The Cockrell School of Engineering's short-term study abroad programs range in location and subject matter. Several programs offer immersion opportunities in industry or research.

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May Term Programs

4 weeks. UT faculty lead a group of 10-30 students and teach one UT course on our May Term programs. Students receive in-residence credit and can use most forms of financial aid for their course abroad. May Term courses are a part of Spring registration and there is no tuition fee for May Term tuition as long as the student is an undergraduate and maintaining at least 12 credit hours during the Spring semester. These programs are ideal for students who want an immersive experience abroad but who may also have other commitments over the summer semester. May Term faculty leaders are outstanding engineering professors who are dedicated to mentoring students during the program and often become lifelong contacts.

List of 2023 Programs/Courses By Major (coming soon!)

Copenhagen, Denmark
Introduction to Engineering Design and Graphics; taught by Billy Wood
Engineering Communication; taught by Kyle Kearns

London, England
Nuclear Science & Engineering in the 21st Century; taught by Sheldon Landsberger
Materials Engineering; taught by Tanya Hutter
Mechatronics; taught by Wei Li
Engineering Communication; taught by John Cline

Paris, France
Engineering Communication; taught by D'Arcy Randall

Athens/Thessaloniki, Greece
Technology Needs of Refugee Communities; taught by Janet Ellzey

Tokyo, Japan
Advanced Nanotechnology and Innovation for Beginners; taught by Brian Korgel

Barcelona, Spain
Micro and Nanotechnologies for Sensors; taught by Tim Yeh
Engineering Global Health; taught by Jennifer Maynard and Janeta Zoldan

Summer Programs

6+ weeks. Students enroll in 2 courses, either taught by UT faculty or with a local professor at an institution abroad. Courses taught by UT faculty offer in-residence credit and courses taught by a local professor offer transfer credit. Some programs take place during the Summer 1 session (6 weeks) and others take place during the Summer Whole session (8 weeks).

Barcelona, Spain
Dynamics & Industry Immersion; taught by Tom Connolly and local professor
Engineering Communication & Industry Immersion; taught by Bill Fagelson and local professor

Dubrovnik, Croatia
Engineering Communication and Solar Power Conversion Devices; taught by Niveen Abi Ghannam and local professor (Still accepting applications)
Intro to Numerical Methods and Data Analytics; taught by Masa Prodanovic and Michael Pyrcz

For additional study abroad programs not listed, visit the UT Austin Education Abroad websiteAbove lists are not final and subject to change.

Engineering Projects Abroad

Projects with Underserved Communities