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  • Locations: Rome, Italy
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Budget Sheets: Summer
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2020 02/07/2020 03/04/2020 05/11/2020 05/23/2020
NOTE: Program dates are tentative and subject to change.
Program Description:
Global Perspectives in Transportation 
in Rome Italy

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

When: Orientation meetings will be held at the beginning of the spring semester. Class will meet once a week in the second-half of the spring semester on ISU campus. The travel component of the class in Italy will be from May 11-23, 2020.

What: Studies in the global nature of transportation engineering. Students will have lectures from ISU faculty as well as visiting Rome. 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

Housing: While in Rome, students will reside in apartments arranged by the ISU Rome Program through Boarding House International. Apartments are located in the area of Via Ippolito Nievo in Rome's 'favorite neighborhood' - the Trastevere. With its quiet cobblestoned side streets lined with ancient houses, Trastevere can lead to the hidden corners of Rome and beyond. Boarding House International offers self-catering apartments with parquet floors, a balcony, and fully equipped kitchenette with dishes and cooking equipment.

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 jathomas@iastate.edu

** Learn more about this study abroad program during one of our information nights on Wednesday, October 16th in Town Engineering Room 316. There will be one presentation from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM and a second presentation from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Free sandwiches and chips will be provided. **
 
 
Rome City Center Inside the Coliseum
Ancient Roman Grounds Rome Classroom