Italy, Pisa

STEP - Short Term Engineering Program

when 14 May 2018 - 16 June 2018
language English
duration 5 weeks
credits 9 ECTS
fee EUR 3900

The school offer an international exchange experience to students of the University of Pisa (UNIPI), University of Illinois at Urbana – Champaign (UIUC) and San Diego State University (SDSU).
The program offers 5 ""five weeks"" courses:
1) two in Pisa at UNIPI from 15th May to 18th June 2018 for students from:
1.a) UIUC: the students will attend a class of Energy systems, and a class of Italian culture and language (elementary level) at the Language Centre;
1.b) SDSU: the students will attend a class of Numerical analysis and a class of Italian culture and language (elementary level) that include the topic on diversity related to the ""Role of women in Italian history"");
2) Two in USA from 27th August to 29th September 2018:
2.a) Urbana, UIUC: the students will attend a class of Energy systems (NPRE201) and a class of English culture and language (mid - high level);
2.b) San Diego, SDSU: the students will attend a class of a) Computer Programming and Applications (ME 202) (or specific topic on Corrosion and Protection of materials) and a class of English culture and language (mid - high level).
The classes usually run from Monday through Thursday. Friday is devoted to technical visit and seminar in labs and industries. The weekends are devoted to the cultural visit of main local cities and attractions
The students are required to attend all the lectures of the classes.
The STEP in USA is open also to students of other Italian Universities upon evaluation of the STEP Committee.

Course leader

Francesco D'Errico

Target group

Engineering Students from the University of Pisa (last year of bachelor and graduate students), the University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign, the San Diego State University and from Italian Universities (the later are accepted upon evaluation of the STEP Committee)

Course aim

The Summer School is implemented in the framework of the international memorandum with the University of Illinois at Urban-Champaign and the San Diego State University.
It aims to develop the cooperation among the universities and to allow an international educational experience to the related students.

Fee info

EUR 3900: accomodation and transport

Scholarships

yes

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