The programs listed below are not an exhaustive list but are meant as a starting point for students researching study abroad opportunities. Students are encouraged to contact UC Davis Study Abroad Office for further information. These programs are organized through the University of California Education Abroad Program.
Shanghai Jiao Tong University: Connect with students and faculty from around the world at one of Shanghai’s highest ranked universities in a unique program developed with attributes of American and Chinese engineering education. Co-developed by the University of Michigan and Shanghai Jiao Tong University (UM-SJTU), the Joint Institute combines the best approaches of both universities to provide a multinational experience. Possible major-related course(s): ENG 17, ENG 101, ENG 104
Engineering and Science in Japan: Study science and engineering at Tohoku University in northern Japan in a combination of coursework and lab research. Tohoku University is located in Sendai, a city of one million in scenic Honshu. Sendai is renowned for its natural beauty, with the Pacific Ocean to the east and mountains to the west. It is known as the “city of green” and is just a two-hour bullet train from Tokyo. Possible major-related course(s): CHE 2A/B, CHE 8A/B, PHY 9A/B/C, ENG 104
Imperial College London: This program is a year-long program and is open to Engineering and Computer Science majors only. Located near the Museum of Natural History and the Victoria and Albert Museum, Imperial College London is at the center of London’s cultural offerings. Possible major related course(s): STA 100, ENG 102, ENG 103, ENG 104, ENG 105
University of Melbourne: The University of Melbourne is a top ranked institution that provides a consistently strong undergraduate education in engineering and other disciplines. The cosmopolitan atmosphere of the fastest growing city in Australia certainly has its appeal, but Melbourne also offers old-world charm; the tree-lined avenues, classy boutiques, clanging street cars, friendly people, gorgeous parks, and Victorian architecture make it a unique and likable city. Possible major related course(s): STA 100, ENG 103, ENG 105
National University of Singapore: Study abroad in Singapore offers learning in a dynamic international city with a unique fusion of tradition and modernity, in its cultures, diverse languages, enticing foods and lovely architecture. The Faculty of Engineering has outstanding and internationally recognized engineering programs. From building race cars to developing human-like robotic muscles, the National University of Singapore is leading the way in designing solutions for current global challenges through its research and development of new technologies. Possible major related course(s): CHE 2A/B, CHE 8A/B, ENG 103, ENG 104, ENG 106
Lund, Sweden: Founded in 1666, Lund University is now a modern international center for research and education. The semester and year options begin with orientation and an intensive language program (ILP) to provide you with a basic knowledge of Swedish and ease your introduction to Swedish culture.Stuents can take advantage of excursions and activities offered through the university to learn about Sweden and the region. Possible major related course(s): MAT 22A/B, PHY 9A/B/C, ENG 100, ENG 103, ENG 104
Edinburgh, Scotland: Founded in 1583, The University of Edinburgh is one of the UK’s oldest universities and consistently ranks among the top ten in the country. Science, or “natural philosophy” has been studied at Edinburgh since the university was established. Famous alumni include Charles Darwin; Daniel Rutherford, who discovered nitrogen; Alexander Graham Bell; and James Hutton, the founder of our modern geology. Possible major related course(s): MAT 22A/B, PHY 9A/B/C, ENG 104, ENG 105