study abroad programs engineering

These programs offer courses that will transfer to LTU and fulfill requirements for the College of Engineering.

Esslingen, Germany

Location: Hochschule Esslingen, University of Applied Sciences

Time of Year: Fall/Winter semester (Sept. – Feb.), Spring/Summer semester (Mar.- Aug.)

Academic Year: Junior or Senior standing

Application Method: Submit Application online, print it out and get it signed by Study Abroad Office to be submitted to Esslingen with additional requirements.

Application Deadline: Fall/Winter- May 30, Spring/Summer- Nov. 30

Areas of Study: Electrical Engineering, Information Technology, General & JR/SR Elective, Management & Information Systems, Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics (Robotic) Engineering

Program Description: Participants both in Standard International Programs for International Students (STIPUS) and INTAP programs can take part in a German language and Civilization and Culture course, in addition to their regular coursework. Students study with German classmates during their time at Esslingen, taking part in regular activities and exams. The university also provides orientation weeks with excursions to give participants insight into German culture.

Accommodations: Residence Halls (recommended) or Private Housing (expensive, unfurnished, high demand)

Approximate Program Costs: $2,200- $3,050 plus LTU Tuition costs

Included in Costs: Accommodations, Administrative fee, Student Union fee

Website: http://www.hs-esslingen.de/en/

Download the Esslingen Program Timeline/ Checklist- Fall

Download the Esslingen Program Timeline/ Checklist- Spring

Sao Paulo, Brazil


Centro Universitario Do Instituto Maua De Tecnologia, Sao Paulo


Location:
 Sao Paulo, Brazil

Type of Program: Exchange program for students and faculty.

Duration: One semester or summer session; two semesters for masters students.

Time of Year: Fall, spring, summer

Majors: College of Engineering, College of Management

Academic Year: Junior, Senior, Graduate Student 

Hosted by: Instituto Mauá de Tecnologia - IMT

Estimated Cost: Students pay Lawrence Tech tuition rates. 

Application Deadline: TBD

Program Description: Instituto Mauá de Tecnologia - IMT is a private, non-profit organization with headquarters located in the city of São Paulo. The main objective of IMT is to promote technical-scientific education, technological research and development aiming to provide highly qualified human resources to contribute to the socioeconomic development of Brazil.

More information can be found on their website:http://www.maua.br/english.



Shanghai, China


Shanghai University Of Engineering Science, Shanghai


Location:
 Shanghai, China

Type of Program: Exchange program for students and faculty

Duration: One semester

Time of Year: Fall, spring, or summer session

Majors: College of Architecture, College of Engineering

Academic Year: Sophomore and junior

Hosted by: Shanghai University of Engineering Science

Estimated Cost: Students pay Lawrence Tech tuition rates and living expenses.

Application Deadline: TBD

Program Description: Shanghai University is a comprehensive university with rich diversity of disciplines, it consists of 20 colleges and schools ,2 university-supervised departments and 1 physical education department at the moment, offering 58 undergraduate programs, 86 postgraduate programs, 20 doctoral programs and 9 post-doctoral programs covering Dynamic, Metallurgy, Electronic & Communication, Mathematics , Materials Science and Information Engineering. In addition, we also have 14 key disciplines and 3 key laboratories on the municipal level have been set up in three batches.

It has a faculty of 5,484 , among whim more than 380 are full professors and more than 780 are associate professors. Of these professors, 7 are academicians of Chinese Academy of Science and Chinese Academy of Engineering, 175 doctor supervisors and 13 national-leveled young specialists of science and technology of their achievements. Shanghai University is the biggest institution of higher learning run by Shanghai Municipality.

Visit their website at: http://www.sues.edu.cn/englisho/



Hertfordshire, England


Location: University of Hertfordshire

Time of Year: Fall or Spring semester

Academic Year: Sophomore, Junior, or Senior standing

Application Deadline: Fall- May 1st, Spring- Dec. 1st 

Areas of Study: Business, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Construction Management, Economics, Electrical Engineering, English, Game Art, General & JR/SR Elective, Graphic Design, History, Humanities, Industrial Design, Industrial Operations, Information Technology, Interior Architecture, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Media Com, Philosophy, Physics, Psychology, Spanish

Program Description: University of Hertfordshire has been ranked within the top 350 world universities by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2011-12. They provide a vast array of course offerings each semester that align with many Lawrence Tech majors. All students have access to award-winning Learning Research Centers, which are widely regarded as the best among UK universities, as well as state-of-the-art facilities.

Accommodations: On campus residence halls, off campus university property, Private rentals, or Host family

Approximate Program Costs: $1,850- $2,650 plus LTU Tuition costs

Included in Costs: Accommodations

Website: http://www.herts.ac.uk

Download the Hertfordshire Program Timeline/ Checklist- Fall

Download the Hertfordshire Program Timeline/ Checklist- Spring



Paris, France

Location: Paris, France

Time of Year: Summer semester only

Academic Year: Junior, Senior, or Graduate standing

Application Method: Paper application available soon.

Application Deadline: January 31, 2015

Areas of Study: Architecture, Art, Literature, Photography

Courses Offered:
LLT3616 - Literature & Art** -Prof. Melinda Weinstein
ART - Photography -Prof. Steve Coy
ART- Sketching the City- Prof. Jin Feng
ART- Indie Publishing - Prof. Lillian Crum
ARC- TBA - Prof. Philip Plowright

** Satisfies LLT/SSC/PSY Jr/Sr elective for all majors. Could be modified to satisfy a graduate elective.

Program Description: This program is led by LTU faculty.It is intended to provide the opportunity to explore the architectural and urban fabric and literature of the internationally renowned city, and to expose students to the rich history and culture of the Paris environment. Design process explorations, on site studies, guides walking tours, lectures and discussions are part of the Study Abroad Program. Students will also experience diverse European travel possibilities during the month-long stay in Paris.

Accommodations: Residence Hall

Approximate Program Costs: $4,000 plus LTU Tuition costs

Included in Costs: Accommodations, airfare, transportation, entrance fees

Ulm, Germany


Location: Hochschule Ulm, University of Applied Sciences

Time of Year: Fall/Winter (Oct. - Dec.), Spring/Summer (Apr. - June)

Academic Year: Junior or Senior standing

Application deadline: Fall/Winter- May 15, Spring/Summer- Nov. 15

Areas of Study: Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, General & JR/SR Elective, Industrial Operations, and Mechanical Engineering

Program Description: The International Engineering Programs (IEP) is offered by Hochschule Ulm to international students. The programs run for three months and are taught in English. They offer a variety of courses in the fields of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (IMEP), Computer Science/Engineering (ICEP), and Electrical Engineering (IEEP).

Many field trips are organized to different companies in the area. To get to know Germany and the German culture the International Office also organizes trips to other cities in Germany.

Ulm offers an intensive German language course for students with no or little knowledge of German. The course takes place before the start of the International Engineering Programs in March or September and runs for two weeks.

Accommodations: Campus Dormitories

Approximate Program Costs: $2,000- $2,500, matriculation fee, plus LTU Tuition costs.

Included in Costs: Living Expenses and Accommodations

Website: http://www.hs-ulm.de/en/

Download the Ulm Program Timeline/ Checklist- Fall

Download the Ulm Program Timeline/ Checklist- Spring

Monterrey, Mexico


Location: Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Monterrey

Time of Year: Fall, Spring, Summer semester

Academic Year: Sophomore or Junior standing

Application Method: Application Online. Must submit official transcript to Study Abroad Office to be sent to Monterrey.

Application Deadline:  Fall- May 1, Spring- Nov. 1, Summer – April 26

Areas of Study: Architecture, Business, Communications, Chemistry, Economics, Engineering, Finance, Information Technology, Marketing
Visit the website to see current course selection in English.

Program Description: Tec de Monterrey is considered one of the best universities in Latin America. Although coursework is available in English, it is recommended that foreign studies students enroll in Mexican Culture and Spanish as a foreign language. The university provides support to its visiting international students with personal attention in housing assistance, airport pick-up, immigration paperwork, on-campus orientation, and extra-curricular field trips and excursions to other areas of Mexico.

Accommodations: You can choose to live with a host family, residence halls, or a shared apartment. Meals are included with host family stays.

Approximate Program Cost: $4,500 – $6,300 plus LTU tuition costs.
Summer- $1,250- $1,750 plus LTU tuition costs

Included in Cost: Accommodations, Meals, Living Expenses, Health Insurance and Immigration Expenses. 

Website: http://studyinmexico.mty.itesm.mx/index.php

Download the Monterrey Program Timeline/ Checklist- Fall

Download the Monterrey Program Timeline/ Checklist- Spring

Grantham, England

Location: Harlaxton College, The British Campus of the University of Evansville

Semester: Fall, Spring, and Summer semester

Academic Year: Sophomore or Junior standing

Application method: Paper application available in Study Abroad Office.

Application Deadline: Fall- March 15, Spring- Oct. 1. , Summer- January 31
Due to Study Abroad Office.

Areas of Study: Business, Economics, Engineering, General & JR/SR Elective, History, Humanities, Mathematics, Physics, Psychology
-Courses vary every semester due to visiting faculty.

Program Description:  All students must enroll in The British Experience six-credit course, and then can select from 30 courses that vary each semester. Students can participate in optional school-arranged weekend excursions to the British Isles, Ireland, Paris, Rome, Venice, and Florence.

Accommodations: Students live at the 100-room Victorian manor house in Grantham during the semester with students from 20 other U.S institutions. The manor is a fully functional home/ college offering classrooms, a library, and a sports hall, as well as student rooms. The manor also offers a bistro, laundry facilities, "telly" lounge, reading lounge, computer room, Wi-Fi, and a general store.

Approximate Program Costs: $6,000 plus LTU tuition costs

Included in Costs: Housing, Meals, Student Activity Fee, Health and Wellness Fee, Technology Fee, Airport pick-up and/or return, Shuttle service between Harlaxton and Grantham, Required British Studies field trips: transportation and entrance fees.

Website: http://www.ueharlax.ac.uk/

Download the Harlaxton Program Timeline/ Checklist- Fall

Download the Harlaxton Program Timeline/ Checklist- Spring

Schedule a Meeting with a Study Abroad Advisor

 

Office Hours: 8:00am- 4:30pm

A. Alfred Taubman Student Services Center, c404

dmcconnel@ltu.edu  -  (248) 204-4113