If you have questions about this program, email the program leader listed below.

Smart Mobility in Europe- Germany and Czechia

Program Details

The arrangements for the travel, housing, meals, excursions and course content of this program have been made by the leader. Questions about this program can only be answered by the program leader listed below.

Program Type Departmental
Program Location Dresden and Munich, Germany, Prague and Brno, Czech Republic, Multiple Countries (Czech Republic, Germany)
Course # SA 10505
Duration Summer
Upcoming Program Dates
Summer 2023 05/14/23 to 05/28/23

Program Leader

Name Satish Ukkusuri
Email sukkusur@purdue.edu
Please Note: Due to COVID-19, programs may be altered or adapted with little notice

Enrollment Details: Enrollment Currently Closed

Program Description

Smart Mobility in Europe will cover the latest advances in transportation in four cities in Europe with an emphasis on shared mobility, autonomous transportation and electrification.  Two weeks in Europe visiting various universities, industries, and experiencing real-world transportation.  Students will also be solving real-world transportation problems and presenting their findings. 

**Civil Engineering students will receive the $1,000 Moh Scholarship**

Preliminary Itinerary-Subject to change 

May 14- Depart USA

May 15- Arrive Prague, transfer to housing, day to rest  

May 16- Orientation, Guided walking tour of Prague, Old Town, Museum of Communism, Electric boat tour 

May 17-Skoda Museum and Factory, transfer to Brno, Technical Museum of Brno tour 

May 18-spilberk Castle (holiday)

May 19-Tour of University of Brno, lectures and presentations, Cathedral of St. Peter and Paul 

May 20-Transfer to Dresden, Germany, orientation, free evening 

May 21-Free day 

May 22-Volkswagen tour, Guest lecture on German history Technical University of Dresden 

May 23-Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site, transfer to Munich

May 24-TU Munich, project work, lectures, presentations, Tour BMW main plant

May 25-TU Munich, project work, lectures, presentations, free evening 

May 26-Visit to Flix, a global mobility provider, guest lecture on Smart Mobility from expert at TU Munich 

May 27- Deutsches Museum, final refletions and work, Farewell dinner 

May 28- Students free to leave anytime 



Academic Credit

Earn 3 credits for CE 49700.  Students must check with their academic advisor to see how this course can be used in their plan of study. 



Open to all Engineering students who have reached at least the sophomore level through seniors.  Preference given to Civil Engineering students, but all are encouraged to apply. 


Program Cost

Students pursuing program participation accept financial responsibility. Purdue will take measures to mitigate financial risks, although will not be liable for loss.

The program fee is estimated at $3,952 which includes:  Housing, airport pick up and ground transportation in country, all course and cultural activities on the itinerary, breakfast daily, two dinners, Three academic credits, and international health insurance.

Additional expenses: Airfare, meals, Passport, Personal spending  money.

**Purdue Moves Scholarship available.  Click on the "Financial Resources" tab for more information 

**Civil Engineering students will receive the $1,000 Moh Scholarship**

Application Deadline

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until program reaches capacity.  20 spots available. 

Financial Aid

Purdue University financial aid may be applied to the costs of studying abroad. Students interested in receiving financial aid should

NOTE:  Recipients of certain tuition remission and scholarship programs should pay careful attention to the regulations for using those benefits for study abroad.  Ask your financial aid advisor about any limitations.

Click here for a list of scholarships and grants available to assist with the costs of studying overseas.