Long-Term Engineering Abroad Program (LEAP, aka Semester Exchange)

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 a majority of the 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.

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LEAP FAQ

Latin America / Spain

Asia Pacific

Select LEAP locations by School


Open to All College of Engineering Undergraduates

Delft University of Technology - Netherlands

ETH – Switzerland

GEARE Karlsruhe - Germany

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology – China

KIT Karlsruhe Institute of Technology - Germany

KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stokholm – Sweden

Lancaster University - UK

Leibniz University Hannover - Germany

Loughborough University - UK

Massey University - New Zealand (run by IPIA, College of Ag)

Monash University - Australia

Monash University Malaysia - Malaysia

Nanyang Technological University – Singapore

National University of Singapore – Singapore

Osaka University - Japan

Politecnico di Milano – Italy

Tec de Monterrey-Monterrey - Mexico

Tec de Monterrey-Queretaro - Mexico

Technical University of Braunschweig - Germany

Technical University of Denmark – Denmark

Technical University of Dresden - Germany

Tohoku University – Japan

Universidad de los Andes - Colombia

Universidad del Norte – Colombia

Universidad EAFIT – Colombia

Universitat Politècnica València – Spain

University College London – UK

University of Bristol - UK

University of Canterbury – New Zealand

University of Magdeburg – Germany

University of New South Wales – Australia

University of São Paulo - Brazil (run by IPIA, College of Ag)

University of Southampton – UK

University of Stuttgart - Germany

University of Sydney - Australia

University of Western Australia - Australia

Waseda University - Japan

Yonsei University - South Korea


School Specific

(Note: Students interested in completing courses while abroad from Purdue colleges or departments that are not listed above should discuss this with their study abroad advisor before applying to the program.)


Aeronautical & Astronautical Engineering

ESTACA – France

ISAE-SUPAERO - France

National Cheng Kung University - Taiwan

Universidad Carlos III Madrid – Spain

University of Queensland – Australia


Agricultural & Biological Engineering

Federal University of Vicosa – Brazil

University of Queensland – Australia


Biomedical Engineering

Federal University of Vicosa – Brazil

National University of Ireland - Galway – Ireland

Shanghai Jiao Tong University - China

Universidad Carlos III Madrid – Spain

Universidad San Francisco de Quito - Ecuador


Chemical Engineering

Bogazici University –Turkey

Federal University of Vicosa – Brazil

National University of Ireland - Galway – Ireland

Ruhr-Universität Bochum - Germany

Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya - Spain

University of Queensland – Australia


Civil Engineering

Bogazici University –Turkey

Federal University of Vicosa – Brazil

National University of Ireland - Galway – Ireland

Ruhr-Universität Bochum - Germany

Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya - Spain

University of Queensland – Australia


Construction Engineering & Managment

Universidad San Francisco de Quito - Ecuador


Electrical & Computer Engineering

Bogazici University –Turkey

Federal University of Vicosa – Brazil

National Cheng Kung University - Taiwan

National Taiwan University - Taiwan

National University of Ireland - Galway – Ireland

Ruhr-Universität Bochum - Germany

Shanghai Jiao Tong University - China

University of Campinas (Unicamp) - Brazil

Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya – Spain


Environmental & Ecological Engineering

Federal University of Vicosa – Brazil

National University of Ireland - Galway – Ireland


Engineering Education

Universidad Carlos III Madrid – Spain

University of Queensland – Australia


Industrial Engineering

Bogazici University –Turkey

Shanghai Jiao Tong University - China

Universidad Carlos III Madrid – Spain

University of Queensland – Australia

Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya – Spain

Universidad San Francisco de Quito - Ecuador


Interdisciplinary/Multidisciplinary Engineering

University of Queensland – Australia


Materials Science Engineering

Universidad Carlos III Madrid – Spain

University of Queensland – Australia


Mechanical Engineering

Bogazici University –Turkey

ESTACA – France

National University of Ireland - Galway – Ireland

National Cheng Kung University - Taiwan

Ruhr-Universität Bochum - Germany

Shanghai Jiao Tong University - China

Universidad Carlos III Madrid – Spain

Universidad San Francisco de Quito - Ecuador

University of Queensland – Australia

University of Tsukuba - Japan


Nuclear Engineering

University of Tsukuba - Japan