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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4 weeks. UT faculty teach a UT course on a Maymester program abroad. Courses are attached to summer registration. There is no fee for Maymester course tuition, as long as the student is an undergraduate maintaining enrollment in at least 12 semester credit hours in the spring semester. Program dates vary, and range between May 18 through June 28 for an approximate duration of four weeks. Maymesters are led by UT Austin faculty and the average group size is 10 to 30 students. Faculty Maymester leaders are outstanding engineering professors who are dedicated to mentoring students during the program and often become lifelong contacts.

List of 2022 Programs/Courses By Major

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Maymester Info Sessions

Copenhagen, Denmark
Advanced Nanotechnology and Innovation for Beginners; taught by Brian Korgel
Introduction to Engineering Design and Graphics; taught by Billy Wood
Engineering Communication; taught by D'Arcy Randall

London, England
Engineering Dynamics; taught by Thomas Connolly
Engineering Communication; taught by John Cline
Emerging Technologies; taught by Gregory Brooks
Nuclear Science & Engineering in the 21st Century; taught by Sheldon Landsberger

Paris, France
Engineering Communication; taught by Christy Moore

Barcelona, Spain
Engineering Projects in Global Health; taught by Jennifer Maynard
Engineering Communication in Barcelona, Spain; taught by William Fagelson
Project Management & Economics; taught by Carlos Caldas
Transport Phenomena in Living Systems; taught by James Tunnell

Summer Programs

6+ weeks. Courses are held during first, second or the whole session. Programs are organized and led by local staff of selected partner institutions. 

Globex Julmester, Peking University

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