Research Abroad

Engage in a new culture while pursuing your research interests abroad. IPENG offers research abroad programs in eight countries. The Illinois Global Internship programs in Barcelona, Dublin, London, or Sydney offers 8 to 10-week full-time internship placements in nearly every career field.

View Research Abroad OpportunitieS

Please read about the eligibilty requirements, available locations, costs, and more relating to each opportunity below. If interested in a program, apply through the program brochure. If you have questions regarding any of the programs, feel free to reach out to the IPENG office.

Did you know that most scholarships and financial aid can be applied to these international opportunities as well?

Most of the research abroad opportunities occur during the summer semester, however the Engineering in Germany - (Research) Darmstadt IREP is our one program that occurs during fall or spring semester.

View the IREP program here

Global Research Scholars

Global Research Scholars is a unique, research intensive study abroad program designed for talented undergraduate students of all engineering majors. The program combines a study abroad experience with the opportunity to join a research team abroad at an IPENG partner school, and present research findings in the fall at Illinois in a special symposium.

  • Research project at an IPENG Partner School in Denmark, Germany, Spain, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, Taiwan, or South Korea
  • Research Methods Course 2nd 8 weeks (ENG 199 CRN 67061 on Tuesdays, 12-12:50)
  • Culture Orientation Course (LAS 291/292)
  • Research symposium on campus the following fall
  • All Global Scholars will be eligilbe for a $500 Scholarship

Read about past Global Research Scholars Projects here:

Aug 31, 2021 - Hannah Dougherty (IPENG)

Intramural Sign Ups & Upcoming Events for ZJUI & Exchange Students

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Jun 30, 2020 - International Programs in Engineering

NUS Research Poster by K. Sundaram

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Jun 30, 2020 - International Programs in Engineering

TUD Research Poster by Z. Sun

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All 2018 & 2019 Research Posters