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
Stephen Testa
Director of Undergraduate Studies
testa@email.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

Faculty-Directed

Engineering and Calculus IV in Karlsruhe

Karlsruhe & Munich, Germany

This five week program is designed specifically for engineering students. On this program, students will complete both Calculus IV and EGR 196/199 through a number of company and cultural site visits. All courses delivered on this program are taught in English by UK faculty members. Students are to explore globalization in the engineering profession through visits to local companies and organizations.
Term: Summer
Language: English

Partner

University of Reading, through ISA, offers students the opportunity to complete courses in organic chemistry, physical chemistry, and chemistry of food. 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.
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring
Language: English
This program offers students the ability to take health, science and humanities courses taught in English alongside other international and local students. Students interested in Spanish language may also have the option of taking a language course and/or humanities course taught in Spanish. Classes are taught by host university faculty at the Universidad Católica de Valencia.
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring , Summer
Language: English

Exchange

Chemistry options include Analytical Chemistry, Physical Chemistry I & II, and Organic Chemistry I, including all lab components. Students may also complete Calculus I & II courses.
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring
Language: English
Explore the dynamic country of Quito while fulfilling major requirements. Chemistry options include General Chemistry I & II, Analytical Chemistry, Organic Chemistry I & II, Biochemistry, Biomolecules, and more. Lab components included. Multiple levels of calculus are offered, as well. 90% of courses at USFQ are taught in Spanish, so proficiency is essential.
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring
Language: Spanish

Maynooth University

Maynooth, Ireland

Maynooth University (MU) is located in the beautiful, historic town of Maynooth, just 15 miles west of Dublin city centre. Students have access to entire course catalogue, including courses that align with UK chemistry courses.
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring
Language: English

Charles Sturt University

Bathurst, Port Macquarie or Wagga Wagga, Australia

Charles Sturt University is a regional university with a network of campuses located throughout New South Wales, Queensland and Victoria. CSU offers smaller class sizes, a hands-on approach to applications, easy access to teachers, and an opportunity for an authentic Australian “Outback” experience.
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring
Language: English