Romecivilengineeringsemesterlong

Civil Engineering, Rome - Semester Long Program (Spring Semester)

[This Program is designed for the CVEN Curriculum; however, students from other Engineering Departments are welcome to apply/participate if at least 4 of the Program’s classes fit their curriculum. Please talk to your advisor]

This Program will be inserted into the context of a historical city (Rome), which is widely recognized as one of the most culturally rich cities in the World. Students will have a unique opportunity to experience a full variety of (civil) engineering problems and solutions within a diverse context, cultural priorities and tradition. In addition, students will be able to interact with peers from different cultures/languages and have a truly unforgettable and enriching international experience both from the academic and personal perspectives.
TAMU students will be integrated into the Department of Engineering @Roma3 University, which will provide classroom facilities and needed IT resources.
The Program is designed to offer a full Spring semester abroad for Junior Civil Engineering students, with 5+ classes available on-site; 2 of which will be taught by Dr. Luca Quadrifoglio (from TAMU) and the rest will be taught by qualified and available faculty from Roma3 University (in English and with typical US format).
On-site classes will possibly be offered modularly, such as some 7-week classes offered before Spring Break, some 7-week classes offered after Spring Break and some classes scheduled over the whole period. Tech/field trips will also be included.
TAMU web-based classes should also be available, such as MEEN315 (Principles of Thermodynamics, Distance Learning), MATH308 (Differential Equations. Distance Learning) and/or ENGL210 (Technical and Business Writing, Online). 
ACCENT International is an experienced provider of study abroad programs with more than 25 years of experience and will provide all logistics/accommodation arrangements and 24/7 emergency support.
Students will be able to choose among staying in shared apartments or home-stay accommodation (for a $1,150 extra fee, inclusive of daily breakfast/dinner).


Locations/Dates

    • Locations: Rome, Italy
    • Dates: Jan 17 - May 11, 2019 (Tentative dates)
    • Application Deadline: October 1, 2018
    • Majors: Civil Engineering and other Engineering Depts.

* The official application will not open until March. But we would like to collect a pre-application to see what students are interested and serious about it. If you are interested in the program, please fill-in the pre-application.


Location Information

Rome, Italy

Rome, Italy’s capital, is a sprawling, cosmopolitan city with a population of around 4 million and with nearly 3,000 years of history. Course content will be inserted into the context of a historical city (Rome), which is widely recognized as one of the most culturally rich city in the World.


For more information contact

Faculty Leaders

Dr. Luca Quadrifoglio
Zachry Department of Civil Engineering
301I DLEB
quadrifo@tamu.edu | (979)458-4171


Engineering Global Programs
Engineering Activities Building A
engineeringglobalprograms@tamu.edu


View Global Engineering Programs

Ms. Erin Kibler
Study Abroad Program Office
3262 TAMU
ekibler@tamu.edu | (979) 845-0596

View Study Abroad Programs


Courses Offered (12 CR Total)

CVEN 322: Civil Engineering Systems (3 CR) - Required course for CVEN majors
Taught by Dr. Luca Quadrifoglio

Prerequisite: Check with your academic advisor to determine prerequisites

CVEN 349: Engineering Project Management (3 CR) – Students must meet with CVEN undergraduate advisor to discuss how course will count toward degree plan
Taught by Local faculty

Prerequisite: Check with your academic advisor to determine prerequisites

CVEN 307: Transportation Engineering (3 CR)
Taught by Dr. Luca Quadrifoglio

Prerequisite: Check with your academic advisor to determine prerequisites

CVEN 311: Fluid Dynamics (3 CR)
Taught by Local faculty

Prerequisite: Check with your academic advisor to determine prerequisites

GEOL 320: Geology for Engineers (3 CR)
Taught by Local faculty

Prerequisite: Check with your academic advisor to determine prerequisites

ENGL 210: Technical and Business Writing (3 CR)
Online Course

Prerequisite: Check with your academic advisor to determine prerequisites

MEEN 315: Principles of Thermodynamics (3 CR)
Distance Learning

Prerequisite: Check with your academic advisor to determine prerequisites

MATH 308: Differential Equations (3 CR)
Distance Learning

Prerequisite: Check with your academic advisor to determine prerequisites


Eligibility Requirements

  • Minimum 2.5 GPA 
  • Good academic standing with university
  • Students are required to attend all study abroad program specific meetings and the general orientation workshop in the semester prior to departure.

Scholarship & Financial Aid

Applying

The Study Abroad Programs Office offers scholarships based on merit and financial need. Applications are available through Scholarships & Financial Aid and deadlines are listed on the website below. To apply, please visit: https://sfaid.tamu.edu/uwideapp

Guaranteed

The college of engineering is offering scholarship for selected student who has a 2.5 or higher GPA at time of application. There is no need to apply for the engineering scholarship, it is automatic if students meet all of the requirements listed below:

  • Have a 2.5 or higher GPA at time of application
  • Satisfy the course requirements for admission
  • Required to attend all Study Abroad Programs Office (SAPO) and College of Engineering pre-trip orientations
  • Submit requested documents by deadlines

Financial Aid

Federal and state financial aid and some scholarships may often be used toward the cost of Texas A&M University study abroad programs. If you have any other questions, please contact the Office of Scholarships & Financial Aid (2nd Floor Pavilion) or (979) 845-3236. https://sfaid.tamu.edu/uwideapp

Funding is available in many forms. For complete information on funding opportunities, please visit the Study Abroad Program Office for financial resources: http://studyabroad.tamu.edu


Cost

The following chart estimates the total out of pocket expenses a student may have participating in this program.
Cost subject to change.

Estimated Program Fee (subject to change)Cost
Housing in shared apartments (#), Tours, Excursions, Group Meals, Coordination and Administration, Faculty Expenses, Cultural Insurance Services International (CISI), SAPO Administrative Fee, Miscellaneous $7,900
Additional Expenses (not included in program fee) 
Tuition & Fees (in-state resident for 12 credit hours; not all fees included)* $6,000
International Airfare  $1,500
Passport (if not previously obtained) $150
Meals (not included in Program Fee)(^) $1,800+
 Textbooks & Supplies $500
Total Estimated Cost$17,850+

*Check the Student Business Services website (http://sbs.tamu.edu) for exact tuition/fee amount as it varies per student.

(#)Home-Stay (including daily breakfast & dinner) available for extra $1,150/student

(^) Cheap/good meal option is available at Roma3 University’s Cafeteria @6-7 EURO per meal