International Engineering Education

International Engineering Education at the Cockrell School of Engineering provides students with an opportunity to begin their journey toward becoming an engineer of the 21st Century.

Success in the global workplace requires students to possess a technical mastery of their field, as well as the ability to interact with people of diverse backgrounds. Having these skills allows students to understand the impact of technology on society and increase international awareness.


Student taking a photograph
Student taking a photograph

Getting the most out of studying abroad requires thoughtful financial planning. Fortunately, the Cockrell School and the university have many resources to help make the experience affordable. Visit the links below to browse scholarship opportunities for your trip.


IEE Programs

International Engineering Education has a study abroad opportunity that fits every engineering student. Learn more about the three options:



Find answers to many of your study abroad questions in the FAQs section.

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How to Apply

How to Apply

Students interested in applying to study abroad must follow three important steps.

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Contact IEE

For more information, contact:

Helena Wilkins-Versalovic
Coordinator, International Engineering Education

Phone:  512-232-9675
Office: ACA portable building, rooms 140 and 141

Mailing address:
The University of Texas at Austin
International Engineering Education
Cockrell School of Engineering
Attn: Helena Wilkins
2503 Speedway, ACA 140 (T7000)
Austin, TX 78712

After Office Hours

If you are calling to report an emergency concerning a student on a study abroad program, please contact the UT Police Department emergency number at 512-471-4441. The police will contact a study abroad representative.

You may also call International SOS which provides 24-hour phone assistance to our students worldwide. Students may call collect from abroad (001) 215-942-8478.

Additional information is available from the International Office's emergency page.

How to prepare for a safe experience abroad: The International Office also provides information and resources about health and safety while studying abroad as well as risk awareness and emergency assistance.