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  • Locations: Barcelona, Spain; Brussels, Belgium; Budapest, Hungary; Florence, Italy; London, United Kingdom; Pisa, Italy; Rome, Italy; Venice, Italy
  • Program Terms: Summer
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 03/30/2018 ** Rolling Admission 06/15/2018 07/20/2018

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
College/School: College of Architecture, Design and Construction Department/School: Building Science
Program Type: Auburn University Faculty-Led Program AU Faculty Director(s): 1) Salman Azhar, sza0001@auburn.edu, Anoop Sattenini, sattian@auburn.edu
Majors: Architecture Majors, Building Science Majors Student Level: G-Graduate, JR-Junior, Professional, SO-Sophomore, SR-Senior
GPA: 2.6 (Undergraduates), 3.0 (Graduates) Applicant Restrictions: Only AU students may apply
Program Description:
 

Building Science in Europe


 

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Students will visit Italy, Hungary, Spain, Spain, Belgium, and England. Two elective classes offered with the trip will focus on comparing and contrasting construction activities and architecture in Europe and the US. Visits will be made not only to historic places but also to active construction sites. For more information, please contact Dr. Salman Azhar at sza0001@auburn.edu.

IMPORTANT DATES

Summer 2018:

  • 16 June 2018: Travel date – Leave from Atlanta
  • 20 July 2018: Travel date – Depart for Atlanta

COURSES

All courses will be taught by the Auburn University Faculty. Course #2 and #3 will be offered abroad only, while others will be partially offered on campus and partially abroad.

  1. BSCI 4850: Construction Law and Risk Management (3 credits) - Undergraduate students only

  2. BSCI 5830/6840: Global Construction Management (3 credits) - undergraduate and graduate students

  3. BSCI 5840/6840: Multicultural Issues in Construction (3 credits) - undergraduate and graduate students

  4. BSCI 4990: Building Science Thesis (4 credits) - undergraduate students only

  5. BSCI 7980: Graduate Capstone (3 credits) - graduate students only

PROGRAM COSTS

Please take a look at the 2017 Approximate Student Budget.pdf.

Included: Tuition (instruction, use of classrooms, computer labs, etc.), lodging accommodations (dormitories or hotels), cultural events, MedEx International travel insurance, European transportation (train, bus, van, etc.).

Not Included: Meals, trans-Atlantic airfare, 4 days of independent ("free") travel, personal expenses, passport costs.


ACCOMMODATIONS

Housing will be arranged by the BSCI faculty sponsors and is included in the program cost. Students will have 4 days of free travel at their own expense.

LOCATION

Rome, Italy - June 16-22
Florence, Italy - June 22-24
Pisa, Italy - June 24
Free days - June 25-26
Venice, Italy - June 27-28
Budapest, Hungary - June 29-July 2
Barcelona, Spain - July 3-6
Brussells, Belgium - July 7-9
Free days - July 10-11
London, UK - July 12-20

EXCURSIONS

Please contact Dr. Salman Azhar at sza0001@auburn.edu.

PASSPORT AND VISA REQUIREMENTS

If you do not have a PASSPORT: Please check http://travel.state.gov for the nearest local passport office and forms. Auburn Abroad recommends that you apply for a passport as soon as possible. If you already have a passport: Please check the expiration date. Passports should be valid for at least 6 months following your scheduled time abroad.

VISA REGULATION:

  • U.S. Citizens do not need a visa for this program
  • Non-U.S. Citizens should verify visa requirements

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Please contact the faculty director listed at the top of the page for more information.