General courses

Year 1

Mandatory courses (26.0 hp)

Code Name Credits Edu. level
AK2030 Theory and Methodology of Science (Natural and Technological Science) 4.5 hp Second cycle
EJ2400 Electric Traction 6.0 hp Second cycle
SD2307 Rail Vehicle Technology 7.5 hp Second cycle
SD2313 Rail Vehicle Dynamics 8.0 hp Second cycle

Conditionally elective courses

Code Name Credits Edu. level
AF2201 Bridge Design 7.5 hp Second cycle
AH2173 Public Transport 7.5 hp Second cycle
AH2301 Transport Policy and Evaluation 7.5 hp Second cycle
SD2231 Applied Vehicle Dynamics Control 7.5 hp Second cycle
SD2320 Challenge-based Railway Systems Design 7.5 hp Second cycle
SG2211 Vehicle Aerodynamics 6.0 hp Second cycle

Supplementary information

Compulsory course given at UIUC the first year:
CEE409 Railway Track Engineering, 8 hp (Autumn Term, p1-p2)

Mandatory courses + conditionally elective courses = at least 44,5 cr.

A new mandatory course, SA2002 Sustainability and research methodology in engineering mechanics 3 cr, will be given for the first time Autumn 2022.

Information regarding conditionally elective courses

Conditionally Elective courses studied online at UIUC the first year. *Among CEE408 and CEE472 at least one course has to be studied.
*CEE408 Railroad Transportation Engineering, 8 cr  (Autumn Term, p1-p2)
*CE472 Stuctural Dynamics I, 8 cr  (Autumn Term, p1-p2)
CEE410 Railway Signalling and Control, 7,5 hp (Spring Term, p3-p4)

Year 2

Mandatory courses (30.0 hp)

Code Name Credits Edu. level
SD231X Degree Project in Rail Vehicle Engineering, Second Cycle 30.0 hp Second cycle

Supplementary information

Autumn semester year 2 is studied at UIUC (exchange semester).
Compulsory course
CEE412 High-Speed Rail Engineering, 7,5 hp

Information regarding conditionally elective courses

Conditionally elective courses. At least 22,5 cr has to be studied.
CEE408 Railway Transportation Engineering, 8 cr
CEE498 High-Speed Rail Planning, 7,5 cr
CEE509 Transportation Soils, 8 cr
CEE472 Structural Dynamics I, 7,5 cr
CEE491 Decision and Risk Analysis, 7,5 cr
CEE512 Logistics, 10 cr
CEE598 Railway Terminal Design and Operations, 10 cr
CEE491 Concrete Materials, 10 cr

Some courses have 7,5 hp and 10 hp versions for increased flexibility.
Available courses can change depending on the year of studies.
The final curriculum is agreed with the faculty at UIUC.