2023-2024 / ASTG0016-1



20d FW

Number of credits

 Master of Science (MSc) in Civil Engineering5 crédits 


Sébastien Erpicum

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the second semester


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

Internship is minimum 4 weeks long in a company or administration with activities linked to civil engineering studies.

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

Internship is primarily intended to train the student to the application, in companies, administration or research center, of the knowledge and experience gained during his/her studies. The internship is an essential complement to the technical and social education of the student.

The complete list of key learning outcomes of the course are available on https://www.programmes.uliege.be/cocoon/20182019/formations/descr/A2UCON01.html

This course contributes to the learning outcomes I.1, I.2, II.1, III.1, III.2, III.3, III.4, IV.1, IV.2, IV.3, IV.4, IV.5, V.1, V.2, V.3, VI.1, VI.2, VI.4, VII.1, VII.2, VII.3, VII.4, VII.5, VII.6 of the MSc in civil engineering.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Sufficeint technical skills about conception, design, building and management of civil engineering structures and infrastructures as well as buildings

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Observing and reporting way of life of a company (or administrative structure) and people relationships - Application of calculation, design and analysis methods.

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

Recommended or required readings

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

oral exam

Written work / report

Additional information:

Report (40%) : within 3 weeks after the end of the internship, the student has to provide a report with the following content: 
- general presentation of the company (± 2 pages) ;
- objectives of the internship (± 1 page) ;
- working methodology and tasks performed (± 10 pages);
- results (± 5 pages) ;
- conclusion (internship benefits and perspectives) (2 pages).

In total, the report should not exceed 20 pages.

The report will be delivered to the academic supervisor.

Oral presentation (40%) 
The oral presentation of the report will occur in front of the internship jury. All teh students are invited to attend the presenations. A session will take place in May, antother one in September.

Evaluation by the industrial tutor (20%) 
After the internship, the industrial tutor is invited to give his/her appreciation about the internship and the student using the « Formulaire d'Evaluation du Stagiaire » form. The form will be send to teh industrial tutor by the academic upervisor at the beginning of teh internship.

Work placement(s)

To be proposed by the student with approval by the professor in charge
Internship proposals are available online: https://www.facsa.uliege.be/cms/c_3178752/fr/facsa-stages

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course

Internship can be done by :

- a student with the internship listed in his/her PAE

- a student in the penultimate year of study, i.e. who is in the situation where he/she will have Master Thesis listed in his/her PAE for the next academic year and/or who will be in a position to obtain all his/her missing credits during the following year.

An internship agreement has to be signed BEFORE the start of the internship by the student, a representative of the company where the internship will take place and the academic supervisor of the internships. A risk analysis evaluation has also to be filled by the company.

The documents are available on https://www.facsa.uliege.be/cms/c_3178752/fr/facsa-stages



Professor in charge of internship: Dr Sebastien ERPICUM

Tel. 04/366.95.96

Email: S.Erpicum@uliege.be 

Administrative support: Ms Laurence Defrère

Tel: 04/366 93 57

Email: Laurence.Defrere@uliege.be


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