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. Robert Coleman
Director of Undergraduate Studies
rcoleman@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

The majority of this program will be based in London, which boasts some of the best museums, most beautiful architecture, and most fascinating cultural sites in all of Europe. Students will also see the beautiful rolling countryside while visiting various livestock facilities that range in size, scope and species cared for. Heritage breeds are emphasized by several of the centers. Students will spend roughly one-third of their time visiting livestock facilities, one-third of their time visiting horse facilities, and one-third of their time experiencing cultural and historical sites and events. Students will enroll in EQM 396/ASC 333: Exploring Livestock Systems in England (3 credit hours).
Term: Spring Embedded
Language: English
This program will be approximately 50% equine-focused and 50% focused on the cultural and historic aspects of The Netherlands and northwest Germany. Students will learn more about the history of this now global industry through visits to breeding, training, sales, and competition facilities as well as breed registries. In addition, it will include visits to companies producing tack and equipment for sport horses. Students will enroll in AEC 300/EQM 396: Equine Study Abroad: Germany and The Netherlands (3 credit hours).
Term: Spring Embedded
Language: English

UK Partner

London is the epitome of a global city with diverse communities, historic landmarks, amazing nightlife, world-class museums and outdoor markets. London's influence in politics, education, entertainment, media, fashion and the arts contributes to its status as a major global city. Its population draws from a wide range of peoples, cultures, and religions, and over 300 languages are spoken within the city. Students can take courses such as Marketing Management and Strategy and Management Economics during the semester or during summer term.
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring , Summer
Language: English
The Summer in Cyprus: Animal Science program allows students to study animal health and disease in large and domestic animals This Animal Science program allows students to study animal health and disease in large and domestic animals. This program is unique in study abroad, as it is a field-study course, and the academic experience includes supervised demonstration experiences at farms.
Term: Summer
Language: English
This program works with the Scottish National Equestrian Center to provide classroom instruction and hands-on experience in equine science. Students will enroll in 2 courses: Equine Anatomy and Physiology and Equine Fitness. In addition to classroom instruction, students will be involved in practical and hands-on experiences, with the opportunity to discover equestrianism ‘British’ style, and experience both classical and English-style riding skills. These courses will be completed over four weeks. This is a very popular program, so make sure to apply early
Term: Summer
Language: English

UK Direct

Maynooth University is located in the beautiful, historic town of Maynooth, just 30 minutes away from Ireland's capital city of Dublin. This university offers a bachelor’s degree in Equine Business. Courses available to UK students include Equine Leisure & Tourism, Equine Event Management, Equine Financial Management, and others. Students may also complete requirements in economics, marketing, and accounting.
Term: Fall , Spring
Language: English

Massey University

Auckland, Palmerston North, or Wellington; New Zealand

Massey is New Zealand's only multi-campus university, with locations in Wellington, Auckland and Palmerston North. Equine courses available on this program include Equine Reproduction and Breeding, Equine Structure & Function, Equine Behavior, Training and Welfare, Responses to Training in the Equine Athlete, Intro to Equine Nutrition & Health, Equine Production, and others. Students may also take courses in animal physiology, soil science and marketing.
Term: Fall , Spring
Language: English

UK Exchange

Charles Sturt University

Bathurst, Australia; Port Macquarie, Australia; Wagga Wagga, Australia

Charles Sturt University is a regional university with a network of campuses located throughout New South Wales, Queensland and Victoria. Charles Sturt offers curriculum for a complete bachelor’s degree in Equine Science. Available courses include Animal Anatomy & Physiology, Horse Behavior & Training Management, Equine Health, Equine Nutrition, Equine Exercise Physiology, Horse Rehabilitation, Equine Breeding Technologies, and more. Students of Equine Management may also complete courses in accounting and management.
Term: Fall , Spring
Language: English
ISEP is organization offering student exchange programs at more than 300 universities in over 50 countries around the world. As a UK student, you have access to this network of universities and the hundreds of areas of study they offer – all for roughly the same cost as a semester at UK plus airfare. As an ISEP student you will go to school and live like a local alongside students from the host country and from across the world, while fulfilling requirements that move you closer to graduation. It’s a very immersive and independent learning experience. With more than 300 universities to choose from it’s not possible to list them all on this page, so go to www.isepstudyabroad.org to get started finding the ISEP location that’s right for you.
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring
Language: Multiple