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Engineering Exchanges

ChinaEngineering students are eligible to study at the University of Maryland through bilateral exchange agreements between the Clark School/UMD or through the Global Engineering Education Exchange (Global E3) Program.  Through the exchange agreement, students pay tuition to their home institution.  All other expenses for housing and meals, books, transportation, health insurance, and personal expenses are the responsibility of the student. Students are required to pay a student activities fee to the University of Maryland.  

Students selected to study at the University of Maryland through a bilateral exchange agreement, must be nominated by the International/Study Abroad Office at their home institution by sending a completed nomination form to Ms. Krista Uhrig (, Exchange Coordinator in the Education Abroad Office and copy the director of the Clark School’s International & Leadership Programs, Ms. Jane Fines ( Once the student’s nomination has been reviewed and approved, the student will be instructed to complete the application process.  Approval of a student’s nomination does not guarantee access to preferred classes.

How to Apply

Students planning to participate in the Global Engineering Education Exchange program (Global E3) should apply here.

Exchange students should follow the instructions for applying. Exchange students do not have to pay any application fees.

Important Links for Exchange Students

Registering for Classes

Exchange students should submit a plan of studies with five preferred classes and five alternate classes.  Admitted exchange students should review the instructions for gaining permission and registering for classes.  Enrollment is based on documented successful completion of appropriate prerequisite classes and space availability.  We cannot help you enroll in classes in business, computer science, or telecommunications; classes that have reached enrollment capacity; or classes designated for special programs/populations.  It is important for exchange students to read class descriptions in the Schedule of Classes.

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