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College of Engineering: Italy Fall Semester Study Abroad
Arezzo, Italy
Program Terms: Fall
This program is currently not accepting applications.
Homepage: Click to visit
Restrictions: OU applicants only
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: College of Engineering, Faculty Led, OU in Arezzo Study Abroad Adviser: Theresa Marks
Program Description:

Brochure Header - College of Engineering in Italy Semester

Engineers in Italy: FALL 2014

When: August 18 - December 12, 2014

Course Package: Open to all College of Engineering students in good academic standing in teh 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 following Engineering offerings:

CEES 2113 – Statics

ENGR 2002 – Professional Development

ISE 3293 – Applied Engineering Statistics

ENGR 4510 – Disruptive Technologies and Ideation

ENGR 4003 - Professional Practice II

ECE 4433 – Measurements and Automation

ECE 4773 – Laboratory Special Projects (Capstone)

*Other 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, March 14, 2014.
  • 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 2014 – awards of $500 or more based upon need.
Program Fee/Payment Information 

The OUA Program Fee for the Fall 2014 is $1,650 Plese see the budget for more information  
OUA Budget Sheet+Cancelation Fee.docx

The College of Engineering Program Fee for 2014 is $1,500
  • $350 – Engineering Program Deposit due no later than March 14, 2014 which is the application deadline. 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.
  • April 12th, 2014 – A payment of $650 is due.
  • May 10th, 2014 – A payment of $500 is due.
*Note: All checks should be made payable to the OU Foundation. You may also pay by cash, credit or debit card.

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 $1,650   $1,650
College of Engr Program Fee $1,500   $1,500
Airfare Approximately $1650   ~$1650
Housing - Comparable to OU in Norman      
High end total     $4,800
*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 80% of airfare.   $0-$1320
***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     $2,480 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, Director of Advising & Study Abroad Liaison
Williams Student Services Center
OU College of Engineering
(405) 325-­4096

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2014 03/14/2014 
03/21/2014 08/18/2014 12/12/2014

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This program is currently not accepting applications.