Course code AUTH2
Course title Impact of Metro construction on the long term sustainability of a Metropolitan city: The case of Thessaloniki
Institution Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Course address Faculty of Engineering, Aristotle University Thessaloniki, Greece
City Thessaloniki
Minimum year of study 3rd year
Minimum level of English Good
Minimum level of French None
Key words Metro systems, sustainability, construction, building environment
Language English
Professor responsible Professor Emeritus Aris Avdelas
Telephone +302310995784
Fax +302310995642
Participating professors A. Avdelas, G. Konstantinidis, S. Melidis, C. Anagnostopoulos, S.Argyroudis, K. Pitilakis, C. Pyrgidis, A. Giannakou, I. Politis, P. Papaioanou, G. Tsegas, N. Moussiopoulos, P. Savvaidis, K. Petroutsatou
Number of places Minimum: 10, Maximum: 40, Reserved for local students: 10
Objectives To provide the theoretical and practical background required for undergraduate students in order to gain an improved understanding of both the financial, managerial and technical difficulties related to the construction of a new Metro system and its overall consequences to the city sustainability.
Programme to be followed

4 morning lectures of 4 hours each and 4 evening lectures of 2 hours each and 6 hours of site visit.

Arrival on Saturday-March 17. The European Dimension Activities will take place on Sunday-March 18 and on Saturday-March 24.

Prerequisites Basic knowledge of civil engineering
Course exam Α questionnaire to be answered on-line after the end of the course