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Long-Term Engineering Abroad Program (LEAP)

LEAPs are available for students who want to experience living abroad for an extended period of time. Purdue partners with universities around the world and most programs have no language requirement. The lists shown below are preferred locations identified by your engineering school to ensure your academic success.  A full list of all exchange opportunities can be found on the Study Abroad website at www. studyabroad.purdue.edu.

Select LEAP locations by School


Aeronautical & Astronautical Engineering

University of Bristol – UK

ESTACA – France

Technical University of Braunschweig – Germany

University of Queensland – Australia

Universidad Carlos III Madrid – Spain


Agricultural & Biological Engineering

ETH – Switzerland

University of Canterbury – New Zealand

National University of Ireland – Galway, Ireland

Federal University of Vicosa – Brazil

University of Queensland – Australia


Biomedical Engineering

ETH – Switzerland

Technical University of Denmark – Lyngby, Denmark

Shanghai Jiao Tong – China

National University of Ireland – Galway, Ireland


Chemical Engineering

ETH – Switzerland

Universidad EAFIT – Colombia

Technical University of Denmark – Lyngby, Denmark

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology – China

National University of Singapore – Singapore

Nanyang Technological University – Singapore

University of Queensland – Australia

University College London – UK

University of Magdeburg – Germany

University of Canterbury – New Zealand


Civil Engineering

Universidad EAFIT – Colombia

University of Canterbury – New Zealand

University of New South Wales – Australia

University of Queensland –Australia

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology – Australia

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology – China

ETH – Switzerland

Bogazici University –Turkey

Tsinghua University – China


Construction Engineering & Managment

University of Canterbury  New Zealand


Electrical & Computer Engineering

KTH – Sweden

ETH – Switzerland

Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya – Spain

Universidad Carlos III Madrid – Spain

Technical University of Denmark – Lyngby, Denmark

University of Bristol – UK

University of Southampton – UK

Universidad EAFIT – Colombia

Shanghai Jiao Tong – China

University New South Wales – Australia

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology – China

University College London – UK

National University of Singapore – Singapore


Environmental & Ecological Engineering

University of Canterbury – New Zealand

University New South Wales – Australia

National University of Ireland – Galway, Ireland


Industrial Engineering

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology – China

Universidad Carlos III Madrid – Spain

Universitat Politècnica València – Spain

National University of Singapore – Singapore

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology – Australia

Shanghai Jiao Tong – China

KTH – Sweden

Politecnico di Milano – Italy


Interdisciplinary/Multidisciplinary Engineering

University of Queensland – Australia


Materials Science Engineering

Imperial College London – UK

University of New South Wales – Australia

University of Queensland – Australia

Tohoku University – Japan


Mechanical Engineering

Universidad EAFIT – Colombia

Universidad del Norte – Colombia

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology – China

Shanghai Jiao Tong – China

Universidad Carlos III Madrid – Spain

Universitat Politècnica València – Spain

University of Queensland – Australia

University of Bristol – UK

University of New South Wales – Australia

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology – Australia

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology – Germany

National University of Ireland – Galway, Ireland

University of Canterbury – New Zealand

Bogazici University –Turkey

National University of Singapore – Singapore

Nanyang Technological University – Singapore