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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 Regents approve $388.4 million budget

Jun 22nd, 2018

The WKU Board of Regents on Friday (June 22) approved a $388.4 million budget for 2018-19, a 6 percent reduction from the current budget....

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Today@WKU: June 22, 2018

Jun 22nd, 2018

Welcome to Today@WKU, the daily newsletter from WKU Public Affairs, for June 22, 2018....

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View from the Hill: WKU volunteers have impact on Center for Courageous Kids

Jun 21st, 2018

It’s been 10 years since the Center for Courageous Kids began offering a camping experience to kids suffering from 100 different illnesses. WKU has a strong presence at the medical camping facility as WKU's Amy Bingham explains in the View from the...

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