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
CONTACTS
Department
Dr. Barbara Knutson
Director of Undergraduate Studies
bknut2@uky.edu
Education Abroad Advisor
Molly McMahon
EA Advisor
molly.mcmahon@uky.edu

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

Renewable Energy

Pamplona, Spain

The course is eminently practical and the classes are complemented by tours of the most representative facilities in Navarre related to the course material. The classes will have a practical component based on the introduction, analysis and discussion of practical cases. There are two housing options for this program (homestay or apartment), and there is an option to add a two-week, non-credit general Spanish language course to the beginning of their program. All students will enroll in CME 599: Renewable Energies (6 credit hours).
Term: Summer
Language: English

Engineering and Calculus IV in Karlsruhe

Karlsruhe & Munich, Germany

This five week program is designed specifically for engineering students. On this program, students will complete both Calculus IV and EGR 196/199 through a number of company and cultural site visits. All courses delivered on this program are taught in English by UK faculty members. Students are to explore globalization in the engineering profession through visits to local companies and organizations. Students will experience German life by living with an English-speaking host family, meals included. Students will have the opportunity for additional, independent travel on the weekends.
Term: Summer
Language: English

UK Partner

Students will have easy access to the city's exciting mix of historical and cultural attractions, as well as to the magnificently scenic landscapes of the surrounding countryside in the West of Ireland.The integrated living and learning experience at Limerick provides a wonderful opportunity to get to know Irish and other international students. As a leading institution in Ireland, Limerick is a great option for Sophomores & Seniors. Contact EA for pre-equated engineering courses.
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring
Language: English
London is the epitome of a global city with diverse communities, historic landmarks, amazing nightlife, world-class museums and outdoor markets. This program offers chemical engineering courses such as Principles of Separation and Reaction, Chemical Thermodynamics, Chemical Industry Case Study, Petroleum Engineering, Transfer & Separation Processes, and more.
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring , Summer
Language: English

UK Direct

The American University of Sharjah is located in the Emirate of Sharjah, in the beautiful setting of University City, about ten minutes' drive from the border with Dubai. AUS is a leading comprehensive coeducational university in the Gulf, serving students from the region and around the world. AUS serves a diverse student body, and offers courses in engineering, as well as humanities, business and Arabic language.
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring
Language: English

UK Exchange

This is a rare opportunity for engineering majors to combine research and study on an exchange experience. From January to March students can conduct research with a Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) faculty member and then spend April to July taking classes. Students taking Mechanical Engineering courses at KIT can take a bypass exam after their return to UK to receive full credit.
Term: Academic Year , Spring
Language: English, German
Surrounded by spectacular English countryside, Bradford provides state of the art facilities and extensive services for students on campus, including a wide range of engineering courses, numerous student organizations, and excursions specifically for international students. With a thriving urban center, Bradford offers a booming social scene, historic heritage, and a host of exciting cultural venues such as the fascinating National Media Museum, which is the most visited museum outside of London.
Term: Academic Year , Spring
Language: English
Politecnico di Torino (PdT) is known both in Italy and abroad as a leading institution to study engineering and architecture. Tradition combines with innovation to make its campus a stimulating environment offering a wealth of opportunities. Courses are available in English, and include Applied Mechanics, Experimental Statistics & Mechanical Measurement, Fundamentals of Thermodynamics & Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics, Thermal & Hydraulic Machines & Fluid Power, and more.
Term: Spring
Language: English
TU Berlin is also a member of the TU 9 Consortium of German Institutes of Technology, a group of nine traditional German universities with an excellent reputation in the fields of engineering, technology and natural sciences. The main campus is centrally located in the western part of Berlin and is well-placed for anyone interested in the capital‘s rich cultural life, offering concerts, exhibitions, sports events and the infamous „Kneipen“. On campus, students have a wide range of opportunities for leisure-time and recreational activities, with numerous societies, initiatives and several cafes. TUB's sports program ranges from Aikido to indoor climbing.
Term: Academic Year , Spring
Language: English