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
Melissa Stein
Director of Undergraduate Studies
melissa.stein@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

This internship program offers hands-on experience working with one of several non-profit and non-governmental organizations in Cape Town, South Africa. In addition students will learn about contemporary South Africa in a conventional seminar taught by UK faculty. Students will enroll in EXP 396: Experiential Education (3 credit hours) and A&S 300: Special Course: History and Culture of South Africa (3 credit hours).
Term: Summer
Language: English

Partner

Semester in Copenhagen (DIS)

Copenhagen, Denmark

Student who participate in this program complete one required course, Health Delivery and Prioritization in Northern Europe, and fill out their curriculum with choices from over 190 elective opportunities. Some of those electives include Health Economics & Health Policy in Europe, Public Health Ethics, and more.
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring
Language: English

Exchange

University of Sussex

Brighton, England

Situated in rolling parkland on the edge of Brighton, the campus combines award-winning architecture with green open spaces.This program offers access to courses such as Health, Poverty & Inequality; Sociology of Medicine & Health; Population & Development; Sociology of Care; The Body: Controversies & Debates; and more.
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring
Language: English
The University of San Francisco de Quito (USFQ) is a modern private liberal arts university with four campuses throughout Ecuador. Located in the quiet valley town of Cumbaya, this exchange offers a full curriculum of public health coursework. Some courses include Epidemiology, Comprehensive Health, Health Promotion & Participation, Principles of Administration, Community Health, and more.
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring
Language: Spanish