If you find that UM programs do not meet your needs, there are resources available to help you investigate other options. Our office does not endorse any particular non-UM program, but we will help you locate programs that match your interests and guide you through the credit transfer process.
1. Find a Program
The UM Education Abroad Office (part of the UM International Center) has extensive listings of non-UM programs. The office is located in the International Center, in the Student Activities Building on Central Campus.
The following third-party study abroad providers offer engineering-specific options (Semester, Academic Year): Scroll down for sample programs from each provider!
- Academic Programs International
- CEA Study Abroad
- CIS Abroad
- IES Abroad
- International Studies Abroad (ISA)
- School for International Training (SIT) Study Abroad
Study abroad program search engines:
2. Follow the Course Approval Process
College of Engineering students who take overseas courses through a non-UM study abroad program must complete the Transfer Credit Approval Form that is provided by the CoE Credit Evaluation Office. This form is available online:
This form is NOT a study abroad application. It is request to transfer credits earned outside of the University of Michigan. After you log on, you will receive step-by-step instructions on how to complete the transfer credit approval form. If you have any questions about this process, please contact:
College of Engineering Credit Evaluation
145A Chrysler Center, 2121 Bonisteel Blvd
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2102
3. Register with CoE Before You Go Abroad
IMPORTANT NOTICE: All CoE students intending to participate in a non-UM or independent study abroad program must register through the online CoE International Experience Registry prior to departure.
4. Additional Resources
- Register your International Experience (online form)
- Transfer Credit Approval Form (online form)
- Pre-Departure Resources
- UM International Center – Education Abroad
Engineering-specific programs by provider: