Study Abroad for Chemical Engineering Students

Chemical Engineering students have the option to pursue study abroad in a variety of ways. For semester long study abroad our School has agreements with many universities around the world. The School of Chemical Engineering offers a $1,000 scholarship to any ChE student pursuing a semester abroad. Please refer to the list below for course equivalencies that have previously been approved for our students (by country):


Students should explore these and other programs connected with the university through the Purdue study abroad website.  Information about admission requirements, semester availability and more is provided by the Office of Study Abroad.


For more information regarding study abroad opportunities and course equivalencies, please contact the Chemical Engineering Study Abroad Liason and Coordinator, Caryn Morgan  Students, you can make an appointment to meet with Caryn Morgan through Boiler Connect. If Caryn is not your assigned CHE Academic Advisor, select "ENGR Professional School Inquiry" as the appointment reason.


Upcoming Study Abroad Opportunities: Spring Break and Maymester 2020

Spring Break 2020 - CHE in Taiwan

Professor John Morgan will lead a Spring Break study abroad trip to Taiwan focused on semiconductors and chemicals.  Approximate cost is $1888 per student, includes airfare.  Travel dates are March 14-22, 2020.  Earn 1 hour of CHE 49700.  Photo of National Cheng Kung University

 Application is open now for CHE in Taiwan!   Click here to apply or use: 

CHE Spring Break Callout Presentation (PDF)




Maymester 2020 - CHE Study Abroad - Belgium, Netherlands, UK

Professors Jeffrey Miller and Cristina Farmus will lead a CHE Study Abroad for Maymester 2020 (May 16-30) to Belgium, Netherlands and United Kingdom.  Cost is $2,700 per student plus airfare; lodging, ground transportation, some meals and all cultural experiences are included.  Visits to industry partners including Shell, BP, Total and Johnson Matthey are planned.  For questions about this study abroad opportunity, please contact Cristina Farmus at

Application deadline was January 21, 2020.

CHE Maymester Callout Presentation (PDF)

Photos of United Kingdom and Netherlands

Additional Information

Students will only be allowed to participate in one short-term program to maximize the number of students who experience study abroad. Priority will be given to seniors and juniors and GPA will play an important role in selection of participants.

Any short-term study abroad program (Spring Break, Maymester, etc), may be used to fulfill the Technical Selective, General Education Elective, or General Education Elective - Upper Level in the Chemical Engineering degree requirements.