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Language Immersion Programs

Education Abroad is an ideal way to learn or become more comfortable with a foreign language. To truly be immersed in the language UK EA generally recommends sesmester-length or academic year programs. Some summer programs may be applicable but are generally too short for a true language immersion experience. 

Take a look at the programs we reccommend for the langauge you are interested in. Click on the links to explore those program pages!


UK’s International Enrollment and Study Abroad Growth Rates Exceed National Averages

The University of Kentucky continues to exceed national growth rates for both international student enrollment and education abroad participation, compared to the 2015 Open Doors Report on International Education Exchange released last week.

Education Abroad Open House (Nov. 17th)

As part of International Education Week, UK EA will be hosting an Open House on Tuesday, November 17th from 1-4pm. The open house will be on the 3rd floor of Bradley Hall (the building with all the flags).
Students can expect to find open doors for any and all questions they have about education abroad. Students are encouraged to learn more about programs, applications, scholarships and more by visiting the different offices on the third floor and talking with an EA staff member.

First Year Seminar

Interested in taking summer courses to get ahead in your degree? Why not take courses in London?
UK Education Abroad, in collaboration with Arcadia University, has designed a First Year Seminar program in London aimed at providing students a high-impact academic experience in an international setting.
Students will study in London for four weeks and will earn up to five credit hours. Course options include photography, business, theatre, history, English, physics, and more – including UK Core courses!

Winter Intersession

The winter intersession is a great time to study abroad. UK Education Abroad is pleased to offer a variety of winter programs that run over winter break that have a wide range of topics

Major Advising Pages

UK Education Abroad is collaborating with academic units across campus to develop discipline-specific advising guides to assist students in finding education abroad programs that most closely align with their program of study at UK.
Students have access to Major Advising Pages, or MAPs, that feature programs relevant to their major, as well as advising guides for minors, pre-professional tracks and certificate programs!

ACE Peer Review Team “Admires” UK’s Progress in Comprehensive Internationalization

A team of American Council on Education (ACE) representatives visited the University of Kentucky to conduct a peer review in early September, as part of UK’s participation in the ACE Internationalization Lab 2.0.

Year of Europe

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“One of the fastest growing offices in the U.S.,” EA Enrollment Up 184 Percent Since 2010

The number of University of Kentucky students participating in Education Abroad programming increased to 1,098 in 2014-2105, accounting for a 184 percent total enrollment increase during the last five years. 


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