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
Renee Fatemi
Director of Undergraduate Studies
rfatemi@pa.uky.edu
Education Abroad Advisor
Jon Hibbard
EA Advisor
jon.hibbard@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 Partner

Reading is a community rich with numerous music, art and cultural festivals, in addition to a thriving theatre scene. Situated on the River Thames, and only a 30-minute train ride from Central London, Reading provides a great blend of suburban living with easy access to the big city. Courses available to UK students on this program include Atomic & Nuclear Physics, Experimental Design, Linear Models, Modelling Structured Data, Statistical Inference & Modelling, Statistical Theory, and more.
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring
Language: English

Mahidol University (KEI)

Bangkok, Thailand

Discover the traditional spices of Bangkok, Thailand as you float through the market and visit the golden temples. Then experience the energetic dominance of the modern city when you see the maze of skyscrapers pushing into the sky. Courses offered include Electricity & Magnetism, Optics, Quantum Mechanics, Thermal Physics, Analytical Mechanics, Solid State Physics, Nuclear & Particle Physics, and more.
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring , Summer
Language: English

EuroScholars - Undergraduate Research in Europe (ISA)

Geneva, Switzerland; Heidelberg, Germany; Helsinki, Finland; Leiden, Netherlands; Leuven, Belgium; Munich, Germany; Stockholm, Sweden; Utrecht, Netherlands; Zurich, Switzerland

Spend a semester at one of Europe’s 9 leading universities participating in a professional academic research project and learning the culture of your host country. The program offers opportunities at 9 universities in five different countries in mainland Europe, including Belgium, Finland, Germany, The Netherlands, Sweden, and Switzerland.
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring
Language: English
Our Semester in Cyprus study abroad program is a classic direct enrollment semester abroad based at the University of Nicosia, the leading university in Cyprus. Students select up to five courses from hundreds available in over 70 different programs of study that the University of Nicosia offers. Courses offered include Elements of Physics, General Physics I & II, Elements of Biophysics, Ordinary Differential Equations.
Term: Fall , Spring
Language: English

UK Exchange

Lancaster University

Lancaster, England

Located in northwest England, 20 miles from the coast and just 2 and a half hours from London by train, Lancaster University is a favorite destination for UK students looking for a semester or academic year exchange to England. Lancaster is one of the UK’s top 10 universities according to the Guardian University Guide. Courses available to UK students include Atomic Physics, Physics of Living Systems, Relativity, Nuclei and Particles, Thermal Properties of Matter, Flavor Physics, and Electromagnetism.
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring
Language: English
Located in the birthplace of Arnold Schwarzeneggar and originally founded in 1585, Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz (KFUG) is the second largest university in Austria. Graz is the perfect place to start your European adventure! Available courses include Programming in Physics: MATLAB, Advanced Solid State Physics, Programming Exercises in Physics: C + + and Mathematica, Experimental Physics 2, and more.
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring
Language: English, German
Experience Chinese culture as you live and learn alongside Chinese students and other international students studying in Hong Kong. Available courses include Medical Physics, Nuclear Radiation & Measurement, Radiation, Biophysics, Environmental Radiation, and many more. Then use your free time to explore Hong Kong, one of the world’s busiest and most spectacular cities!
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring
Language: English

UK Direct

Study in one of the most important and cosmopolitan cities of China! Be a part of a vibrant international student community and take advantage of the assistance of the campus International Students Union. Courses offered include Nuclear Physics, High Energy Astrophysics, Condensed Matter Physics, Theoretical Biophysics, Physics of Star Formation, and Physics of Imaging, and more.
Term: Academic Year , Spring
Language: Chinese