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

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
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
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: Spring
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

An internship is a professional-level learning experience in the workplace and provides an opportunity to apply learning from the classroom in a real situation. During this summer program in Dublin, students will enroll in the three-credit internship course (DUBI INPR 310) and a three-credit course Entrepreneurship in Practice (DUBI BUEP 390). Students will work at their internship placements for 20 to 24 hours per week.
Term: Summer
Language: English
Study in the French capital at The American Business School of Paris. ABSP offers a number of courses taught in English, including core business courses (such as marketing, finance, management, and accounting), luxury retail management, humanities, and electives. After class, you can stroll by the Eiffel Tower and visit the Notre Dame Cathedral.
Term: Fall , Spring , Summer
Language: English
Founded in 1875, The American College of Greece is the oldest American-accredited college in Europe and the largest private college in Greece. Athens is the capital and largest city in Greece, and located only ten miles from the coastline of the Athens Riviera. Choose from a wide variety of Accounting & Finance, International Business & European Affairs, and Management & Marketing courses.
Term: Fall , Spring , Summer
Language: English
Barcelona is the cosmopolitan capital of Spain’s Catalonia region, and known for its art and architecture, such as the incredible Sagrada Familia Cathedral. Pompeu Fabra was ranked the best university in Spain in 2021. Enhance your Spanish language studies as well as take courses in the International Business Program (IBP) Courses in English.
Term: Fall , Spring
Language: English, Spanish

Exchange

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. Business classes are taught in English. French language classes are offered at every skill level. During the Spring semester, students can enroll in the Certificate in International Business Program. “Summer Direct” also available.
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring , Summer
Language: English, French
Beijing Jiaotong University (BJTU) is ranked in the top 50 of universities in China, and was the first university in the country to offer the study of management as a degree program. BJTU's School of Economics and Management has a well-respected international staff with strong support for students, and offers a wide selection of business courses taught in entirely English. The exchange program includes an optional Chinese Language Course where you can learn speaking, reading, writing, listening and business Chinese.
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring
Language: English
BSB has a long tradition of welcoming international students. There is no French language requirement for this exchange, but BSB offers free French lessons to help you develop or improve your French language proficiency. BSB is an excellent fit for students interested in entrepreneurship or the wine and spirits business. They offer a School of Wine and Spirits which specializes in teaching skills around the sales and marketing of wine and spirits. BSB also offers a business incubator program called The Entrepreneurial Garden (TEG) that offers students the opportunity to work one on one with faculty, local business-people, and even local accountants and lawyers to ascertain the viability of their business plans and models. Fall is the best semester to exchange to BSB as classes are most predictable during this term.
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Summer
Language: English

Lancaster University

Lancaster, England

Located in northwest England, 20 miles from the coast and just 2 and a half hours from London by train, Lancaster University is a favorite destination for UK students looking for a semester or academic year exchange to England. You can take courses from over 30 Departments, as well having the opportunity to work independently on an undergraduate research project.
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
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