Viterbi International Programs

Discover opportunities to travel and learn across the globe

The University of Southern California and the USC Viterbi School of Engineering offer numerous opportunities to explore the world through immersive study abroad programs. Whether students want to go abroad for a few days or a few months, our advisors can offer guidance to help determine which programs best meet their needs and goals. Through engineering-specific, service-learning, and interdisciplinary programs, Viterbi students can take advantage of a diverse range of international opportunities to help expand their worldview as future leaders in engineering. 

Fall 2023 Viterbi Study Abroad Information Session Recording

Viterbi GlobalXP Programs

Spring Break Abroad: WRIT 340

Viterbi students participating in this program can make progress towards their engineering degree by taking WRIT 340 in the spring semester and traveling abroad with the program during spring break.

2025 Spring Break Abroad information coming soon!


Viterbi Maymester: WRIT 340

Viterbi students participating in this program can make progress towards their engineering degree by taking WRIT 340 in the spring semester with the last two weeks of the course abroad. Travel dates for the abroad portion of the trip are in May after finals week.

2025 Viterbi Maymester information coming soon!


Viterbi Fall Lead: WRIT 340

Viterbi students participating in this program can make progress towards their engineering degree by taking WRIT 340 in the fall semester with the first two weeks of the course studying abroad during the summer. Travel dates for the abroad portion of the trip are August 4 - August 18, 2024.

Viterbi Fall Lead 2024 is currently closed.


International Exchange Programs

National University of Singapore (NUS)

Participate the Viterbi International Exchange program for an excellent opportunity to study abroad for one semester and learn from peers and faculty in Singapore. The National University of Singapore is a leading English-speaking, global university centered in Asia. NUS’s 36,000 students come from 100 countries, with international students making up 20% of the undergraduate population.

Viterbi International Exchange Spring 2025 information coming soon!


Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)

Participate the Viterbi International Exchange program for an excellent opportunity to study abroad for one semester and learn from peers and faculty in Hong Kong. The School of Engineering (SENG) is the largest of the five schools within HKUST, composed of over 2,300 undergraduates. 

Viterbi International Exchange Spring 2025 information coming soon!


Technical University of Crete (TUC)

Exchange program for 3rd and 4th year Electrical and Computer Engineering students. Spend the semester at the Technical University of Crete. Students will be able to take ECE courses and learn from peers and faculty at TUC.

Viterbi International Exchange Spring 2025 information coming soon!


University of Edinburgh (UoE)

Our newest exchange program at the University of Edinburgh!  Spend one semester or a full academic year at the University of Edinburgh engineering school. The University of Edinburgh's engineering school was ranked 3rd in the UK for the quality and breadth of combined engineering research. 

Viterbi International Exchange Spring 2025 information coming soon!


Inha University 

More information for a brand new exchange opportunity with Inha University in South Korea coming soon!

Viterbi International Exchange Spring 2025 information coming soon!



*The Viterbi International Exchange Program is open to full time Viterbi major undergraduate students only.*


Incoming Students

Information and application for students nominated by Partner Universities for the Viterbi International Exchange Program 


Viterbi Research Overseas

Tsinghua Summer Research Program

Participate in research with faculty on-campus for a summer at Tsinghua University in Beijing. Gain exposure to China and Chinese culture with opportunities to learn more about the country, culture and research approaches.

2024 Tsinghua Summer Research is currently closed.

Frequently Asked Questions

Published on September 14th, 2020

Last updated on June 26th, 2024