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Study Away

The Office of Study Away offers innovative teaching and learning opportunities in partnership with WKU's academic departments and faculty who seek to provide their students and the community differing perspectives of America and the world.



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Other opportunities administered by the Office of Study Away:

faculty-led study abroad

Faculty-Led Study Abroad

The Spirit of Adventure! 


Summer Session and Winter Term short-term study abroad programs offer WKU credit to destinations throughout the world.

Cooperative Center for Study Abroad

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The Cooperative Center for Study Abroad is a consortium of U.S. colleges and universities, which jointly offers study abroad programs in English-speaking regions. A not-for-profit organization, CCSA is headquartered at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Kentucky.
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National Student Exchange

Experience college from a different point of view.


Challenge yourself in a new setting to add to your college experience by studying for a year or semester at another university within the United States, Puerto Rico, Guam , the US Virgin Islands or Canada.


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News from WKU


WKU & SKYCTC announce engineering pathway agreement

Aug 16th, 2018

Graduates from Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College will seamlessly transfer to WKU to complete their engineering degrees under an agreement between the two institutions....

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M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan Mentors will share experience, excitement with Class of 2022

Aug 16th, 2018

M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan Mentors “want to keep our students just as excited as we are. I think a lot of M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan is showing them what it means to be a student of Western Kentucky University. It’s just instilling that spirit in them that we...

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Today@WKU: August 16, 2018

Aug 16th, 2018

Welcome to Today@WKU for August 16, 2018 -- WKU Admissions planning student recruitment events; Young Alumni Council adds new members; WKU Volleyball hosts UK tonight in exhibition match; WKU Football to scrimmage at Barren County High School on...

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