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.
While in Jakarta and Bali, students will learn about a variety of sustainable development topics such as transportation, renewable energy systems and green and healthy buildings.
While in Bangalore, students are equipped with hands-on problem solving experience, empowering them to address real-world problems while increasing their cultural awareness.
While conducting research in Scandinavia, graduate students gain international perspective and experience in civil and environmental engineering, architecture, landscape design and more.
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.
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.
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.