Study Abroad to Uganda!

When: August 12-September 3

Where: Uganda

Four weeks in Uganda studying the relationship between water and health, based at Makerere University with UW faculty, with field trips to public water treatment facilities, bottling plants, farms, clinics and hospitals, family homes, and other places where people interact with water. We’ll examine how historical, social, economic, political, geographic and environmental factors in Uganda have contributed to water-related health problems and solutions. Visits to Jinja, Mbarara, Kaseese, Fort Portal, Murchison Falls Park, Gulu, and, if possible, a refugee camp.

Interested? Email or

Check website for more information (It says it’s closed, but it’s NOT)

Engineering Switzerland – Early Fall 2019 Study Abroad


Engineering Switzerland: Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering Abroad – Take a core UW engineering course while exploring the celebrated tradition of engineering excellence in Switzerland

  • Spend 4 weeks living and learning at EPFL in Lausanne, Switzerland during Early Fall 2019
  • Take EE 215: Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering with a UW professor
  • Visit the CERN Large Hadron Collider, explore the hills around the Matterhorn, and tour a Swiss watchmaking factory
  • To learn more and apply, visit the UW Study Abroad program page — applications are due next Friday, February 15, 2019


Study Abroad Winter 2020 in India! GCIL Info Sessions

Grand Challenges Impact Lab study abroad program is recruiting students!

Interested in a study abroad program that offers hands-on, project-based learning about Grand Challenges and social innovation that will also build your resume? Grand Challenges Impact Lab (GCIL), a UW study abroad program in Bangalore, India, is recruiting students for their Winter 2020 program!

Grand Challenges (GCs) are the big problems facing humanity – things like food security, clean water, climate change, low-income housing, education in disadvantaged communities, and access to health care. GCIL empowers students to address GCs. Through GCIL, interdisciplinary teams of 4-5 students are placed in a local organization with experience with a GC and are challenged to propose, test, and prototype solutions using tools of entrepreneurship and social innovation. Read about past team projects and watch video summaries here:


GCIL is open to junior and senior undergraduate students and graduate students from any discipline. We are excited to help you create solutions that can make a difference and hope you will consider applying!


Come to an information sessions on:

Monday, Feb 11 from 1-2 pm. More Hall room 110

Wednesday, Feb 13 from 4-5 pm. More Hall room 229

Thursday, Feb 28 from 1:30-2:30 pm, Wilcox Hall room 264

Wednesday, March 6 from 10-11 am, Wilcox Hall room 264

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Engineering Rome is accepting applications NOW

Hi all,

Just a quick update. The Engineering Rome Exploration Seminar ( is now accepting applications at:

Application Dates

Application Deadline: 1 March 2019

Application Deadline if you want to be considered for scholarships: 15 February 2019 Continue reading

2019 STEM Study Abroad – Australia

You are invited to a summer adventure of research and learning with your STEM peers Down Under. Come find out about 2019 STEM Study Abroad – Australia at our next information session this Friday, January 25.

Find more about STEM Study Abroad by visiting

Australian summer program offers engineering research activities in high-tech labs

Info Sessions:

1/25/19 (Fri)  4-5pm, LOEW 215

1/31/19 (Thurs) 4-5pm, MGH 311

Hope to see you there.


A campus partnership for student enrichment and success: College of Engineering, School of Oceanography and the OMA&D Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation program.