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Study Away

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Faculty & Program Leaders


Apply the lessons learned in the classroom through off-campus, hands-on practical learning in locations throughout the world.


Study Away is right for you if:

  • You want to take your classroom on the road, but need help in dealing with the logistics,
  • You are running a certificate program, and desire to give your students a fresh perspective on their program,
  • You are seeking to challenge students in new ways with Honors enriched embedded courses, or
  • You want to incorporate an off-campus experience into a semester-long course.

Anyone who can teach a course may be a Study Away program leader. A co-leader, second person with the instructor, could be any WKU employee (or student).

We also offer Program Leader travel grants to develop new programs.


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Study Abroad

Faculty Led Study Abroad (FLSA) programs are organized entirely by WKU, led by WKU faculty members for students eligible for WKU credit.

Design a WKU course with a foreign destination.

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American Traveler

American Traveler programs can be led by anyone who is an expert about an area or topic. It matters little whether the expertise comes as a result of professional study or practiced hobby, as long as you have a passion to share with others. 


Propose an American Traveler program






Services We Offer

The Study Away Office is here to help make your program work by providing these services:

  • Program development travel grants
  • Consultation in program design
  • Billing and Budgeting
  • Marketing support
  • Application Management
  • Student registration
  • Travel coordination
  • Risk Management & Emergency response
  • Student Scholarships

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 Last Modified 12/10/18