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The UK International Center supports faculty, staff and scholars at UK by inspiring global learning, sponsoring global operations and promoting international partnerships and research.

Global Learning

Find tools and opportunities to help you:

  • Internationalize your classroom
  • support international students
  • teach courses abroad
  • Global Engagement Academy
  • Global Health Initiatives

Global Operations

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  • Hiring and Hosting Int’l Faculty, Staff and Scholars
  • International Travel
  • Global Impact Awards
  • Coming to UK as an International Faculty, Staff or Scholar

Partnerships & Research

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  • Initiating an international partnership
  • current international partnerships
  • Fulbright


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UK receives APLU International Impact Award for Global Engagement

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 15, 2023) — In recognition of its commitment to furthering internationalization on campus and fostering a more diverse campus community, The Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) has named the University of Kentucky the 2023 winner of the APLU International Impact Award for Global Engagement. The award was accepted on behalf of the university by Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration Eric Monday, Ph.D., at the annual meeting of the APLU’s awards ceremony. 

International Studies Program to host symposium on conflict-induced displacement

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 15, 2023) — In honor of International Education Week, the University of Kentucky's International Studies Program and International Center are proud to host a symposium on conflict-induced displacements from 9 a.m. to noon Friday, Nov. 17, in the Office of China Initiatives.

Upcoming Events

International Bites and Bingo
Wednesday, 6:00pm - 7:00pm | Martin Luther King Center

2024 Education Abroad Spring Fair
Wednesday, 2:00pm - 5:00pm | Gatton Student Center Grand Ballroom AB

Join us on Wednesday, January 17, 2024 from 2-5p. More information coming soon!

09- 16
Shoulder to Shoulder Global - 2024 Short-Term Experiences in Global Health
Saturday, 12:00am - Saturday, 11:59pm | Shoulder to Shoulder Global - 2024 Short-Term Experiences in Global Health

Shoulder to Shoulder Global (STSG) is a UK Global Health Initiatives organization that integrates academic and community partners to improve the healt...