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
Larry Grabau
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Education Abroad Advisor
Jon Hibbard
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


Explore ecological and evolutionary concepts both on campus at the University and Kentucky and in the forests and islands of Ecuadors. Students will receive 4 credit hours completing BIO 580: Evolutionary Ecology of the Galapagos Archipelago. See first hand how geology shapes evolution while hiking, exploring volcanos, and observing island culture in the Galapagos!
Term: Summer
Language: English
Students will enroll in NRE 390 Advanced Scuba Certification and Coral Reef Ecology during the fall semester and travel to Cozumel, Mexico from December 31 - January 8. Students will undertake between 18-21 scuba dives and earn numerous diving certifications on this program in the surrounding reefs, while learning about ecotourism, reef conservation, and other topics such as fish identification. An Open Water Diving Certification through PADI, NAUI, SSI, or similar training organization at the time of enrollment (verified by consent of instructors), is required to participate.
Term: Fall Embedded
Language: English


Summer in Copenhagen (DIS)

Copenhagen, Denmark

Studying abroad with DIS allows you to pursue a dream summer. Courses with field components and study tours are designed to engage you academically and culturally. Students have access to a course entitled How Plants Changed the World, as well as other courses in environmental sustainability such as Environmental Impact of Humans, Environmental Policy in Practice, Integrated Sustainability, and more.
Term: Summer
Language: English


Massey University

Auckland, Palmerston North or Wellington; New Zealand

Massey is New Zealand's only multi-campus university, with locations in Wellington, Auckland and Palmerston North. With an 80-year tradition of academic excellence, Massey offers a vast range of subjects, with key emphasis on natural sciences, engineering creative arts and business . Enjoy NZ’s spectacular outdoors, with skiing, tramping, surfing and vineyards all just a day trip away! Course options includes Natural Resource Policy, Natural Resources & Environmental Economics, Environmental Management, Zero Waste for Sustainability, and more.
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring
Language: English


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