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Global E3 - Xiamen University
Xiamen, China (Exchange Program) (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Fall,
Homepage: Click to visit
Budget Sheets Fall,
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2018 05/11/2018 05/11/2018 TBA TBA
Spring 2019 10/15/2018 10/15/2018 TBA TBA
Fact Sheet:
Minimum GPA:
Language of Instruction:
Chinese (Mandarin), English Program Advisor: Caroline Cully
Type of Credit:
Open to non-UF students:
Program Type: UF Exchange
Program Description:

Xiamen University
Xiamen, CHINA

Global E3 Steps For Applying.pdf

In order to provide an even more extensive list of opportunities to UF engineering students, the college of engineering has partnered with IIE/Global Engineering Education Exchange (GE3) to enhance it's offerings.  Programs listed under the GE3 option are exchange programs and run at the same cost as other UF exchange programs.


  • is an international exchange program for engineering students at member institutions.
  • overseas members include a consortium of western European universities plus selected individual institutions in other world regions, including Asia, central and eastern Europe and Latin America.
  • provides opportunities for students to receive academic credit for courses taken at an overseas institution and practical training in a foreign setting for summer, semester or academic year
  • has been recognized and supported by the National Science Foundation and the US Department of Education.

Member schools are listed on the GE3 website with more specific information at the application site.   Students will not be able to choose a particular school to study at but must be willing to keep options open.  It is important to put at least 3 choices of schools of interest.

Each university listing includes:

  • engineering disciplines available
  • languages of instruction
  • start and end dates for academic study
  • a link to each university's home page which includes housing information

Students also have the opportunity to take intensive language study and perhaps undertake a practice, paid internship in an industrial setting or laboratory in the host country

University Info

College/School of Engineering

Office Responsible for International Exchange Students 

Office of International Cooperation and Exchange -

Additional Information -

Languages Chinese and English

Course Descriptions: Fall 2014 and Spring 2015

Disciplines Available

  • Electrical & Computer Engineering

About the Institution

As one of the comprehensive universities directly affiliated with the Education Ministry of China, Xiamen University (XMU) is located in the coastal city Xiamen, Fujian Province. It was founded in 1921 by Tan Kah Kee, a well-known overseas Chinese and patriotic leader, making XMU the first one in China founded by an overseas Chinese. Since its founding, the university has educated over 150,000 undergraduates and postgraduates.

Semester Dates

  • Fall:  Mid-Sept. each year (please see the Admissions Notice)
  • Spring: Mid-Feb. each year (please see the Admissions Notice)


Your advisors at UF for this program:

UF Engineering Advisor & GE3 Coordinator

UFIC Study Abroad Advisor

Pingchien Neo
352-392-8972 ext. 10351401

Caroline Cully
352- 273-1518