Engineering abroad

Work. Volunteer. Study. The world...at your fingertips.

Global Engineering Experiences

We're excited to support the Global Engineering Experiences initiative - highly subsidized by the Schulich School of Engineering and its supporters. Students can travel abroad over reading week on department-specific trips, volunteer in developing communities or enjoy a global entrepreneurship experience.

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Global Department Experiences

Experience the world during your fall and winter reading weeks. These six- to nine-day trips explore engineering, industries, services and history in other parts of the globe.

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Global Community Projects

Solve engineering challenges in developing communities around the globe. Implement life-changing technologies or support the development of new infrastructure.

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Global Engineering Entrepreneurship

In partnership with the Hunter Hub for Entrepreneurial Thinking, Schulich is offering engineering students the opportunity to travel abroad to pursue their innovative ideas.

Find out more. Search our FAQs!

Study Abroad with UCalgary

See the world while you earn credits towards your degree or do undergraduate research.

Group Study Programs

These programs range from three to six weeks long up to a full semester. You can complete a four-credit course during the spring or summer session. 

 

 

Exchange Programs

Spend a summer, semester or full year at one of our partner universities around the world. These exchange programs are a direct trade" of students. This means you are covered by your UCalgary tuition and don't have to pay foreign tuition.

Your exchange will enable you to transfer your credits to your UCalgary degree.

 

 

 

 

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Build communities with Homes of Hope

Each year, UCalgary students partner with Boardwalk and an international youth organization's Homes of Hope program. We build houses for families living in Tijuana, Mexico. 

Each simple home is built by a team of 15 to 20 people over two days. The homes are furnished with supplies donated by Boardwalk.

 

 

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International engineering internships

Gain paid work experience while you travel abroad.

Internships range from four to 18 months, and can be completed anywhere in the world. Our students have worked in the Silicon Valley, Switzerland, Japan, Germany and more.

Ask our team at the Engineering Career Centre how you can pursue an international internship.

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