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Custom EKU Programs

EKU has several custom study abroad programs! 

Student Teaching in Ireland (Fall Term & Spring Term)

EKU student teachers may complete a portion of their student teaching in South Dublin schools.   Become a more well-rounded teacher as you experience the Irish classroom environment. Application dates are the same as for traditional student teaching.  Please apply through EKU Direct.  For more information, contact Dr. James Dantic

Florence Winter (January) at Accademia Europea di Firenze

Food, Fashion, and Family in Florence (Winter)

Students will study the integration of foods and nutrition, fashion and apparel, and children and families within the context of the Italian culture. The course will emphasize the interdisciplinary nature of these fields and the benefits to individuals, families, and communities. Students will access the rich resources of Florence by visiting food markets, wineries and culinary schools, fashion design houses, programs for children and families, and textile factories. Potential volunteer and service learning opportunities exist in programs servicing children and families and also with industry during fashion week.  Gen Ed Element VI.  For more info, please email

Study Education in England (June)

Compare and contrast the educational system and classroom teaching/learning in England the Great Britain with the United States. Visit primary and secondary schools in Lincolnshire, England to observe instructional strategies, behavior management techniques, and educational leadership. Live in Harlaxton College located in Victorian manor jouse in Grantham, England AND visit the English cities of Nottingham, York, Cambridge, and London. For more information, please email

For financial aid information - visit EKU's Education Abroad Office, Keith 129


More Summer 2022 Program Information coming soon...

See payment directions below to make a deposit for your Custom Program.


Custom Program Payment Portal

Payment Intstructions for EKU Custom Programs:

  1. Click on the payment link below. 

  2. Read the instructions on the main Marketplace page.

  3. Select your program from the programs listed on the Markeplace page.

  4. Select the appropriate payment amount.

  5. Complete the payment process.

  6. Print a copy of your receipt and bring it to the education abroad office in Keith 129 along with your completed application.

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