Austria Programs

The Salzburg, Austria programs are the main study abroad options that are specifically designed for engineering students. There are two options:

Sophomore Spring Semester

  • Priority for ME and CE students
  • Eligibility based on: 
    • Academic performance in first year and
    • Ability to stay on track for graduation in four years
    • May require summer coursework
  • Six courses offered:
    • two engineering courses
    • two core electives
    • one German language course (high school German is not required)
  • Intercultural components of engineering study abroad
  • Institutional Financial Aid applies
  • Limited to approximately 12 students
  • Courses taught in English
  • Requires travel to Wels, Austria
Hayden Liao

"Studying abroad taught me that school doesn't have to be my sole priority. It taught me how to explore, learn from museums, be humble, and to make new friends. That said, I will be hard at work on campus next year."

~ Hayden Liao - 3rd year Computer Science Student

Summer Session I

  • Typically summer of rising junior or senior year
  • Six-week session from mid-May to end of June
  • Courses taught in English
  • Offers the following courses:
    • Engineering Economics
    • One Core course (TBD)
  • Includes field trips related to engineering topics and intercultural learning
  • Limited need-based financial aid is available
Students in front of salt mine in Salzburg

Student trip to the Salzburg Salt Mines

When studying abroad, students have many opportunities to visit surrounding areas and participate in fun activities to supplement their learning experience.