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
Dr. Barbara Knutson
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Education Abroad Advisor
Olivia Ellis
EA Advisor

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


Universidad del Norte (ISA)

Barranquilla, Colombia

The Universidad del Norte is one of the top universities in Colombia and the Caribbean region. All engineering programs are accredited by the ABET. At Universidad del Norte, you'll have the opportunity to take classes in English with local university students, as well as Spanish coursework with native Spanish speakers. The university is located in Barranquilla, Colombia, the largest city and second largest port in the country's Caribbean region. The city is also home to one of the most important folk and cultural festivals of Colombia, the Carnival of Barranquilla.
Term: Fall , Spring , Summer
Language: English, Spanish available
Set yourself apart from the competition by taking engineering courses abroad. Paris is an ideal destination for engineering majors, a city where many scientists and mathematicians have made significant contributions to the field. As a student at the CEA Paris Study Center, you can take Calculus III, and additional Engineering electives.
Term: Summer
Language: English
It’s your choice: take 1 Engineering course, 2 Engineering courses, or 1 Engineering course and 1 elective course from the social sciences or humanities. The CEA Study Center Prague offers Calculus III - a great summer program option for upcoming sophomore year Engineering students.
Term: Summer
Language: English


This is a rare opportunity for engineering majors to combine research and study on an exchange experience. From January to March students can conduct research with a Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) faculty member and then spend April to July taking classes. Students taking Mechanical Engineering courses at KIT can take a bypass exam after their return to UK to receive full credit.
Term: Academic Year , Spring
Language: English, German
TU Berlin is also a member of the TU 9 Consortium of German Institutes of Technology, a group of nine traditional German universities with an excellent reputation in the fields of engineering, technology and natural sciences. The main campus is centrally located in the western part of Berlin and is well-placed for anyone interested in the capital‘s rich cultural life, offering concerts, exhibitions, sports events and the infamous „Kneipen“. On campus, students have a wide range of opportunities for leisure-time and recreational activities, with numerous societies, initiatives and several cafes. TUB's sports program ranges from Aikido to indoor climbing. Take all your classes in English. No German language requirement.
Term: Academic Year , Spring
Language: English


The Maynooth University Engineering & Computer Science summer school gives you the chance to earn credit and enjoy classes with experienced and enthusiastic instructors while also experiencing life in an Irish town located in the Celtic heart of Europe. The Summer areas of study include Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, Anthropology, Public Speaking & Communication, Geography, Irish History, and Cultural Heritage of Ireland.
Term: Summer
Language: English