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WKU Faculty-Led Programs

Virtual Global Learning & COIL



Harlaxton College


Faculty-Led Programs (FLPs) programs are a collaboration between GLIA and WKU faculty members and designed for WKU students. Faculty may teach up to 6 credit hours on a program.

Virtual global learning can take place in a variety of forms and designs. Generally, these opportunities are focused on connecting faculty & students in different locations for collaborative courses, projects, and discussions.

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.

Currently on Hold


Globally, including the United States.

Virtually anywhere

Primarily non-English-speaking countries. Most courses taught in English

Primarily English-speaking countries

Grantham, England




Summer; Winter

Summer; Winter



 Most programs are between 2-5 weeks.


2 to 5 weeks

2 to 4 weeks

5 week summer term

Application Due Dates

13 months before departure

April 15 - Summer & Fall

Oct. 15 - Winter & Spring

No set deadlines, but recommended to start planning 6 months+ in advance

Reach out to study.abroad@wku.edu if interested

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

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

Stipends provided through WKU, if WKU employment status/contract allows

GLIA can assist in program design, sharing resources, identifying potential partners, and logistical support for virtual global learning experiences.

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

Stipends provided through KIIS

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







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 Last Modified 1/10/23