London, England Summer Engineering (CBE)

Imperial College London

Program Description

In this 6-week, 6 credit program for students in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, you’ll live at Notre Dame’s Conway Hall and attend classes at the Imperial College in the heart of London.

A special feature of this program, you’ll work in laboratories in the one-of-a-kind carbon capture plant on Imperial College’s Kensington campus.

The plant offers a fully hands-on experience and is only facility in the world where undergraduates can learn to operate the plant and gain real-world experience removing carbon emissions to help the planet. 

Of course you’ll also explore London! Tour the Tower of London, ride the world famous double-decker Red Bus, visit the British Museum, and attend several high-end theater productions. 

CBE students working in chemical lab


Current sophomores and junior engineering students in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering may apply. This is a competitive program with limited capacity based on academics and application.


All students enroll in both of the following courses for a total of 6 engineering credits.

  • EG 34358: Laboratory Course
  • EG 31358: Plant Operations Course


End of June – Mid August 2022


While in London, you’ll live in Notre Dame’s Conway Hall, which has modern dorm-apartment rooms.  

Conway Hall, London student residence

Program Fee

The program fee for 2022 is $8,300, plus a $200 University Study Abroad Administration Fee. There is also a lab fee of $500.

The program fee includes the cost of 6 Notre Dame credits; accommodations; all program academic outings and field trips; on-site program support from Notre Dame faculty; and International Health and emergency evacuation insurance.

It does not include airfare, meals, or airport transportation; passport/visa fees; or personal spending money.

All students are considered for a need-based engineering scholarship to defray the cost of the program.


Applications will be accepted between September 23, 2021 and November 1, 2021.

Program assignments and waitlist notifications occur before Christmas break. 


Feel free to contact:

Mike Kitz
Executive Director, Summer Engineering International Programs

Todd Taylor
Director, Summer Engineering International Programs