Study visit & international topics (3161)

Contact Person :prof. dr. ir. YASAR Ansar-Ul-Haque


Coordinating lecturer :prof. dr. ir. Ansar-Ul-Haque YASAR 
Member of the teaching team :De heer Iftikhar HUSSAIN 
Member of the teaching team :De heer Joris CORNU 
 

Language of instruction : English


This programme component cannot be selected within an exam contract.


Degree programmeStudyloadCredits

Master of Transportation Sciences 

162,00 

6,00   Optional

Master of Transportation Sciences (NL) 

162,00 

6,00   Optional

 

Exchange Programme Transportation Sciences 

162,00 

6,00   Optional

 




Learning outcomes
 
  • The master considers society as a whole as an important stakeholder and reflects on the social relevance and consequences of recommendations and assignments in a critical manner. In addition to society, the master can also identify and set to work with other stakeholders (interested parties) and their specific needs.

Partial outcome: The student is able to process a list of relevant papers and reports related to the best practices in the area of traffic safety and mobility management, and can make a synthesis of the most important findings

Evaluation criteria:

  • The student can distinguish main and side issues which are essential to come to a solution.
  • The student uses the theories from literature and personal observation to support his/her argumentation and uses an appropriate referencing style.
 
  • The master shows initiative, creates opportunities by anticipating and is flexible.

Partial outcome: The student must be able to screen critically the available solutions in the domain of transportation sciences and reformulate them in another context

Evaluation criteria:

  • To be able to extract relevant transportation best practices applied to specific problem in the domain of transportation in various European cities.
  • Based on the information extracted, the student is able to co-relate the problems and the re-formulated solutions in another context.  
Content
 

The study visits focus on recent developments in Traffic Safety and Mobility Management across Europe. Visits of several days will be organized to larger historical cities in Europe can be made. Students have to make a detailed report of their visits. 

Teaching method
 

Practice-based learning (field work), lectures and group work.

Assessment method and additional conditions
 

The students will be evaluated with a comprehensive oral exam, written reports and oral presentations of their work.

Compulsory syllabus (bookshop)
 
  • Collection of slides of the lectures
  • Reader (selection of comprehensive articles, additional texts)
Recommended reading
 

Book:

Megacity Mobilty Culture: How Cities Move on in a Diverse World

by: Gereon Meyer, Spring Lecture Notes in Mobility, 2013. 

ISBN: 978-3-642-34734-4

Compulsory course material
 

A selection of chapters from the documents in 'Other Study Material' are compulsory reading material. The detailed selection of chapters will be communicated during class and using Blackboard.