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Title: ENGINEERING STUDY Abroad 2006 UNL


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ENGINEERINGSTUDY Abroad 2006UNL FAMU/FSU
  • what you need know

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Engineering in France
  • July 2 August 2

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Engineering in France
  • Month long engineering experience in France
  • Live in a French University town for three weeks
    (Rouen)
  • Take engineering classes from an UNL faculty in
    English
  • Interaction with French students and faculty

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Tentative Classes
  • All students are required to take this class
  • ENGR 490 Global Experiences in French Culture
    and Engineering - Faculty Dr. David Allen, Dean
    of Engineering
  • History of Science and Technology, Introduction
    to French History, Culture and Language. Field
    trips to engineering sites, such as ruins,
    natural wonders, cathedrals, museums, etc.
  • Students must choose ONE of the following
    technical classes
  • ENGM 223 Engineering Statics (3 cr)
  • ENGM 325 Mechanics of Elastic Bodies (3 cr)
  • ENGM 451 Introduction to Finite Element
    Analysis (3 cr)
  • ENGM 480 Numerical Methods in Engineering
    Analysis (3 cr)

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Field trip to south France and visit
  • Loire Valley Castles, Chambord and Chenonceau
    stay overnight at a Château de Rochecotte
  • Gallo-Roman cities of Lyon and Arles
  • The site of the Battle of Alesia where Julius
    Cesar defeated the Gauls and their king
    Vercingetorix
  • Greek-roman ruins of the city of Glanum and the
    greatest Roman structure of all times, the
    Aqueduct of Pont du Gard
  • In Arles, stay in a hotel across the street from
    a coffee shop that Vincent van Gogh painted his
    famous Café de Nuit
  • End the field trip in Paris, where students will
    have a crash tour of the Cité Lumière

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Loire Valley Castles - Chambord
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Loire Valley Castles - Chenonceau
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Loire Valley CastlesOvernight at a Château de
Rochecotte
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Gallo-Roman cities - Lyon
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Gallo-Roman cities - Arles
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ArlesCafe La Nuit from Vincent van Gogh
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Battle of Alesia
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Engineering in France
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Engineering in Brazil
  • May 27 June 25

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Engineering in Brazil
May 27 June 25
  • 3 weeks of class in Fortaleza
  • 10 days of travel to Manaus (heart of the
    Amazon), Rio de Janeiro and Iguacu Falls visiting
    engineering and cultural relevant sites
  • ENGR 490 - Global Experiences in Engineering, 3
    credits, Essential Studies Areas C, D, E or H
  • MODL 198 - Brazilian Culture and Portuguese
    Language, 3 credits, Essential Studies Areas C or
    H
  • Faculty Dr. David H. Allen

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Engineering in Brazil
May 27 June 25
Fortaleza
Population 2,3 million (2004) Area
313 km²
Population of Brazil 181,5 million (2004)
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Engineering in Brazil
May 27 June 25
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Engineering in Brazil
May 27 June 25
Manaus
2 hours up-river Negro Ariau Hotel Anaconda
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Engineering in Brazil
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Engineering in Brazil
May 27 June 25
Rio de Janeiro
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Engineering in Brazil
May 27 June 25
Iguassu Falls
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Apply for a program
  • First come - first serve
  • Space is limited (15 -20 students)
  • Apply online (EASY!!!)
  • http//www.unl.edu/iaffairs/study_abroad/applicati
    ons.shtml
  • Fill out forms A and B
  • Talk to Dr. Namas Chandra chandra_at_eng.fsu.edu

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How much does it cost?
  • Program Fees include
  • in country transportation (air, coach)
  • Hotels and dorms accommodations
  • Tickets and admissions to attractions
  • 10 Group Meals
  • Group health insurance
  • International Student ID Cards
  • Tuition
  • FAMU FSU tuition (3-6 credits)
  • Pocket money UNPREDICTABLE, depends on you
    spending habits.
  • Bring half of the luggage you think youll need
    and twice the money!!!
  • Brazil 2,500
  • France 3,000
  • Airfare 1,000
  • Tuition
  • Pocket Money

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How can I come up with 5K?
  • Parents Family (Holidays)
  • Student Loans
  • Scholarships (College of Engineering,
    International Affairs, Departments)
  • Work 1,000 hours !!! Get a student job in campus
  • Dump you girlfriend, sell your car

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Do your Research
  • Talk to your Faculty (Dr. Chandra, Dr. Perry)
  • Talk to Marilena (I love to do that!!!)
  • Talk to former students
  • Read, Browse, Search EVERYTHING possible about
    the place you wanna go
  • Watch movies
  • Try to learn the language (CDs)

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THANK YOU! ANY QUESTIONS? Please contact
Marilena Carvalho engsa_at_unl.edu 402-472-4528 402-
304-8960
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