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Global Engagement

Germany & Scotland


Program at a glance:
Travel Dates May 10-24, 2018
ENVS/ENGR2012 "Renewable Resources" (3 credits)
Prerequisites: None
Dr. Tony Kerzmann, SEMS
$500 Deposit due December 5, 2017 ($250 of deposit is non-refundable)
$1500 Second Payment due January 16, 2018
$1500 Final Payment due February 13, 2018


Course Information

The Program Fee includes participation in the following course.

ENVS/ENGR2012 "Renewable Resources" (3 credits)
Prerequisites: None 
This course provides a comprehensive overview of renewable energy technologies including: biofuels, geothermal energy, hydroelectric power, hydrogen fuel cells, solar energy (active and passive), tidal power, and wind energy. The types of energy and potential uses from each energy source will be covered . The energy budget and overall efficiency will be calculated. The economic, social, and environmental impact of each technology will also be considered. As part of this course, students may elect to study abroad in Germany from May 10-24. Germany is a leader in sustainable initiatives and has always placed a lot of importance on nature and the environment. The study abroad trip will visit four German cities while exploring renewable energy sites as well as learning about German culture along our travels.


Program In Focus


The Program Fee for this Faculty-Led program will be $3500 per student, in addition to tuition. The tuition for this course is covered by your Spring 2018 tuition payment.
The fee includes: airfare, housing, most meals, mandatory excursions (for example, museum fees, company visits, historical sites), and supplementary travel insurance.
The fee does not include: personal spending money, some meals, elective (free time) excursions, passport fees, overweight baggage fees.

Payment Due Dates

  • Tuesday, December 5, 2017: $500 Deposit Due ($250 non-refundable)
  • Tuesday, January 16, 2018: $1500 Second Payment Due
  • Tuesday, February 13, 2018: $1500 Final Payment Due
You may make payment by credit card on our online payment page, or by check (payable to "Robert Morris University") or cash at the Center for Global Engagement office on campus. 


CGE offers competitive scholarships that give select students funding that will be applied toward the total Program Fee for a 2018 FLEAP. In order to be eligible, you must complete an application, original essay, and a letter of reference. These should be submitted along with the rest of your FLEAP registration materials by December 5, 2017. 

Travel Guidelines

The international travel component of this program includes travel from Pittsburgh International Airport to the country and back. No exceptions will be made concerning alternate travel arrangements.

To Register

Students can register for the course by logging into Sentry Secured Services and adding this course to their Spring 2018 schedule. Once you have registered, then complete the Faculty Led (FLEAP) Application and submit it to CGE along with a copy of your passport and current health insurance card.  You can pick up an application in the CGE or download the application forms here.  
The application, passport, and health insurance information are due with your $500 deposit on December 5, 2017.

Mandatory Orientation  

All participating students are required to attend one of the mandatory Orientations held on Tuesday, March 27 and Wednesday, March 28, 2018. 

Want to learn more? 

If you have further questions, please contact Phil Hnatkovich at the Center for Global Engagement at 412-397-6825 or hnatkovichp@rmu.edu.

Please note: Program itineraries are tentative and are subject to change.