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Welcome to Education Abroad

Education Abroad is the University of Kentucky's comprehensive resource for study abroad, research abroad, intern abroad, and other educational experiences worldwide.  Our goal is to provide academically sound international experiences that promote intercultural competence, disciplinary scholarship, and foreign language acquisition for all students.  Consider visiting our Education Abroad Resource Center in 315 Bradley Hall.

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Events and Announcements

$2,000 for Summer Study in Ireland
  INFO SESSION: TUESDAY, APRIL 22 at 3:00 p.m. in 207 Bradley Hall UK Education Abroad is offering automatic $2,000 scholarships to students studying at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth this summer.   DATES: JULY 6 - AUGUST 2 National...
It's Not Too Late: Study Abroad this Summer or Fall
  Though program application deadlines are quickly approaching, students may still find it possible to study abroad this summer or fall.  Of the various programs still accepting applications, here is a select list of summer and fall programs: Summer...
Semester at Sea Info Session
Education Abroad is hosting a Semester at Sea (SAS) information session on Thursday, March 27 at 4:00 in room 211 of the Student Center.  With the University of Virginia as its academic sponsor, SAS offers a variety of courses on its spring,...
Summer, Fall & Academic Year Pre-Departure Orientations
  As a part of the UK Education Abroad ISP 599 course requirement, Pre-Departure Sessions are an opportunity for students to create goals for their program, manage expectations, and  candidly discuss regional topics including current events,...
Fulbright Info Session
Join Dr. Pat Whitlow, Director of External Scholarships on March 5 at 6:00 pm in 213 Funkhouser for a Fulbright Grant information session. This opportunity allows students to travel abroad for one year after graduation to pursue graduate study...
Ag Abroad Events
Throughout early March, Education Abroad will host the following events and information sessions, focusing on opportunities for UK College of Agriculture, Food & Environment (CAFE) students: Retail & Tourism Management (RTM) Information...
Field Studies in Costa Rica
INFO SESSION: Tuesday, March 11 at 3:00 pm in 207 Bradley Hall SUMMER 2014 • UK SPONSORED EDUCATION ABROAD PROGRAM • DATES: July 30 - August 14  Through this program participants will take a hands-on, field-oriented approach to studying the...
U.N. Academic Impact Student Essay Contest
Many Languages One World   2013 - 2014 Essay Contest Write an essay (2000 words or less) discussing the ideas of global citizenship and understanding the role that multilingual ability can play in fostering these.  Your essay should reflect your...
Scholarships for Hong Kong Exchange Program
The University of Kentucky College of Fine Arts is offering two $1,500 scholarships for its fall exchange program at the Hong Kong Institute of Education (HKIE).  With traditional strength in teacher education, HKIE has expanded its academic...
Study Abroad with UK Faculty this Summer
From Communication Disorders to History and Political Science, faculty across campus are leading programs abroad this summer.   Known as UK Sponsored programs, these offerings allow students to earn normal credit and grades alongside other UK...