New Engineering Classes Available in English in Colombia! Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET University


Elena Sprick is the ISA Site Specialist for Prague and Colombia.

Recently, ISA launched a STEM summer program at the Universidad del Norte (UniNorte) in Barranquilla, Colombia featuring an exciting academic opportunity for students studying science, technology, engineering or math at their home university.

Today, we are pleased to announce that beginning in Spring 2015, the UniNorte will now offer Engineering courses in English during semester programs, as well.

Specially designed by the UniNorte to provide a unique opportunity for STEM students, the Latin American Studies, International Business, Engineering & Courses with Locals program offers students the option to study in a beautiful location along the Colombian Caribbean coast while simultaneously developing their technical skills in an international environment.

Participants will have the opportunity to choose from nearly 20 Engineering courses instructed in English and will study alongside local students at the prestigious UniNorte. Subject areas in English include:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Systems Engineering

The Civil, Electrical, Electronics, Industrial, Mechanical and Systems Engineering programs at the UNINORTE have been accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

In addition to the Engineering options, students may enroll in Spanish language at any level. The university also offers courses in English in areas of International Business and Latin American Studies as well as opportunities to conduct a Research Project or participate in a Service-Learning course.  Students that are advanced Spanish speakers may enroll in Latin American Studies, STEM, Business and other courses taught in Spanish with local students.

Applications for ISA Spring 2015 programs in Colombia are due October 1st.  If you have any questions feel free to contact the Colombia Site Specialist.

Author: International Studies Abroad (ISA)

Since 1987, International Studies Abroad (ISA) has provided college students in the United States and Canada the opportunity to explore the world. ISA offers a wide variety of study abroad programs at accredited schools and universities in 73 program locations throughout the world.