Study & Intern Abroad

Studying or working abroad are excellent ways to enhance your education, develop new cultural perspectives, and refine your interpersonal skills. Columbia Engineering students collaborate and exchange ideas in the world’s leading centers of industry, technology, and innovation and bring engineering expertise to remote areas.

Your Questions Answered

From understanding the best time to schedule a study abroad experience to organizing details about travel and expenses, we have the answers. Review our FAQ section for quick insight.

overSEAS HANDBOOK

Review the overSEAS Study Abroad handbook for more information about how a global experience can enhance your degree program.

THE INSIDE STORY

Read about life-changing experiences Columbia Engineering students have had studying abroad.

Study Abroad Basics

You can choose from multiple study abroad options that will enahance your education and career preparation. Learn about eligibility requirements and academic credit for study abroad programs and general program basics

Get Started

Meet with an advisor in the Office of Global Programs who can help you select the right study abroad program. Your advisor will also connect you with students who participated in programs you are interested in, so you’ll have a personal resource for insight in what to expect.

Finances

Aid for Columbia Engineering students transfers to any Columbia-approved study abroad program during the academic year. Learn what expenses are part of study abroad.

Deadlines

Plan your study abroad experience as early as possible and keep track of these important deadlines.

Internships Abroad

Gain and refine transferrable skills and make valuable networking contacts when you opt for an international internship as part of your Columbia Engineering education. Learn about options, application requirements and deadlines.