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 (www.tugraz.at)
Work with faculty in their labs. Various research opportunities available in the following disciplines: BME, ChemE, ECE, and Computer Science. (see attached list).
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.