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Bilbao: Engineering/Renewable Energy Studies

                 Conducted in English

Bilbao is a modern, cutting edge banking and service center with world class museums and art galleries, gleaming subways, futuristic music halls, and a modern airport. Because of its natural coastal beauty, USAC students usually live in neighboring Getxo. The area is known for its culinary traditions and Basque cuisine is internationally recognized. This course aims to introduce, analyze and synthesize a variety of energy technologies. The course will attempt to place renewable energy in the context of current world energy policies and technologies. You will examine the current state and possible future portfolios of energy supply, specifically focusing on renewable energies.


Location: Bilbao, Spain

NY departure and return dates: June 1 - June 26

Arrive in Bilbao morning of June 2nd

Course offered: 3 credits

Housing: Homestay or Apartments

Program Costs

Cost (includes all expenses below except airfare): $3180

CUNY tuition (for in-state, matriculated undergraduates): $690

Consolidated Fee (Housing, Tuition Differential, Insurance, Field Trips): $2090

QC Program Fee: $400

Total cost with airfare: $4380

Airfare: $1200 (estimate)

Additional costs:

Minimum budget for meals and personal expenses of $20 to $25 per day (approximately $600)

IMPORTANT! TWO applications are due for this program:

Application Deadline(to USAC): March 29, 2013

Application Dealine to Queens College: April 8, 2013

For more information on this program, please visit the USAC website.

Programs are open to all undergraduate students from all CUNY campuses (unless restricted by level of study, language fluency, or other program criteria). Travel on Fridays and some Saturdays for some programs.

Education Abroad Office
Kiely Hall, Room 183
Queens College, CUNY
65-30 Kissena Blvd.
Flushing, New York 11367-1597 
718-997-5055 (FAX)  
Email: Education Abroad​​


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