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
Melanie Goan
Director of Undergraduate Studies
melanie.goan@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

Paris is the classroom in this theatre, culture and art program, which exposes students to the city's artistic treasures, fascinating history, cultural riches and hidden secrets. From Notre Dame to Sacre Coeur, Comedie-Francaise to the Paris Opera, and the Palace of Versailles to Montmartre, students do not merely explore Paris - they make it their own.
Term: Summer
Language:

Partner

Charles University (ISA)

Prague, Czech Republic

Known as a "symphony in stone," Prague's many curiosities date back over 1,000 years making it one of the most intriguing cities in Europe. This city is a living museum and possesses architectural preservation like no other place in the worldCourses include History of Jewish Communities in Central Europe, History of the Czech Region, World War II & New Europe, Communism & Religion: Past & Present, and more.
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring , Summer
Language: Czech, English
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. Course offerings include History of Ancient Rome and Italy, Literature and Society in Ancient Roman, Elementary Latin, Philosophy of Art and Beauty, The Popes of Rome, European History, Europe Since 1945, and more!
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring , Summer
Language: English
Enjoy your fall or spring semester abroad in Budapest, Hungary with our partner Academic Programs International (API). Your classes will be taken within the International Study Programs (ISP) department of the Corvinus University of Budapest, one of the leading universities for economics in Hungary and Central Europe. You will have the chance to take courses from a variety of classes in economics, business, political science, social sciences, and public administration. The courses are designed in an American format and taught in English with the exception of Hungarian language. The university is located next to the famous Central Market Hall - perfect to shop between classes or a quick lunch stop!
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring , Summer
Language: English
Located in Athens, Greece, The American College of Greece (ACG) offers 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. Courses are taught in English by ACG faculty at ACG with local and visiting international students. Students can take up to 12 credit hours in the summer and up to 15 per semester.
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring , Summer
Language: English

Korea University (ISA)

Seoul, South Korea

Korea University is one of the Korea's oldest, largest and top-ranked universities.Known as the "Ivy League" private university in the country, Korea University is a world-class institution featuring a dynamic educational environment, beautiful and conveniently-located campus, and top-quality student facilities. With a variety of courses in business, sciences, arts, humanities, social sciences, applied sciences, and even more specialized fields, you will have the opportunity to take courses for your major, minor, and general education requirements. All courses are taught in English by local and international faculty, with the exception of the Korean language course. No Korean language experience is required to participate. The classes are comprised of Korean students, ISA students, and visiting international students from all over the world.
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring , Summer
Language: English
Located in the lively city of Sydney, Australia, this semester-long program will give students the opportunity to live in one of the most vibrant cities in Australia. Established in 1964, Macquarie University is settled in the heart of Sydney and known for its modern learning facilities and strong tradition of innovation. Macquarie's campus is located just 15 km from Sydney’s central business district, and is focused on inclusion and diversity, boasting a staff and student body from more than 100 countries studying and working on campus. Students studying on this program can earn up to 12-16 credits per semester with a wide variety of subjects to choose from. Throughout the semester, students on this API program will also be able to participate in several excursions designed to help familiarize them their city and surroundng region. These excursions include surfing lessons, visits to national parks, and sports matches to cheer on local teams. There's no shortage of things to do and see while you're on this program!
Term: Alt. Academic Year , Fall , Spring
Language: English

Exchange

Kansai Gaidai University

Hirakata City, Japan

Kansai Gaidai is a private university enrolling approximately 10,000 students and is located in the city of Hirakata midway between Osaka, Japan's second largest industrial metropolis, and Kyoto and Nara, the ancient capitals of Japan. KGU welcomes over 600 international students each year representing about 40 countries and regions. Available courses include Introduction to Japanese History, Modern Japanese History, The Asia Challenge in Peace & Development, Historical Problems: Japan & China, and more.
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring
Language: English

Maynooth University

Maynooth, Ireland

Maynooth University (MU) in Ireland is one of the most popular exchange destinations for UK students and it's easy to see why. Maynooth not only offers a very wide range of courses all taught in English, but also a very warm Irish welcome to the more than 1500 international students they host every year. With guaranteed on-campus housing, a high level of support from the on-site International Office, and the Irish capital Dublin just a short train or bus ride away, MU is the perfect location for students wanting a semester or year-long education abroad experience in Europe in a country with a very distinct identity but also one that doesn't feel too different from home.
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring
Language: English

Swansea University

Swansea, United Kingdom

Founded in 1920, Swansea University is a UK top 30 research institution serving 16,000 students and 2,510 staff. Since 2015 Swansea University has been a dual campus university, with the College of Engineering and School of Management housed on the new Bay Campus. This campus boasts a state of the art library and resource centre, the students’ union, facilities, meeting rooms, lecture theatres, and a cafe offering magnificent views across the Swansea bay towards Gower and Baglan Bay.
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring
Language: English

University of Leeds

Leed, United Kingdom

The University of Leeds is in the heart of the city of Leeds, in northern England. Founded in 1904, the University currently hosts 32,000 students, of which 7,000 are international. The University is a world top 100 university and it is renowned globally for the quality of its teaching and research. The University of Leeds is also part of the Russell Group of UK research-intensive universities.
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring
Language: English

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