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
James Lumpp
Director of Undergraduate Studies, Computer Engineering
jel@uky.edu
Janet Lumpp
Director of Undergraduate Studies, Electrical Engineering
jklumpp@uky.edu
Education Abroad Advisor
Olivia Ellis
EA Advisor
olivia.ellis@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

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

Partner

Universidad del Norte (ISA)

Barranquilla, Colombia

The Universidad del Norte is one of the top universities in Colombia and the Caribbean region. All engineering programs are accredited by the ABET. At Universidad del Norte, you'll have the opportunity to take classes in English with local university students, as well as Spanish coursework with native Spanish speakers. The university is located in Barranquilla, Colombia, the largest city and second largest port in the country's Caribbean region. The city is also home to one of the most important folk and cultural festivals of Colombia, the Carnival of Barranquilla.
Term: Fall , Spring , Summer
Language: English, Spanish available

Direct

This 5-week summer program introduced students to the engineering technology around the production of automobiles through a series of lectures led by various innovators and engineers. The program offers academic credits towards students' engineering degrees and, beyond the core curriculum; students may further supplement their practical know-how with enrichment as they are exposed to the authentic environment of the automobile factory and research center. Students also have the option of completing an intensive Japanese language course.
Term: Summer
Language: English

Exchange

This is a rare opportunity for engineering majors to combine research and study on an exchange experience. From January to March students can conduct research with a Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) faculty member and then spend April to July taking classes. Students taking Mechanical Engineering courses at KIT can take a bypass exam after their return to UK to receive full credit.
Term: Academic Year , Spring
Language: English, German

Maynooth University

Maynooth, Ireland

Maynooth University (MU) is located in the beautiful, historic town of Maynooth, just 15 miles west of Dublin city centre. Maynooth has excellent transport connections to Dublin city centre and the rest of Ireland, providing the ideal location from which students can explore the capital city and the country. Students have access to entire course catalogue, including courses that align with engineering core courses. Summer direct option is also available.
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring
Language: English
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

Virtual

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:
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