Kentucky Academy of Science News

Study Abroad Opportunities

For Summer 2021, Kentucky Institute for International Studies is offering several Science and Health-related courses:
  • Austria: Courses on Computing Innovation and Computer Ethics and Security are offered. 
  • EcuadorCourses on Evolution and Tropical Biodiversity and Conservation are offered. Both courses may include field work and observational studies.
  • TanzaniaA course on Global Healthcare is offered. Also, Service Learning Practicums on Global Health and Nursing are available for hands-on experiences. 
Early application deadline for all programs is December 1, 2020 and the regular deadline is on February 15, 2021. KIIS is providing a Covid-19 Stress-Free Refund Guarantee. If the need arises for KIIS to cancel 2021 summer study abroad programs prior to departure, KIIS will refund students their program payments, including the $250 application deposit.
Aside from the science/health-related courses highlighted here, KIIS offers a range of other academic courses such as Archaeology, Anthropology, Business, Psychology, Economics, Music, Political Science and more. For a complete list of KIIS 2021 Summer course offerings, visit