Short-Term Study Abroad Opportunities | A. James Clark School of Engineering, University of Maryland

The Clark School and the University of Maryland provide numerous short-term study abroad opportunities during the Winter, Summer, and Spring Break. Programs allow students to complete in-major, technical electives, out-of-major technical electives, and general education requirements. For additional information, please visit the Education Abroad Page.

ENES472/HONR349T:  Global Leadership & International Business in Engineering & Technology in Sydney, Australia (January 2020)

This is among the most popular short-term courses at UMD and provides you with the opportunity to immerse yourself in Sydney, enjoy the beautiful summer days, and develop important skills related to managing global teams, intercultural communications, international negotiations, and global leadership. Students will now have an opportunity to conduct a comparative analysis between business practices in Australia and the United States.

  • Program location: Sydney, Australia
  • Approved for General Education Cultural Competence (DVCC) and as a technical elective for ENME, ENEE, and ENFP students
  • Program fee includes lodging in apartment style housing, international health insurance, a large number of cultural immersion activities, in-country transportation, some group meals
  • Students are responsible for their own airfare, most meals, and a few optional incidental expenses

Detailed program information and application to apply

ENES317: Introduction to Engineering Leadership in London, England; Abu Dhabi, UAE; & Dubai, UAE (January 2020)

We are excited to announce the relaunch of our program in the United Arab Emirites! The itinerary will include London, Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Students will have an opportunity to expore leadership from a global perspective through site visits, guest speakers, and coursework during this winter course.

Detailed program information and application to apply


The Clark School will also be launching new programs in New Zealand (ENAE) and Costa Rica (ENME) in Winter 2020!

Australia - Bioentrepreneurship in Australia (BIOE489E/ENES498E/CHEM498E)

  • BIOE: Bioengineering Elective
  • ENCE: Out of Major Elective (BIOE course # only)
  • ENFP: Technical Elective
  • ENEE: General Technical Elective (EE) or Category F elective (CpE) 
  • ENME: Out of Major Technical Elective

Syllabus

Denmark - DTU Summer University

Courses are available for all Engineering Majors!

Iceland - The Land of Fire and Ice: Sustainability, Climate Change and Renewable Energy Systems (ENME407)

Approved for the following majors:

  • BIOE: Breadth Elective
  • ENAE: Out of Major Technical Elective
  • ENCE: Technical Elective - Discuss how this course can be applied to your degree program with your advisor
  • ENEE: General Technical Elective (EE) or Category F elective (CpE)
  • ENFP: Technical Elective
  • ENME: In Major Technical Elective
  • Sustainability Studies Minor: Elective
  • CHBE and ENMA students need to request permission of the department. Please see your Academic Advisor

Syllabus

 

Germany - Energy Transition, Climate Change, and Sustainability (ENES458)

Approved for the following majors:

  • ENEE: General Technical Elective (EE) or Category F elective (CpE)
  • ENFP: Technical Elective
  • ENME: Out of major Technical Elective

Peru - The Future of Sustainability: Learning from Inka Practices (ENCE489P/689P)

Approved for the following majors:

  • ENCE: ENCE Elective
  • BIOE: Breadth Elective
  • ENFP: Technical Elective
  • ENEE: General Technical Elective (EE) or Category F elective (CpE)
  • ENME: TECH4XX out of major elective - ENME students cannot receive credit for both ENCE489P and ENME407 (in Iceland or Costa Rica)
  • ENST: Elective
  • Sustainability Studies Minor: Elective
  • CHBE and ENMA students need to request permission of the department. Please see your Academic Advisor.

PDF iconENCE689P-489P - Peru Summer 2020.pdfSyllabus

 

Sweden/Denmark - Sustainability, Smart Cities' Infrastructure & Safety (ENCE489C)

Approved for the following majors:

  • BIOE: Breadth Elective
  • ENCE: ENCE Elective
  • ENEE: General Technical Elective (EE) or Category F elective (CpE)
  • ENFP: Technical Elective
  • ENME: Out of Major Technical Elective
  • Sustainability Studies Minors: Elective
  • CHBE and ENMA students need to request permission of the department. Please see your Academic Advisor.

PDF iconENCE489C - Sweden&Denmark Summer 2020.pdfSyllabus


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