As a UK student, you can study abroad during any term starting the summer after your freshman year. Important factors, like your major, degree plan and progress, budget, and campus involvement, are important factors to determine when and where to study abroad. Early planning will give you more flexibility in program and location choice. Use your Major Advising Page to kickstart your planning process and navigate conversations with your academic and education abroad advisors, as well as your support network and other campus contacts.
College of Public Health
Why should I be interested in Education Abroad?
Education Abroad can help you:
- Complete UK Core General Education Requirements
- Earn credits towards your major, minor, or elective requirements
- Explore new areas of study through general elective courses
- Earn academic credit for an internship or research project
Dr. Sarah Cprek - Assistant Professor, Director of Undergraduate Studies
Approving Official: This UK Faculty member can review EA courses relevant to this area of study. They can sign your Academic Approval Form confirming if a course has a UK equivalent course in this department
Meet Your EA Advisor
Olivia Ellis - Advisor & Scholarships Coordinator
Advising Areas: Colleges of Business & Economics, Engineering, Public Health
Office: 306 Bradley Hall
Highlighted Programs feature education abroad programs that your department has highlighted because they offer coursework that complement your degree requirements or studies at UK.
Providers are organizations (colleges or universities, nonprofit organizations, for-profit businesses, or consortiums) that offer education abroad programs and services to students from a variety of institutions.
University of Nicosia - Summer (Global Semesters)
Studying at the University of Nicosia during the summer offers opportunities for students across multiple majors to earn academic credit while studying in Cyprus! The University of Nicosia is the largest research university in southern Europe that offers an English curriculum.
Summer in Scandinavia (DIS)
DIS offers a variety of summer courses from nordic mythology to medical biotechnology. Most courses are offered in 3 week blocks with the opportunity to enroll in multiple blocks over the summer. There is also a special 7 week program format specifically for architecture and interior design students.
Universidad Catolica de Valencia (ISA)
During the Fall or Spring semester in Valencia, Spain, you'll have the opportunity to take classes at the Universidad Católica de Valencia (UCV). UCV is popular for students studying biology, chemistry, sports sciences, Spanish, and nursing.
An exchange program offers a unique chance to delve into a different culture and academic setting for a full semester or year, but only pay UK tuition.
Direct Enroll programs allow students from the University of Kentucky to enroll directly as non-degree seeking international students at partner institutions abroad.
Massey is New Zealand’s only multi-campus university, with locations in Auckland, Palmerston North and Wellington. 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.
Faculty-Directed programs are led by faculty from your college and offer UK credit.