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  • Locations: Rome, Italy
  • Program Terms: Summer
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 01/30/2018 ** Rolling Admission 05/08/2018 05/18/2018
NOTE: Program dates are tentative and subject to change.

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students 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:
Program Director: Thomas, Judy Cumulative GPA: 2.5
Language of Instruction: English ISU Course: CE 650
Program Description:
Global Perspectives in Transportation 
in Rome, Italy

 Outside the Coliseum
Who: Students interested in transportation including, autonomous driving, signals, etc.

When: May 8-18, 2018

What: Studies in the global nature of transportation engineering. Students will have lectures from ISU faculty as well as visiting Edinburgh. Lessons will focus on the different engineering, historical, cultural, social, economic, ethical, environmental, and political conditions on the design and construction of various infrastructure projects outside of the US. There will also be special topics covered like global transportation topics.

Credit: Students will earn 3 credit of CE 395 (Topic Elective for CE students on the general track)

Cost: See above budget sheet for more information (will be added soon)

Where: Rome, Italy with day-trips to: Florence, Pisa, and Pompeii

Housing: Apartments in the Trastevere neighborhood (apartments have kitchenettes with dishes and cooking utensils)

NOTE: Due to the nature of this program, participants should be able to walk long distances and manage stairs.

Questions? contact the program coordinator, Judy Thomas, at

Rome City Center Inside the Coliseum
Ancient Roman Grounds Rome Classroom