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  • Locations: Troyes, France
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Budget Sheets: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
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There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
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Open to: UB and other SUNY students Language of Instruction: English
Minimum GPA: 2.7 Eligibility: Freshmen
Area of Study: Aerospace Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Term: Summer
Housing Options: Off Campus Program Advisor: Kathryn DeCecco (
Credits: 6 Global Pathway UB Areas: Civilization and History, Humanities
Program Description:

Engineering Study Abroad in Troyes

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Troyes, with its safe and friendly safe atmosphere, is an ideal place to be a student in France. Only an hour and a half from Paris by road or rail, this small city of 120,000 is rich in art and history yet also boasts a vibrant cultural and artistic life, a thriving economy and many sporting activities.

Troyes was the historic center of the Champagne region of France. The Aube region's vineyards produce a quarter of all Champagne wine, and the scenic local route 'La Route du Champagne' takes you through charming villages and beautiful countryside. The old city center is preserved in the medieval architecture, half-timbered houses and Champagne checkerboard façades of alternating dark-red and chalk bricks. Known locally as the 'Champagne Cork' because of its unusual shape, the old city center is a magnificent place to sit and enjoy fine summer weather at one of the many outdoor cafes.

At the other end of the architectural scale, the Université de Technologie de Troyes has one of the most modern facilities anywhere and its main academic building looks like it came from a sci-fi movie set. Troyes has many modern industries and is France's capital for both production and marketing of textile products, notably through its numerous factory shops concentrated on two sites on the outskirts of the city. World-famous brands of clothing such as Lacoste, Petit Bateau, Absorba and DD are produced in Troyes. Even Benetton, the renowned Italian company, has chosen to base part of its production in Troyes.

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Undergraduate engineering students will earn a total of 6 credits upon successful completion of two courses:

EAS 207: Statics (3 credits)
Taught by UB Faculty Member. Application of mechanics to the study of static equilibrium of rigid and elastic bodies. Topics include composition and resolution of forces; moments and couples; equivalent force systems, free-body diagrams; equilibrium of particles and rigid bodies; forces in trusses and beams; friction forces; first and second moments of area; moments and product of inertia; methods of virtual work and total potential energy.

Although the EAS 207 course is not required for Chemical Engineering students, EAS 207 can be used to fulfill the “200+ Technical Elective”. 

OPR 11SAHWC: Europe and France: Institutions, History & Civilization (3 credits)
Taught by UTT Faculty Member. This course introduces UB students to European institutions, history and civilization with a focus on what makes France unique from historical, political and cultural perspectives. Click
here for the Summer 2019 Syllabus and note that this course has been approved to meet the Civilization and History or Humanities UB Areas in the Global Pathway of the UB Curriculum.

Please read the 
Engineering Study Abroad in Troyes Summer 2019 Program Guide for more information and note that this will be updated and made available to students accepted to the program through the online application system. 
All participants will be housed in residence halls on the University of Troyes campus.

Estimated costs for this program can be found at the top of this page next to Budget Sheets by clicking on Summer. 

UB students are encouraged to apply for study abroad scholarships. To learn more about the scholarships available to UB students, please visit our scholarships page.

Applications are welcome from UB and other SUNY undergraduate engineering students who will have completed General Physics (PHY107) and College Calculus II (MTH142) by the end of their freshman year.

Please contact the Faculty Program Director:

Dr. Joseph Mook

Or contact:

Kathryn A. DeCecco 
Study Abroad Advisor 
Phone: (716) 645-2143 

Walk-in appointments at the Study Abroad Programs office are also welcome Monday through Friday, between 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. in 201 Talbert Hall. 

This program is currently not accepting applications.