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 explore how brands craft their messaging in the digital marketplace through a hands-on multimedia project - focusing on various components of digital engagement including video, social media, podcasts, etc. - which will be published on the University of Kentucky's institutional platforms.Westminster. Through this project and site visits to multimedia agencies throughout London, students will gain an understanding of branding and digital integration in strategic campaigns, as well as the importance of cultural competency for international audiences. Students will enroll in ISC 497: Multimedia for ISC (3 credit hours) as well as in EAP 599: Study Abroad (1 credit hour).
Term: Summer
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.
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 Direct

New Zealand is ranked No. 1 in world for student teaching and experience. Course options include: Consumer Behavior, Retail Marketing, Branding, Essentials of Marketing, Social Media & Digital Marketing, Customer Intelligence, and more
Term: Fall , Spring
Language: English

UK Exchange

KUBS located in the center of the South Korean capital Seoul, is the number one business school in Korea and one of the top 10 business schools in Asia. Gatton students will study alongside students from all around the world studying subjects such as accounting, finance, international business, management, and marketing. “Summer Exchange” also available.
Term: Fall , Spring , Summer
Language: English, Korean
WHU is the number one business school in Germany. In addition to enrolling in marketing coursework, students may have the opportunity to participate in an internship. “Summer Direct” also available.
Term: Fall , Spring , Summer
Language: English, German
Vienna University of Economics and Business is recognized as one of the top 50 business schools in Europe. VU offers in business, economics and related area courses with a focus on international and European topics in English. “Summer Direct” also available. THIS PROGRAM IS NOT ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR SPRING 2018.
Term: Fall , Spring , Summer
Language: English, German