Virginia Tech's Global Education Office offers students study abroad opportunities all over the world. They seek to connect our faculty and students to their peers abroad; inspire and contribute to the faculty’s creation and promotion of cross-cultural learning experiences; and support the development of our students into globally competent citizens.
Engineering faculty have developed programs working directly with international colleges and universities. These are well-structured, rigorous engineering exchange programs with top-quality overseas universities.
As a partner with Virginia Tech, Hamburg University of Applied Sciences (Hamburg, Germany) provides an excellent opportunity for studying aeronautical engineering abroad.
The courses are taught in English and include modules in the university's particular fields of expertise—Aircraft Design & Lightweight Structures and Aircraft Cabin/Cabin Systems Tech elective credit is awarded for successfully completed courses at the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences.
Hamburg University of Applied Sciences offers a travel scholarship of 1,000 Euros and Virginia Tech often offers additional scholarships.
This program is open to Virginia Tech students who have attained junior status, have successfully completed Deformable Bodies and Statics, and have a GPA of at least a 2.9. The application deadline is typically in October of the year prior to attendance.