Yes! There are many opportunities for study, research, and internships abroad tailored just for engineering students.
There are summer faculty-led programs and independent semester and year-long programs. Additionally, there are opportunities to volunteer abroad through Engineers Without Borders (EWB), complete a paid internship, or conduct research.
No! In fact, selecting the right program for your situation will only accelerate your studies and help you graduate sooner.
Yes. All of our faculty-led summer programs are taught in English. Plus, many universities abroad offer a wide range of engineering courses in English.
All of our faculty-led summer programs offer regular SDSU courses, so there is no need to transfer back units. If on independent study, students are required to complete an Academic Approval Form to ensure that they get full credit for courses taken abroad.
Of course! In fact, all of our faculty-led summer programs offer a cultural class that satisfies your upper-division cultural diversity requirement at SDSU!
Students typically find that their sophomore and junior years are the best time to study abroad since it allows them to choose from a larger selection of classes. However, it is never too early to start planning for study abroad. Stop by the Engineering Study Abroad Office in Room 200A to discuss your options!