Summer E101 Engineering Program
About the Program
The Summer E101 Engineering program is a six-week-long study abroad program. Engineering students take E:101 “Introduction to Engineering and Problem-Solving,” an intensive 3-week course with an NC State faculty member, and choose one additional 6-week long GEP course from the Summer course list. Students will also have the opportunity to experience Czech culture through an excursion to the picturesque South Bohemia town of Český Krumlov and enjoy other local events and field trips as part of the program.
View the program brochure
|November 29, 2023
|Scholarship Application Deadline**
|November 15, 2023
For more details on How to Apply?
Program Dates: May 13 – June 22, 2024
|Mandatory On-site Orientation
|Český Krumlov Excursion
Students enroll in at least five credit hours from the course options below. Each course will be offered contingent upon meeting minimum enrollment.
The program utilizes the historical city by visiting numerous museums, national monuments, cultural landmarks, and other significant venues to engage students in their course work-providing first-hand experiences that inform critical and creative thinking.
List of Courses
- Admin Fee: $450 ($75 non-refundable set-up fee and $375 study abroad fee)
- Program Cost: $5,830
- TOTAL: $6,280
- Tuition and fees registration
- International health insurance
- Airport pickup
- Orientation activities and materials
- Welcome and farewell dinners
- Transportation pass
- Cultural activities
- Field trips
- 3-day in-country excursion
- Student support services
- On-site Staff and administrative costs
- International airfare
- Supplies and personal expenses
- Textbooks and studio materials
- Passport fee
For more details: Cost & Funding
Excursions, Cultural Activities and Field trips
The NC State European Center believes “the world becomes your classroom,” namely the Czech Republic and Prague. Local instructors take students to relevant locations for hands-on learning. Past field trips have included the Museum of Communism, Old Wastewater Treatment Facility, and Center for Contemporary Art, among others. The included excursion to South Bohemia is a memorable experience and highlight of the program. Additionally, students can choose from among many optional cultural and sporting activities during the program, such as opera, bowling, visiting a medieval castle and trekking.
Tailored Field Trips
Explore the Czech Republic
The NC State European Center in Prague provides housing for all program participants.
In addition, several student housing assistants also reside in the buildings, providing on-site support and local connections. The program includes a standard double room; however students have the option to request single rooms for an additional cost. Accepted students will also have the opportunity to indicate housing preferences such as roommates, single versus double room, and dormitory location.