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UK One of Leading Universities for Number of Fulbright Scholars

The University of Kentucky is one of the top producers of U.S. Fulbright Scholars in the country.  In a recently released ranking in the Chronicle of Higher Education, UK is tied for fifth among research institutions for its number of professors earning the prestigious Fulbright grants for the 2013-2014 academic year.

International Education is growing on UK’s Campus

The University of Kentucky International Center is fostering diversity and innovation on UK’s campus by helping students learn abroad and by bringing international students to UK’s campus.

Service Learning in Seville Info Session


On Thursday, October 31 at 4:00 p.m. in 207 Bradley Hall, Dr. Ruth Brown will lead an information session on her Service Learning in Seville Program.  

Running from June 16 to July 14, students may earn up to four credit hours on this program (SPA 300 & ISP 599).  Spanish language proficiency at the 202/203 level is required.  

More program details may be found here.

Exchanges Drop-in Event


On Wednesday, October 30 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., UK Education Abroad (EA) will hold an exchanges event in the EA Resource Center (315 Bradley Hall).

During this time, students may drop-in to learn more about various exchange programs, chat with exchange program alumni, and hear from current international exchange students about their home institution.  

Free snacks, coffee and tea will be available.

Global Village Brings the World Home to UK

Students at the University of Kentucky who are looking for an international educational experience can get a head start in their very first year by applying to the Global Village Living Learning Community.

Summer, Fall & Academic Year Pre-Departure Orientations

As a part of the 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, homestay considerations, diversity issues, practical advice, and more. 

UK’s GLOBAL HEALTH INITIATIVE HOSTS GLOBAL HEALTH LECTURE SERIES “Health: Our Behavior and Our Environment”

The University of Kentucky, Global Health Initiative, is pleased to co-sponsor Dr. Alfred Sommer, MD, MHS from Johns Hopkins University to initiate our Global Health Lecture Series on November 6, 2013 from Noon to 1pm. The event will be held in the Pavilion A Auditorium of the Albert B. Chandler Hospital and is free and open to the public. Dr. Sommer will be delivering The Dean’s Distinguished Lecture Series sponsored by the College of Medicine.

Shoulder to Shoulder Sends Health Brigade to Ecuador

Shoulder to Shoulder Global recently led 49 University of Kentucky students, faculty, staff and community members in a multidisciplinary health brigade experience to Santo Domingo, Ecuador.

STSG is a UK-based organization that strives to improve the health and well-being of impoverished communities while offering learners the opportunity to work in a multicultural and interdisciplinary setting.

ISSS Offers Courses to Help UK Administrators Hire International Faculty and Staff


International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) is offering courses for UK administrators to help them understand the process of employing international faculty and staff.

Global Scholars Community Helps Train 'World-Ready' Business Leaders

In today's increasingly interconnected world, future business leaders need to become world-ready in order to succeed in a truly global marketplace.

The Global Scholars Program at the University of Kentucky Gatton College of Business and Economics combines immersive learning, leadership development opportunities, and a global perspective that cultivate self-discovery in an international business context.

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