Learn about “Engineering/Environment Jordan: Water in an Arid Land” Study Abroad Opportunity

Come learn about “Engineering/Environment Jordan: Water in an Arid Land” – a Summer 2020 Study Abroad program. For full consideration – apply by Feb 15. All majors – All levels

Drop-In Information Sessions: 

  • Thursday, Jan. 23, 2:30 – 3:20pm, Bloedel Hall room 292
  • Monday, Jan. 27, 12:30 – 1:20pm, Bloedel Hall room 292

Come learn about a Summer 2020 (August/September) Study Abroad to Jordan about Water Resources and Treatment. Learn first-hand about the connections between environment, water resources and water engineering in one of the most water-scare nations in the world, and be ready to be amazed.

Interact with Jordanian students, scientists, and engineers. Tour desalination plants on the Dead Sea. Hike through water ravines. Tour wastewater treatment plants designed to reuse water. Visit a dying oasis. View first-hand archeological sites with ancient water infrastructure, including the World Heritage UNESCO site of Petra.

This course is co-sponsored by the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the School of Environmental and Forest Sciences. It is led by UW faculty and counts as 5 credits toward your UW degree. Both graduate and undergraduate options available.

During the information session, you will have opportunity to meet the primary UW faculty instructor, see pictures from past years, and browse books and pamphlets about the places visited in Jordan.

Additional information: self-enroll here.

Mulitple course numbers for multiple student needs.

  • CEE students earn credits (CEE 497 or CEWA 598) towards their major.
  • ESRM 490 will focus on management perspectives across multiple stakeholders in water engineering.
  • CEE 497 includes diversity credits (DIV)

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