Students working on cropsStudying abroad provides an excellent opportunity for you to gain a more global outlook related to your field. The University of Illinois offers over 400 study abroad programs, ranging from 10-day to year-long stays in over 100 countries. To help make sure students like you get the most out of their experiences, ABE identified several study abroad programs of special interest.

You also can look for programs led by faculty in the College of ACES. ABE students participate in a summer break ACES/Grainger Engineering study abroad program in China led by faculty member Xinlei Wang. Students who take advantage of this opportunity conduct research at Zhejiang University, travel to various industrial sites, and participate in Chinese language courses and cultural excursions.

The ACES Office of Academic Programs, International Programs in Engineering, and the campus Study Abroad Office are great resources to help you find a program that’s right for you. Also, you'll find various forms of financial support to help cover the cost of your international adventure.