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Looking for study abroad options in your major?

  • The KU Office of Study Abroad works closely with KU’s academic departments to identify and evaluate study abroad options and courses so that you will know how a recommended program fits with the degree requirements of your major.
  • Below are some major-specific resources to help you plan for your study abroad experience.  These resources include links to recommended programs, timing and course recommendations, and sample graduation plans that include a term abroad.
  • For questions and/or to learn more about any of the programs included below, please visit the Office of Study Abroad Info Center in 105 Lippincott Hall to meet with one of our peer advisors.

This information is continually updated, so please check back often for new program recommendations!
 

School of Architecture & Design

*Click on your major to see the study abroad advising guide.

Architecture

Architectural Studies
Architecture

Design

Illustration & Animation
Industrial Design
Photo Media
Visual Communication Design (Graphic Design)

School of the Arts

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Dance
Film & Media Studies
Theatre
Visual Art
Visual Art Education

Health Professions

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Nursing
Pre-Health Professions

School of Journalism

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News and Information
Strategic Communication

School of Music

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Instrumental
Music Education
Music Theory & Composition
Music Therapy
Musicology
Voice

School of Social Welfare

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Social Work


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9th among public universities in the country for high quality, low cost study abroad programs — U.S. News & World Report
Longest-running exchange program in Western Hemisphere (begun in 1958) between KU and University of Costa Rica
17th in the nation among public universities for undergraduate participation in study abroad — Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange
1,357 KU students participated in international study, internship, and research programs in 2011-12
Nearly 25 percent of KU undergraduate students participate in a study abroad program prior to graduation
KU students who study abroad graduate in four years at twice the rate of students who do not study abroad
More than 130 study abroad programs in 75 countries, with instruction in all disciplines and 20+ languages
Students can study abroad for an academic year, semester, summer, spring break, or winter break
Programs include international study, internships, service, and research opportunities
Students participating in semester, academic year, and select summer programs fulfill Goal 4.2 of the KU Core curriculum
Students can fulfill major, minor, certificate, elective, and KU Core curriculum requirements abroad
Programs are available for students in every major at KU
Financial aid is applicable to study abroad programs, and most KU scholarships and grants can be applied to study abroad
The Office of Study Abroad and many academic departments offer scholarships to qualified KU students
By studying abroad, students gain a global perspective on the world and strengthen their career opportunities
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
—ALA
23rd nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets," Military Times