4.4 - 295 Reviews

Kentucky Institute for International Studies / KIIS

https://www.kiis.org/

Kentucky Institute for International Studies / KIIS is a program provider offering 26 abroad programs. Programs offered include Study Abroad abroad programs in 22 countries such as Italy, Egypt, Israel, and Germany.

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 https://www.kiis.org/ for detailed program information.

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February 22, 2024
Study Abroad Reviews for KIIS: Paris - Munich Winter Program
KIIS: Paris - Munich Winter Program

Course: "Cuisine and Culture in Paris & Munich" (Interdisciplinary Studies)...

3.8

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

Since 1995, the KIIS summer program in Ecuador has been designed to take full advantage of the historical, cultural, and geographical diversity of this fascinating South A...

4.5

3 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...

4.8

3 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...

4.0

2 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for KIIS: Regensburg - Experience Regensburg (Spring Semester)
KIIS: Regensburg - Experience Regensburg (Spring Semester)

Since 2002, the KIIS Spring Semester program in Regensburg has provided an ideal setting for students to experience German language, culture, and history.  Situated on the...

4.0

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: 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...

4.2

3 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for KIIS: Istanbul - Experience Istanbul (Summer)
KIIS: Istanbul - Experience Istanbul (Summer)

The KIIS Istanbul program is on hold until Summer 2018....

4.0

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for KIIS: Munich - Experience Munich (Summer)
KIIS: Munich - Experience Munich (Summer)

Greater Munich provides the backdrop for this KIIS summer program. Individual students are housed with German families in Munich suburbs, allowing them opportunities to ho...

0.0

0 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for KIIS: Paris - Experience Paris (Summer)
KIIS: Paris - Experience Paris (Summer)

The KIIS Paris summer program offers Paris as its classroom, with a selection of courses designed to take full advantage of the city’s artistic treasures, intriguing histo...

4.0

2 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...

4.6

10 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for KIIS: Maya Mexico Winter
KIIS: Maya Mexico Winter

During this winter study abroad, we spend eight days in the Yucatan Peninsula and the final four days in Mexico City.  In the Yucatan, we explore the famous Mayan archaeol...

3.9

4 reviews