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
Dr. Jerzy Jaromczyk
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Education Abroad Advisor
Olivia Ellis
EA Advisor

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


On this program, students will complete CME 599: Renewable Energies (6 credit hours). All courses delivered on this program are taught in English by UK faculty members. This program is a collaboration between the University of Kentucky College of Engineering and Ingenio International in conjunction with the Association of Industrial Engineers of Navarre in Pamplona, Spain. Students have the option to add a two-week, non-credit bearing general Spanish Language and Culture course prior to the four week Renewable Energies program.
Term: Summer
Language: English, Spanish available


The Arts, Business, Liberal Arts & Sciences semester program and the Business & Liberal Arts Summer programs at The American College of Greece (ACG) offers students a great variety of courses from three schools: the School of Arts & Sciences; the School of Fine & Performing Arts; the School of Business. Popular subject areas include Business, Performing & Visual Arts, and Psychology.
Term: Fall , Spring , Summer
Language: English
Set yourself apart from the competition by taking engineering courses abroad. Paris is an ideal destination for engineering majors, a city where many scientists and mathematicians have made significant contributions to the field. As a student at the CEA Paris Study Center, you can take Calculus III, and additional Engineering electives.
Term: Summer
Language: Englsih
It’s your choice: take 1 Engineering course, 2 Engineering courses, or 1 Engineering course and 1 elective course from the social sciences or humanities. The CEA Study Center Prague offers Calculus III - a great summer program option for upcoming sophomore year Engineering students.
Term: Summer
Language: English


Waseda University

Tokyo, Japan

Waseda is one of Japan's most prestigious private, co-educational institutions of higher learning. Founded more than 130 years ago as Tokyo college, the school was renamed Waseda University in 1902 in honour of the founder's home village. Waseda University is consistently ranked among the top institutions in Japan. Course align with UK curriculum, and additional option to take Japanese language courses.
Term: Academic Year , Spring
Language: English, Japanese

Maynooth University

Maynooth, Ireland

Maynooth University (MU) is located in the beautiful, historic town of Maynooth, just 15 miles west of Dublin city centre. The campus combines historic 18th century buildings with state of the art research and teaching facilities and is close to Ireland's 'Silicon Valley'. Maynooth maintains strong links with Intel, HP, Google and more than 50 other giants of industry. Students have access to entire course catalogue, including courses that align with UK computer science courses. Summer direct option is also available.
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring
Language: English

Charles Sturt University

Bathurst, Australia; Port Macquarie, Australia; 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

Heidelberg University

Heidelberg, Germany

Heidelberg is a city of fairytale surroundings and home to one of the\ oldest universities in Europe. Established in 1386, Universitat Heidelberg has consistently been ranked in the top three universities in Germany and the top 50 worldwide. Students must complete up to GER 202 by the time of participation. Classes offered include Linear Algebra, Algorithms, Operating Systems, Software Engineering, and more.
Term: Academic Year , Spring
Language: English, German
TU Berlin is also a member of the TU 9 Consortium of German Institutes of Technology, a group of nine traditional German universities with an excellent reputation in the fields of engineering, technology and natural sciences. The main campus is centrally located in the western part of Berlin and is well-placed for anyone interested in the capital‘s rich cultural life, offering concerts, exhibitions, sports events and the infamous „Kneipen“. On campus, students have a wide range of opportunities for leisure-time and recreational activities, with numerous societies, initiatives and several cafes. TUB's sports program ranges from Aikido to indoor climbing. Take all your classes in English. No German language requirement.
Term: Academic Year , Spring
Language: English


The Maynooth University Engineering & Computer Science summer school gives you the chance to earn credit and enjoy classes with experienced and enthusiastic instructors while also experiencing life in an Irish town located in the Celtic heart of Europe. The Summer areas of study include Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, Anthropology, Public Speaking & Communication, Geography, Irish History, and Cultural Heritage of Ireland.
Term: Summer
Language: English