From June 24 to July 19, 2013 we will offer an exciting 6 credit study abroad class called “Sustainable Europe”. The class will be based at the VT Center for European Studies and Architecture (CESA) in Switzerland and will be taught by VT Urban Affairs and Planning professors John Randolph and Ralph Buehler and Suzanne Moomaw, professor in UVA’s Urban and Environmental Planning Department. The class will include students from both VT and UVA. Click here for course details; and click here to access the overview ppt presentation.
The course is divided into three parts:
Part 1: Sustainable Energy: Why does the average European account for 40% of the consumed energy and carbon emissions of the average American? What do they know and do that we don’t? (Taught by John Randolph, Professor of Urban Affairs & Planning, Virginia Tech,
Part 2: Integrated Water Resource Management: Fun, Profit, and the Environment (Taught by Suzanne Morse Moomaw, Associate Professor in Urban + Environmental Planning, University of Virginia,
Part 3: Making Urban Transport Sustainable: How Do European Cities Promote Walking, Cycling, and Public Transport? (Taught by Ralph Buehler, Assistant Professor of Urban Affairs & Planning, Virginia Tech, Alexandria)
Application Deadline: February 1, 2013
All applications must be submitted online at: