EUROPEAN PROJECT SEMESTER

Course type: multidisciplinary
Course sector: Engineering
Course duration: 5 months
ECTS: 30
Semester: February –June (spring semester)
Location: Bucharest

INTRODUCTION

The EPS is a semester-long programme, which is designed to train graduate students to work in international teams. The semester is divided into two parts:

  • A study programme including courses on different subjects such as project management, problem-solving techniques, sustainability, communication skills, cross-cultural behaviour, and languages.
  • A real life project on site of and for a real company, performed by a multi-national, multi-disciplinary team of students.

Objective:  to train students from different countries and different engineering fields to work together in multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary groups.

COURSE CONTENT

The EPS consists of two complementary parts:

A project: during the semester and under the guidance of an academic tutor, an international team of 4-6 students works on a real-life multidisciplinary project for a Romanian or international company. Teams include students with different academic backgrounds from all over Europe. Individual and group tutorials will be offered during the semester.

Intensive courses: a short intensive programme with practical workshops on topics related to project management and professional communication will also be offered in order to improve project work. These complementary workshops will help students develop their communication and cooperation skills.

The following compulsory courses are included in the EPS study programme at UPB:

Professional & Intercultural Communication/ Introduction to Romanian Language & Culture (2 ECTS);

– Project Management (2 ECTS);

– Technical English (2 ECTS);

-Technical Courses (4 ECTS) –

The programme also includes cultural and social activities.

STUDENT EXPERIENCE

INDUSTRY PARTNERS

PROJECT PROPOSALS

The Design and Technology of a Corian Sink

Intelligent Autonomous Vehicle

Design and Construction of a New, Adaptable, Test bed mounting system for an Internal Combustion Engine

New Body Weight Suspension System for Medical Rehabilitation

Product design and construction using parametric design methods

3D Printed articulated arm robot with IoT capabilites

Design and Improvement of a Small Agricultural Tractor

Questions?

If you have any other questions, please feel free to contact us:

Erasmus office:  Violeta NEGREA    erasmus@upb.ro

EPS coordinators: Gina Florica STOICA; Anca GRECULESCU

gina.stoica@upb.ro ; anca.greculescu@upb.ro

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