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
Lynda Sharrett-Field
Director of Undergraduate Studies
lsharrett@uky.edu
Education Abroad Advisor
Jon Hibbard
EA Advisor
jon.hibbard@uky.edu

What is a Major Advising Page?

Major Advising Pages (MAPs) feature education abroad programs that your department think 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

Students will study current neuroscientific theories that explain the motivation for drug use as well as those biopsychosocial mechanisms that mediate the progression from drug use to drug dependence and addiction. These theories will be applied to better understand cultural differences that exist between the US and the Netherlands regarding drug use, dependence, and treatment.
Term: Summer
Language: English
Did Michelango hide anatomy in the Sistine Chapel? Explore the intersection of medicine, history and art across Italy. Join Dr. Kristen Platt this summer in Italy at some of the oldest universities in the world to study the field and history of human anatomy. Students will explore cultural destinations such as the Uffizi, the Bargello, and the Vatican Museum to dive deeper into the public displays of anatomy from ancient to modern times.
Term: Summer
Language: English

Partner

Semester in Copenhagen (DIS)

Copenhagen, Denmark

DIS knows how important it is for you to build your own unique experience abroad. That’s why they offer a dynamic study abroad program so that you can get the most out of your semester or year here at DIS Copenhagen! Take courses in Clinical Psychology, Positive Psychology or Cyberpsychology. Check out the summer option as well!
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring
Language: English

Korea University (ISA)

Seoul, South Korea

Korea University is one of the Korea's oldest, largest and top-ranked universities. Known as the "Ivy League" private university in the country, Korea University is a world-class institution featuring a dynamic educational environment, beautiful and conveniently-located campus, and top-quality student facilities. With a variety of courses in business, sciences, arts, humanities, social sciences, applied sciences, and even more specialized fields, you will have the opportunity to take courses for your major, minor, and general education requirements. All courses are taught in English by local and international faculty, with the exception of the Korean language course. No Korean language experience is required to participate. The classes are comprised of Korean students, ISA students, and visiting international students from all over the world.
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring , Summer
Language: English, Korean
Choose from a variety of summer research programs available through Arcadia and their international partner institutions in Australia, England, Spain, Ireland and Scotland. Whatever your research interest, Arcadia will help you find the program that best fits your needs. Over the course of the summer, students will participate as active members of a research group, develop research goals, and build an experimental strategy to achieve these goals. Through this experience, students will explore hypothesis-driven research, investigate the role of literature exploration in the development of the research hypothesis and research plan, learn to work collaboratively with other group members, and present and write about their research in an intelligent thought provoking manner.
Term: Summer
Language: English
Interested in strengthening your resume or experience through research? Consider applying to EuroScholars undergraduate research projects which span a variety of academic fields! This program gives students the opportunity to perform research under the direct supervision of professors and academic staff at some of Europe's leading research universities. At the end of this program you'll not only have strong research experience, you'll also have a final research paper of publishable quality to strengthen your resume and academic or job applications!
Term: Fall , Spring
Language: English

Organization

Shoulder to Shoulder Global (STSG) is a UK Global Health Initiatives organization that integrates academic and community partners to improve the health and well-being of an underserved community in Santo Domingo, Ecuador. Students, faculty, staff and community members can participate in this transformative, education experience by joining one of the brigades.
Term: Spring , Summer
Language: English, Spanish