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. 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 throughout the spring semester. Maymesters take place from May 20 until June 19. 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 become lifelong contacts.

List of 2021 Programs/Courses By Major
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Copenhagen, Denmark
Advanced Nanotechnology and Innovation for Beginners
Engineering Communication (BME 333T)
Engineering Communication (EE 333T)
Engineering Projects in Global Health (canceled, available 2022)
Project Management and Economics
Introduction to Engineering Design and Graphics

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. 

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Globex Julmester, Peking University

Global Research Internship INSA Toulouse (GRIIT) — for program inquiries, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Aerospace and Aviation Summer in France

For additional study abroad programs not listed, visit the UT Austin Education Abroad website. If they are not on the 2021 list, programs canceled in 2020 may return in 2022.

Engineering Projects Abroad

Projects with Underserved Communities