France: Go Green Program Information School of Engineering and Technology Indianapolis Overview Location Details France is the largest European country in terms of land area after Russia and Ukraine. Marseille is the oldest city in France, founded in 600 BC by the Greeks. The famous French fish soup, Bouillabaisee, originated in Marseille. Upcoming Session Dates Summer 2011 May 22, 2011 to May 27, 2011 Program that looks at "Sustainable (Green) Practices in Businesses, Industries and other types of Organizations in and around Marseille" Dates IUPUI - Saturday, April 23, 2011* Marseille, France - May 22-27, 2011 IUPUI - Saturday, July 23, 2011 *These dates are tentative; however, all days are mandatory attendance. Academic Program This is an interdisciplinary course emphasizing sustainability, globalization and French culture. In this context, sustainability refers to design, engineering, manufacturing, technology and leadership processes implemented and maintained in industry and business for the purpose of being environmentally responsible, energy efficient, cost effective, and socially responsible. Students will have evenings, some late afternoons, and the weekend to explore Marseille and surrounding towns. An important part of this class is learning about the French culture. This time should be used for students to observe and mingle with French people to get a feel for the culture. Students will earn 3 credit hours in OLS 42300. Students will be given an option to add an additional 3 credit hours, OLS 39900 GO GREEN Research, by enrolling in an Independent Study Course during 2011 in Summer I. The Independent Study Course will be designed to focus on a student's area of interest in a topic related to the GO GREEN course and to study this area further in depth. This option will give students the ability to take 6 full credit hours needed for financial aid purposes for summer enrollment awards. The available coursework is particularly suited for, but not necessarily limited to, the following academic interests: Business, Engineering and Technology, Environmental Studies/Science, and Interior Design. However, this course is open to all IUPUI majors. There is no language requirement. Additional Information For more information please contact Professor Pat Fox: firstname.lastname@example.org or 317-274-0807 All information is subject to change. This site is neither a contract nor an offer to make a contract. The Office of International Affairs reserves the right to change or discontinue a program at will. Please contact our office if you have a disability and need assistance or special arrangements. Housing Information There are a number of housing options offered. There are hotels with various rates, participants may wish to share rooms to reduce costs further, or participants may wish to make arrangements with a local hostel. Further details are available on the Go Green website. Program Eligibility All applicants must be at least sophomore in standing Cumulative GPA of at least 2.75 Students must be in good academic and disciplinary standing with the university Program is open to all IUPUI and IU students, as well as students from other regionally accredited institutions, who enroll at IUPUI as a visiting student This program is also open to IU staff, faculty, alumni, and community members if space is available Complete eligibility criteria and selection criteria are outlined within the Academic Policies and Procedures of the Office of Study Abroad. Selection is based on maturity, seriousness of purpose, and appropriateness of match between program and applicant. Students on academic or disciplinary probation during program period are not eligible. Students must be at least 18 years old to participate on an IUPUI Study Abroad Program. Costs and Financial Aid Summer 2011 Program fee: $400 (includes insurance, local travel, materials and welcome dinner). Study Abroad administrative fee: $75 (fee posted to your bursar account) Airfare: $1,200 - approximate Room & board: $250 (Approximate for 6 nights) Meals: $150 (Approximate) Personal expenses: $200 Total cost: $2,435 + standard tuition and fees Costs will vary depending on the current exchange rate, airfare, and individual expenditures. Estimate does not include tuition. For information on tuition cost visit the Finance and Administration Office: http://finance-admin.iupui.edu/costestimator.aspx. Tuition fees will be affected by your student status at IUPUI. Financial Aid & Scholarships IUPUI scholarships, grants and loans are applicable to program costs. (Performance scholarships, Guaranteed Tuition certificates, fee courtesies, Indiana Higher Education Awards and awards to children of disabled veterans are not applicable.) Find general information about financial aid and links to additional scholarship opportunities here: http://abroad.iupui.edu/aid/ Application Information Program Administration This program is administered by the School of Engineering and Technology on the Indianapolis campus. If this is not your campus, be aware that any program meetings or orientations may take place here. School of Engineering and Technology 799 W. Michigan Street Indianapolis, IN 46202 Phone: (317) 274-2533 Fax: (317) 274-4567 Email: email@example.com IU Students Contact the program provider to apply. Students from Other Universities Contact the program provider to apply.
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