Early planning is the key to making a semester abroad happen!
Engineering undergraduates are eligible to study abroad for a semester, summer, or winter (opportunities depend on engineering discipline). Take advantage of this unique and enriching opportunity!
Want to learn more? Follow these steps:
Education Abroad Advising Center, International Programs Office, 70 Butterfield Terrace
Drop-in Advising: Monday - Friday 10:00am - 4:00pm
Evening Zoom appointments available too.
Education Abroad Advising Center, IPO Building
Drop-in hours: Wednesdays 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Recommended semester abroad timing by discipline*
|Biomedical Engineering||2nd semester sophomore year||AUT University (New Zealand), University College Dublin (Ireland)|
|Civil & Environmental Engineering||2nd semester sophomore year||Heriot Watt University (Edinburgh, Scotland), Heriot Watt University Malaysia (Malaysia), University College Cork (Ireland), University College Dublin (Ireland), Swansea University (Wales)|
|Chemical Engineering||2nd semester sophomore year||Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, Heriot Watt University (Edinburgh, Scotland), University College London (England), University of Glasgow (Scotland)|
Computer Systems & Electrical Engineering
|1st semester senior year||
University of Queensland (Australia), University of Wollongong (Australia), University of Cape Town (South Africa), University of Auckland (New Zealand), Auckland University of Technology (New Zealand)
|Industrial Engineering||2nd semester sophomore year||Auckland University of Technology (New Zealand), University College Cork (Ireland), University College Dublin (Ireland)|
|Mechanical Engineering||2nd semester sophomore year||CEA French Riviera (France), Heriot Watt University (Edinburgh, Scotland), Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, University College Dublin (Ireland), University of Cape Town (South Africa), Yonsei University (South Korea)|
*This is not an exhaustive list - there are other opportunities available!
Summer/Winter Abroad Options:
During the summer, engineering students can opt to take engineering classes or minor and gen ed requirements. It is also possible to conduct research abroad in the summer and winter. Check out the UMass Education Abroad program search to explore summer and winter abroad options.