College of Science and Engineering (STEM)

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These pages are currently under revision, and may not have a complete list of programs. Please contact Hannah Nevitt to explore all program options.

The following programs offer significant coursework and field immersion opportunities for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math fields. This is meant to highlight a variety of programs by region; please note there are many more available beyond what is listed here and this is not a guaranteed list for credit transfer. Students will still need to meet with their departments to discuss fulfilling degree requirements.

Explore Programs

Advisor

Juliet Barnes

Advisor for Advanced Materials Science & Engineering

Office: ENVS 131

Maren Brinson

Advisor for Biology

Office: BI 315

Mary Hall

Advisor for Computer Science

Office: CF 459

Jerry Johnson

Advisor for Mathematics

Office: ES 240

Edward Geary

Advisor for SMATE

Office: SL 250D

Lisa Ochs

Advisor for Engineering & Design

Office: ET 204

Advising Info

After you decide on a program and the courses you will take abroad, you must meet with a STEM Advisor to complete the EdAbroad Departmental Academic Advising Form. The form must be completed before you leave on your study abroad program.

Transcripts from your program abroad must be sent to the Education Abroad office for processing upon completion of your program.

Program Options

Study Abroad Provider

  • Independent organizations that facilitate or administer study abroad programs for students
  • Quarter, semester, academic year, calendar year, and summer
  • Pay a program fee that includes tuition, housing, etc. (varies)
  • More services provided
  • Often includes excursions, onsite pickup, varied housing options
  • Part time internships can be available for credit

Faculty-led Global Learning Program

  • WWU faculty organize and lead academic programs abroad
  • Quarter, summer, and academic breaks
  • Earn WWU credits and learn from WWU faculty abroad while studying with other WWU students
  • Pay tuition and fees at WWU in addition to a program fee for onsite costs

Western Exchange

  • Bilateral agreements between WWU and universities abroad to exchange students
  • Chance of placement is high
  • Semester and year-long options
  • Pay WWU in-state tuition and mandatory fees
  • Room & board paid onsite
  • Take courses with international students at universities abroad
  • Eligibility requirements vary
  • More independent and less services

ISEP Exchange

  • ISEP stands for International Student Exchange Program
  • Students can choose from over 135 universities in 36 different countries
  • Students provide ISEP with a list of preferred sites. Chance of placement varies from site to site.
  • Semester & year-long options only
  • Pay WWU in-state tuition and mandatory fees
  • Room & board paid to WWU
  • Take courses with international students at universities abroad
  • More independent and less services provided

Research, Fellowships & Grants

Africa

Ghana

Morocco

South Africa

Asia

Hong Kong

India

Japan

South Korea

Taiwan

Vietnam

Central America

Belize

Costa Rica

Puerto Rico; USA

Europe

Austria

Czech Republic

England

Estonia

Finland

France

Germany

Greece

  • ISA - Athens, Spring Semester, Summer Quarter, Fall Quarter

Hungary

Ireland

Italy

Netherlands

Northern Ireland

Norway

Poland

Scotland

Spain

Sweden

Middle East

United Arab Emirates

North America

Canada

Mexico

Oceania

Australia

Fiji

New Zealand

South America

Argentina

Chile

Colombia

Ecuador

Peru

Various