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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.

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. 

Free Passports to UK Students with EA and CIEE Partnership, Fall 2016

The Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) has selected the University of Kentucky as one of the few universities across the U.S. to host its Passport Caravan initiative in fall 2016.  CIEE’s Passport Caravan will enable UK students who are first-time passport-seekers to have the opportunity to obtain a passport on campus, free of charge. 

Top 5 Scholarships

Here at UK EA we always tell you there are plenty of scholarships that can help with program costs. That is definitely true. So true, in fact, it can be overwhelming. In order to help you with your search we’ve highlighted five scholarships to look into!

  1. KIIS Winter Scholarship


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