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International Teaching Opportunities

Contact Caryn Lindsay, SAGL Director, to discuss which option best suits your program goals.

Caryn.lindsay@wku.edu or Tel: 5-3625

 

WKU Faculty Led

KIIS

CCSA

Harlaxton

Semester at Sea

Description

Faculty led Study Abroad (FLSA) programs are organized entirely by WKU, led by WKU faculty members for students eligible for WKU credit.  Faculty may teach up to 6 credit hours on a program.

A consortium of colleges & universities, hosted at WKU, that organizes faculty-led study abroad programs with regular participation from WKU faculty and students.

A consortium of colleges & universities, hosted at WKU, that organizes faculty-led study abroad programs.  Faculty normally teach one 3-credit course.

Through an agreement with the Univ. of Evansville, WKU may nominate faculty members (1 spot per semester) to teach at Harlaxton

An agreement with the Institute for Shipboard Education allows WKU to nominate 1 faculty member per academic year to teach with Semester at Sea

Location(s)

Virtually anywhere…

Primarily non-English-speaking countries. Most courses taught in English[1]

Primarily English-speaking countries[2]

Grantham, England

Shipboard living & teaching; ports of call vary each term

Term

Summer; winter; spring break

Summer; winter

Summer; winter

Fall; spring; summer

Fall; spring

Duration

1 to 5 weeks

2 to 5 weeks

2 to 4 weeks

Fall; spring; 5 week summer term

Full semester

Application Due Dates

13 months before departure

Summer: April 1

Winter: October 1

14 months before departure

Summer: March 1

Winter: November 15

13 months before departure

Summer: March 17

Winter: October 10

Current AY + 2 years

3rd Friday in February Click here for full details

Current AY + 2 years

3rd Friday in February

Faculty Support

SAGL, IEAC[3] college liaisons, department heads & fellow faculty can assist with program design & proposal; DELO[4] provides administrative & logistical support

Faculty propose courses (2 for summer programs; 1 for winter programs); KIIS staff & program directors handle planning & in-country logistics

Faculty propose a course to CCSA; on-site administrators assist faculty director; CCSA handles planning & in-country logistics

SAGL assists faculty with application and nomination process

SAGL assists faculty with application and nomination process



[1] KIIS (the Kentucky Institute for International Studies) currently offers programs in:  Argentina, Austria, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Peru, Poland, Spain, Tanzania, and Turkey

[2] CCSA (the Cooperative Center for Study Abroad) currently offers programs in:  Belize, England, and Ireland; other possibilities include Australia, Hong Kong, India, and Scotland

[3] International Education Advisory Council

[4] Division of Extended Learning and Outreach



1 KIIS (the Kentucky Institute for International Studies) currently offers programs in: Argentina, Austria, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Peru, Poland, Spain, Tanzania, and Turkey

2 CCSA (the Cooperative Center for Study Abroad) currently offers programs in: Belize, England, and Ireland; other possibilities include Australia, Hong Kong, India, and Scotland

3 International Education Advisory Council

4 Division of Extended Learning and Outreach

 

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