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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:

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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

See More.  Be More. 


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


Today@WKU: November 15, 2018

Nov 15th, 2018

Welcome to Today@WKU for November 15, 2018 -- Graduate student presents research in Iceland; Food Pantry assists campus; WKU Athletics posts highest graduation success rate; plus news from Parking & Transportation, WKU Sports, Alumni, Admissions &...

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WKU Winter Weather Advisory for Nov. 15

Nov 15th, 2018

Here’s a WKU Winter Weather Advisory for Thursday (Nov. 15): WKU Owensboro closed; WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox will open at noon ET; WKU Glasgow and Bowling Green open....

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WKU Winter Weather Advisory for Nov. 14

Nov 14th, 2018

Here’s a WKU Winter Weather Advisory for Wednesday (Nov. 14): WKU's Owensboro campus will close at 4 p.m. today (Nov. 14) because of impending winter weather. Classes beginning at 4 p.m. or later at WKU Owensboro have been canceled tonight....

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