Study Abroad Options

Summer

The summer between your first and second years in the College of Engineering is an excellent time to consider a short-term study abroad opportunity, but any summer is a possibility! All of the programs listed below offer engineering courses taught in English. Most of the programs also offer General Education options and Elective Focus Area (EFA) options. 

There are many other summer study abroad programs and destinations available to you! Search the UI Study Abroad website for more options.

Country City Program
China Beijing & Shanghai May Session in China (Only Business course)
Germany Dortmund Dortmund University Exchange - Summer Program 
Italy Paderno del Grappa CIMBA
Japan Gifu See page here.
Spain Valencia USAC Valencia Program
Iceland Ísafjörður SIT Renewable Energy, Technology, & Resource Economics
Jordan Amman SIT Engineering and Design for Sustainable Environments

Semester

Immerse yourself in another culture for a semester (or year!), all while taking required engineering courses. All of the programs listed below are taught 100% in English.

There are many other summer study abroad programs and destinations available to you! Search the UI Study Abroad website for more options.

Country

City 

Program

Australia Newcastle Iowa Regents Semester in Australia:  University of Newcastle
Australia Gold Coast TEAN Australia: Bond University
Ireland Newcastle Iowa Regents Semester in Ireland:  University College Cork
Scotland Edinburgh Iowa Regents Semester in Scotland
Scotland Glasglow University of Strathclyde Exchange *
Spain Valencia USAC Valencia Program
Wales Swansea Iowa Regents Semester in Wales

* Exchange Program (Exchange programs are based on this simple mechanism:  exchange students pay tuition and fees to their home university, and then study at a partner university abroad without paying tuition and fees there.)

Winter

Take advantage of the time between fall and spring semesters by considering a Winter Term study abroad opportunity!

Country City Program
England London Winter Session in London (Only Business course)
India Varies India Winterim Program