Welcome to The University of Texas at El Paso’s Study Away website. We are excited that you are interested in pursuing a Study Away experience as part of your undergraduate or graduate education.
The Study Away Office provides UTEP students with the opportunity to enhance their educational experience by participating in any number of intra-American study programs.
Study-away programs is the term used at UTEP to described domestic programs. Students will earn credit from the home institution / UTEP. The primary objective of Study Away programs is to support faculty led visit of students to carryout academic, cultural projects, and collaborative professional development that allow UTEP students the opportunity to learn about different communities and apply classroom learning in a real world setting, and other activities as mutually agreed by UTEP and external partner.
In the event a joint research project is proposed by either party, such research effort shall be carefully scrutinized by both parties to evaluate the need for the joint effort, the qualifications of the proposed participating faculty members and students, and the location of the research activity. If a decision is made by both parties to approve the proposed project as a possible joint effort, both institutions agree to actively seek outside funding for the proposed joint research project prior to their final approval and implementation of the joint project.
Resources for implementation of a project may come from either party and/or student program payments (e.g., tuition, program fees, etc.).