Program OverviewThis 4-credit program presents an introduction to sustainable transportation and land use applications in the Dutch context. The course creates an immersive experience to explore the Dutch approach to cycling, transit, innovative mobility and land use. The curriculum will feature material that provides a comparison between U.S. and the Netherlands problems, priorities, and solutions.
Specific emphases on planning and engineering principles, policy, and practice will be explored through field trips, tours and guest lectures, while visiting Amsterdam, Utrecht and Houten. Students completing this course will develop a broader understanding of sustainable transportation issues and expand their toolkit for context-sensitive solutions. No previous language study required.
No previous language study required.
TREC’s Initiative for Bicycle and Pedestrian Innovation (IBPI) has been leading this study tour for 8 years and is led by experienced transportation faculty and staff. The course was created to give students a unique experience to understand the Dutch approach to multi-modal transportation planning. Over a 100 students have taken this course and benefited for the exposure and interaction with Dutch professionals.
For more information about this program, please see the following content:
- Slides: https://www.pdx.edu/ibpi/sites/www.pdx.edu.ibpi/files/Delft%20Info%20Session%20slides.pdf
- Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N6ZE2RIaHqw
|Education Abroad Advisor||Rachel Landers|
|Get Started||Attend an Ed Abroad 101 Session|
|Faculty Leaders||Kelly Clifton & John MacArthur|
|Travel Dates||June 25 - July 6, 2018|
|Areas of Study||All majors welcomed. The course is especially applicable to the following fields of study:
|Required Pre-Departure Meetings||Yes|
|Language of Instruction||English|
|Host Country Language||Dutch|
|Class Standing Eligibility||
|Minimum GPA Requirements||Undergrad: 2.75
|Language Requirement||No previous language study required|
Course & Credit InformationThis course will meet for multiple pre-departure course lectures/orientations (exact dates TBD). Participants will earn six credits of the following:
- CE 495/595: Sustainable Transportation in the Netherlands – 4 credits
|Tuition & Fees||Additional Estimated Costs||Total Estimated Costs|
Tuition & Fees Includes:
• 4 credits
• Local transportation
• Entrance for course related excursions
• Education Abroad service fee
• International Health Insurance
Additional Estimated Costs Include:
• International round trip airfare
• Personal spending money
Please note, all students enrolling for PSU credit are charged an additional PSU Rec Center Fee. For a current listing, please refer to PSU Fees. A non-refundable $50 application fee is required for all applications.
|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Summer||2018||03/11/2018 **||Rolling Admission||06/25/2018||07/06/2018|
** Application materials may be reviewed prior to the program's application deadline. (Please note: if all of your boxes are checked-off, your application is complete.) In most cases, for applicants applying to programs led by PSU faculty, interviews and final selection will take place after the program deadline.