International Experiences for Students
The KSU CVM International Programs office encourages students to gain valuable experience by pursuing international opportunities. See below for details about CVM-affiliated programs.
Make an appointment with the CVM International Programs Office to discover what international experiences will best benefit your education.
Each year, the International Programs office at the College of Veterinary Medicine offers scholarships to K-State students to facilitate international experiences which make a positive contribution to animal health and/or public health.
Below is the list of universities which offer student exchange experiences for KSU Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, masters, and PhD students. Exchange programs offer beneficial educational experiences for students, while also keeping costs down. Students also have the opportunity to make deeper connections by having the opportunity to visit and host international colleagues. Click the links below for more information about each program.
Faculty-led Study Tours
Various faculty guide groups of students on experiences abroad to locations all around the world to learn about veterinary medicine in those areas. Contact Dr. Walter Renberg for more information about upcoming tours.
Activities at K-State
Connect internationally from your home university.
Starting in Fall 2017, the CVM faculty will begin offering an elective course on International Veterinary Medicine. The elective will aim to describe the global nature of infectious disease threats; international frameworks for mitigating animal and human health threats; and multidisciplinary some global multidisciplinary initiatives including One Health and the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Students will also learn how to apply key skills such as risk assessment, risk communication, and proposal writing.
Visiting Students and Experts
Throughout the year, the College of Veterinary Medicine hosts many international students and experts. KSU students have the opportunity to network and learn from these visitors to become increasingly connected and knowledgeable about the many aspects of international veterinary medicine. Check out our Seminars page to see some of these talks.
International Veterinary Students Association (IVSA) - KSU Chapter
At KSU, DVM students interested in international veterinary medicine have the opportunity to join the KSU IVSA Chapter. This organization offers additional opportunities for exposure to international speakers, travel, and leadership.