|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|
|Minimum year of study||3rd year|
|Minimum level of English||Good|
|Minimum level of French||None|
|Key words||Metro systems, sustainability, construction, building environment|
|Professor responsible||Professor Emeritus Aris Avdelas|
|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|