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Locations and Dates

  • Location: Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Dates: May 20–July 4, 2022
  • Term Offered: Summer
  • Applicable Majors: Classes may count for students pursuing industrial and systems engineering, environmental and occupational health, and biomedical engineering. Please consult with your departmental academic advisor to determine how this fits within your degree plan.
  • Minimum GPA: 2.75 or approval of faculty
  • Prerequisites: ISEN 220 (but can be waived)

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Overview

Students will learn about the principles of human factors and ergonomics with an emphasis on design to support human capabilities, limitations and interaction tendencies in sociotechnical work systems. Topics of the class include human information processing, physiological and biomechanical functioning and implications for design of the workplace and jobs. Additionally, case studies in manufacturing, medicine, aerospace, ground transportation and computer interaction will be integrated into the course curriculum.

Classes will be held on Mondays through Thursdays with weekends available for industry visits, cultural tours, and excursions.

Highlights of the Trip

  • Industry visits
    • Kleeman Industry: Manufacturer of high-end elevators
    • Beta: Simulation solutions for automotive, aerospace, processes engineering and more
    • Pfizer digital hub in Thessaloniki: Analyze company’s data from around the world to help develop drugs and online platforms for patients and doctors
    • DHL hub: Located in a terminal at the Thessaloniki airport; each day, the automation hub in the terminal processes contents from cargo planes
    • Sunlight Batteries in Komotini: Battery manufacturing plant
    • Olympia Electronics: Electronic safety and security industry
  • Cultural visits
    • Vergina
    • Thessaloniki World Heritage sites
    • Mount Olympus
    • Kalabaka Meteora
    • Delphi
    • Athens
    • Halkidiki Peninsula
  • Free weekends

*Note: Tentative schedule and planned industry/cultural visits subject to change

Courses Offered

Estimated Cost

The following chart estimates the total out-of-pocket expenses a student may have participating in this program. For a full list of the financial aid requirements please visit our Financial aid and Scholarship  page.

Please note that all costs are subject to change.

Estimated Program Costs Cost
Fees Collected by Halliburton Global Programs
Program cost (includes l odging, some meals, excursions, cultural visits, in-country transportation) $3,170
CISI international health insurance $30
Contribution toward faculty leader expenses $300
Education Abroad admin fee (Non-refundable billed separately upon confirmation, not insurable) $500
Global Program Fee (less administrative fee-billed separately) $3,500
Total Fees Billed to Student for Global Program $4,000
Additional Estimated Expense
Tuition and fees  (3 credits) for summer school tuition rate * $1,600+
International airfare $1,500+
Travel documents (passport and/or visa, if needed) $110+
Meals and incidentals (not included in Program Fee) $1,000
Cancel for any reason insurance (recommended insurance for program fee less the administration fee) $350+
Textbooks and supplies Varies
Personal spending (estimated $50 - $200 per week) Varies
Additional Estimated Expense ~$4,560

*These suggested amounts may fluctuate depending on the options students choose. They will not be billed by the Halliburton Engineering Global Programs Office and should be taken into consideration when planning the finances of the program. Please refer to Student Business Services for the exact information regarding your course tuition and fees: Student Business Services Billing Explanations. For a tuition and fees estimate, please visit the Student Business Services Tuition Calculator page.

Contact Information

Faculty Leader

Dr. Farzan Sasangohar
Industrial and Systems Engineering
ETB 4079
sasangohar@tamu.edu
979-458-2337

Program Coordinator

Engineering Global Programs  
Zachry Engineering Education Complex
Suite 410
engineeringglobalprograms@tamu.edu