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Summer abroad

Spending the summer abroad allows you to get a taste of living and working internationally without committing to a full year. 

Find out more about summer opportunities and travel awards.

University-wide Exchanges

Undergraduate Engineering students may apply to study abroad on credit-replacing exchange at one of York’s University-wide partners, which are open to students from most other departments at the University.

Engineering students can only take part in this opportunity in their second year of study.

Explore University-wide Exchanges

For academic queries, contact your supervisor or the Departmental International Officer, Dr Kanapathippillai Cumanan:

Work abroad

Explore the Year In Industry, Placement Year options, or summer international internships, if you are interested in work opportunities outside the UK.

Find out more about work abroad.

Postgraduate opportunities

Depending on your programme of studies, you may be interested in:

What to expect

Previous destinations

As well as attending International Study Centres, in recent years Electronic Engineering students have been to the following destinations:

Previous destinations

Degree UG/PG Country Host organisation Programme Duration
Electronic Engineering PG Hong Kong The Chinese University of Hong Kong Work Placement 3 weeks, March
Electronic Engineering PG China Nanjing University Work Placement 6 months, Dec-June 
Electronic Engineering (with a year in industry) UG Germany Bosch Sensortec GmbH Work placement 11 months, July-June
Electronic Engineering with Music Technology Systems (with a year in industry) UG Germany Schoeps Microphones Work placement 12 months, Aug-Aug