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EuroTech

Seven countries, ten cities, two weeks.

This 18-day seminar in Europe will start in London and go through Bruges, Amsterdam, Brussels, Paris, Geneva, Munich, Venice, Florence and end up in Rome. While being immersed in the culture of the most fascinating cities in Europe, learn how some of the largest global corporations use information to address global technology challenges.

Students must enroll and take GET 487/687 in the spring semester for 3 credits.

The deadline to apply to EuroTech is October 15, 2019.

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GET 487/687 Global Tech: EuroTech (3 credits)

Explore organizations in Europe through the lens of Global Enterprise Technology.

Focusing on the workplace and culture of major global corporations, this course will provide opportunities to experience first-hand how technology and information provide strategic advantages for several global enterprise corporations as well as many non-commercial organizations.

This course provides the opportunity to see those technologies in action at some of the most successful organizations in the world. Students will have free time to explore each city on their own, as well as visit cultural attractions as a group.

Class size is limited to 30 students. Any matriculated undergraduate or graduate student is eligible to apply. Preference is given to iSchool students.


Faculty: Michael Fudge, Assistant Professor of Practice

Prof. Michael Fudge will be teaching GET 487/687 Global Tech. Prof. Fudge's studies focus on digital transformation and the impact of information technology on society. Fudge focuses on the architectures necessary to support the internet of things, big data, and machine learning. He examines this from the perspectives of scalability, security and ethical uses of the information collected by these systems.

Prof. Fudge been an Adjunct Professor for the iSchool since August 2001 and has over 25 years of teaching and professional work experience as a software developer and as an administrator in the IT field.  In 2011 he won the Outstanding Part-Time Faculty of the year award.


Costs

Students register for and take this three credit class during the spring semester.

  • SU undergraduates pay no additional tuition charge, as long as they have not exceeded the 19-credit limit for the semester.
  • Graduate students do pay the per credit tuition charge for this three credit class.

The cost for the travel portion of the course is approximately $4,000, and includes:

  • Round trip transportation from a New York area airport to Europe
  • Housing, some group meals
  • Transportation between cities
  • Entrance fees.

It also includes all activities and services for which a separate fee is not charged. The final fee will be set once airfare and other expenses have been confirmed. Financial aid is available.


Payment Procedures

Upon acceptance, a $575 non-refundable deposit is required to confirm your participation in the program. This is due within 10 days. Final payment is due January 2020.


Tentative Itinerary - EuroTech July/August 2020

Tentative Itinerary - EuroTech August 2017
DateActivity
Saturday, July 25Depart U.S. for London
Sunday, July 26Arrive in London
Monday, July 27London
Tuesday, July 28London
Wednesday, July 29Travel; afternoon in Bruges, Belgium
Thursday, July 30  Amsterdam
Friday, July 31Travel, afternoon in Brussels
Saturday, August 1Paris
Sunday, August 2Travel to Geneva
Monday, August 3Geneva
Tuesday, August 4Travel to Munich
Wednesday, August 5Munich
Thursday, August 6Munich
Friday, August 7Munich
Saturday, August 8Travel; morning spent at Neuschwanstein
Sunday, August 9Venice
Monday, August 10Travel; afternoon in Florence
Tuesday, August 11Rome
Wednesday, August 12

Rome

Thursday, August 13

Fly Home


Contact

For more information about EuroTech or your global experience requirement, please contact:

Kathryn Allen
114 Hinds Hall
kallen02@syr.edu
315-443-4251

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