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
Summer Eglinski
Director of Gatton Global Initiatives
summer.eglinski@uky.edu
Education Abroad Advisor
Susan Meredith
EA Advisor
susan.meredith@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

Faculty-Directed programs are currently in development. Please check back later in the semester.
Term: Summer
Language: English

UK Partner

University of Cape Town (Arcadia)

Cape Town, South Africa

If you’re looking for the widest choice of courses in South Africa and an institution with weight and prestige then studying abroad at the University of Cape Town (UCT) is probably the best bet for you. Perched on the side of Table Mountain, UCT has stunning vistas from every angle and is a popular choice for study abroad. Of its population of more than 20,000, about 4,000 students are international.
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring
Language: English

Adolfo Ibáñez University (ISA)

Valparaiso or Vina Del Mar, Chile

Students will be able to take courses in Spanish language and Latin American studies with international students, as well as many electives with local Chileans. The other school, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, is in Viña del Mar, just 15 minutes up the coast. Students will focus on international business courses in English or electives with locals.
Term: Fall , Spring
Language: English, Spanish

University of Economics (ISA)

Prague, Czech Republic

This city is a living museum and possesses architectural preservation like no other place in the world A program in International Business & Economics is available in year long and semester programs, containing courses such as Environmental Economics and Global Trade.
Term: Fall , Spring , Summer
Language: English
An internship is a professional-level learning experience in the workplace and provides an opportunity to apply learning from the classroom in a real situation. During this summer program in Dublin, students will enroll in the three-credit internship course (DUBI INPR 310) and a three-credit course Entrepreneurship in Practice (DUBI BUEP 390). Students will work at their internship placements for 20 to 24 hours per week.
Term: Summer
Language: English
During this summer program in Sydney, students will enroll in the three-credit internship course (SYDI INPR 310S) Work in Thought and Action, and a three-credit course Parallel Realities: Sydney Summer Internship (SYDI SOSM 313S). The internship will be transferred back as EXP 396, and earn credits for B&E 300 and GEED3. Students will work at their internship placements for 20 to 24 hours per week.
Term: Summer
Language: English
The Barcelona SAE Internship Program will enhance your cultural and business understanding of Spain and the world through the exchange of knowledge: interns provide real work assistance for the company while the company provides a hands-on reality of the business world in Barcelona – in fields as diverse as International Business to PR to teaching English.
Term: 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. This program offers access to the university’s own economics major, including courses such as Intermediate Microeconomics, Econometrics, and Managerial Economics. Sharjah is also only 20 miles from the world economic hub of Dubai.
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring
Language: English

UK Exchange

Akita offers a broad selection of economics courses, including: Business Cycles, Economics of Globalization, Money, Banking and International Finance, and more. Students can also participate in various cultural clubs and organizations. “Summer Exchange” also available.
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring , Summer
Language: English, Japanese
Maynooth University is located in the beautiful, historic town of Maynooth, just 30 minutes away from Ireland's capital city of Dublin. Students have a wide selection of courses in economics, accounting, finance and business. Course options include International Trade, Competition & Regulation, and more. “Summer Direct” also available.
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring , Summer
Language: English
Stockholm School of Economics Riga (SSE Riga) was founded to prepare entrepreneurs for success in international markets. The campus is located in a beautifully renovated Art Nouveau building in the city center, just a 10 minute walk from Old Town. Students enjoy a dynamic international learning environment and all classes are taught in English. Courses are offered in economics, finance, accounting, management, organizational behavior, and strategy.
Term: Fall , Spring
Language: English

University of Neuchatel

Neuchatel, Switzerland

With 20% of its students coming from abroad, the University of Neuchatel (UniNe) is one of the most international universities in Switzerland. Students benefit from small class size, group work, seminars, and an optional free seven-day language and culture orientation immersion program with organized excursions before the start of each semester.
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring
Language: English, French