Urban Planning and Sustainability Project – UPSP
Professor Euripedes De Oliveira email@example.com
The Urban Planning and Sustainability Project (UPSP) focuses on "Urban Planning and Sustainability“ • The Project provides opportunity for CSUN and UMass Amherst students to study abroad while experiencing first hand Brazilian urban planning and culture, and learning Portuguese • U.S. DOE/FIPSE will fund CSUN and UMass Amherst students for a semester to attend the Federal University of Goiás and Federal University of Uberlâdia • Both U.S. and Brazilian universities will exchange 5 students/year in Fall 2010 and 2011, and 6 students in 2012. • Students will engage in a network of U.S. and Brazilian student associations, campus sustainability and planning professional organizations to discuss theory and applied urban planning and sustainability.
The UPSP’s partners share the same curriculum with few adjustments made to better serve the individual interests of the home universities and their students though. The U.S. students will take one-semester courses at the hosting Brazilian university as follow:
In addition to the three courses taken in Brazil the U.S. students are required to take a pre-trip planning and sustainability course and one post-trip independent studies or related course that reflects his/her study abroad experience in Brazil.