International Opportunities

The Samueli School of Engineering provides various international research and scholarship opportunities for faculty and students. With the rapid advancement in technology, people from all over the world are closer than ever. Now is the best time to participate in international initiatives to connect with the global community and experience the beauty of the diverse world. Feel free to browse through the programs that are offered, and click “learn more” for further information.

 

Current Students

Study Abroad

Study Abroad

The UC Education Abroad Program provides many diverse programs for students to study overseas.  Facilitated by the Study Abroad Center at UCI, these programs continue to enhance students’ awareness and understanding of the importance of study abroad and to support students and faculty to engage in international activities. Learn More

PKU GLOBEX

PKU GLOBEX Summer Session

The Globex at the College of Engineering, Peking University is a professional mobility program with a worldwide exchange of students from all disciplines of study. To enhance students’ global and professional experience, Globex offers courses that focus on 1) engineering & science, 2) innovation & entrepreneurship, and 3) society & globalization. Some courses may be equivalent to technical electives. Learn More

KAUST

KAUST Visiting Student Research Program

The Visiting Student Research Program (VSRP), hosted by the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, aims at offering a comprehensive research experience for highly qualified and motivated international students. Students will collaborate with faculty to contribute to new knowledge and help foster solutions that impact society. Stipends may be available to eligible students. Learn More

 

Visiting and Prospective Students

UCInspire Program

UCInspire Program

The International Student Program Immersive Research Experience (UCInspire) is a 10-week comprehensive research program designed for outstanding undergraduate students who are interested in obtaining graduate degrees at UCI. Students will be mentored by world-class faculty at UCI to participate in frontier research projects. Learn More

3+2 Program

3+2 Program

The UC Irvine 3+2 Engineering Program is a two-year academic program that allows students to obtain both a B.S. degree from their home institution and a M.S./Ph.D. degree from UCI while experiencing both the academic and social lives of American students. Learn More

Mexico Graduate Research & Engineering Program

Mexico Graduate Research & Education Program

Funded by Mexico institutions, MGREP supports research collaborations and doctoral and master’s degree study for highly qualified candidates from Mexico at UCI. The program features UCI-industry partnerships to provide dedicated research training for Mexico's future leaders of innovation in interdisciplinary STEM work. Learn More

California-Catalonia Program

California-Catalonia Program

The program’s main goal is to prepare the most talented young engineers and scientists from Catalonia in their pursuit of graduate degrees (M.S. and Ph.D.) and postdoctoral studies in engineering or computer sciences. The program thus promotes the scientific and technological advancement of Catalonia and strengthens the collaborations between UCI and the universities in Catalonia. Learn More

International Fellowship

International Fellowships

The Samueli School of Engineering has formed several partnerships with foreign government entities to provide international fellowships. These fellowships typically provide funding for eligible Ph.D. students, postdoctoral researchers, or visiting researchers at UCI. Learn More

 

Faculty and Research

UCI & Israeli Initiative

UCI & Israeli Initiative

The UC Irvine/Israeli Scholar Exchange Endowment for Engineering Science Program supports research activities, international collaborations and educational activities with Israeli universities, including Tel Aviv University, The Technion (Israel Institute of Technology), Ben Gurion University and Hebrew University. Learn More

California-Catalonia Program

California-Catalonia Program

The program’s main goal is to prepare the most talented young engineers and scientists from Catalonia in their pursuit of graduate degrees (M.S. and Ph.D.) and postdoctoral studies in engineering or computer sciences. The program thus promotes the scientific and technological advancement of Catalonia and strengthens the collaborations between UCI and the universities in Catalonia. Learn More

Mexico Graduate Research & Engineering Program

Mexico Graduate Research & Education Program

Funded by Mexico institutions, MGREP supports research collaborations and doctoral and master’s degree study for highly qualified candidates from Mexico at UCI. The program features UCI-industry partnerships to provide dedicated research training for Mexico's future leaders of innovation in interdisciplinary STEM work. Learn More