Semester Exchange at Universidad EAFIT

Students may choose to spend a spring semester studying at Universidad EAFIT in Medellín, Colombia. This experience has been designed for any IE student in good academic standing (additional restrictions may apply – see the Purdue Study Abroad page for this experience for more information). There is no language requirement to participate in the semester exchange – all courses available are administered in English.

Sixth Semester (at EAFIT)

Course ID Course Title Credit Hours Requisites
IE 37000 Manufacturing Processes I 3 ME 27000
IE 59000 Simulation for Production 3  
TE IE 49000 3  
TE IE 49000 3  
GE/TE   3  

Students would select a plan of study that fulfills 12-15 cr. of coursework. The proposed plan requires that students can plan for, or have significant elective space available in their plan of study.

Available Courses: (each is 3 cr. and will be listed as IE 49000 or 59000 credits on the Purdue transcript)

IP0244 Propiedades y Ensayos (IE 49000 – Testing and Properties of Materials for Manufacturing)
NI0281 Management of the Global Supply Chain (IE 49000 – Global Supply Chain Management)
NI0278 Supply Chain and International Physical Distribution (IE 49000 – Supply Chain and International Physical Distribution)

In addition, students will be able to choose from a substantial list of courses offered in English at EAFIT within various other departments. The list of these courses is available here: The determination of appropriate course titles and credits will be at the discretion of the department with the closest related course at Purdue. Most courses within the list at the above link will be useful for general education credit.

How to apply:

  • Meet with an IE academic advisor to discuss your plan of study to determine if this opportunity will work for you.
  • Register for the appropriate study abroad program for "Universidad EAFIT" and complete any required documents necessary for enrollment and travel.