Earn credits in your major while abroad and graduate on time! With GlobaLinks Learning Abroad programs, studying abroad will keep you on track academically. All of our programs
provide English-speaking classes or work environments in a variety of academic areas, including all areas of engineering.
Whether you need classes for your major, minor, or electives, you can be confident you will earn credits toward your degree program. And, through our personalized counseling, we will ensure that you find the classes you need while abroad and are able to discover more academically. With the right program and proper planning, anyone can go abroad and still graduate on time.
Early planning is especially critical for engineering majors to successfully study abroad. Depending on your program and university, often the easiest, best and sometimes only time you can go abroad is during your sophomore year. While that may vary at your home institution, if you are at all thinking about spending time overseas then you should plan to meet early and often with the study abroad and academic advisers at your campus.
What areas of Engineering can I study while abroad?
|Aerospace/Aviation Engineering |
|Electronics Engineering |
Materials Science Engineering
|Mechanical Engineering |
What types of programs are available for my major?
|Semester Abroad or Academic Year Abroad |
Study Internship Combination Program
Where can I take classes in my major?
Why is international experience critical for future engineers?
Experts agree: engineering is a profoundly international field now. In fact, according to executives inside the engineering industry as well as those in academia, engineering students who have studied abroad are much more desirable to recruiters.
Indeed, studying abroad is just the thing any engineering student can do to help set themselves apart from the thousands of other candidates looking for the same jobs when it comes time to graduate. In the global society we live in, engineering spans the world, without borders or barriers.
Now, more than any time in the past, employers are seeking candidates with a global viewpoint, international experience and understanding of other cultures and peoples.
Whether you choose a semester or year abroad, undertake an internship, pursue a graduate degree or even do a summer abroad, you’ll not only give yourself a significant advantage career-wise, but you will also have a once-in-a-lifetime experience that’s never more in reach than during your college years.
"Study abroad will allow me to have an 'edge' in interviews, be they work-oriented or otherwise, because of the fact that I truly lived on my own and did well on the other side of the world. Overall I am different as a person, now unafraid of change and new situations."
- E. Bredon, University of Minnesota – Twin Cities