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!

ENCE489I Sustainability & Infrastructure Condition in Italy

Approved as an in-major technical elective for ENCE students.  ENME, ENFP, and ENEE students can use the course as an out of major technical elective. Approved for the sustainability studies minor. All other students should request departmental approval.

Detailed program information and application to apply

ENME418: Sustainability & Renewable Energy taught in Reykjavik, Iceland

Approved as in-major technical elective for ENME students. ENCE, ENFP, and ENEE students can use the course as an out-of-major technical elective. Approved for the sustainability minor. All other students should request departmental approval.

Detailed program information and application to apply

ENME701: Sustainable Energy Conversion and the Environment in Hamburg, Germany

Available to seniors with approval. Seniors must gain approval to apply b contacting eashortterm@umd.edu.

Detailed program information and application to apply

Hessen International Summer University Kassel in Kassel, Germany

Students choose from one of three Modules:

  • Module A: Historical & Cultural Studies
  • Module B: Engineering
  • Module C: Nano Science

For more information, visit the Kassel brochure

GEA Summer Aviation Program in Toulouse, France

The program is approved by the ENAE department for 6 transfer credits that fulfill both your in-major and out-of-major technical elective requirements. Students should have a minimum 2.75 GPA by the start of the Spring semester in order to participate in the program.

Detailed program information and application to apply

Technical University of Denmark (DTU) Summer University in Copenhagen, Denmark

There are a variety of courses available. Students can sign up for one, two, or all three terms. All students pay UMD in-state tuition rate regardless of residency status

Detailed program information and application to apply

Technion's Summer Program & Professional Internship in Haifa, Israel

Students have a variety of courses to choose from.

For more information, visit the Technion brochure

Munich University of Applied Sciences Summer School in Munich, Germany

There are two different programs available.

  1. Engineering for Sustainability
  2. Supply Chain Management Summer School

For more information, visit the MUAS brochure


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