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Engineering Exchange at Malardalen University, Sweden

Spring  2013

Sweden 

Program Full

Program Description:

The UCF College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS) exchange program with Malardalen University in Sweden provides an opportunity for UCF Engineering students to experience and be able to compare engineering education and professional practice in Sweden versus the USA. Malardalen University was founded in 1977 and is composed of two campuses: one in Vasteras and the other in Eskilstunam. Education is structured in 4 interdisciplinary schools, one of which is the School of Innovation, Design and Engineering. The school combines the disciplinary areas of Theatre, Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Information Design as well as Product- and Process Development, Network Technology, Aeronautical Engineering, Computer Science and Electronics. It focus is raising students skills for developing new products and services that will benefit local industries and society. Research within the school also has an interdisciplinary structure and focuses on areas such as embedded software systems, applied research on mobile and wireless sensors with applications on healthcare and industrial systems and product development. Malardalen University is about 100 km west of Stockholm and has access by air or rail

Minimum Requirements

  • GPA: 2.5
  • Must be in good standing (academic, conduct and financial) with UCF
  • Must be registered full time while participating in the exchange


Application Process:
To apply to this program, complete the online application. The application includes the submittal of a brief essay (500 words) that clearly describes your academic and personal goals, as well as how this program furthers them. We recommend you work on your essay outside the application environment and then paste it on the appropriate field.

You will not be required to provide a faculty reference.  In the online application, enter your own email address in the box intended for the 'referee'.

All applications will be reviewed by the College and selected applicants will be notified of how to follow up. Assessment of the applications will be based on the academic qualifications of the applicant, as well as fit between the available course options and the courses that the applicant has taken. UCF does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or and veteran status.

Selected participants must meet with the Program Coordinator for advise on course options and discussion of the academic aspects of the program, including how the courses may apply to their program of study.


Additional Information:  

 Passport Services Available on Campus

 

Learning Outcomes:
Program Prerequisites:
Minimum GPA: 2.50 cumulative
Language: 
Proficiency Level Required: N/A
Other Prerequisites: 
Courses[click to expand]:
CNT-4703 Design and Implementation of Computer Communication Networks - Malardalen
Academic Institution: Malardalen University, Sweden
Catalog Description:

Course title at Malardalen University: DVA108 Computer Network I

View course syllabus here.

Course Prerequisites:

CNT 3004, COP 3502, MAD 2104 or COT 3100C

Credit Hours: 3.00


COP-4955 Study Abroad: Distributed Systems (Malardalen)
Academic Institution: Malardalen University, Sweden
Catalog Description:

Course title at Malardalen University: CDT316 Distributed Systems.

View course syllabus here.

Credit Hours: 3.00


EEL-4955 Study Abroad: Intelligent Systems
Academic Institution: Malardalen University, Sweden
Catalog Description:

The course title at Malardalen University is: DVA 406 Intelligent System.

View course syllabus here.

Credit Hours: 3.00


EEL-4955 Study Abroad: Sensor Technique
Academic Institution: Malardalen University, Sweden
Catalog Description:

The course title at Malardalen University: CEL 401 Sensor Technique.

View the course syllabus here.

Credit Hours: 3.00


EML-3034 Modeling Methods in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering - Malardalen
Academic Institution: Malardalen University, Sweden
Catalog Description:

Course title at Malardalen University: MMA307 Numerical Methods with MATLAB.

View course syllabus here.

Credit Hours: 3.00


ENV-4955 Study Abroad: Swedish Environmental Problem Solving
Academic Institution: Malardalen University, Sweden
Catalog Description:

The course title at Malardalen University: WMX 047 Swedish Environmental Problem Solving.

View course syllabus here.

Credit Hours: 3.00


CAP-4720 Computer Graphics - Malardalen
Academic Institution: Malardalen University, Sweden
Catalog Description:

The title of this module at Malardalen University, Sweden: DVA304 Computer Graphics. The description of this module can be found here.

Course Prerequisites:

COP 3503C, COT 3960, and MAC 2147 or equivalent.

Credit Hours: 3.00


EEL-4955 Study Abroad: Advanced Software Engineering - Malardalen
Academic Institution: Malardalen University, Sweden
Catalog Description:

The module at Malardalen University, Sweden is titled: CDT413 Advanced Software Engineering.

The description of the module can be found here.

Course Prerequisites:

COP 3502C

Credit Hours: 3.00


Payments:
Payment due:  Pending application approval
Study abroad fees are posted to the UCF student account. Payment procedures, types and cashier locations can be found here, on the UCF Registrar's website.
Faculty Program Coordinator:
Name: Alisha Corsi
Email: alisha.corsi@ucf.edu
Office: ENGR 107
Program Dates:
Program Begins: 2013-01-19
Program Ends: 2013-06-10
Program Deadlines:
Last day to apply: 2012-09-15
Academic Institution:
Malardalen University, Sweden 
Additional information:
Program Map
Nearest US Embassy Abroad
US State Department Country Information
Currency Exchange Information
Visa Information:
Visa Required: Yes
Visa Application Date: 
Estimated Cost of the Visa: 160.00
Additional Visa Information
Your visa requirements and cost may vary if you are not a US citizen. Please let OIS staff know if you are not using a US passport to ensure that we can address any differences in the immigration requirements.

Program Cost Disclaimer: The program cost does not cover UCF tuition, airfare (unless a program expressly and specifically includes this), independent travel, or personal expenses. Cost is approximate and may fluctuate due to changes in foreign currency or unforeseen circumstances. UCF reserves the right to alter or cancel the program at any time. In such cases, the university shall not be liable for airfare, transportation costs and/or any other costs incurred by the student. UCF, Office of International Studies will make reasonable efforts to notify students through reasonable means to inform the students to reserve their flights. Students should consult their travel agent about buying travel insurance to defray unanticipated costs in the event travel plans change. UCF will make reasonable efforts to notify students via Knights email when any significant changes are being made to the program. It is entirely within UCF's discretion as to what changes are considered significant.

University of Central Florida
Office of International Studies
4000 Central Florida Blvd, Millican Hall room 107 Orlando, FL 32816
Telephone (407) 882-2300 | Fax (407) 882-0240 | studyabroad@ucf.edu