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
Summer Eglinski
Director of Gatton Global Initiatives
summer.eglinski@uky.edu
Education Abroad Advisor
Olivia Ellis
EA Advisor
olivia.ellis@uky.edu
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

Study finance in Paris, France. Take FIN 300 in the heart of Europe and one of the centers of finance innovation. Learn the foundations of corporate finance with visits to famous Parisian financial hubs. Dive into interesting local topics, such as the financing of art at the Paris auction houses and cutting edge financial innovation at fintech startup accelerators. Finance in France is a four-week program during the month of July. Students will have lectures Monday through Wednesday with outings on Wednesdays and Thursdays, as well as scheduled free time to explore on their own.
Term: Summer
Language: English
Explore career management and strategies to navigate your college-to-career journey with Dr. Josh Taylor and other UK students in Paris, France this summer. Take B&E 150 and 250, or CIS 300 and compliment your studies with an optional 8-week, English-speaking international business internship with a Paris-based firm. Industry placement options include fashion & lifestyle, travel & tourism, global tech consulting, digital marketing & social media strategy, film & entertainment, and not-for-profit/NGO.
Term: Summer
Language: English
Students will take Analyzing Business Operations (AN 300-701) asynchronously with professors from both the University of Kentucky and the University of Leeds during the spring semester. During spring break, students will travel to the United Kingdom to visit business and cultural sites, and visit with their classmates and professors from Leeds. Site visits include a guided tour of the Jorvik Viking Centre!
Term: Summer
Language: English
Travel to Greece to study ECO 370 or 410 with Dr. Darshak Patel this summer. Students will dive into the Greek financial crisis and explore the role of of the Greek government in stimulating growth, regulating the economy, and managing debt constraints in its public institutions. Students will attend morning lectures and the opportunity to explore Greece on their own during the afternoons.
Term: Summer
Language: English

Partner

University of Economics (ISA)

Prague, Czech Republic

This city is a living museum and possesses architectural preservation like no other place in the world. A program in International Business & Economics is available in year long and semester programs, containing courses such as Environmental Economics and Global Trade.
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring
Language: 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. Most API students choose to complete an Italian language course along with several other elective courses taught in English.
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring , Summer
Language: English
The Barcelona SAE Internship Program will enhance your cultural and business understanding of Spain and the world through the exchange of knowledge: interns provide real work assistance for the company while the company provides a hands-on reality of the business world in Barcelona – in fields as diverse as International Business to PR to teaching English.
Term: Summer
Language: English
Spend your summer gaining valuable skills as an intern in Berlin, Germany; Paris, France; San Jose, Costa Rica; Florence, Italy; or Milan, Italy. Students will have the opportunity to interview at placements selected based on their academic background and career objectives. Earn academic credit for your experience working in an English-speaking international firm. Placements include Marketing, Business, Event Planning, Fashion Business, Journalism, and more!
Term: Summer
Language: English
Further your studies in International Business in courses such as European and International Business Law, International Marketing, The Economics of the Olympic Games at The American School of Business in Paris, France. Since 1985, the American Business School of Paris has provided undergraduate to graduate degrees in international business. The school trains future international executive managers through a curriculum based on the American education system.
Term: Fall , Spring , Summer
Language: English

Direct

Massey University

Wellington, New Zealand

New Zealand is ranked No. 1 in world for student teaching and experience. Course options include: contemporary management, leadership and governance, project management, negotiating principles, and much more.
Term: Fall , Spring
Language: English

Exchange

KUBS is the number one business school in Korea. Gatton students will study alongside students from all around the world studying subjects such as accounting, finance, international business, management, and marketing. “Summer Exchange” also available.
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring , Summer
Language: English, Korean
The Grenoble School of Management is AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA accredited and ranked as one of the top ten business schools in France, specializing in management. Many students choose to study during the spring term because they can earn an international business certificate, but the fall term is a good option as well. The more adventurous can choose to stay the entire academic year. Business classes are taught in English and French classes are offered for students of every skill level.
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring
Language: English, French

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:
Founded in 1990, Universidad del Desarrollo (UDD) is a private university focused on innovation and entrepreneurship. This exchange program is with the Faculty of Economics and Business located on the Rector Ernesto Silva Bafalluy (RESB) campus in the Las Condes district of Santiago. With this virtual exchange program, UK students can enroll in 1-5 courses at UDD, offering the opportunity to take courses at UDD and UK in the same semester.
Term: Fall , Spring
Language: English