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STEM Study Abroad

Find the Right STEM Study Abroad Program for You

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Study STEM Abroad and Gain Hands-On Experience

Looking to study STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) abroad? Experience STEM fieldwork for yourself in your dream location. Whether you want to earn specific STEM credits or complete GE requirements, you'll have the opportunity to conduct independent research alongside field experts and explore natural sciences hands-on at world-class research stations and international companies. 

CIEE offers 70+ STEM study abroad programs across more than 40 cities around the world, from England and Taiwan to Chile and Singapore. From tropical ecology in Costa Rica's rainforest to mechanical engineering at a startup in Berlin, there’s a STEM study abroad program or internship that’s right for you. 

Our credit-earning opportunities are designed to keep you on track for graduation and bolster your skill set with global competencies essential for a STEM career.  

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STEM Host Institution Partners

Direct enroll in a variety of STEM courses at top-tier, accredited universities around the world. Immerse yourself in the local student community and gain a global perspective on your academics. Options are available in English or the host country language. Even though you’ll directly enroll at the university, you’ll still receive CIEE 24/7 support and services.

Universidad de Buenos Aires
Pontificia Universidad Catolica Argentina
Universidad Nacional de Las Artes 

Murdoch University
University of Wollongong

University of Botswana

Pontificia Universidade Catolica de Chile
Universidad de Chile 
Universidad de Chile, Santiago
Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago
Universidad Diego Portales, Santiago
Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Valparaiso

Peking University
National Chengchi University

Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra- Santiago de los Caballeros 

Goldsmiths College, University of London
University College London, University of London
University of Westminster

Universite de Paris, Sorbonne Nouvelle
Universite Paris, Paris Diderot

University of Ghana

University of Hyderabad

Dublin City University
Trinity College Dublin
University College Dublin

Sophia University

University of Cape Town

Yonsei University


Universidad de Alicante
Escola Superior de Comerç International
Escola Superior de Comerç International- International Business Program
Universitat de Barcelona
 Universitat de les Illes Balears (UIB)
Universitat de Vic
Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Universitat Pompeu Fabra-Hispanic and European Studies Program
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Centro Cultural Ricardo Rojas
Centro de Estudios Universitarios EUSA
Cursos para Extranjeros at University of Seville
Universidad de Sevilla
Universidad Pablo de Olavide
Universidad Pablo de Olavide HSP

STEM Study Abroad Programs

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  • Monteverde, Costa Rica
  • Study Program

Wake up to the sound of howler monkeys at a unique biological station, on the doorstep of the 57,000-acre Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve.

Program Interests
  • Mountains to Hike
  • Small City
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  • Study Program

Participate in an overnight excursion organized by CIEE and additional structured opportunities to engage with Seville’s local community.

Program Interests
  • Host Institution
  • Small City
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  • Yucatan, Mexico
  • Study Program

Against the backdrop of Mexico’s rich culture, biodiversity, and history – students explore science and society with interdisciplinary courses in the natural sciences.

Program Interests
  • Life by the Sea
  • Small City
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  • Tallinn, Estonia
  • Study Program
  • Part-Time Internship

Spend a full semester studying business and technology in Estonia’s thriving capital and booming tech scene.

Program Interests
  • Host Institution
  • Life by the Sea
  • Small City
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  • Study Program

Explore Botswana’s amazing wildlife as a compelling example for sustainable wildlife management, species protection, ecology, and behavior.

Program Interests
  • Small City
  • Volunteering
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  • Monteverde, Costa Rica
  • Study Program

Monteverde the place to get up close and personal with some of the world’s most astonishing biodiversity.

Program Interests
  • Mountains to Hike
  • Small City

Benefits of Studying STEM Abroad

Take unique STEM courses

and gain firsthand STEM experience in a new community.

Make lifelong friends

and expand your professional network with like-minded people.

Explore other interests

in the STEM field you never knew you had before.

Frequently Asked Questions About STEM Study Abroad

Put simply, yes! You can absolutely study abroad as a STEM major. In fact, there are several benefits to studying STEM abroad, including:

  • Gain access to courses, volunteer opportunities, and internships you otherwise wouldn’t have at your home institution  
  • Explore other interests you may have across the STEM field, from sustainability and conservation to engineering and mathematics
  • Learn about a new culture, history, and language while making lifelong friends
  • Stand out academically by completing unique coursework supplemented with an internship or other volunteer opportunities 

While the best country for studying STEM abroad is subjective, we can provide you with a list of some of the most popular destinations for STEM majors, including:

Yes, CIEE absolutely has STEM study abroad scholarship options, including:

For more detailed information on CIEE’s scholarship and grants options, check out our scholarships and grants page.  

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