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Kentucky Institute for International Studies / KIIS

http://www.kiis.org/go/index.php

Kentucky Institute for International Studies / KIIS is a program provider offering 26 abroad programs. Programs offered include Study Abroad abroad programs in 17 countries such as Spain, Germany, China, and Costa Rica.

The Kentucky Institute for International Studies (KIIS) is a non-profit consortium of colleges and universities.

Since 1975, KIIS has provided international educational experiences in Europe, Asia, Africa, Canada, and Latin America for over 9000 participants.

KIIS currently offers 24 summer and 4 semester study-abroad programs in Argentina, Austria-Bregenz, Berlin, China, Costa Rica, Denmark, Ecuador, Greece, Istanbul, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Munich, Paris, Prague, Quebec, Salzburg, Slavic Europe (Poland/Ukraine), Spain, and Tanzania.

KIIS also coordinates professional development programs for health care workers, law enforcement, seminarians, social workers, and teachers.

KIIS is recognized as a leader in international education and is one of the most cost-effective study abroad organizations in the United States. We strive to provide the widest range of students and faculty from across the academic spectrum with a life-changing international experience.

KIIS has four primary objectives:

- to establish high-quality, low-cost, academically sound study abroad programs for students
- to provide faculty from member institutions a means for professional growth
- to create language and culture programs for professionals and develop links with their counterparts in foreign countries
- to promote the study of foreign languages.

KIIS also seeks to develop new opportunities for international experiences which meet the needs of students, faculty, academic institutions, and community organizations, always taking into consideration the changing times and shifting demands of a global society.

Visit www.kiis.org for detailed program information.

Study Abroad with Kentucky Institute for International Studies / KIIS

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Study Abroad Reviews for KIIS: Traveling - Experience Japan (Summer)
KIIS: Traveling - Experience Japan (Summer)

The KIIS summer program in Japan offers students an opportunity to discover one of the world’s most sophisticated and dynamic nations. A sublime blend of tradition and tec...

4.6

18 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for KIIS: Salzburg - Experience Salzburg (Summer)
KIIS: Salzburg - Experience Salzburg (Summer)

Since 1990, the KIIS summer program in Salzburg, Austria has offered students a unique opportunity to study, practice, and perform music in this beautiful European city. B...

4.3

20 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for KIIS: Barcelona - Experience Barcelona (Summer)
KIIS: Barcelona - Experience Barcelona (Summer)

New for 2013, the KIIS summer program in Barcelona integrates traditional classroom setting with the use of the city as an open classroom. The architecture of Antoni Gaudi...

4.5

11 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for KIIS: Italy - Experience Italy, Winter Program
KIIS: Italy - Experience Italy, Winter Program

Students spend the first five days in Florence living within walking distance of the most famous museums and sites in Italy's Renaissance capital. The program then moves t...

4.3

8 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for KIIS: Sevogia - Experience Segovia Spring Semester Program
KIIS: Sevogia - Experience Segovia Spring Semester Program

Offering Spanish Language, Literature, Spanish Business, Writing, and CultureOptional (non-credit): Pewter Workship taught by Local ArtisanHonors Augmentation and Independ...

4.1

10 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for KIIS: Greece - Experience Greece, Summer Program
KIIS: Greece - Experience Greece, Summer Program

The KIIS summer program in Greece offers students the chance to study and travel for five weeks in a country of dramatic natural beauty and rich cultural traditions. The f...

4.6

9 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for KIIS: Merida - Experience Merida Semester Program
KIIS: Merida - Experience Merida Semester Program

Open to students at all Spanish-language levels. No prior Spanish language study is required to participate. Offering Spanish Language, Mexican Literature and Culture, and...

4.0

5 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for KIIS: Merida - Experience Merida, Summer Program
KIIS: Merida - Experience Merida, Summer Program

The KIIS Summer program in Merida, Mexico begins with a visit to the colonial town of Valladolid, the Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza, and the wonderful beaches of the Mayan R...

4.8

4 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for KIIS: Costa Rica - Experience Costa Rica, Summer Program
KIIS: Costa Rica - Experience Costa Rica, Summer Program

Costa Rica offers students a challenging academic travel through breathtaking scenery, stirring cultural immersion, immense biodiversity, and a variety of exhilarating eve...

4.5

5 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for KIIS: Tazania - Experience Tanzania, Summer Program
KIIS: Tazania - Experience Tanzania, Summer Program

The KIIS Tanzania program includes service-learning/internships for students in health related majors such as medicine, nursing, health administration, public health and s...

4.8

2 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for KIIS: Traveling - Experience China (Summer)
KIIS: Traveling - Experience China (Summer)

The KIIS China program is primarily based in Xi'an, but also includes multiple-night travels to Beijing, Shanghai and Luoyang. Xi'an- the capital for 13 dynasties- enjoys ...

4.6

4 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for KIIS: Segovia - Experience Spain Summer Program
KIIS: Segovia - Experience Spain Summer Program

Since 1979, the KIIS Spain summer program has offered students advanced Spanish-language study in the charming city of Segovia. During this month-long program, students de...

4.3

2 reviews