Summer Classic Program
About the Program
The Summer Classic is a six-week-long study abroad program taking place in Prague, Czech Republic. Students take at least two NC State courses and experience Czech life through local cultural events, activities, and an in-country excursion to Český Krumlov.
View the program brochure.
|Application Opening||APPLY NOW|
|Application Deadline (Early Action)||November 29, 2023|
|Application Deadline (Regular)||February 7, 2024|
|Scholarship Application Deadline*||November 15, 2023|
For more details on How to Apply?
Program Dates: May 13 – June 22, 2024
|May 13||Arrival Day|
|May 14||Mandatory On-site Orientation|
|May 15||Classes Start|
|May 17-19||Český Krumlov Excursion|
|June 22||Departure Day|
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 Setup Fee and $375 Study Abroad Fee)
- Program Cost: $5,800
- TOTAL: $6,250
- International health insurance
- Transportation pass
- Airport pickup
- Orientation activities and materials
- Welcome and farewell dinners
- 3-day in-country excursion
- Student support services
- On-Site Emergency Assistance 24/7
- Registration and administration costs
- International airfare
- Personal expenses
- Textbooks and studio materials
- Passport fee
- Visa fees
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.
Field trips tailored to courses
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.