STEM - College of Science & Engineering

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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 other options available beyond what is listed. This is not a guaranteed list for credit transfer. Students must obtain department advisor approval for fulfilling degree requirements. Students must apply to both the provider through the links below, and to WWU Education Abroad

University Catalogue Information: Biology, BA, Chemistry, BA, Chemistry, BS, Manufacturing Engineering, BS

Note that these are not the only degree programs in their respective fields.

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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

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 complete the Departmental Academic Advising Esign Form with your academic advisor. The form must be completed before your program commences.   

College of Science and Engineering

Review Your Degree Works  

Web4U > Student > Student Records > Degree Works. Follow steps to see what you have completed, and what you still need for your degree plan. At least 50% of the credit hours required for the major/minor must be earned at Western.   

An official transcript from your program must be sent to Education Abroad for processing upon completion of your program.  

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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

Princeton in Asia Fellowship - Teaching and Service Field Placements in Asia Post Grad

While more than half of the Fellows are employed as English teachers at universities, colleges, and high schools, there are also specialized positions with organizations that contribute to the following global issues: education, environmental sustainability, public health, media, economic development, and peace, justice, and access to information.

Award amount: Local stipend paid directly by the host organization. The stipend is intended to cover the cost of safe housing, clean food and drinking water, basic telecommunications, and local travel.

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

For Pell Grant eligible students

Award amount: Grants averaging up to $3,000 for Summer, $5,000 for Semester/Quarter, $8,000 for Critical Language Study




South Africa


Hong Kong


South Korea




Central America


Costa Rica

Puerto Rico; USA






  • ISEP - Université d`Angers, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter
    • English courses in Biology, Engineering, Computer & Information Sciences, Physical Sciences *A2 level of French recommended
  • CEA Engineering in Paris, Spring Semester, Spring Quarter, Fall Quarter

    Semester English courses in:

    • Fluid Mechanics, Dynamics, Electrical Circuits, Statistics, Thermodynamics, Thermodynamics w/Chemical Engineering, Intro to Climate Change, Differential Equations
  • CEA Paris , Spring Quarter

    Summer Engineering Program in English

    • Electrical Circuits, Statistics, Thermodynamics, Calculus III, Differential Equations, Intro to Climate Change
  • ISA - Lille, Summer Quarter
  • CEA - Science & Engineering - French Riviera, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    English courses in:

    • Biological Discovery II, Biostatistics, Survey of Life Science + lab, Oceanography + lab, Chemistry 1 + lab, Information Systems, Intro to Computer Science & Programming, Intro to Relational Databases, Advanced Computer Business Applications, Social & Sustainable Responsibility, Environmental Economics & Policy, Technology Management & Life Cycle, Calculus 1, Calculus 2, Business & Economics Calculus, Calculus 3, Physics 1 + lab, Academic Research & Writing



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

    English options in:

    • Human Biology: Genetic & Evolutionary Aspects of life, Biology 1, Biology 2, Molecular Biology, Ecosystems & Biodiversity, Integrated Methods of Environmental Analysis, Computer Systems Architecture, Fundamentals of RDBMS, IT Fundamentals, Internet Programming, Intro to Computer Networks, Intro to Programming, Math for Programming, Math for Computing, Object Oriented Programming, Operating Systems Concepts, Applied Calculus, Applied Statistics, Algebra, Stats 1, Stats II, Oceanography, Intro to Healthcare Management




  • API - LDM, Spring Semester, Summer Quarter, Fall Quarter
  • ISEP - Università degli Studi di Trieste, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter
  • ISEP - Universita degli Studi di Pavia, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter
  • SAI Rome Engineering, Spring Semester, Summer Quarter, Fall Quarter

    Semester English courses in:

    • Intro to Computer Science, Web Design, Calculus 1, Calculus 2, Intro to Video Game Design, Finite Math, Intermediate Algebra, Pre Calculus, Statistics 1 +2, Linear Algebra, Real Analysis, Food & Agriculture, Science & Urban Ecology, Applied Data Analytics, Bioethics, Ethics of Emerging Technologies


    Summer Engineering Program in English

    • Programming Concepts & Applications, Calculus, Statistics, Mechanics of Materials, Fluid Mechanics, Dynamics
  • SAI Siena, Spring Semester, Summer Quarter, Fall Quarter

    English courses in:

    • Calculus 1, Calculus 2, Computer Network Fundamentals, Intro to Statistics, Cell Biology, Biology of Flora & Fauna, Intro to Italian Prehistory Biology, Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Studies: City of Vaccines - The Pharmaceutical Traditions of Siena, Phytotherapy: Intro to Herbal Medicine, Sustainability, Intro to Astronomy, Chemistry in the Kitchen, Environmental Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Ethnobotany, Geology, Human Evolution, Ecology & Global Warming, Physics 1 + 2


Northern Ireland





  • ISA STEM & Health Sciences + Spanish Language, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    English courses in:

    • Analytic Trigonometry, Biological Science 1, Calculus 1, 2 +3, Chem 1 + lab, Chem 2 + lab, Physics 2 + lab, Material & Energy Balances, Differential Equations, Organic Chemistry 2, Physics 1 + lab, Precalculus Algebra
  • CEA - Madrid Engineering & Social Sciences, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter
    • Att the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (engineering courses and programs are accredited by the European Network for Accreditation of Engineering Education, EUR-ACE). With almost 100 STEM courses in English available each semester in Aerospace, Bioengineering, Computer Technology, Electrical and Energy Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering, you are sure to find the right courses to fit in your degree plan regardless of your year in school.
  • API - Medical and Health in Salamanca, Fall Quarter

    English courses in:

    • Bioethics, Human Genetics, Health Communication, Molecular & Cellular Bases of Disease

    Spanish courses in:

    • Communication & Health, Medical Spanish
  • AIFS - Barcelona - Universidad Pompeu Fabra, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter
  • API - Pablo de Olavide University, Seville, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    English courses in:

    • Medical Anthropology, Organic Chemistry 1 + lab, Organic Chemistry 2 + lab, Ecological Systems, Anatomy & Physiology II + lab, Microbiology + lab, Nutrition
  • CEA Organic Chemistry Spring quarter, Spring Quarter
    • Program runs Mid May to end of June. 2 courses for 7 sem/10 quarter credits. *not full time status but could work for spring quarter. 
    • 300 level Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry: English 4 sem/6 quarter credits.
  • USAC - Valencia, Spring Semester, Summer Quarter, Fall Quarter

    English courses in:

    • Linear Algebra, Calculus III, Differential Equations, Dynamics, Engineering Thermodynamics, Materials Science, Chem 1 + lab, Physics 1 + lab, Physics 2 + lab, Statistics, Chem 2 + lab
  • ISA Health & Natural Sciences, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter, Academic Year

    English courses in:

    • Dentistry, Anaesthesiology, Anatomical Pathology, General & Dental Pharmacology, Healthcare Ethics & Deontology, Nursing Care of Women, General Biochemistry, Mediation & Family Orientation, Metabolism & Nutrition, Molecular Genetics, Proteomics, Sleep Disorders, Spanish for Health Professions, Technologies Applied to Sport Sciences, Statistics, Human Physiology, Life Support & Emergency Care, Nutrition & Dietetics, Advanced Instrumental Techniques
  • CEA - Alicante Science & Engineering, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    Semester English courses in:

    • Architecture & Design courses, Urban Planning, Cell Biology, Ecology, Research, Molecular Techniques, Plant Biodiversity, Structural Biology, Advanced OChem, Biochemistry 1, Inorganic Solids, Organic Stereochemistry, Analytical Laboratories, Construction Materials II, Mechanics for Engineers, Civil Engineering courses, Computer Engineering courses: Communication Theory, Computer Architecture, Computers, Digital Electronics, Discrete Mathematics, Principles of Data Bases, Programming II, Software System Design, Advanced Software Development, Digital Electronic Systems, Modeling Ecological Systems, Digital Signal Processing, Fundamentals of Engineering Physics II, Telecommunications Regulation and Services, Transmission Media, Video Engineering, Physiology and Kinesiology of Movement, Game Theory, Mathematics II, Time Series, Applied Physics I
  • ISA - Business, Sciences & Liberal Arts - Valencia, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    Course taught in English:

    • Analytic Trigonometry, Algebra, Chem 1 + lab, Research, Science of Nutrition
  • CEA - Summer Engineering, Summer Quarter

    English Courses in:

    • 200 Intro to Programming, Social Media & Digital Identity


Middle East

United Arab Emirates

North America





New Zealand

South America


  • API - Internship Buenos Aires, Spring Quarter, Summer Quarter, Fall Quarter, Winter Quarter
  • ISEP - Universidad del Salvador, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter
  • CEA Engineering in Buenos Aires, Spring Semester, Spring Quarter, Fall Quarter

    English courses in:

    • Dynamics, Electrical Circuits, Differential Equations, Linear Algebra
  • CEA Buenos Aires Spring Quarter, Spring Quarter
    • 6 week program "CEA & ITBA Hybrid) runs mid May - early July. 
    • 8 semester/12 quarter credits = full time credits for spring quarter
    • $500 discount/scholarship for WWU students and $500 flight voucher
    • English courses in
      • Physics II w/ Lab (7 quarter credits)



  • ISA - STEM - Barranquilla, Summer Quarter

    Semester English options in:

    • Civil Engineering, Statistics, Structural Design, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, Renewable Energies, Thermodynamics 1, Systems Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Databases, Operating Systems

    Semester Spanish options in:

    • Biology, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Geology, Hydraulics, Research, Industrial Engineering, Global Health, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Systems Engineering

    Summer English options in:

    • Applied Geotechnical Engineering, Soil Mechanics, Analog Electronics 2 + 3, Digital Electronics, Power Electronics, Research, Renewable Energies, Solid Mechanics, Algorithms & Complexity, Computational Solution of Engineering Problems