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The Trans-Atlantic Science Student Exchange Program

USAThe University of Oregon, Eugene



The University of Oregon

Fast Facts:
Campus Location:  Eugene, Oregon
Campus Website:  http://www.uoregon.edu/
Application Instructions:  For EU Students Approved by their EU Academic Coordinator
Disciplines of Study:  Chemistry, Biology, Physics, mathematics, computer science, and geology
Language of Instruction:  English
Program Dates:  Academic Calendar
Course Equivalence:  1 U oregon credit = 2 ECTS
The University of Oregon is located in the beautiful Willamette Valley of western Oregon, approximately one hour east of the Pacific Ocean, and less than one hour west of the dramatic Cascades Mountains. At the University of Oregon, you'll be part of a community of students and faculty members dedicated to academic excellence and making a difference in the world. In addition to the usual science departments and scientific research centers, the UO also boasts several flagship programs, including: the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology, located at the Pacific coast, in Charleston, Oregon; the recently completed Lorry I. Lokey Laboratories, local hub of the Oregon Nanoscience and Microtechnologies Institute (ONAMI); the worldwide genetic repository at the UO Zebrafish Facility; and the Pine Mountain Observatory, a professional astrophysics research facility. Research centers include: Center for Advanced Materials Characterization in Oregon (CAMCOR), Center for Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Center for High Energy Physics, Computational Intelligence Research Laboratory, Computational Science Institute, Institute of Cognitive and Decision Sciences, Institute of Molecular Biology, Institute of Neuroscience, Institute of Theoretical Science, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, International Institute for Sport and Human Performance, Lewis Center for Neuroimaging, Materials Science Institute, Neuroinformatics Center, Oregon Center for Optics, and Solar Energy Center.


Academic Advisors

Chemistry and Biochemistry Majors: Dr. Marina Guenza (mguenza @ uoregon.edu?subject=TASSEP) 

Math Majors: Hayden Harker (harker @ uoregon.edu) 

Physics Majors: Dr. Dean Livelybrooks (dlivelyb @ uoregon.edu?subject=TASSEP) 

Biology Majors: Janis Weeks (weeks @ uoneuro.uoregon.edu)

  Lead Coordinator :

Jenn Kuan-Petitti (exchange @ uoregon.edu)

Global Engagement Programs Coordinator
University of Oregon, Division of Global Engagement
5209 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403, U.S.A.
Tel.: (001) 541-346-1203
Office location: 300W Oregon Hall, Eugene Campus


Program Coordinator (exchange @ uoregon.edu)


Global Education Oregon

mailing adress:

300W Oregon hall

5209 University of Oregon

Eugene, OR 97403-5209


Program Advisor:

  Lacey Johnson (lej @ uoregon.edu?subject=TASSEP)

serves as the program advisor and will assist you in learning about the TASSEP program and help you in choosing the university that best fits your interests. The advisors will assist you in planning for departure and applying for the student visa.