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
Robin Cooper
Director of Undergraduate Studies
RLCOOP1@uky.edu
Education Abroad Advisor
Jon Hibbard
EA Advisor
jon.hibbard@uky.edu

What is a Major Advising Page?

Major Advising Pages (MAPs) feature education abroad programs that your department think 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

Students on this program will examine the general principles of drug actions, with an emphasis on the pharmacological and behavioral effects of commonly abused psychoactive drugs, and how drug dependence develops and is treated. Through this program, students will learn how cultural differences in attitudes towards substance use, addiction and treatment influence how these topics are researched and how the drug dependent patient population is treated both by society and the health care system.
Term: Summer
Language: English

UK Consortia

The KIIS two-week program in Segovia, Spain exposes students to Spanish culture and history by offering courses that are part of the General Education offerings for colleges and universities throughout the Commonwealth of Kentucky and surrounding states. Courses are taught in English, and classes are held five days a week for four hours. PSY 220: Introduction to Developmental Psychology
Term: Summer
Language: English, Spanish

UK Partner

Semester in Copenhagen (DIS)

Copenhagen, Denmark

DIS knows how important it is for you to build your own unique experience abroad. That’s why they offer a dynamic study abroad program so that you can get the most out of your semester or year here at DIS Copenhagen! Take courses in Clinical Psychology, Positive Psychology, or Cyberpsychology!
Term: Fall , Spring , Summer
Language: English