The Certificate of Global Studies shows that you have earned at least one academic credit hour (other than credit granted for ISP 599*) while studying, interning, or conducting research in a location outside the United States.**
Examples include credit hours granted by:
- Credit-bearing programs listed with the Office of Education Abroad at UK
- Education abroad programs offered by other colleges and universities***
- Programs of study at foreign colleges and universities***
For any questions on education abroad credit for the certificate, see your academic advisor or the Director of Global Studies, Dr. Rebeccah "Bess" Dawson (firstname.lastname@example.org).
* ISP 599 is the International Center's course required for all students who are obtaining credit through Education Abroad at the University of Kentucky--it is conducted on campus.
**You must travel to a site outside the United States to meet this requirement, but exceptions may be made for education abroad in Puerto Rico or other US territories overseas.
*** In most cases, you may only use academic credit accepted as transfer credit by the University of Kentucky