Why Study Abroad?
Open your eyes to the world
Science and technology have no borders! Invest in your future by developing cross-cultural skills that will enable you to communicate with scientists anywhere in the world.
Enhance your career
Learn how to function in a culturally diverse environment early on. Develop broader skills and the ability to adapt to new environments.
See your culture and yourself from a different perspective. Learn to appreciate other languages and global perspectives, while better understanding your own values.
Did you know?
You do not need to speak another language to study abroad. Many programs offer courses in English.
The following programs are especially suited for students looking to take optical or engineering courses while abroad:
For more information about studying abroad visit the Hajim Study Abroad site.
For major or departmental credit:
Office: Goergen 206
For elective credit, consult with a study abroad advisor.
What are my First Steps?
BME Students Abroad
In addition to taking four engineering courses, Zachary Jenkins (BME '16) enjoyed this face-to-face encounter with sharks and other marine life at the Manly Sea Life Sanctuary when he studied abroad during the fall 2014 semester in Sydney, Australia.