The Grenoble Engineering Program is a one-semester program, ideally suited for second-semester sophomores in engineering. The program carries no prior language requirement; engineering courses are taught in English by French faculty members. The rewards are many: Exposure to another culture in preparation for technical careers in the global economy. Study of engineering and science in an advanced international environment. Observation of French research institutions, industries, and technical museums through guided field trips.
The Geneva Internship program combines coursework at the BU Geneva Academic Center with professional work experience in or near Geneva.
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The Padua Italian and European Studies Program offers a semester of study in the historic and lively university town of Padua (Padova) Italy, located 20 miles west of Venice. Designed for students with no previous background in Italian, the program combines a beginning Italian language course with elective coursework in English in a variety of fields. All courses are taught by local faculty either at the BU Padua Academic Center or at the University of Padua. Excursions within Padua and to neighboring sites complement the curriculum for a truly immersive experience in this historically and artistically rich Italian region. Upon successful completion of a semester, students earn 16 Boston University credits.