Study Abroad


Every summer, through partnerships with universities around the world, students earn UT credits while studying abroad. There are nearly 200 choices, including two dozen courses offered by UT faculty members leading groups to study abroad (listed below).

Most application deadlines for faculty-led programs are early February. So, don’t procrastinate! Get your application in early. Study abroad scholarships are also available.

2015 Summer Courses with Trips Abroad

1 – 6 credit hours
Instructor: TBA
Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 6 hours. Prerequisite(s): 201 and 202. Registration Permission: Consent of instructor. Agriculture and Natural Resources.
1 credit hour
Instructor: Smith
This section of 491 is for students traveling to Thailand. Students should register for 1 credit hour and must have permission from the instructor. More
3 credit hours
Instructor: Willcox, Willcox
Students should register for 3 credit hours. More
1 – 12 credit hours
Instructor: Logan
Credit for formalized international experiences related to agricultural sciences and natural resources. Determination of credit based on nature of the proposed experience. Students should discuss the opportunity with their faculty advisors prior to the trip to determine if it is appropriate for credit. Credit hours will be determined by the department and college depending on the extent of activity and types of projects and/or presentations to be completed by the student upon return. Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 12 hours. Registration Permission: Consent of instructor. More
3 credit hours
Instructor: Shmerler
Student or instructor initiated course offered at convenience of department. Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 12 hours. More
1 – 3 credit hours
Instructor: TBA
Special experimental problems under direction of a faculty member. Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 12 hours. Credit Restriction: Maximum 6 hours may be applied toward the BCMB concentration. Registration Permission: Consent of instructor.
1 – 9 credit hours
Instructor: Hewett
This section is a study abroad experience in Barcelona, Spain. More
1 – 9 credit hours
Instructor: Crook, Fauver
This section is a study abroad experience in London, England. More
1 – 3 credit hours
Instructor: TBA
Recent developments and current practice in civil and environmental engineering through field internship and/or self-study. Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 6 hours. Registration Permission: Consent of instructor and department head.
1 – 15 credit hours
Instructor: Stehle
This Mini-Term study abroad is a component of German 416. The class consist of student-organized field trips in around important sites of Berlin. Pre-req: Germans 416. More 
1 – 15 credit hours
Instructor: Harmon
TOPIC FOR THE ABOVE COURSE IS CONTEMPORARY BRITISH MEDIA. RESERVED FOR STUDENTS REGISTERED FOR STUDY ABROAD.Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 15 hours. Comment(s): Approval of hours and topics by advisor required. More
2 credit hours
Instructor: Anderson
This is a 2 credit hour course which provides MBA Global Business Seminar content and is required of all full-time MBA students traveling to Washington DC and Santiago, Chile.
1 credit hour
Instructor: Anderson
This is a 2 credit hour course which provides MBA Global Business Seminar content and is required of all full-time MBA students traveling to Santiago, Chile.
1 – 3 credit hours
Instructor: TBA
This section is an MBA Student study abroad experience in Bejing, China.Topic of mutual interest. Available only by prearrangement with supervising faculty member. Grading Restriction: Satisfactory/No Credit or letter grade. Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 6 hours.
3 credit hours
Instructor: TBA
ME 472 IS A STUDY ABROAD COURSE IN DUBLIN, IRELAND, MAY 8, 2013 – MAY 29, 2013. INTERESTED STUDENTS SHOULD CONTACT THE INSTRUCTOR FOR MORE INFORMATION. More
4 credit hours
Instructor: Chvala
This is an Honors study abroad class. More
3 credit hours
Instructor: Chvala
This is a study abroad section; restricted to Seniors only. More
3 credit hours
Instructor: Menendez
International travel experience will provide opportunities to learn how historic estates, gardens, and arboreta reflect the climate, topography, history, philosophical social structure, art and politics at the time of their creation. Course will focus on observation of local plant material, study of different garden and landscape design styles, and will foster an appreciation of international cultures. Satisfies General Education Requirement: Written Communication. Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 6 hours. More

For more information about study abroad (and in the U.S.), please contact the Programs Abroad Office directly. 865-974-3177 & studyabroad@utk.edu