Study Abroad

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Welcome to MAE Study Abroad! Here, you will find study abroad opportunities across the globe. All of the courses listed on this page will count as MAE technical electives. We strongly support and encourage our students to study abroad. Please see below for a list of our programs led by MAE faculty and staff.

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UF in Germany: Kinesiology & Engineering

This program is designed to introduce students to foundational concepts and career pathways in the areas of kinesiology and engineering, via site visits and lectures. Students will also learn about German culture in the context of kinesiology and engineering. The program’s curriculum involves both industry and cultural site visits and engages students in reflecting about how German society impacts kinesiology and engineering. Space is limited to 12 engineering students and 12 applied physiology and kinesiology students.

Course: EGN4932 – Global Engineering (1 credit)

Dates: TBA

Contact: Mr. Michael Fitzgerald at mgfitzgerald@ufl.edu

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UF in Iceland: Thermodynamics & Renewable Energy

This is an eight-day program that allows undergraduate students to understand and appreciate first-hand the role that thermodynamics plays in enabling Iceland’s renewable energy infrastructure and the technologies and natural wonders that drive everything, from the volcanic heat to the electricity in your home and the Hydrogen powering fuel cell vehicles.

Courses: EML4905 – Thermodynamics & Renewable Energy in Iceland (1 credit)

Dates: TBA

Contact: Dr. Jonathan Scheffe at jscheffe@ufl.edu

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UF in Vietnam: Business & Engineering Internship

This program offers engineering students the unique opportunity to learn about Vietnamese culture while completing a professional internship at a company in the capital metropolis of Ho Chi Minh City. No Vietnamese language skills are required, as all placements have English-speaking supervisors. This program is a partnership between the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering and the Warrington College of Business Administration. 

Courses: EGN4932 – Vietnamese Culture (3 credits) and EGN4949 – Engineering Internship (3 credits)

Dates: TBA

Contact: Mr. Michael Fitzgerald at mgfitzgerald@ufl.edu

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For all other Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering programs, please visit Here. Note that these programs are not led by MAE faculty and you will need to confirm with Ms. Pingchien Neo, Director of International Engineering Programs, that credit from these programs will count toward your Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering degree.