TYUST and BUCEA Engineering Program in China
TYUST (Taiyuan University of Science and Technology, Shanxi, China) and BUCEA (Beijing University of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Beijing, China) will host a group of selected AU undergraduate engineering students for a total of three weeks as a part of ongoing student/faculty exchange program between AU and these two partner schools. The students will carry out a series of academic and cultural exchange activities, including 1) participate in ongoing research projects in respective research groups at TYUST and BUCEA; 2) take a series of short courses and seminars in respective engineering specialty areas, Chinese engineering practices, basic Chinese language and Chinese culture/history; 3) visit several major engineering plants/factories in Taiyuan and Beijing, and 4) visit some major cultural relics in Shanxi province and Beijing.
Maximum 10 students. One to two students from each of the following Engineering programs: CE, CHE, ECE, ME, MATL, CSSE, and BSEN. Each program can recommend one to two students with their resumes to Don Zhao (the faculty coordinator), who will then finalize the list of students.
- 7 May 2018: Program start date
- 30 May 2018: Program end date
Beijing and Shanxi, China
With over 4,000 years of continuous history, China has one of the fastest growing world economies to date. With sites such as the Terracotta Warriors and the Great Wall to the Himalayas and the Giant Panda Bears, there are many sites and sounds to be had within this grand country. With high-speed rail systems and extensive freeway systems similar to the US Interstate system, it is not hard to travel where your heart desires in China. The climate ranges from Temperate to sub-tropical depending upon the region visited and reach region has a beauty and expression all to itself. Come explore this amazing place!
PASSPORT AND VISA REQUIREMENTS
If you do not have a PASSPORT: Please check www.travel.state.gov for the nearest local passport office and forms. Application for a United States passport should be made at least 120 days in advance of your departure date. Auburn Abroad recommends that you apply for a passport as soon as you know you are participating in the program. 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.
- U.S. Citizens will need a visa to enter China (Students will work with Auburn Abroad to complete visa requirements)
- Non-U.S. Citizens will need to verify visa requirements
FOR MORE INFORMATION
Contact the Faculty Director listed at the top of the page with any program specific questions.