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Contact Caryn Lindsay, PhD, SAGL Director, to discuss which option best suits your program goals. 
caryn.lindsay@wku.edu or Tel: 5-3625



WKU Faculty Led Programs



Harlaxton College


Faculty Led Programs (FLPs) programs are a collaboration between SAGL and WKU faculty members and designed for WKU students. 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 affiliation with the Univ. of Evansville, WKU may nominate faculty members to teach at Harlaxton


The U.S.A. and virtually
anywhere else

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

Primarily English-speaking countries[2]

Grantham, England



Summer; winter

Summer; winter

Fall; spring; summer


10 days to 5 weeks

2 to 5 weeks

2 to 4 weeks

Fall; spring; 5 week summer term

Application Due Dates

13 months before departure

March 1 - Summer & Fall

Oct. 15 - Winter & Spring

14 months before departure

Summer: March 1

Winter: Oct. 15

13 months before departure

Summer: Feb. 17

Winter: Oct. 1

Current AY + 2 years

3rd Friday in February Click here for full details

Faculty Support

SAGL, department heads & fellow faculty can assist with program design & proposal; SAGL and local program experts provide administrative & logistical support

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

Faculty develop a course proposal with CCSA campus reps input and submit to CCSA; on-site administrators assist faculty director; CCSA handles planning & in-country logistics

SAGL assists faculty with application; a WKU nomination committee reviews and nominates faculty members



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

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


WKU Process for CCSA Faculty Proposals

WKU faculty interested in teaching a course for CCSA should consult with Caryn Lindsay, Ph.D., SAGL Director and Ms. Kellye McIntyre, CCSA Campus Representative. Proposals must be completed in draft form and submitted to Dr. Lindsay for review by Feb. 17 for Summer programs and Oct. 1 for Winter programs. Please note that these dates are firm and earlier than those listed on the CCSA website.

 To view CCSA’s procedures for creating and submitting course proposals, go to https://ccsa.cc/faculty/ and scroll down to the “First Steps” section. A complete WKU application consists of the Course Proposal Worksheet, a draft syllabus, and the Course Approval form with your department head and dean’s signatures.




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 Last Modified 9/24/19