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NC State Prague Building

The North Carolina State University European Center in Prague

20 Years of Experience

The European Center has been a study-abroad destination for UNC system students since 2005, offering high-quality academic programs committed to immersive experiential learning.

We offer affordable STEM and general education courses. We also cooperate with Charles University, the Czech Technical University, and the Czech University of Life Sciences

What Do We Offer?

  • Fall and Spring well-tailored semester programs
  • Over 30 courses, open to ALL majors, accredited by NC State University
  • Instructors approved by NC State University
  • NC State credits and transcript
  • On-site support and local staff
  • 24/7 Emergency support

Our Programs Includes:

  • Tuition
  • Housing
  • International health insurance
  • Transportation pass
  • On-site emergency assistance 24/7
  • Student visa support
  • On-site student support
  • Airport pickup
  • Orientation activities and materials
  • Welcome and farewell dinners
  • A week-long survival Czech course
  • Field trips
  • 2-day in-country excursion
  • 4-day out-of-country excursion
  • Extracurricular activities (e.g. cooking classes, opera)
  • Laundry facilities/services

Location and Facilities

NC State European Center is located in Prague, the Capital of Czechia, in the historical center, near Old Town Square, in a three-story building from the 14th century.

Facilities in the heart of the city

  • Classrooms accommodating 15-20 students each.
  • Studio spaces that can accommodate up to 35 students.
  • Large multipurpose rooms that accommodate up to 50.
  • Other features: Library, Computer Lab, Photography Studio, Fully Equipped Workshop, Student Lounge, Kitchen and Dining Area, and Outdoor Courtyard


  • NC State housing
  • Czech Dorm Mates, assisting with students’ intercultural learning in Prague
  • 20 minutes commute by public transport to the Center
  • Located in a lively and safe neighborhood

Semester Program Cost

  • Non-Degree Studies application fee: $40* (non-refundable, due at the time of application)
  • Setup Fee: $75 (non-refundable, due at the time of application)
  • Study Abroad Fee: $375 (due at time of commitment)
  • Program Cost:  $14,350
  • TOTAL:  $14,840