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Bellarmine University

ECU student, Tenielle Fernando, is currently studying at Bellarmine University in the USA, visit her blog to learn more about her exchange adventure.

Name of Institution: Bellarmine University

Location: Louisville, Kentucky, USA

Bellarmine University is located in Louisville, the 16th largest city in the USA. The region is considered to be “The heart of America” and students are only a few hours’ drive or flight from cities such as Nashville, TN, Chicago, IL and New York, NY. Bellarmine has a single campus site, with all facilities within a few minutes’ walk. The campus is in the Highlands neighbourhood, a prestigious residential area with an active nightlife. Shops, grocery stores and restaurants are all only a ten minute walk from the campus. Students can easily access downtown and Bardstown Rd area via the TARC bus system.

Subject Areas Open to Exchange Students





Computer Science

Criminology and Justice



Exercise/Sports Science/Kinesiology



Mathematics & Statistics

*Nursing Placements are offered.

**Teaching Placements may be possible.

Media Studies



Performing Arts/Acting



Social Science

Teacher Education (Primary)**

Teacher Education (Secondary)**


Areas of Study Not Available/Restrictions for Exchange Students:

Placement of students in postgraduate programs is difficult.

Institution Website:

Semester Dates*:

Fall Semester:  August – December – Preferred intake

Spring Semester: January – May

*Please note that this university is only available for Fall or year-long exchanges. Students cannot apply for one semester of exchange in Spring.

Course Information / Catalogue:

Bellarmine University Course Catalog 2012-2013

Timetable / Class Schedule:

Bellarmine University Course Schedule – 2012-2013

Accommodation Website:

Living on Campus

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