From Chemistry to History, UK Education Abroad offers many opportunities for students to earn academic credit outside of the United States, including study, intern, research, service and teach abroad programs.
First Step Information Sessions
Students who are beginning to explore program options should attend a First Step Information Session. These sessions explain the details to education abroad program types, financial aid and scholarships, credit transfer and equivalencies, and much more.
207 Bradley Hall
Mondays and Tuesdays at 4:00 p.m.
Wednesdays & Thursdays at 3:00 p.m.
Education Abroad (EA) Peer Ambassadors are available in the EA Resource Center (315 Bradley Hall) Monday through Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The EA Peer Ambassadors are able to help students through the program exploration and application process.
Students may also find their Major Advising Page in the EA Resource Center.
A&S UK Sponsored Programs
Each summer, A&S faculty across departments direct UK Sponsored programs abroad during the summer sessions. Upon successful completion, students are able to earn UK credits and grades. Many of these UK Sponsored programs are open to from any discipline.
Cape Town, South Africa Internship
Paris Noire: African American Literature & Culture in Paris
Environment & Culture in Japan
Social & Environmental Justice in Mexico
- Hispanic Studies
Service Learning in Seville
Nile River Studies
- Modern & Classical Languages
Conversational Chinese in Shanghai
Italian Language & Culture
In addition to UK Sponsored programs, both the College of Arts & Sciences and the University at large have exchange relationships with various institutions across the globe. Generally, students are able to study at these institutions for costs similar to UK tuition and fees.
- A&S Exchange Programs
City University of Hong Kong in Hong Kong
Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona Spain
University of Valladolid in Valladolid, Spain
- University-Wide Exchange Programs
Akita International University in Akita City, Japan
Carlos III University of Madrid in Madrid, Spain
Charles Sturt University in Bathurst or Wagga Wagga, Australia
Chung-ang University in Seoul, South Korea
Heidelberg University in Heidelberg, Germany
Kansai Gaidai University in Hirakata City, Japan
Nagoya University in Nagoya, Japan
Universidad San Francisco de Quito in Quito, Ecuador
Other Education Abroad Programs
Should UK Sponsored or UK Exchange programs not meet a student’s needs or goals, UK Education Abroad offers a variety of other program options. To learn more about other programs, visit www.uky.edu/educationabroad or the EA Resource Center in 315 Bradley Hall.
Certificate of Global Studies
Through education abroad, domestic programming, and globally focused coursework, students may demonstrate their readiness to live and work in a global community with the Certificate of Global Studies. To learn more, click here.