The goal of the Study Abroad Program at Texas A&M University at Qatar is to globally enrich the academic experience for undergraduate and graduate students. While students work with world-class faculty at renowned institutions, they will be able to experience new cultures and teaching styles, increase their cultural competence, and see engineering in a global context.
The Study Abroad Office at Texas A&M University at Qatar provides logistical support for incoming and outgoing students, cultural orientations, and assistance with housing, immunization, and insurance procedures.
Programs on offer at Texas A&M at Qatar include:
Texas A&M University | College Station, Texas
Students that participate in the study abroad program to our main campus in College Station, Texas will experience campus life at one of the largest, most vibrant, campuses in the United States. They will have the opportunity to work with world-class faculty at a leading institution, and use state of the art resources in class and research. Being on main campus will also allow them to experience Aggie traditions firsthand. Students can expect to see the traditions of Texas A&M, Aggie athletics, and a daily display of the Aggie Core Values.
College Station is centrally located in the "Texas triangle." Austin, Houston, and Dallas are major cities in Texas that are easily accessible from College Station.
This program is available for the fall, spring, and summer sessions, and is open to undergraduate students. The summer research exchange is also available. For applications to these programs, please follow the links below.
Fall application: https://orgsync.com/96158/forms/301465
Spring application: TBA
Summer application: CLOSED
Summer research exchange: CLOSED
University of Groningen | Leeuwarden, Netherlands
ENGR & PHIL 482: Engineering Ethics
Led by Drs. Hassan Bashir and Vijay Panchang, this Engineering Ethics course will be hosted at the University of Groningen. Founded in 1614, the University of Groningen is a top 100 university ranked in the Times of Higher Education. This program will be hosted at the University of Groningen's new campus facility in Leeuwarden. Leeuwarden is a 2018 European Capital of Culture, and program participants will be able to experience cultural exhibitions, performances, galleries, concerts, and other cultural activities. There are excursions planned for this program that include visiting the Philips Innovation Cluster of High Tech Technologies at Drachten, and the world famous Afslutdijk.
To submit an application, follow this link: https://orgsync.com/96158/forms/287444
Study in Tokyo | Tokyo, Japan
ENGL 219 | Literature and Other Arts
COMM 335 | Intercultural Communication
Lead by Dr. Joseph Williams and Sherry Ward, students will experience Japanese culture, a culture not commonly experienced in Qatar. Students will be able to increase their cultural competence with classroom content, and guided cultural activities. Planned excursions will be to the important cultural centers of Nara, Kyoto, Mt. Fuji, Toyama, and Hiroshima.
To submit an application, follow this link: https://orgsync.com/96158/forms/290139