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Areas of Study: Computer Science, Engineering Disciplines Available (engineering or related field):: Architectural, Civil, Electrical, Electronic, Environmental, Integrated, Mechanical, Medical
Program Description:

Note: Global E3 Exchange Consortium only considers applicants who are in Engineering or Computer Science fields of study

Global E3: Cardiff University

Cardiff University

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 American Cardiff University

Founded in 1883, Cardiff University is a member of the prestigious Russell Group top-20 UK research-led universities, with an established global profile. The University is located in and around the Portland stone buildings, parks and tree-lined avenues that form Cardiff’s magnificent civic centre.

Key facts about Cardiff

  1. University Ranked 15th in the UK (RAE 2011) and in the top 1.5% in the world (QS).
  2. 27 academic schools with teaching given the highest possible award in the last UK Government review.
  3. 27,000 students, with more than 3,000 from outside the EU, from 110 different countries.
  4. Employment averages for international graduates 10% higher than the UK average.
  5. Accommodation is guaranteed for single international students and is within walking distance to the University.
  6. Graduate Centre with dedicated study facilities, skills teaching and social events space for postgraduate students.
  7. 18 libraries with more than 1.5 million books and 25,000 e-journals.
  8. Wi-Fi enabled campus, 28 IT suites and internet access in every hall of residence.
  9. At the centre of Cardiff, the capital city of Wales. Cardiff provides a unique cultural experience but is only 2 hours from London by train, and offers flights to explore Europe via nearby Cardiff and Bristol airports.
  10. The University Chancellor, Professor Sir Martin Evans FRS is a Nobel Prize winner for Medicine.


Courses are Available in the Following Fields:

  • Architectural Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Integrated Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medical Engineering



Cardiff is an excellent city in which to live and study. Shortlisted for European Capital of Culture 2007, its cosmopolitan nature provides something for everyone, from the excitement of the city centre to the peace and tranquility of the surrounding countryside. Such is the quality of the ‘Cardiff experience’ that a recent survey a large majority of students said they would like to stay and live in the city after graduating from university.
Cardiff was also ranked 7th among the Top 50 European cities by Foreign Direct Investment (fDi) magazine in its 2008/09 survey, and was ranked 2nd among the top 10 Small European Cities. The judging criteria included factors such as quality of life, relocation appeal, cost and infrastructure.
For more details about the university, courses, academic calendar, accommodations and other important information, please see Global E3''s profile on Cardiff 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 submitting 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. 

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