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

This program will examine the key issues that are associated with the discovery and development of entrepreneurial opportunities as it applies to venture creation. Some emphasis will be placed on the role of the entrepreneur in society as it pertains to increasing economic and social welfare for others. Students will enroll in MGT 492: Entrepreneurship and Venture Creation (3 credit hours) and in EAP 599: Study Abroad (1 credit hour).
Term: Summer
Language: English
In this program, students will learn from experts at the prestigious and highly respected Grenoble School of Management. Experts in the field of design thinking will introduce students to this rapidly growing topic in business and innovation, offering students a three credit hour elective course in design thinking. Students can expect to start their exploration of the topic shortly before their departure from the U.S. through guided readings and assignments, continuing with hands-on activities, group work, and dynamic site visits while in Grenoble, and concluding with a group project to be turned in after their return to the U.S.Students will receive a transcript from the Grenoble School of Management for completed coursework, which will appear on their UK transcript as MGT 695: Design Thinking (3 credit hours).
Term: Spring Embedded
Language: English

UK Partner

This program accommodates students of all levels of Spanish proficiency. The curriculum includes courses in grammar, communicative skills and Spanish culture, as well as business and economics courses in English. Courses are taught by host university faculty at the Universidad Internacional Menéndez Pelayo.
Term: Fall , Spring , Summer
Language: English, Spanish

University of Belgrano (Sol)

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Study Spanish with students from all over the world at Belgrano’s state of the art facilities. Classes are taught in Spanish or English. Courses include General Economics, Foreign Trade, and Marketing, as well as beginning to advanced level Spanish courses.
Term: Fall , Spring , Summer
Language: English, Spanish
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 Exchange

The Grenoble School of Management is AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA accredited and ranked as one of the top ten business schools in France, specializing in management. Business classes are taught in English. French language classes are offered at every skill level. During the Spring semester, students can enroll in the Certificate in International Business Program. “Summer Direct” also available.
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring
Language: English, French
Beijing Jiaotong University (BJTU) is ranked in the top 50 of universities in China, and was the first university in the country to offer the study of management as a degree program. BJTU's School of Economics and Management has a well-respected international staff with strong support for students, and offers a wide selection of business courses taught in entirely English. The exchange program includes an optional Chinese Language Course where you can learn speaking, reading, writing, listening and business Chinese.
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring
Language: English
BSB has a long tradition of welcoming international students. There is no French language requirement for this exchange, but BSB offers free French lessons to help you develop or improve your French language proficiency. BSB is an excellent fit for students interested in entrepreneurship or the wine and spirits business. They offer a School of Wine and Spirits which specializes in teaching skills around the sales and marketing of wine and spirits. BSB also offers a business incubator program called The Entrepreneurial Garden (TEG) that offers students the opportunity to work one on one with faculty, local business-people, and even local accountants and lawyers to ascertain the viability of their business plans and models. Fall is the best semester to exchange to BSB as classes are most predictable during this term.
Term: Academic Year , Fall
Language: English