Opportunities for International Students

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Thank you for your interest in the College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Colorado Boulder! We're glad you're looking to learn more about pursuing your engineering education at one of the nation's top-ranked institutions in a location with much to offer.

You may be interested in attending CU-Boulder through one of the following partnership programs. For general information about our programs, visit our Admissions webpage.

Balsells Undergraduate Research Mobility Program in Bioengineering
This program is open to students who are from the Catalonia region of Spain and wish to apply for a semester research internship through one of our six engineering departments at CU-Boulder. Candidates need to have excellent grades, some lab  experience, and be interested in studying for a master’s or doctoral degree at CU. The internship includes a monthly stipend plus international and local transportation.  Interested students should submit an official transcript, letter of interest in the program and recommendation letters to their designated department representative or the faculty member that is in charge of student mobility at their Spanish university. For more information, please contact please contact the Engineering Dean's Office.

Balsells Graduate Fellowship Program in Bioengineering
Are you a Catalonian student interested in pursuing a master's or doctoral degree in bioengineering?  The Balsells program provides a unique funding opportunity to qualified students to live, study, and conduct research through one of our six engineering departments at CU-Boulder. For more information, please contact Sharon Powers, Assistant to the Dean, at sharon.powers@colorado.edu.

Brazil Scientific Mobility Program (formerly called Science Without Borders)
The Brazilian government sponsors the Scientific Mobility Program, which provides scholarships to students from Brazil in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields to attend universities in the U.S. These students will study for three semesters and then do either a research or corporate internship. This program is coordinated in the U.S. though the Institute of International Education. For more information, please contact Carol Drake, Assistant Dean, Continuing Education, at Carol.Drake@Colorado.edu.

TU Darmstadt Graduate Student Exchange Program
German students enrolled at TU Darmstadt in aerospace, computer science or mechanical engineering are eligible to apply for this scholarship. The scholarship includes room and board, tuition and an internship at Jeppesen, a Boeing Company at the Denver Tech Center in Colorado. Interested students need to contact their major department at TU Darmstadt. For more information, please contact the Engineering Dean's Office.

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"The campus is amazingly beautiful and everyone has been so welcoming and polite...I am taking two classes that are not offered at home, and everything is great so far. CU couldn’t be better. It’s like heaven with homework.” - Victor Sabioni, Brazil

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Countries of Origin

CU-Boulder's global enrollment includes:

  • Canada
  • China
  • France
  • Germany
  • India
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Kuwait
  • Mexico
  • Nigeria
  • Saudi Arabia
  • South Korea
  • Sweden
  • United Kingdom

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