, Humanities
MB 351General MicrobiologyMarkéta Marečková3Natural Sciences
NR/IDS 303Humans and the EnvironmentOldřich Výlupek3Interdisciplinary Perspective
PHI 221Contemporary Moral IssuesMatěj Král3Humanities
PS 341European PoliticsJiří Koubek3Social Science, Global Knowledge
PY 123Stellar and Galactic AstronomyBruno Jungwiert4Natural Sciences
PY 125Astronomy Laboratory Bruno JungwiertNatural Sciences
SOC 202Principles of SociologyEwa Grigar3Social Science, U.S. Diversity

Studio Courses

Course PrefixStudio Course NameInstructorCreditsGEP 
ARC 490/503Architecture International Studio/Advanced Architectural DesignAdam Gebrian, Igor Kovačević
6 Elective