Education Abroad for Civil, Electrical, Industrial, & Mechanical Engineering


No matter the field of engineering, there is a high probability that engineers will work on an international level at some point in their career. Whether it is collaborating with professionals or clients from around the world, teaching abroad, or taking part in an overseas project, opportunities for engineers are increasingly global.  Incorporating an international experience in a UW-Platteville engineering degree increases students' access to knowledge and theory from around the world and enables future engineers to learn and share new approaches to engineering education and problem solving.

Upon graduation, having international experience on a resume can also help distinguish applicants in the competitive job market.  It can help demonstrate a global perspective of the field and real-world issues, flexibility and adaptability, and knowledge of and openness to other cultures.

recommended programs

Hochschule Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences


Cycling Infrastructure in the Netherlands
Engineers Without Borders
Hochschule Darmstadt, Germany
Jönköping University, Sweden
Nagasaki University of Foreign Studies, Japan
Renewable Energy and Green Building Best Practices, Germany
Spanish-American Institute of International Education, Spain
The History of Science and Technology in Europe, Europe
University of Newcastle, Australia
University of the South Pacific, Fiji
University of Piura, Peru
Windesheim University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands

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