CU offers numerous study abroad options all around the globe. Some programs are as short as two weeks in duration, and others can take you abroad for a full academic year. You can take courses in English or in a foreign language of your choice, and you can even study abroad more than once and in multiple locations!
If you want to study abroad, start planning early, and save as many of your elective and H/SS requirements as possible, as these are the easiest courses to transfer back to CU.
There are 13 recommended universities in 8 different countries.
CVEN: The best time to study abroad as a civil engineer is spring semester of your sophomore year or fall semester of your junior year. Spring semester of your junior year can also work with careful planning.
EVEN: The best time to study abroad as an environmental engineer is spring semester of your sophomore year. Either semester of junior year can also work with careful planning.
AREN: The best time to study abroad as an architectural engineer is spring semester of your junior year. Either semester of sophomore year can also work with careful planning.
There are 17 recommended universities in 12 different countries.
CHEN: The best time to study abroad as a chemical engineer is fall semster of your junior year, but spring semster is also possible if planned appropriately.
CBEN: The only time to study aborad as a ChemBio engineer without delaying graduation is fall semester of your junior year.
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There are 13 recommended universities in 11 different countries.
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There are 19 recommended universities for compsci majors in 12 different countries.
The best time to study abroad as a mechanical engineer is fall semester junior year. Spring semesters of your sophomore or junior year are also good times to study abroad, if planned appropriately.
There are 21 recommended universities for engineers in 16 different countries.
TAM majors have a lot of flexibility for when they study abroad. You can choose to go abroad either fall or fpring semester of your sophomore or junior year.
There are 6 recommended universities in 6 different countries for TAM majors.
There are plenty of pre-approved courses from each engineering curriculum that count directly towards your degree, as well as dozens of Technical Electives and H&SS courses that help you can stay on track for graduation. If you’re not happy with your options, you can always apply to get a new course approved! Credit can also be awarded for an international research position or internship.
The cost of an international experience depends on program type, location, and duration, but there are affordable options all over the world. You can apply most of your CU financial aid & scholarships on a program abroad, and there are also a number of scholarships available especially for study abroad. Explore and compare different program costs here, or read through the study abroad FAQs.