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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
Kevin A. Parrett, Chair of Global Studies & International Partnerships
Study Abroad Program Office
ATB 1st Floor Room 153-C
600 College Street Road
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
(270) 706-8640 or (877) 246-2322 extension 68640