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Chemical & Process Engineering Arriving at Strathclyde

Arriving at Strathclyde

The exchange programmes we offer and the staff supporting these programmes aim to provide you with the best experience during the time spent at the University of Strathclyde. While studying at the Department of Chemical and Process Engineering, you will:

  • have an opportunity to meet students from all around the world
  • discover new cultures
  • experience a new studying environment
  • gain extra academic and professional skills
  • develop strong team working, problem-solving and presentation skills
  • gain international experience working on various projects
  • participate in students society activities
  • improve your language skills

Arriving on Erasmus Exchange

The Department of Chemical & Process Engineering takes part in the Pan-European Erasmus Exchange programme and every year welcomes students from partnering universities, including:

  • Graz University of Technology
  • Institute of Chemical Technology in Prague
  • Chimie Paris Tech
  • University of Lorraine
  • Paul Sabatier University
  • Polytechnic of Torino
  • Slovak University of Technology
  • University of Alicante
  • University of Oviedo
  • Rey Juan Carlos University
  • Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV)
  • Chalmers Technical University

Arriving on International Student Exchange

Our Department has strong links with 28 universities based in countries such as Australia, Brazil, Canada, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Singapore and USA. For more detailed list of partnering international universities, please contact us through:

If you are a student at one of our partner universities and you are planning to arrive at the Department of Chemical & Process Engineering for your Erasmus or International Exchange, then the following information might be of interest to you:

  • exchange level: Usually undergraduate level courses but Postgraduate Exchange can be considered
  • language of instruction: English
  • duration of exchange: semester 1: ordinarily September – December; semester 2: ordinarily January – May; Full Year: ordinary September – May
  • application deadlines: For students commencing studies in September, the deadline is normally 15 May of the same year. For students commencing studies in January, the deadline is normally 1 October of the previous year.

Course Selection:

  • incoming students arriving in Semester 1 typically choose from Level 4 and Level 5 Chemical Engineering undergraduate classes
  • incoming students arriving in Semester 2 typically choose from Level 2 and Level 3 Chemical Engineering undergraduate classes
  • students cannot select more than 60 credits (30 ECTS credits) per semester from the Chemical Engineering curriculum. This equates to a regular full-time academic load

Note: for sufficiently advanced students there is an option in Semester 2 of the full-semester team design project or a research dissertation project, both worth 60 credits.

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