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International Programs

UPDATE: Scroll down to see the latest details about our 2015 summer study abroad engineering programs!

Welcome to Engineering International Programs where we provide resources for:

In an increasingly globalized economy, the College of Engineering is energetically engaged in providing our students with not only a strong engineering foundation, but also with experiences that will prepare them to successfully compete in the international workforce.

To achieve this goal, we aspire to produce engineers who are both internationally minded and culturally aware with many opportunities to study around the globe. 

In addition, the College of Engineering brings the world to our students with faculty members from Italy, Poland, Netherlands, Ukraine, Egypt, Turkey, Syria, Israel, Ethiopia, Iran, India, China, South Korea, Mexico, Panama, Brazil, and Peru. We also welcome hundreds of international students every year from around the globe who are studying for a degree, on exchange programs, or are visiting research scholars.

2015 Summer Programs



Pisa, Italy  


  • E 280 (Methods of Analysis)
    Taught by Dr. Mauro Pierucci, SDSU
  • GENS 450 (Women in Italian History)
    Taught by an Italian professor in English


  • 5 weeks from Late May to Late June
    (Summer Session 1)


  • Rome, Florence, Venice, Naples, Pompeii, Tuscany, and more!


  • TBD - About $3,000

Krakow, Poland


  • CONE 430 (Engineering Economy)
    Taught by Dr. Janusz Supernak, SDSU
  • CIVE 499 (Transport in Europe)
    Taught by Dr. Janusz Supernak, SDSU
  • GENS 450 (Women in Polish History)
    Taught by a Polish professor in English


  • 4 weeks from  Early June to Early July
    (Summer Session 1)


  • Warsaw, Katowice, Carpathian Mountains, Auschwitz, Wieliczka Salt Mine, and more!


  • TBD - About $3,000


Ciudad del Saber (Panama City), Panama



  • CIVE 465 (Foundations)
    Taught by Dr. Julio Valdes, SDSU
  • CIVE 530 (Open Channel Hydraulics)
    Taught by Tom Zink, SDSU
  • GENS 450 (Women in Panamanian History)
    Taught by Tom Zink, SDSU


  •  4 weeks from Early July to  Early August
    (Summer Session 2)


  • Panama City, Panama Canal, Isla Mamey, Isla Grande, Isla Taboga, Cerro la Vieja, rain forests, waterfalls, and scuba diving in both the Caribbean and the Pacific!


  • TBD - About $2,500

Furtwangen. Germany (NEW FOR 2015!)


  • AE 340 (Fluid Mechanics)
    Taught by Dr. Nagy Nosseir, SDSU

  • GENS 450 (Women in German History)
    Taught by German Professor in English


  •  4 weeks from Early July to Early August
    (Summer Session 2)


  • The World Famous German Black Forest, Stuttgart, Porsche and Mercedes-Benz Factories, Lake Constance, European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, and Zurich, Switzerland.


  • TBD - About $3,000

Contact for Engineering Study Abroad:

Donovan Geiger
Tel: (619) 594-6079



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