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 2022 Viterbi Study Abroad Information Session Recording

Short Term 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.


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 in late July-early August.  


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.


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.


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. 


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.

Frequently Asked Questions

Published on September 14th, 2020

Last updated on December 15th, 2022