Study Abroad Programs

What are the differences among NJIT study abroad programs?

The type of program that’s best for you will depend upon your academic needs and interests.

EXCHANGE PROGRAMS
NJIT has developed bi-lateral exchange programs with partner universities throughout the world. These agreements allow students to study at a university abroad without paying their tuition.
  • You can study at a partner university abroad.
  • You can spend a semester or year in another country.
  • You pay the same tuition as at NJIT and receive your financial aid and scholarships (except housing grant).
  • There are programs available for any major.
  • Some partner universities also offer summer programs.
  • Grades earned on an exchange program will appear as transfer credits on your transcript and they are not calculated into the GPA.
A complete list of programs is available online.
 
GLOBAL EDUCATION ENGINEERING EXCHANGE (GLOBAL E3)
NJIT is also a member of Global Engineering Education Exchange (GE3).This consortium is open to primarily engineering students, a few universities will accept computer science students. This partnership allows students to study at a university abroad without paying their tuition.
  • You can study at a Global E3 consortium partner university abroad.
  • You can spend a semester or year in another country.
  • You pay the same tuition as at NJIT and receive your financial aid and scholarships (except housing grants).
  • Programs are available for Engineering majors (with some universities open to CS and IT majors).
  • Some member universities also offer summer programs.
  • Grades earned on the Global E3 program will appear as transfer credits on your transcript and they are not calculated into the GPA.
Global E3's website has for more information about its members.
 
STUDY ABROAD PROVIDERS
NJIT works closely with International Studies Abroad (ISA), the American Institute for Foreign Study (AIFS), and G-MEO to promote study abroad for all majors.
  • You can study at a university or program site abroad.
  • There are more options for programs, from as little as 3 weeks to a whole year.
  • You pay the provider directly; you may receive federal financial aid and loans (no state or institutional aid is available). Providers also offer their own scholarships.
  • There are programs available for any major.
  • Grades earned on a provider program will appear as transfer credits on your transcript and they are not calculated into the GPA.

A complete list of recommended study abroad providers is available online. .