Studying abroad in the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania offers students the opportunity to be part of a world-class research university while experiencing part of the life and culture of the United States of America.
The greater Pittsburgh metropolitan area has more than 2 million residents. The campus encompasses approximately 100 acres and adjoins a 500-acre city park and residential communities with abundant student housing.
Studying Electrical and Computer Engineering at Carnegie Mellon is a very enriching experience. All of our classes are taught by faculty, in an environment that values teaching as well as research. There are also opportunities to get involved with research projects conducted by our world-renowned faculty. These projects can help shape a unique experience not readily available elsewhere.
While a student at Carnegie Mellon, you'll have the opportunity to take classes in not just Electrical and Computer Engineering, but also in Computer Science or any one of our other world-class departments. In addition to your classes, you may become involved in some of our clubs and organizations. These provide a great way to meet other students and have some fun.
Upon arriving at Carnegie Mellon, you'll take part in an orientation for international students, conducted by our Office of International Education. This will introduce you to the culture, history and politics of the United States as well as preparing you for the academic challenges of studying in a different educational system. You'll then have an opportunity to meet with the advisor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering department to discuss your academic issues and/or questions.