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
Kathleen Wheeler
Senior Lecturer
wheeler@uky.edu
Education Abroad Advisor
Allison Peoples
EA Advisor
allison.peoples@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

Faculty-Directed

Paris is the classroom in this theatre, culture and art program, which exposes students to the city's artistic treasures, fascinating history, cultural riches and hidden secrets. From Notre Dame to Sacre Coeur, Comedie-Francaise to the Paris Opera, and the Palace of Versailles to Montmartre, students do not merely explore Paris - they make it their own.
Term: Summer
Language: English
Students have the option to choose from 4 different courses (A-S 390, 346, 343, 390) and earn 3-6 hours of academic credit while exploring the magical city of Paris, France. Paris is the perfect place to develop your photography skills and artistic voice.
Term: Summer
Language: English

Partner

Florence University of the Arts (FUA) presents a contemporary and thorough approach to a Liberal Arts education, along with an extensive curriculum in Studio Arts. With small classes taught by a highly qualified international faculty, every course aims to enhance the social, intercultural and professional experience of each student. Known for its focus on fine arts, Courses include numerous options in art history including Contemporary Italian Art, History of Photography, Renaissance Art in Florence, and more.
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring , Summer
Language: English, Italian avaliable

Summer in Argentina (KIIS)

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Join UK Professor Becky Alley in Argentina to study Curatorial Strategies and Street Scenes/Zines. From the Andes Mountains to the bustling port city of Buenos Aires, Argentina embodies the richness of both South American and European cultures. Based in Buenos Aires, a fascinating urban landscape with famous streets, cafes, architecture, cuisine, music and dance, group excursions include visits to museums, outdoor markets, historic mansions, national monuments, government ministries and soccer stadiums. Courses make Argentina the focus of discussion through hands-on learning opportunities and guest lectures by local Argentine experts. Students enjoy free weekends to travel independently to other regions in Argentina.
Term: Summer
Language: English

Universidad Veritas (API)

San Jose, Costa Rica

Rain forests, cloud forests, beaches, coral reefs, white water rivers, and volcanoes are all just a few hours drive away from the Universidad Veritas campus in San Jose, Costa Rica. While you're studying abroad, you'll have the opportunity to enroll in English or Spanish language classes. Art studio classes such as Basic Principles of Drawing, and Mural Painting and Public Art are great opportunities to earn major credit abroad. No previous knowledge of Spanish is required to study at Universidad Veritas, but one semester is recommended to help you make your way around San Jose.
Term: Fall , Spring
Language: English, Spanish available

Direct

Massey University

Wellington, New Zealand

Massey University's Wellington campus is located on the peninsula between Cook Straight and Wellington Harbour. The university offers a wide range of courses in their departments of Fashion Design, Fine Arts, Communication & Journalism, Tourism & Hospitality, Photography, Visual Communication Design, Textile Design, Spatial Design, andArt in Context, Digital Illustration, Sequential Art, Character Design, Visual Communications, and more. New Zealand is ranked No. 1 in world for student teaching and experience.
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring
Language: English