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College of Engineering: Italy Fall Semester Study Abroad
Arezzo, Italy (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Fall
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Program Dates &
Deadlines:
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Restrictions: OU applicants only
Fact Sheet:
Program Type:
College Sponsored
OU Sponsoring College:
College of Engineering
Study Abroad Adviser: Theresa Marks
Program Description:

Brochure Header - College of Engineering in Italy Semester

Engineers in Italy: FALL 2015

When: August 17 - December 11, 2015

Course Package: Open to all College of Engineering students in good academic standing in the college, with at least a 2.50 GPA

Course Offerings:

  • Italian Language and Culture course (required)
All OUA students are will take one Italian language course at their respective level or the Italian Cultural Literacy course.
Students coming in with little or no Italian will take 5 hours of ITAL 1115 or 1225 or MLL 1393
More advanced students will take 3 hours of ITAL 2113, 2223, or 3073.

MLLL 1393 Italian Cultural Literacy
This 3 hour course provides a basic introduction to Italian culture and society with some situational language vocabulary and practice. This course assumes that students have no Italian language background and do not plan to continue studying Italian upon returning to Norman. This course is aimed at students in professional colleges (Architecture, Engineering, Business, etc) for whom a 5-credit hour course significantly restricts the opportunity to study abroad in this program.
  • General Education offerings (optional, TBA)

And at least three courses from the Engineering offerings (TBD):

Course numbers will vary based on student’s primary major and level. Students will be enrolled into the appropriate courses for their specific degree program.


Grad credit available in one or more of the engineering courses.

Application & Scholarship Information
  • Online application Deadline: Friday, February 27, 2015
  • Funding Study Abroad: Many internal and external scholarships are available to fund study abroad including some Federal Financial Aid packages. Click here for more information!
  • Presidential International Travel Fellowship (funds airfare) – pays up to 100% of airfare costs.
  • College of Engineering Study Abroad Fellowship: Will be open to applicants in January 2015 – awards of $500 or more based upon need.
Program Fee/Payment Information 

The OUA Program Fee for the Fall 2015 is $2,000. Please see the below budget for more information. 
OUA Budget Sheet + Cancellation Policy (TBA)

The College of Engineering Program Fee for 2015 is $1,500
  • $350 – Engineering Program Deposit due upon acceptance into the program, with remaining balance due no later than March 27, 2015. This Engineering Program Deposit is part of the $1,500 Engineering Program Fee meaning after you pay the deposit, you owe $1,150 toward the Engineering Program Fee.
 
*Note: You may pay towards the program fee by credit or debit card via this link: https://market.ou.edu/C20233_ustores/web/store_main.jsp?STOREID=84&SINGLESTORE=true
You may also pay by cash or check. Checks should be made payable to the University of Oklahoma
. Checks and cash should be submitted to the College of Engineering Dean's Office, Room 107 Carson Engineering Center.
 
 
Cost & Comparison between OU in Arezzo and OU  Norman
  OU in Arezzo, Italy OU in Norman, Oklahoma Differential
Tuition/Fees Same as OU in Norman Same n/a
OUA Semester Program Fee $2,000   $2,000
College of Engr Program Fee $1,500   $1,500
Airfare Approximately $1650   ~$1650
Housing - Comparable to OU in Norman      
High end total     $5,850
*College of Engineering Fellowship - Assists with Program Fee Applicants may qualify for CoE Study Abroad Fellowship which will go toward this amount.   $500 to $1,000
**Airfare Presidential International Travel Fellowship (PITF), if granted, will cover up to 100% of airfare.   $0-$1,650
***Additional Study Abroad Scholarships Applicants are encouraged to apply for a variety of scholarships open to students who study abroad for a semester or more.   Varies.
Low end total     $2,500 or less
 

Note:  All Financial Aid and Scholarships apply the same for credits taken in Arezzo just as in Norman.

For further information, contact:
Theresa Marks
tmarks@ou.edu
 

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2015 02/27/2015 ** Rolling Admission 08/17/2015 12/11/2015

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.