Info Session on AIT Budapest: Computer Science Semester Abroad

October 10, 2012 - 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm (already occurred)

An upcoming talk will be presented on campus to encourage students to consider a great new study-abroad program, Aquincum Institute of Technology Budspest, for students interested in computing, design, computational biology and IT entrepreneurship.

David Szeszler, professor at AIT and at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics, will be giving a presentation about the program on Wednesday, Oct. 10, at 4:30 p.m. in Paino Lecture Hall. Pizza and small treats from Hungary will be served!

The AIT program has a first-rate faculty, including professors such as Erno Rubik (inventor of the Rubik's Cube and recent recipient of the U.S. Outstanding Contributions to Science Education Award); an innovative curriculum, including courses such as "Computer Vision for Digital Film Post-production" taught by faculty affiliates from Colorfront Studios (recent recipients of an Academy Award for technical contributions); and a guest lecture series that brings prominent speakers to campus.

All classes are conducted in English at AIT's state-of-the-art campus on the lovely banks of the Danube River. Students live in vibrant neighborhoods of Budapest and have ample opportunities to interact with Hungarian students and explore Hungary and the region.

AIT is small and friendly, with typical class sizes of five to 15 students. Recent U.S. AIT students have come from Harvard University, Dartmouth College, Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering, Harvey Mudd College, Princeton University, Smith College, Swarthmore College and Williams College, among several others. The program also includes a number of Hungarian students. Visit the AIT Alumni site at http://www.ait-budapest.com/ait-alumni.

The AIT website and APPLICATION materials are available online at http://www.ait-budapest.com.

Applications for the Spring 2013 term are due by Nov. 1, 2012. (But completed submissions are currently being accepted and reviewed. Notice is then given within two weeks' time.)

Contact Info

Kathy S. Glista
413-542-2265
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