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Study abroad

From Rome to Jordan to Scandinavia, many UW CEE students study abroad in other countries, enabling them to gain an international and historical engineering perspective. Supporting the cultivation of a global engineering mindset, UW CEE is unique in the number of study abroad opportunities led by department faculty.

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Grand Challenges Impact Lab: India Study Abroad Program

While in Bangalore, students are equipped with hands-on problem solving experience, empowering them to address real-world problems while increasing their cultural awareness.

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Valle Scholarship & Scandinavian Exchange Program

Program that promotes and funds the exchange of graduate students between the University of Washington and institutions/organizations in Nordic countries in the fields of civil and environmental engineering, architecture, landscape design, urban planning, and construction management.

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Engineering Jordan

To learn about water engineering in an arid land, students head to Jordan where they visit drinking water treatment plants and wastewater treatment plants located throughout northern Jordan.

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Engineering Rome

Students analyze and evaluate civil infrastructure spanning 3,000 years, from ancient Rome to the present day, learning about aqueducts, fountains, subway systems, the Colosseum and more.

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Engineers Without Borders

Students work on a variety of engineering projects around the world, with the goal of empowering communities, meeting basic needs and improving quality of life.


More study abroad options

For students interested in studying abroad for an academic year or semester, a number of programs are available at partner institutions, which offer engineering courses in English. Academic year and semester programs are best suited for juniors and seniors.

Explore additional study abroad opportunities through the UW Study Abroad Office.