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Internationalization at A&S / Opportunities for Faculty

Opportunities for Faculty

Faculty at A&S have long pursued international collaborations and opportunities - from receiving Fulbright grants to teaching in Education Abroad programs to conducting research in conjunction with host universities around the globe. A selection of current and upcoming opportunities are highlighted below.

  • Learn about our current Faculty Exchange with Universidad San Francisco de Quito in Ecuador
    • Four UK faculty will spend a semester each in Quito starting in Fall 2020, and four USFQ faculty are teaching at UK, starting in Fall 2019. The current exchange runs through Spring 2021. Faculy have already been selected.
  • Apply to our upcoming Faculty Exchange with University of the Western Cape in South Africa.
    • Application period to open soon for semesters of Spring 2021 and Fall 2021.
  • Join a Shoulder to Shoulder non-clinical brigade (annually in early June) to provide context and support for students on the brigade.
  • Teach in China during the summer, through the Confucius Institute

    • Every summer, UK Confucius Institute and the UK Office of China Initiatives sends qualified UK faculty, including A&S faculty, to teach in Chinese universities for 2 to 4 weeks. International round airfare, accommodation in China during teaching are covered. In addition, faculty receive a teaching stipend for the courses they teach.