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RIT Global

Cultivate cross-cultural skills that will prepare you to work for multi-national companies.

Program Highlights:

  • Complete a course in Engineering Economy while immersing yourself in Spanish culture.
  • Experience Spanish university life while studying for 4 weeks at Universidad Pública de Navarra (UPNA) in Pamplona, Spain.
  • Further develop your Spanish language skills by interacting with locals and exploring the historic region of Northeastern Spain.
  • Develop insight into how engineering problems are approached outside of the U.S. 
  • Visit Spanish manufacturing plants and participate in excursions to historical and cultural landmarks.

Term: Summer 2022
Travel Dates: May 12-June 11, 2022
Location: Pamplona, Spain

Course Details:

  • Credits: 9 (3 RIT credits, 6 transfer credits)
  • Courses:
    • ISEE 345 - Engineering Economy (3 RIT credits)
    • Sustainable Energy (3 transfer credits)
    • Spanish Culture (3 transfer credits) 

Pre-requisite: 4 years of High School Spanish, or college Spanish I, or equivalent. 
Open to all undergraduate KGCOE and CET majors.

Application deadline: February 20, 2022

Program cost: Student budget worksheet - outlines all program costs. Take a copy of the budget worksheet to a meeting with your financial aid advisor PRIOR to the application deadline to determine how your aid may apply towards program costs.

*Students applying for this program may opt-in for scholarship consideration from the RIT Education Abroad Office. In the "Financial Aid & Scholarships" section of your application, make sure you click "Yes" to be considered for the scholarship funding. Scholarships awarded based on financial need.

  • RIT Education Abroad Travel Grants ($500-$1,000)
  • KGCOE-L3 Harris Passport Program (up to $2000) - open to RIT female KGCOE majors with 3.0 GPA or higher

Program Flyer - Engineering & Spanish Society

To Apply

1) Watch a short video to understand all the application steps for faculty-led programs.
2) Start an application in the Compass.

COVID-19 & Study Abroad

The RIT Education Abroad office is constantly monitoring how COVID-19 is affecting international travel, with student safety as our top priority. Students will be required to be vaccinated, follow all applicable CDC and/or state/international travel guidelines when traveling, and may need to take additional precautions. For the most up to date information and FAQs, please visit COVID-19 & Study Abroad 

9 Credits (3 RIT credits, 6 transfer credits)
Language of Instruction: 
English, Spanish
Course Discipline: 
Open To: 

RIT Students Only