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Engineering School Women in Transport

Overview

The Summer School – WOMEN IN TRASPORT offers a full immersion experience in the automotive world with the aim to increase awareness of young women and bring them closer to the transport sector, overcoming gender stereotypes. The initiative also offers incoming orientation activities to the Master Degree Courses offered by Unimore relating to engineering and trasport sector. The program is integrated by hands-on experience of the history and innovation in the automotive Italian sector, and in local beauties and culture.

Initiative endorsed by “Women in Transport – EU Platform for Change“, European Commission  platform created to strengthen women’s employment and equal opportunities for women and men in the transport sector.

OFFER: on-campus program focused on the automotive industry, offering a variety of academic, business and social contents.

TARGET: young female students having a bachelor degree in Industrial Engineering, and coming from EU countries.

DURATION: 2 weeks program.

LOCATION: On-site in Modena at the department of engineering Enzo Ferrari, UNIMORE, Emilia Romagna, Italy.

ACTIVITIES: Classes, lab experiences, seminars at University of Modena and Reggio Emilia. Cultural activities and social events to immerse in Italian culture, and meetings with business women from the Motor Valley. All activities will be held in English.

PARTICIPANTS: the number of places is limited to 20. Places will be assigned based on candidates evaluation.

REGISTRATION: Notification of acceptance will be sent by email. The payment of the fee is compulsory to finalize the registration.

SELECTION CRITERIA: 

  • English level B1
  • Being enrolled or having recently earned a bachelor degree in engineering
  • Student motivation statement and commitment
INFORMATION ON 2023 EDITION AVAILABLE SOON 
Selection of candidates is based on the unquestionable evaluation of the scientific committee based on the abovementioned criteria.  The selection procedure closes when the maximum number of 20 enrolled students is reached. The selected candidates will be notified by e-mail about the registration procedures.  

 

IMPORTANT REMARKS:

The email address indicated will be used for all formal communication, be sure it is active and frequently checked. Personal data and all the information given will be used only for candidates evaluation purposes in compliance with the privacy statement.

Fee

Fee for 2023 edition tbd

The payment of the fee is mandatory to finalize the subscription. Information about the refund policy and payments deadlines are available in the brochure of the current edition.

Information about the refund policy and payments deadlines are available in the brochure of the current edition.