College of Science and Engineering at the University of Minnesota
College of Science and Engineering

Learn abroad

Landing photo - Learning Abroad - Italy

Tomorrow’s scientists and engineers will have global careers. Whether you work in the United States or abroad, you will collaborate and solve problems with people from many countries.

The College of Science and Engineering has made a commitment to providing pathways for internationalizing the undergraduate experience. You have many opportunities to work with CSE International Programs to find the learning-abroad experience that's right for you. You can attend a CSE Global Seminar with CSE professors and students for a few weeks, get a summer internship abroad or attend University-wide programs that lasts for a semester or a full year. Explore the world!


Many ways to learn abroad

  • Travel on a May Session global seminar with a technical focus
  • Take technical courses at a top foreign university
  • Fulfill liberal-education requirements or earn language credits
  • Volunteer internationally
  • Pursue a paid summer technical internship in another country

Many reasons to learn abroad

  • Practice communicating and working across cultures
  • Gain an international perspective in your field
  • Prepare to work in the global economy
  • Use your technical skills to help others
  • Grow as a person
  • Have fun and adventures

Resources for getting started

CSE International Programs: Here to help you choose and plan your learning-abroad experience as a student of science or engineering.
115 Lind Hall
Adam Pagel, Coordinator

The Learning Abroad Center: University resources: walk-in advising, First Step meetings, travel services (passports, rail passes), and program information.
230 Heller Hall (West Bank)

The Learning Abroad Center