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
Sarah Cprek
Director of Undergraduate Studies
sarah.cprek@uky.edu
Education Abroad Advisor
Jillian Madden
EA Advisor
jillian.madden@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

Through this program students will explore how healthcare is delivered and healthcare systems developed in the United Kingdom by delving into the history of British medicine, from its roots in antiquity to medieval times through the establishment of a socialized medical system. This course has been pre-equated as 300-level HHS credit and will appear as such on the student's UK transcript, and it fulfills the UK Core: Global Dynamics requirement.
Term: Summer
Language: English

Partner

Universidad de Belgrano (SOL)

Buenos Aires, Argentina

With varied landscapes and cultural influences, Argentina promises a rich experience for study abroad. Students can enroll in Spanish courses with locals and other international students. Courses are also offered in Education, Health Sciences, and Nutrition. Study Spanish with students from all over the world at Belgrano's state of the art facilities.
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring , Summer
Language: English, Spanish

Direct

Massey University

Auckland, New Zealand

Experience New Zealand’s largest urban area with a diverse multicultural population and world-class features and facilities. Available courses include Determinants of Health, Public Health Policy & Advocacy, Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Pacific Health, Environmental Health, and Public Health Development & Evaluation. Auckland is an international city built around a stunning harbor. It is New Zealand's largest urban area with a diverse multi-cultural population and world-class features and facilities.
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring
Language: English

Exchange

Students typically study at the main campus, located in the quiet valley town of Cumbaya, approximately 30 minutes by bus from Quito. This program offers access to courses such as Epidemiology, Community Health, Health Promotion, and more. All courses are taught in Spanish.
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring
Language: Spanish