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Spain: ENGR 3000 Global Leadership for Engineers

Experience Spain’s rich history, culture, and art while taking in its magnificent feats of engineering in Madrid and Barcelona.

Earn 3 Credit Hours of ENGR 3000 (Upper Level Humanities)

Experience Spain’s rich history and culture while learning about their latest engineering and science innovations in the capital of Madrid and Barcelona. With the goal to train our engineers to be successful in the 21st century global competitive market, this course provides students with introductory global competencies in leadership and management and the engineering profession through professional development sessions as well as corporate and cultural site visits in Spain.

Program Dates

Students depart the United States on Thursday, March 22, 2018 and return on Saturday, March 31, 2018.

A 6-week pre-departure class will be held from January-March 2018. Exact dates and times will be provided after program registration.


Madrid and Barcelona

Program Activities

  • Welcome & farewell dinners
  • Enjoy a guided tour of Barcelona and Madrid upon arrival.
  • Learn and network through company visits.
  • Enjoy guided excursions of the Prado Museum, the Sagrada Familia, and Parco Guell.
  • Visit the historic city of Segovia just outside of Madrid.
  • Visits and engineering lectures at the Instituto Nacional de Tecnica Aerospacial and the Parc Tecnologic de Barcelona.


  • Hotels and shared student apartments


  • Open to all engineering departments, MU majors, UM System students and SEC students
  • Open to freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors
  • No course prerequisites


Program Fee: $2,610*
* Includes housing, international health insurance, Engineering Study Abroad fees, International Center fees, cultural excursions, local transportation and some meals.

Additional Costs:

  • Tuition & Educational Fees (3 credits hours): $1,259*
    * Based on Missouri Resident tuition & fees
  • Roundtrip Airfare: $1,200
  • Personal Expenditure Estimates
    Additional Meals & Personal Allowance $400

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These budgets are an estimate valid at the time of printing and are subject to change. Depending on your personal spending habits, you may spend more or less than the figures provided. The given amounts are estimated costs based on current exchange rates and on the information provided to us by your host program or institution.

Financial Aid

Financial Aid packages are typically granted in the form of low-interest student loans that cover all trip related expenses (tuition, fees, accommodations, activities and personal expenses)

To be considered for aid, you must:

  • Be enrolled in a study abroad trip
  • Complete your financial aid worksheet with your study abroad advisor
  • Take the sheet to Student Financial Aid in 11 Jesse Hall to meet with a financial aid advisor (no appointment necessary or an appointment can be made through MU Connect).

If you are awarded financial aid for study abroad, it will be applied to your MU account according to the regular financial aid disbursement schedule.


Applications can be submitted here.

First come, first serve basis until the course is full (limited to 30 students).

Registration deadline: February 15, 2017

Course Instructors

Lindsey Wisnewski

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