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
Michael Pennell
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


The course will feature guest lecturers from field experts and site visits throughout the area, as well as several days of practical experience in a strategic communications-related capacity through work with a local non-profit organization. Participation in this course will lead to an understanding of gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation and, as appropriate, other forms of diversity in domestic society in relation to strategic communication. Students will enroll in ISC 497: Special Topics in Integrated Strategic Communication (3 credit hours). For additional information, please contact the Program Director, Beth Barnes (bbarnes@uky.edu).
Term: Summer
Language: English


Semester in Copenhagen (DIS)

Copenhagen, Denmark

Place yourself in the center of the European communication landscape to develop your cross-cultural communication skills, hone your critical media literacy, or gain an understanding of new media trends and public relations dilemmas in Europe. Students have access to courses such as Cross-cultural Communication, Rhetoric of Gaming in Scandinavia, Virtual Worlds & Social Media, Visual Storytelling: Documenting the Intercultural Experience, Rewriting Democracy: iCitizenship in a Nordic Context, and many more.
Term: Academic Year , Fall , Spring
Language: English
Enhance your future career in Hospitality & Tourism through an internship in Barcelona! Students will work approximately 20 per week at their internship placement and can take an additional summer business course. During your free time, you'll be able to explore the incredible art and architecture of the cosmopolitan capital of Spain. Explore the Sagrada Familia, designed by Antoni Gaudi, or relax on the beach after work!
Term: Fall , Spring , Summer
Language: English, Spanish
Spend your summer in Berlin, Germany; Paris, France; San Jose, Costa Rica; Milan or Florence Italy on a Global Experiences internship. GE interns will participate in an internship accompanied by a 3 or 6 credit hour course. You can start planning for your internship by talking with your Academic Advisor about available department or experiential credit options, and which might be the best fit for your degree plan.
Term: Summer
Language: English


Lancaster University

Lancaster, England

Located in northwest England, 20 miles from the coast and just 2 and a half hours from London by train, Lancaster University is a favorite destination for UK students looking for a semester or academic year exchange to England. Lancaster is one of the UK’s top 10 universities according to the Guardian University Guide.The campus has a beautiful setting just three miles away from the historic city of Lancaster and very close to Morecambe Bay coastline and the breathtaking Lake District National Park.
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
The Global Remote Internship Program provides students with the unique opportunity to gain practical 21st century skills, industry, connections, and international business experience through project-based learning. Students will participate in either a group project, facilitated by a Professional Mentor, or an individual placement. In all cases, participants will work remotely from their own home and still gain valuable international experience while earning academic credit. Company location will be international based in Europe, Asia, or Oceania.
Term: Fall , Spring , Summer
Language: English