Why Study Abroad

Why should I study abroad

Benefits of Studying Abroad:

Provides career skills needed for work in today s global economy

Significant growth in interpersonal skills

Increased academic performance

Over 90% of students who go abroad complete college

Increased cultural competency

Helps to ensure national security (US State Department)

The 2006 Lincoln Commission Report, one of the most widely-discussed documents concerning study abroad, recognized the importance of equipping all American students with international skills

Contact Information

KCTCS/Elizabethtown Community and Technical College
Study Abroad Program Office ATB Second Floor Room 153C
270 706 8587 or (877) 246-2322 extension 68587
600 College Street Road Elizabethtown, KY. 42701
Kevin Parrett
kparrett0003@kctcs.edu