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: 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
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
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
Prague is internationally known for its Old Town Square, the heart of its historic core, with colorful baroque buildings and Gothic churches. The Prague University of Economics and Business (VŠE) is the largest public university in the field of economics and business in the Czech Republic.
Term: Fall , Spring , Summer
Language: English
Spend a semester or summer exploring the streets of Florence, Italy, while studying at the Florence University of the Arts. FUA is one of the most popular options for UK students, offering a wide variety of coursework across various subjects. FUA is also a leading institution in the private educational sector of Italy.
Term: Fall , Spring , Summer
Language: English, Italian

Direct

Massey University

Wellington, New Zealand

New Zealand is ranked No. 1 in world for student teaching and experience. Course options include: Consumer Behavior, Retail Marketing, Branding, Essentials of Marketing, Social Media & Digital Marketing, Customer Intelligence, and more
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring
Language: English

Exchange

KUBS located in the center of the South Korean capital Seoul, is the number one business school in Korea and one of the top 10 business schools in Asia. Gatton students will study alongside students from all around the world studying subjects such as accounting, finance, international business, management, and marketing.
Term: Fall , Spring , Summer
Language: English, Korean
WHU is the number one business school in Germany. In addition to enrolling in marketing coursework, students may have the opportunity to participate in an internship. “Summer Direct” also available.
Term: Fall , Spring , Summer
Language: English, German
Vienna University of Economics and Business is recognized as one of the top 50 business schools in Europe. VU offers in business, economics and related area courses with a focus on international and European topics in English. “Summer Direct” also available.
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring , Summer
Language: English, German

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
Through this virtual internship, you will be working on projects and tasks and checking in with your supervisor twice a week to report progress and findings. While you’re working remotely, you will also participate in group learning sessions, coaching and developing skill sets that will help you get even more out of your internship experience. In addition to the work experience, you’ll also be able to complete the Barcelona SAE Cultural & Professional Development Certification and connect to a community of others in the US and in Spain
Term: Fall , Spring , Summer
Language: English or Spanish
Students will have a unique opportunity to gain practical 21st century skills, cross-culture competencies, industry connections, and international business experience through project-based learning. A virtual internship placement with an Athens, London or Rome organization will involve a student working remotely from their home on projects, meeting regularly online (via email, video/phone call or messaging) with daily supervision from the placement provider.
Term: Fall , Spring , Summer
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
With GE Virtuoso, you can put accessibility and mobility concerns aside and develop a meaningful professional connection with an international company. Here you will gain the skills necessary to thrive in today's economy, including digital literacy, cross-cultural communication, time management, and much more. The virtual internship program allows you to gain the same benefits from working with an international company, and access to GE’s career coaching and professional development program - plus extra benefits of it being affordable, flexible, and environmentally friendly. Location of company will vary from Europe, Central America, Oceania, and Asia.
Term: Fall , Spring , Summer
Language: English