Virtual Exchange

Our Virtual Exchange programs are some of our traditional study abroad programs being offered by our partner universities in a virtual format. Additionally, some courses may be offered as a stand alone.

This page will be updated frequently due to the unpredictable changing times so check back often.

Note that the deadlines vary for each program so check closely if you are considering applying.

Grainger Engineering had two students participate in our SP 21 Virtual: Engineering Direct Enroll: ENSEA FAME program.

To see what our students did during their mentored projects this past spring check out their final presentations on YouTube!

Engineering Summer in Germany-Darmstadt Programs for 2021

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Technischen Universitat Darmstadt (TUD) is offering their summer engineering programs in a virtual format this year.

Automotive Program

Mechanical Engineering students interested in automotive technology will study where the automobile was born and where most premium cars are developed and produced today. During the summer they will take three automotive engineering courses, as well as a language and culture course.

Apply By: February 15th, 2021

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ENGR & Language Program

The International Summer University is a unique four week programme specially designed to provide insight into the broad field of cutting-edge German engineering technology, to improve international language skills as well as to discover and learn more about the German culture. It combines engineering courses, company visits, intensive German language courses, intercultural training and social and cultural programmes.

Apply By: February 15th, 2021

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INSPIRED Program

Students will be a part of a dynamic team of young researchers and (bio-)engineers. They will be tasked with a manufacture design of a functional, sustainable, and efficient Interstellar Farmacy – a bio-reactor generating specialized nutrients and therapeutics in extreme conditions of outer-space stations and off-world colonies of the future.

Apply By: January 25th, 2021

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Virtual: Global Research Scholars: Summer in Germany - TUD

Also known as the IREP Program

Following the current situation with Covid-19, IREP will be offered by IPENG virtually in summer 2021. Some projects listed on the website, however, are not possible to run them remotely. Information can be found in the project database. New information due to a change in the situation will be published immediately.

The main objective of the program is to enable undergraduate and graduate students from TU Darmstadt's partner universities in Canada and the USA to:

  • Acquire an insight in research in your field through active participation
  • Gain intercultural experience
  • Transfer credit points home

The student has to be of good academic standing at their home institution and demonstrate a keen interest in research techniques and practice.

Please visit the TUD IREP website for more detailed information.

Apply By: February 15th, 2021

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