Why should I be interested in Education Abroad?

Education Abroad can help you:

  • Globalize your world view
  • Expand your problem-solving skills and intercultural understanding
  • Prepare you to work in an increasingly diverse and international workplace
  • Enhance your sense of independence and adaptability
  • Gain new insight into the world and yourself
Dr. Allan Richards
Professor, Art Education
Education Abroad Advisor
Molly McMahon
EA Advisor

What is a Major Advising Page?

Major Advising Pages (MAP) feature education abroad programs that your department thinks are most appropriate for this discipline. Participating in a program featured on this MAP will allow you to complete coursework for your major/minor that has already been approved to transfer.

How do I use this MAP?

Use this MAP to identify programs of interest to you that offer coursework that might fulfill some of your degree requirements or compliment your studies at UK.

Ready to get Started?

As you evaluate the programs on this MAP, consider these important questions.

  • Do you want to complete courses abroad, or prefer completing a research project or internship?
  • Do you want to learn a language or improve your foreign language skills?
  • Would you like to study abroad for a semester, academic year, or a shorter amount of time like a summer or winter?
  • Do you want to study abroad with UK Students, or would you prefer to study alongside local students or other international students?

Highlighted Programs

UK Faculty-Directed

UK Consortia

Based in Berlin's vibrant and centrally located Prenzlauer Berg district, the KIIS German Culture summer program affords participants a unique chance to explore Germany's thriving capital, art, culture, and history. Courses will include Visual Thinking/Visualizing Berlin, Graphic Design/Typography & Poster, Curatorial Studies, Book Arts- Memorials & Memory and Street Scenes: Digital Photo & Zine. For more information, contact Professor Doreen Maloney (doreen.maloney@uky.edu) or Becky Alley (becky.alley@uky.edu).
Term: Summer
Language: English

UK Partner

This program draws upon Paris' rich store of cultural and historical resources to engage you with intellectual, linguistic, and social opportunities in the "City of Light." The backdrop of Left Bank liberal and philosophical studies, mixed with the Parisian tradition of political discourse and intellectual debate, sets the stage for your development of critical thinking skills and global competence. While this program focuses on intensive French language courses, electives are also available on photography in Paris and urban social photography. Art history courses are an option as well.
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring
Language: English, French
Florence University of the Arts (FUA) presents a contemporary and thorough approach to a Liberal Arts education, along with an extensive curriculum in Studio Arts. With small classes taught by a highly qualified international faculty, every course aims to enhance the social, intercultural and professional experience of each student. Known for its focus on fine arts, this program offers a multitude of studio courses that range from beginning ceramics to advanced painting, with various levels and mediums in between.
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring , Summer
Language: English, Italian
Glasgow School of Art (GSA) is recognized worldwide for its excellence in teaching and innovation in the fine arts. The School is housed in a one-of-a-kind, art nouveau building designed by the renowned Scottish architect, Charles Rennie Mackintosh. GSA alumni are world renowned in their field. Students enrolling in this program can focus on one of the many undergraduate concentrations, including painting and printmaking, digital culture, fashion & textiles, fine art photography, silver-smithing & jewelry, and sculpture & environmental art.
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring
Language: English

University of Cape Town (Arcadia)

Cape Town, South Africa

As South Africa’s oldest university, and one of Africa's leading teaching and research institutions, UCT has outstanding faculty and exceptional opportunities for international students in every school including Science, Humanities, Engineering, and Commerce.This program offers various levels of studio art coursework in painting, sculpture, photography, and print media. Supplementary coursework is offered on traditions and tensions in art, new perspectives.
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring
Language: English
API students who want to study abroad in Florence may choose from over 400 courses at Lorenzo de’ Medici – The Italian International Institute – Florence (LdM). From painting, drawing & mixed media to photography, sculpture & ceramics, this program focuses on studio art courses in various levels and mediums.
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring , Summer
Language: English