Study abroad

Several research and credit opportunities for Engineering students are available in China, Austria, Japan, and France this summer.  Some programs are a couple weeks; some extend several weeks.  Many of the programs provide scholarships to lower your expenses.   

Why do a summer study abroad experience?  Gain experience; learn about international engineering technology and issues; build your connections to facilitate entering the engineering career field; and the experience would be fun.  

Explore the study abroad programs and find a program which would enhance your engineering skills & perspectives.  Consult with your engineering advisor to learn how this experience would add academic credits towards your degree.
College of Engineering scholarships are available for all students accepted into a study abroad experience. Amount varies depending upon how many students participate.  No additional scholarship application is required.

Summer 2019 study abroad opportunities:

TU Graz, Austria  [RESEARCH]
EGR 5995 (3 credits) at the Graz University of Technology  (
Work with faculty in their labs.  Various research opportunities available in the following disciplines:  BME, ChemE, ECE, and Computer Science.  (see attached list).  

Deadline to commit: end of February
Dates: May 20 - June 28, 2019
Limit:  5 students
Point of contact: Sondra Auerbach

Costs and More TU Graz Information

Zhejiang University of Technology (ZJUT) - Hangzhou, China [COURSE]
EGR 5995  (4 credits) Global Engineering & Creative Problem Solving

Deadline to commit:  end of March
Dates: Course begins on May 13, 2019 and ends on August 21, 2019 (first 2 months online) 
Eligible students:  Engineers with at least sophomore level, up through 1st year MS students; Must be in good academic standing
Point of contact:  Chin-An Tan
Costs:  Travel, WSU tuition, some food. 

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