STEM Off The Beaten Path


From commercial engineering to botany, ISA has a variety of STEM-focused study abroad opportunities that will give you an international experience while keeping you on track for graduation.

Explore Natural Sciences in Dunedin, New Zealand

As one of the most beautiful campuses in the southern hemisphere, the University of Otago campus is the home of the Natural Sciences, Exercise Science, Social Science & Liberals Arts and New Zealand Studies programs.

With unique classes such as Landscape Development and Environmental Change in South Island, New Zealand, you will explore the causes and consequences of environmental change through a mix of lectures, laboratories, and field activities. Every student who attends the University of Otago begins the program with a four day/three-night Bridging Cultures Orientation Program in exciting Auckland and Rotorua, making this worth the investment!

Stem off the beaten path

STEM Courses in English in Valparaíso & Viña del Mar, Chile

Affectionately known as Valpo and Viña, these two sister cities are located halfway down Chile’s endless coastline. The Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez (UAI) is a private institution with a modern campus exterior and a buzzing innovative spirit. Created with international students in mind, the Business STEM & Spanish Language program gives you the unique opportunity to take two courses specific to the business, science, technology, engineering, and math.

Outside of the classroom, you will discover Viña del Mar, known for its modernity and beautiful beaches and Valparaíso which is a historic port city covered in tasteful graffiti art and singing colorful hills.


Engineering in the Emerald Isle

Galway, Ireland is known for its brightly colored cafes and pubs, boundless live music, and eclectic street performers. History and modernity unite in this city to create an ideal environment for engineering students hoping to discover the essence of Ireland’s culture while earning credits towards their degree.

Through the Sciences, Technology & Engineering program, The College of Engineering and Informatics at NUI Galway, future engineers will take classes related to Civil Engineering, Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering, and Biomedical Engineering.

Fun fact, NUI Galway’s engineering programs have been accredited by Engineers Ireland, a signatory of the Washington Accord!


Applied Mathematics in Asia

The city of many contrasts and the heart of Thailand, Bangkok is one of the most visited cities in the world and provides unique educational opportunities for the STEM student looking for an off the beaten path experience.

Mahidol University, accredited by the Thai Ministry of Education, is home to the Business, Hospitality, Social Science & STEM program which encourages independent and analytical thinking. With courses in Discrete Mathematics and Advanced Calculus, students learn practical tools and strategies for dealing with abstract concepts.

No matter what your major is, we have a STEM program for you!

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.

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