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Study Abroad

The mission of the Study Abroad Programs Office at Texas A&M University is to provide students in all fields, at all levels, a wide range of educational experiences abroad.  Such experiences not only provide students with the appropriate academic/professional training and sensitivity to other cultures, but also help to create effective humanitarians needed for an interdependent world.

~ Mission statement from the Study Abroad Programs Office

Biomedical students are encouraged to participate in a study abroad program.  Typically, students will participate in these programs once they are junior standing.

There are different types of experiences.  For more information on the following topics, please click the links below:

Study Abroad Announcements

Information Sessions

Study Abroad Funding Informationals

L.T. Jordan Institute Research Abroad Fellows Program

Students must submit applications for this program. Links to the application can be found at:, under "Fellows Program."

Contact: Marcell Harmati Dwight Look College of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

For more information, please contact Larry Komrower at

Faculty Led Programs

The BIMS Program typically offers faculty led programs to Costa Rica, Germany, South Africa, and Spain. The time frame varies for each program.  Contact the BIMS office for more information.


Reciprocal Education Exchange Programs

REEP Programs

  • Australia - University of Adelaide
  • France - Université de Caen
  • Germany - Universität Tübingen (academic year only)
  • Japan - Osaka Univeristy (academic year only)
  • Mexico - Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey or Universidad de las Américas Puebla
  • New Zealand - Victoria University of Wellington
  • South Korea - Soonchunhyang University
  • Singapore - National University of Singapore
  • Switzerland - Université de Lausanne (academic year only)
  • United Kingdom - Lancaster University

If you have any questions about these programs, please contact Ilana Blumenfeld-Gantz (France, Germany, Mexico, Switzerland, UK) or Bianca Cusimano (Australia, Japan, New Zealand, South Korea, Singapore).

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Transfer Credit Programs

BIMS students will typically find their study abroad program from a program listed on the TAMU Study Abroad website.  For other programs that are offered through the Study Abroad Programs office, please visit the following links.

  • List of Providers for Transfer Credit: Click here

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Research, Intern, Volunteer, and Conferences Abroad

All Texas A&M students who are participating in international activities are strongly recommended to register with Texas A&M's Study Abroad Programs Office to provide Emergency Contact information, obtain Travel/Medical Insurance, and register with the U.S. State Department's website prior to departure abroad.

Register here

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Scholarship Information

Please visit the BIMS Scholarship page for more information.

TEAN 20 for 20 scholarships (meet with advisor to see if travel can get BIMS credit).

From TEAN:

We’re turning 20 this year! To celebrate 20 years of students studying and interning abroad with us, we've teamed up with our partners to bring you the "20 for 20" scholarship program. We have 20 scholarships for both semester and summer study abroad programs across the Asia Pacific to encourage even more students to study abroad. One lucky applicant will also receive a full ride from TEAN to a program of their choice that includes tuition, program fees, housing and airfare to study abroad in 2016.

The scholarship awards range between $500 - $5,000. This process is extremely competitive considering the limited amount of awards available due to a higher minimum and maximum award. Completing the application is not a guarantee for a scholarship award.

Students are welcome to apply for multiple scholarships if they meet the requirements for each, but must fill out a separate application for each scholarship.