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Contact John Sunnygard, Associate Provost for Global Learning & International Affairs, to discuss which option best suits your program goals. 



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.

Opportunities to teach during the 2021 - 2022 academic year are deferred.


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



10 days to 5 weeks

2 to 5 weeks

2 to 4 weeks

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

RFP email sent in September, 18 months in advance


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



WKU Process for CCSA Faculty Proposals

WKU faculty interested in teaching a course for CCSA should consult with John Sunnygard, Associate Provost for Global Learning & International Affairs, or Ms. Kellye McIntyre, CCSA Campus Representative. Proposals must be completed in draft form and submitted to Global Learning & International Affairs 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.


[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.




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 Last Modified 12/1/20