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
Academic Advisor
summer.eglinski@uky.edu
Education Abroad Advisor
Olivia Ellis
EA Advisor
olivia.ellis@uky.edu
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

Study finance in Paris, France. Take FIN 300 in the heart of Europe and one of the centers of finance innovation. Learn the foundations of corporate finance with visits to famous Parisian financial hubs. Dive into interesting local topics, such as the financing of art at the Paris auction houses and cutting edge financial innovation at fintech startup accelerators. Finance in France is a four-week program during the month of July. Students will have lectures Monday through Wednesday with outings on Wednesdays and Thursdays, as well as scheduled free time to explore on their own.
Term: Summer
Language: English
Explore career management and strategies to navigate your college-to-career journey with Dr. Josh Taylor and other UK students in Paris, France this summer. Take B&E 150 and 250, or CIS 300 and compliment your studies with an optional 8-week, English-speaking international business internship with a Paris-based firm. Industry placement options include fashion & lifestyle, travel & tourism, global tech consulting, digital marketing & social media strategy, film & entertainment, and not-for-profit/NGO.
Term: Summer
Language: English
Students will take Analyzing Business Operations (AN 300-701) asynchronously with professors from both the University of Kentucky and the University of Leeds during the spring semester. During spring break, students will travel to the United Kingdom to visit business and cultural sites, and visit with their classmates and professors from Leeds. Site visits include a guided tour of the Jorvik Viking Centre!
Term: Spring
Language: English
Travel to Greece to study ECO 370 or 410 with Dr. Darshak Patel this summer. Students will dive into the Greek financial crisis and explore the role of of the Greek government in stimulating growth, regulating the economy, and managing debt constraints in its public institutions. Students will attend morning lectures and the opportunity to explore Greece on their own during the afternoons.
Term: Summer
Language: English

Partner

Students who choose to study abroad in Rome with API at the John Cabot University (JCU) in Rome can study a wide variety of disciplines in English. Most API students choose to complete an Italian language course along with several other elective courses taught in English.
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring , Summer
Language: English, Italian
Enhance your future career in Accounting through an internship in Barcelona! Students will work approximately 20 hours per week at their internship placement and can take an additional summer business course. During your free time, you'll be able to explore the incredible art and architecture of the cosmopolitan capital of Spain. Explore the Sagrada Familia, designed by Antoni Gaudi, or relax on the beach after work!
Term: Fall , Spring , Summer
Language: English, Spanish

Virtual

With an 80-year tradition of academic excellence, Massey offers a wide range of subjects, with key emphasis on natural sciences, engineering, creative arts and business. This virtual Global Semester program gives you the opportunity to register for a minimum of one and a maximum of four online courses at Massey. Registering for four online courses means you are participating on this program in full-time status. You can also register for 1-3 online courses at Massey while also registering for courses at UK.
Term: Fall , Spring
Language: English
Founded in 1990, Universidad del Desarrollo (UDD) is a private university focused on innovation and entrepreneurship. This exchange program is with the Faculty of Economics and Business located on the Rector Ernesto Silva Bafalluy (RESB) campus in the Las Condes district of Santiago. With this virtual exchange program, UK students can enroll in 1-5 courses at UDD, offering the opportunity to take courses at UDD and UK in the same semester.
Term: Fall , Spring
Language: English
With GE Virtuoso, you can put accessibility and mobility concerns aside and develop a meaningful professional connection with an international company. Here you will gain the skills necessary to thrive in today's economy, including digital literacy, cross-cultural communication, time management, and much more. The virtual internship program allows you to gain the same benefits from working with an international company, and access to GE’s career coaching and professional development program - plus extra benefits of it being affordable, flexible, and environmentally friendly. Location of company will vary from Europe, Central America, Oceania, and Asia.
Term: Fall , Spring , Summer
Language: English
The Global Remote Internship Program provides students with the unique opportunity to gain practical 21st century skills, industry, connections, and international business experience through project-based learning. Students will participate in either a group project, facilitated by a Professional Mentor, or an individual placement. In all cases, participants will work remotely from their own home and still gain valuable international experience while earning academic credit. Company location will be international based in Europe, Asia, or Oceania.
Term: Fall , Spring , Summer
Language: English