Department of Physics

Study Abroad Opportunities

Study Abroad in Regensburg, Bavaria, Germany

Students of the applied physics and engineering physics program have the opportunity to spend one or two semesters in their junior and senior year at the Ostbayrische Technische Hochschule (OTH) in Regensburg.  The exchange program is the microsystems engineering program at OTH: https://www.oth-regensburg.de/en/faculties/applied-natural-sciences-and-cultural-studies.html.

One semester is course work. The courses are held in English.

An optional second semester can be spent as an intern at a company in Regensburg.  For more information: contact Dr. H. Schmitzer, Physics Department, schmitzer@xavier.edu


Study Abroad in Limoges, France

Students of the applied physics and engineering physics program have the opportunity to spend one spring semester in their junior or senior year at the Ecole d’Ingenieurs de Limoges in Limoges.  There are various international courses offered in English: https://www.ensil-ensci.unilim.fr/international/studying-at-ensil-ensci/application-procedure/ 

For more information: contact Dr. H. Raad, Physics Department, raadh@xavier.edu


Study Abroad in Wales and Englad

Students of any major, including those in the physics department, have the opportunity to spend a few weeks in late-May and early-June travelling throughout North Wales and England. Stops will include Conwy which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site; Snowdonia National Park; the Roman city of Chester; and a few days in London. You'll learn about the Physics of Energy by carrying out experiments and visiting various types of power plants including a nuclear power plant and other historical locations. For more information contact Dr. Jonathan Morris morrisd3@xavier.edu


Research Abroad in Paris, France

We are pleased to announce a summer research opportunity in Paris for students in the Biology, Physics, and Chemistry departments. It is a well-paid 9-week summer internship in Paris and 2 week research tutorial immediately following the Spring semester:

For more information: contact Dr. J. Link, Physics Department, linkj2@xavier.edu