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
Susan Meredith
EA Advisor
susan.meredith@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

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
During this summer program in Sydney, students will enroll in the three-credit internship course (SYDI INPR 310S) Work in Thought and Action, and a three-credit course Parallel Realities: Sydney Summer Internship (SYDI SOSM 313S). The internship will be transferred back as EXP 396, and earn credits for B&E 300 and GEED3. 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

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

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