June 21 - July 27, 2019
(Depart from U.S.A. - Depart from host country)
This five week program in which students complete Calculus IV and company and cultural site visits (EGR 196) is designed specifically for engineering students. All courses delivered on this program are taught in English by UK faculty members. Students are able to explore globalization in the engineering profession through visits to local companies and organizations.
Students will experience German life by living with a host family, with two meals per day included. Students will have the opportunity for additional, independent travel on the weekends.
For a draft of the day-by-day itinerary, click here!
- Experience German life by living with a host family in Karlsruhe, Germany.
- Advance progress to a degree by completing Calculus IV (MA 214).
- Learn more about the global profession of engineering through site visits to local German engineering companies.
- Explore the history and culture of Germany by visiting medieval cities and a weekend in Munich.
This program is open to undergraduate students from all academic disciplines, but preference will be given to students in the College of Engineering. Note: MA 114 or its equivalent is a required pre-requisite for participation on this program. For more information on how to apply to the University of Kentucky as a visiting student, go to UK Admissions. Non-UK students should consult with the program director prior to applying to ensure that they have the proper academic background for the course.
UK Faculty-Directed programs are conducted by University of Kentucky faculty and staff. UK GPA credits and grades will be awarded by the program director for the successful and timely completion of all required program activities and assignments, including any required on-campus meetings before or after the program's international travel.
- Students will enroll in MA 214: Calculus IV (3 credit hours) and EGR 196: Engineering Practice, Culture and Language in Germany (3 credit hours).
- Note: MA 114 or its equivalent is a required pre-requisite for participation on this program.
- All students will be enrolled in EAP 599: Study Abroad (1 credit hour).
Housing & Meals
Students will reside in homestays for the duration of the program (typically one to two students per household). Two meals per day will be provided by the host family, but students will be responsible for the cost of all other meals on their own.
Costs and cancellation policies vary by program. Please see the "Program Costs and Budget" information page. Be sure to consider the associated UK costs, program specifications, and related travel expenses.