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International experiences for STEM majors

Exploring travel abroad options that work for you: STEM majors group photo in ice tunnel

  • To get started, attend an Info Session given by the Study Abroad/Away office of the Center for Global Education and Experience.
  • Follow the steps outlined here to receive information about programs, eligibility, costs, scholarships, etc.
  • Stop by the Study Abroad/Away office located in Christensen Center, Suite 2 (lower level), to ask questions, make an appointment, browse informational material and pick up brochures.

Here is a selection of programs that currently cater to students interested in a STEM field:

  • Augsburg Global Campuses in Mexico, Central America and Southern Africa – semester and summer options with STEM internship options in Mexico.  Great for research, internships and completing general education requirements.
  • DIS (Danish Institute for Study Abroad), Copenhagen – classes in neuroscience, biomedicine   public health, &  pre-medicine in addition to general education courses that include “Study Tours” to other countries in Europe
  • EuroScholars – research intensive at a European university, where you plug into longer standing research projects.
  • KEI’s program in Scotland at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh – there is a large curriculum available, including liberal arts and STEM
  • Honors Consortium Program at the University of  Glasgow, Scotland – satisfies honor requirements for STEM students
  • School for International Training – enjoy opportunities to carry out independent studies connected to global health in Madagascar, Kenya, Argentina, Brazil and Chile
  • School for Field Studies – longer research projects designed by on-site faculty in collaboration with the local community
  • Tel Aviv University: “Voyage to Medicine” program – includes disaster medicine in cooperation with the Israeli Defense Forces

To find out more about any of the above programs, please visit the Study Abroad/Away office and/or search for other options for STEM majors.