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Programs Abroad Office

The Programs Abroad Office is committed to fostering global awareness and academic, personal and professional growth by offering a broad range of traditional and online study, intern, research and service-learning opportunities outside the United States. Read more below about how the Programs Abroad Office expanded modalities and access in 2021.

Expanding Modalities and Access

In-Country Study Abroad

Traditional study abroad programs located around the world.

Online Global Programs

Include for-credit virtual global internships, research opportunities and courses that allow accessibility, flexibility and affordability.

Global Tech Programs

Students earned credit and enhanced their resumes with real-world experiences with top international companies and the most sought-after tech skills. Global tech programs saw a 30% higher participation among racial/ethnic minorities relative to traditional study abroad.

Programs Abroad Experiences by Modality 2020–21

Programs Abroad Participants by College 2020–21

In Their Words: Engineering in London

Students enjoy a meal during the UTK Engineering in London study abroad program

Students enjoy a meal during the UTK Engineering in London study abroad program

For students deciding to study abroad, it can be difficult to narrow down a location. But Michael Berry, professor in the Min H. Kao Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, has a simple solution when deciding where to plan study abroad programs: follow the history.

Berry runs Engineering in London, which will celebrate its tenth trip this summer. Now one of Tickle’s largest study abroad programs in terms of enrollment, Berry collaborated with other faculty members to found the program.

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