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UK students spending semester learning in Spain

Course is UK’s first faculty-led full semester program abroad

LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 20, 2015) — The College of Education has launched the University of Kentucky’s first ever faculty-directed semester-length program, Kinesiology and Health Promotion in Valencia, Spain.

studentsThe semester-length curriculum, directed by Joaquín Fenollar, lecturer in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion, offers an array of kinesiology, health promotion, and Spanish course opportunities for academic credit. It is currently in session from Jan. 8 to June 5.

During the program, students take two program courses from Fenollar and two courses offered by the Catholic University of Valencia.

Students will visit The Nou Camp Stadium in Barcelona, which is the largest soccer stadium in Europe and also learn about Spain’s health care system, which is ranked No. 7 in the world by the World Health Organization. The U.S. is ranked No. 32.