Program Descriptions


KIIS (Kentucky Institute for International Studies)

The Kentucky Institute for International Studies (KIIS) is a consortium of colleges and universities in the state of Kentucky that organizes and coordinates a number of summer and semester study-abroad programs for college students. The programs are organized in Europe, Asia and South and Central America. Besides enjoying strong academic programs, students are offered a lot of opportunities for independent travel and learning. KIIS strives to provide their programs affordable to a wide range of participants.

Partner/Affiliated Programs

AIFS (American Institute for Foreign Study)
AIFS programs take place at a variety of locations in Europe, Asia, Australia, South Africa and South America. AIFS offers a number of academic year and semester abroad as well as summer study abroad programs. The program fees are all inclusive, covering tuition, housing, cultural activities, tours and excursions, tuition, meals, London stopovers (on most programs) and round trip airfare for those who select this option.

Harlaxton College, Grantham, England

The University of Evansville’s campus in England. KWC students can enroll for fall, spring or summer sessions, and courses transfer easily. Each semester approximately 150 students from UE and other universities and colleges enroll. UE’s liberal arts curriculum makes it possible for all majors to attend. Students can take a wide variety of courses, including British history and culture, in courses taught by both British and American professors. As part of the curriculum, students may travel from Harlaxton to nearby countries including Ireland, France, Germany and beyond.

University of Nova Gorica, Nova Gorica, Slovenia
This university has an exchange program which provides remission of half of tuition at KWC and UNG. Courses are taught in English.

Hong Kong Baptist University

KWC is a member of Student Exchange Partners with HKBU. They have an extensive program taught in English.

Palacky University - Olomouc, Czech Republic

Home of the Erasmus Program for International Students. Olomouc is the Sister City of Owensboro, Kentucky. Owensboro Community Technical College runs a well-established study abroad program with the University, and KWC is in the process of establishing a partnership with them.


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