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
Dr. Beth Barnes
Director of Undergraduate Studies
bbarnes@uky.edu
Education Abroad Advisor
Allison Peoples
EA Advisor
allison.peoples@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

The course will feature guest lecturers from field experts and site visits throughout the area, as well as several days of practical experience in a strategic communications-related capacity through work with a local non-profit organization. Participation in this course will lead to an understanding of gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation and, as appropriate, other forms of diversity in domestic society in relation to strategic communication. Students will enroll in ISC 497: Special Topics in Integrated Strategic Communication (3 credit hours). For additional information, please contact the Program Director, Beth Barnes (bbarnes@uky.edu).
Term: Summer
Language: English
Through study in the Western Cape province, including visits to government and wine industry offices and to wine producers experimenting with a range of methods to promote their products, students in this program will get a close view of the need for strategic communication practitioners to fully account for cultural and contextual issues in developing campaigns. Students will work in one of two small groups to develop two campaigns targeting U.S. audiences, one to promote the sale of South African wines in the U.S., and the other to encourage U.S. consumers to visit South Africa's wine regions. Students will enroll in ISC 497: Special Topics in ISC: Promoting the South African Wine Industry (3 credit hours) as well as EAP 599: Study Abroad (1 credit hour).
Term: Summer
Language: English

Partner

Spend a summer or full semester studying in Italy at Florence University of the Arts. Earn ISC credit while taking classes such as Introduction to Fashion Marketing, Marketing Strategies for the Arts, Social Media, and Fashion Show Production, Coordination, and Promotion. You can also take electives in delicious subjects such as The Florence Food and Culture Experience and Breads of Italy: Specialty Breads and Pizza. FUA is located in the center center of Florence, the perfect location to grab a scoop of gelato and go for a walk along the Arno River after class.
Term: Fall , Spring , Summer
Language: English

London Summer (CCSA)

London, United Kingdom

Spend 4 weeks this summer studying at King's College Waterloo campus in courses taught by faculty at CCSA member schools. During your studies, you will reside at the London School of Economics (LSE) Bankside House, located in the historic borough of Southwark on the Thames’ South Bank with other study abroad students. A walk along the river will take you to amazing destinations such as the London Eye, the Houses of Parliament, St. Paul’s Cathedral, and more!
Term: Summer
Language: English

Direct

Massey University

Wellington, New Zealand

New Zealand is ranked No. 1 in world for student teaching and experience. Available courses includes Art in Context, Digital Illustration, Sequential Art, Character Design, Visual Communications, and more.
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring
Language: English

Exchange

Charles Sturt University

Bathurst, Port Macquarie or Wagga Wagga, Australia

CSU was established in 1989 and named in honor of Captain Charles Sturt, a British explorer who led expeditions into New South Wales and South Australia in the first half of the 19th century. CSU offers small class sizes, a hands-on approach to learning, easy access to teachers, and an opportunity for an authentic Australian "Outback" experience!
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring
Language: English
Carlos III offers courses such as Information Skills, Writing & Communication Skills, Speech Techniques, and Enterprise Communication. The university offers a wide array of coursework in both English and Spanish.
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring
Language: English, Spanish

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