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Summer Engineering Exchange at Jonkoping University
Jonkoping, Sweden (Exchange Program) (Outgoing Program)
|Restrictions:||UCF applicants only|
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|Areas of Study:||Engineering||Language of Instruction:||English|
|Minimum GPA:||2.75||Minimum Number of Credit Hours:||04|
|Academic Level:||Undergraduate||Program Type:||Reciprocal Student Exchange, Short Term|
|Off campus student housing:||Yes|
The College of Engineering and Computer Science has partnered with Jönköping University to offer an academic experience in an international environment and to provide knowledge of the Swedish culture through a rich program of cultural and social activities. By living and working together in an intercultural student group, students have ample opportunities to interact with peers from around the world, build long-lasting friendships, and widen their knowledge of global business practices.
Jönköping is in the south of Sweden, was founded in the 13th Century, and is one of the ten largest municipalities in the country, with a population of 123,500. Jönköping is the provincial capital and administrative center for Jönköping County. It houses government agencies as well as legal and judicial authorities. You will be able to discover Sweden and the region of Småland as part of the social and cultural events included in the program. You will visit Vadstena Castle, one of Sweden’s best preserved castles from the Gustav Vasa period in the 16th century. You will also visit Gränna which is a small town outside of Jönköping where the popular peppermint candy canes are handmade, and the ruins of Brahehus Castle. The program will also include a welcome lunch, two evening activities, and other social activities.
The academic program is four weeks in duration, from June 5 to June 30, 2017. Students should arrive on June 3 or 4 and will be met by a pick-up service and may depart after the program ends on June 30th. Participants are strongly recommended to take part in the social and cultural activities offered alongside the academic course
content. Through the rich program you will gain insights into Swedish culture.
Eligibility and Requirements:
- The CECS study abroad programs are competitive and space is limited to 3 students. To be considered, students must:
- Be a declared engineering major
- Completed 60 credit hours
- Have attended UCF for at least one full semester prior to the beginning of the summer abroad.
- Have at least a 2.75 UCF GPA
The aim of the course is to give advanced knowledge of logistics in purchasing and supply chain management with a global perspective. The focus is on the purchasing functions importance for the company result.
You will be registered at UCF for EIN 4955, a technical elective for Industrial Engineering majors. The prerequisite for this course is EIN 4333.
This course will satisfy 4 credits toward your summer requirement.
Program Cost (4 weeks) See budget sheet
The program fee also covers tuition, pick-up service, company visits, welcome lunch and farewell dinner, access to the library services, 24 hours/day access to the facilities and Internet on campus and social and cultural activities. Payment information will be relayed after acceptance into the program
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Program Advisor: Maureen Waked, CECS, room 107
Program Advisor email: Mwaked@ucf.edu
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