Spain 2019: Ancient and Modern Engineering

Freshmen Global Seminar

Seminar description

Take this incredible opportunity to go abroad with a faculty member and other first-year students. Make friends, see the world, gain new experiences, and earn credit. 

Students will be inspired by ancient engineering of historic (Roman) sites while also learning about modern Spain’s cutting edge projects and industries. In addition to visits to companies and universities, experience some of Spain’s famous cuisine and culture, while learning or practicing Spanish (no previous Spanish language required to participate).

Seminar details

Term: Winter Break 2018-19

Tentative travel dates:  Thursday, Jan. 10-Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019

Cities: Madrid, Toledo, Segovia, Valencia, and Mérida (some cities may be subject to change)

Eligible students: Open to CSE first-year students. Admission is by application.

Credit: One credit (CSE 1002)

Language prerequisite: No language prerequisite

Faculty leader: Ann Johnson, Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geo-Engineering

Estimated program fee: Each program fee includes one credit, round-trip airfare, housing, tours, special events, some group meals, and international health insurance. The fees will be finalized during Fall Semester before students commit to participating, but are estimated to be between $4,300–$5,300.

Questions? Email cseabroad@umn.edu

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