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Areas of Study: Computer Science, Engineering Disciplines Available (engineering or related field):: Aerospace, Biomedical, Chemical, Civil, Computer, Computer Science, Electrical, Electronic, Environmental, Materials Science, Mechanical
Program Description:

Global E3: Nanyang Technological University

Singapore, Singapore

Note: Global E3 Exchange Consortium only considers applicants who are in Engineering or Computer Science fields of study
Picture taken by a S&T student who studied here in Fall 2017
Picture taken by a S&T student who studied here in Fall 2017
Nanyang Singapore  John Nganga
What is Global E³?
Global E3: The Global Engineering Education Exchange Program. Recognizing a growing demand for internationally-experienced engineering graduates, a group of leading universities around the world established the Global E3 in 1995. Global E3 allows engineering students at member universities to enjoy a fulfilling study abroad experience. Check out the Global E3 brochure here.

Am I Eligible?
You are eligible if you:
  • Are currently enrolled at one of the participating Global E³ universities.
  • Are currently studying engineering or computer science.
  • Have been nominated by your home school to submit an application.
  • Have the language ability to take courses in the host campus language and/or in English. 
A bit about Nanyang Technological University

Nanyang Technological University (NTU) is a research-intensive university with globally acknowledged strengths in science and engineering. The university has roots that go back to 1955 when Nanyang University was set up. Today, NTU has four colleges with 12 schools, and FOUR autonomous entities, the National Institute of Education, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Earth Observatory of Singapore, and Singapore Centre on Environmental Life Sciences Engineering.

NTU is the fastest-rising Asian university in the top 1% of the world’s best universities; ranked 41st in the world* and 7th in Asia#.

*QS World Ranking 2013
#QS Asia University Ranking 2014

Picture from student who studied here in Fall 2017

Courses are available in the following fields:
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Biomedical
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Materials Science
  • Mechanical Engineering

Singapore map

Located at approximately 137 km north of the equator, Singapore is a cosmopolitan country that is strategically and centrally located at the south of the Malay Archipelago. It boasts of its green and clean ‘Garden City’ among the modern cities and has more than 5 million people of various ethnic communities and cultures, mainly Chinese, Malay, Indian and other smaller communities.
Currently, it is the busiest port in the world with over 600 shipping lines sending super tankers, container ships and passenger liners to share the busy waters with coastal fishing vessels and wooden lighters.

Also, as one of the world's major oil refining and distribution centres, Singapore is a major supplier of electronic components and a leader in shipbuilding and repairing. It has also become one of the most important financial centres of Asia, with more than 130 banks. Business dealings are facilitated by Singapore's superb communications network which links the nation to the rest of the world via satellite, 24-hour telegraph and telephone systems.

English is the language of business and administration. It is also the medium of instruction in schools and at the University. Most Singaporeans are bilingual and are able to speak English and at least one other language – usually Mandarin, Malay or Tamil.

Being a food paradise, Singapore has a wide variety of Asian or Western cuisine, which can be found everywhere in Singapore. From food centres to expensive restaurants, there will be ample opportunities for you to savour both local and international cuisine including possibly, the food of your own country.

Singapore's strategic location, excellent facilities, fascinating cultural contrasts and tourist attractions contribute to its success as a leading destination for business, education and pleasure.

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At Nanyang University there are several residence halls to accommodate students when living on campus. There are 24 Residence Halls with an average of 600 residents per hall. Rooms are full furnished for students. Halls are co-ed by floor or wing. Every hall has a communal lounges, reading rooms, pantries and laundry rooms with washing machines and dryers. 

For more details about the university, courses, academic calendar, accommodations and other important information, please see Global E3's profile of Nanyang Technological University.

How to Apply 

Students apply in two or three phases. First, students apply via Missouri S&T's portal by creating profile and filling out questionnaires and summiting the required documents. Then, students apply to the chosen school via the Global E3 website. Detailed information on the Global E3 application process can be found here. If accepted, the student would complete the post decision materials via Please note that sometimes the host university would also require students to submit an application for the purposes of university processing.


Students wishing to apply for more then one program have to complete separate applications for each program/university. Students are encouraged to apply for minimum of two programs to increase the probability of placement. Seat at the chosen school is not guaranteed. 


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring Semester 2019 09/14/2018 10/15/2018 TBA TBA
1 Year (Aug - June) 2019-2020 02/15/2019 03/15/2019 TBA TBA
Fall Semester 2019 02/15/2019 03/15/2019 TBA TBA