Education Without Borders

At the Viterbi School of Engineering, globalization is a strategic initiative, directed by Senior Associate Dean Cauligi Raghavendra. Of course, the Viterbi School has always been a pioneer in globalization, particularly at the graduate student level, where 55 percent of the students are international. To further pursue the school's globalization strategy, Raghavendra has adopted a multi-pronged approach by encouraging transnational research, student exchange, helping in the recruitment of high-quality graduate international students, providing Viterbi students with a global experience and creating unique international programs.

Summer Research Projects

Please visit the below link to find number of summer research projects offered by various faculties from Viterbi School of Engineering.

Viterbi IUSSTF Program

The Viterbi School of Engineering, University of Southern California (USC) and the Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) are partnering to launch the Viterbi-IUSSTF Program. This program will provide opportunities to Indian Students to undertake a research internship at the Viterbi School of Engineering in Summer for a period of 8 weeks.

Please visit the below link to know more about this program

USC-Tsinghua Program for Visiting Scholars

USC Viterbi School of Engineering and the School of Information Science and Technology of Tsinghua University (THU), Beijing, China, have established a partnership for a broad spectrum of educational and research collaborations. The program's key objectives are to provide students and faculty from both entities, with international experiential learning opportunities and to strengthen education and scientific interaction between students and faculty.

The partnership provides student exchange opportunities, joint educational and research programs in targeted areas, as well as faculty exchanges.

If you would like information on how to participate in the USC-Tsinghua Program, please contact:


Compensation: $2,500 TOTAL stipend for living expenses. Airfare up to $1,500

If you are intersted in participating, contact:
Sr. Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives, C.S. Raghavendra

Published on August 24th, 2017

Last updated on June 27th, 2024