Academic activities



The Highway Engineering Laboratory offers to the students of the Civil Engineering department a series of lectures, laboratory exercise and seminars on a graduate and post graduate level.

In particular, on a graduate level it offers compulsory and optional subjects which are:
Compulsory subjects:

  • Road Engineering I
  • Road Engineering II

Optional subjects:

  • Pavement design and construction and laboratory testing
  • Airport planning, design and construction
  • Management of road works
  • Railway infrastructure
  • Road safety

On a post graduate level offers the following subjects:

  • Planning and management of railway transport
  • Road transport infrastructure management


Apart from teaching the above subjects the lectures consists of courseworks. The academic staffs also supervise final year project works. Every year, the number of the final year projects supervised is 15 to 20. The subjects of the final year projects cover all disciplines taught by the staff of the laboratory.