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Winter 2018: Spain MSEG/PHYS
January 02, 2018 - February 01, 2018
This program is closed. Please contact the faculty director for more information.

Spain
Meetings
Interest Meetings:
03/08/2017 6:00 PM - 7:30 PMGORE 218
03/21/2017 6:00 PM - 7:00 PMISE 302
Orientation Meetings - attend ALL of the following:
10/07/2017 11:00 AM - 12:30 PMKRB 005
12/09/2017 11:00 AM - 12:30 PMTBD
12/09/2017 11:00 AM - 12:30 PMKRB 005
Program Notes
This program is highly competitive and will accept only a limited number of applicants. Interview appointments and acceptance decisions are at the discretion of the faculty director.
Program Description

The beautiful and historic San Sebastian in the Basque Country in north Spain is the background for this study abroad program that will offer three courses to choose from, MSEG 302, PHYS 143 and HIST339. The program is equally suitable for engineering, natural science and social science students and offers a unique opportunity for interdisciplinary interaction between the students of various backgrounds.

Hosted by the Universidad del Pais Vasco, Center for Physics of Materials, the program adds to the study abroad experience with history and science excursions to Paris (History: Normandy Beaches), Milan and Lisbon (Materials Science: Polymer science), Geneva (Physics: CERN God Particle). All these excursions are designed to interest to all students regardless of their background.

All accommodations will either be in the student dorms (San Sebastian), student hostels (Lisbon, Geneva) or in Hotels (Paris, Milan). Most of these places, except for the dorms, include breakfast. Dorms will have cooking facilities where students can prepare their own meals.

Offering a combination of engineering, physics, culture, history and socials studies, this winter session program in San Sebastian, Spain, is a perfect opportunity for mixing academics with traveling in selected European cities while based in one of the most beautiful cities in northern Spain, San Sebastian.

The Program Fee includes housing, academic and cultural excursions, guest speakers, in-country transportation to/from excursion sites and international medical insurance. Students will be housed in hotels, with most meals included.

The Program Fee does NOT include airfare to/from Spain, nor airport transfers within the U.S. The program officially begins when students arrive in Spain. Students will receive detailed travel instructions after acceptance, explaining how and where to purchase their plane ticket. See the Cost section below for estimate airfare.

ACCESSIBILITY: Participants with disabilities should know that accessibility and accommodation in some program locations may differ from the United States. Transit systems and legacy building construction practices may not meet U.S. accessibility standards, and alternative access to public transportation, buildings, or public sites cannot be guaranteed. But UD students with disabilities are welcome and encouraged to study abroad. Review these questions with the Office of Disability Support Services to determine whether this program can meet your accommodation needs.
Program Courses
Students must enroll in all credit-bearing courses for a grade. Only the UNIV (zero credit) course may be taken pass/fail. Audit registration is not permitted on UD Travel Study. Please refer to the University Catalog to verify requirements and prerequisites
Honors credit may be available. Check with the faculty director and the Honors program for approval (check before departure).
All students must enroll in at least 6 credits, as well as the 0-credit UNIV course.
HIST 339: Topics in European History (3 credits)
Explores the political, social, cultural, and economic history of Europe, with a focus or theme that touches on one or more countries. The emphasis when taught in Newark is on particular aspects of European history distinct from national narratives. The syllabi are typically complemented by visits to museums and appropriate historic sites when taught abroad. Topics vary but often focus on a sweeping historical survey of the particular European country in which a Study Abroad program is taking place. This course will be taught by a local instructor.



ALL ENGINEERS AND NON-ENGINEERS will take this course.
Satisfies the following requirements:
Arts and Sciences - Group B
MSEG 302: Material Science for Engineers (3 credits)
Crystal binding and structure; energetics and structure of lattice defects; elasticity, plasticity, and fracture; phase equilibria and transformations; relations of structure and treatment to properties; structures of inorganic and organic polymers; and electronic and magnetic properties.
Prerequisite: CHEM103 or CHEM107, or equivalent and PHYS207 or equivalent.
PHYS 143: Energy Technology and Society (3 credits)
Basic principles of physics are applied to discuss forms of energy (mechanical, thermal, chemical, electrical and nuclear), and how energy is derived from sources such as coal, petroleum, solar, nuclear fission and fusion. Environmental consequences of energy use are treated.
Prerequisite: College algebra
Satisfies the following requirements:
University Math/Science Breadth
Arts and Sciences - Group D
UNIV 370-174: Study Abroad - Spain MSEG/PHYS (0 credits) pass/fail
Students are asked to reflect upon changes in their knowledge, skills, and attitudes that occur due to their study abroad experience.
Satisfies the following requirements:
Discovery Learning
Requirements
Applicants should have a G.P.A. of at least 2.0 (on a 4.00 scale).

Meeting these minimum requirements does not guarantee acceptance, which is based on academic quality and demonstrated ability to contribute to the objectives of the program. Early application is encouraged.
For all participants, a formal application is necessary, including at least one recommendation. An interview may be conducted in person or by telephone.

A transcript is required from Non-UD applicants only. Non-UD students, please send a copy of your official transcript to: IGS, Clayton Hall, 100 David Hollowell Drive, Newark, DE 19716 USA.

Study abroad at the University of Delaware is highly competitive. Please review the study abroad acceptance process. If you are not selected for your first choice program, we encourage you to apply to another program.
Costs
How much does it cost?.
  • University of Delaware Tuition/Fees for one Winter Session
  • Travel Study Program Fee
    • Usually covers: housing, all program-related excursions and some meals (check with the program's faculty director for details).
    • Does NOT cover: airfare to/from the program site and ground transportation to/from the U.S. departure airport. For planning purposes only, we estimate roundtrip airfare to be approximately $1,350.00.
  • Plan ahead for how to pay for travel study, and make sure you understand the costs associated with your program.
When and how do I pay?
If you are offered acceptance to the program, you will have 3 days to withdraw without financial penalty. After the 3 days have passed, you will be officially accepted to the program, and IGS will post the full Program Fee and Tuition/Fees to your UD student account.
  • An initial payment of $1000.00 will be due in mid-May.
  • The balance of the Program Fee and Tuition/Fees will be due in early January.
  • Payments are submitted through My Finances in UDSIS.
  • All charges, once posted to your account, are considered non-refundable.
Other important things to note:
  • Program Fees are subject to change until the group's departure date. Final Program Fees may increase due to unforeseen local cost increases, fluctuations in exchange rates, or changes in the group size.
  • IGS reserves the right to cancel a program at any time due to under-enrollment, safety/health/security issues, staffing issues, or any other relevant reason. If your program is cancelled, you will receive a full refund of all Program Fees paid.
Delaware ResidentNon-Delaware Resident
Final Tuition based on current year$2,228.00$5,976.00
Final Program Fee$3,600.00$3,600.00
UD Registration & Activities Fee$30.00$30.00
Total to be charged to UD account (final)$5,858.00$9,606.00
Plus Airfare Estimate (purchased separately)$1,350.00$1,350.00
Scholarships
Financial need-based scholarships are available to UD undergraduates on a competitive basis. To be considered, students must have a current FAFSA on-file with Student Financial Services. For more details, please see our scholarships page.
Deadlines
All charges, once posted to your account, are considered non-refundable. Payments are submitted through My Finances in UDSIS.
Submit Program Application by 5pm onApril 20, 2017
Acceptance and Scholarship AnnouncedMay 02, 2017
$1,000.00 Initial Payment Due *mid-May
Program Fee Balance, Tuition and Fees Dueearly January
*All students will receive an email when they are accepted to a program and will have 10 days from that notification to make their $1,000.00 Initial Payment.
Please note that this program is highly competitive and will accept only a limited number of applicants.
Contacts
Ismat Shah
Faculty Director
Materials Science
208 DuPont Hall
302-831-1618
ismat@udel.edu
File Downloads
San Sebastian Spain MSEG 18W interest meeting

Program information is subject to change at any time. Please check this web site periodically for updates.




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