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Immerse yourself in a new and exciting environment while earning UC credit and making rapid progress towards your degree. Below are featured programs with excellent student reviews, a wide availability of courses, and unique academic opportunities in your specific major. Additionally, you can get a practical and deeper understanding of course topics through experience-based research and internships.

Bourns College of Engineering

 

  • Programs in AUSTRALIA

*GPA requirements vary by institution; see the UCEAP website for specifics.

Australian Universities • Six University Locations       

Australian National University, University of Melbourne, University of New South Wales, University of Queensland, University of Sydney, University of Wollongong

Take a full range of courses at any one of six prestigious universities. The Australian National University in the capital of Canberra is known for integrating the latest research with instruction. At the University of Melbourne, conduct research in your major with an Aussie professor.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85–3.0*   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English

  • Programs in CHINA

Tsinghua University       

Enroll in courses in engineering, economics and business, and select science departments at a university recognized internationally for excellence in teaching and research.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Spring   Language of Instruction: English, Chinese   Language Prerequisite: None

 University of Michigan-Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute • Engineering         

Take courses in mechanical, electrical or computer engineering at one of China’s highest ranked universities for engineering education. Courses are taught by faculty from around the world on a new campus just outside Shanghai. Lab courses provide opportunities for firsthand engineering experimentation.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 3.3   Terms: Fall   Language of Instruction: English

  • Programs in GERMANY

*Take a 4-week intensive language program (called a Pre-ILP) in Berlin prior to the term to meet the language prerequisite for starred (*) programs and benefit from additional language preparation.

Technical University Berlin*      

Pursue your degree path at one of Germany’s largest universities of technology with special opportunities in math, engineering, environmental studies, architecture and the sciences.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: German   University-Level German Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs or 1 yr + Pre-ILP

 Technical University Berlin • International Summer School      

Experience a high-velocity, English-taught program in engineering and science. After a short course on innovation management or German language, you will focus for 4 weeks on a single engineering course. The curriculum features both theoretical and practical hands-on experience. Excursions include visits to relevant companies and research facilities in Berlin.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: English 

Munich University of Applied Sciences • Engineering for Sustainability    

Gain confidence in your field in Munich—a leading economic and scientific hub. Discover innovations in sustainability and green technology through project-based engineering courses, lab experiments and simulations, plus visits to global companies headquartered in Munich.

Class Level: Jr, Sr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: English, German   Language Prerequisite: None 

  • Programs in HONG KONG

Chinese University of Hong Kong       

Take advantage of a full curriculum in the arts, humanities, business, engineering, science and social sciences with all courses taught in English. Mandarin and Cantonese language study are also available.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English, Cantonese, Chinese   Language Prerequisite: None 

Chinese University of Hong Kong • Undergraduate Research       

Benefit from a summer research project related to your major under the direction of an international faculty member.

Class Level: Jr, Sr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: English  

Hong Kong University of Science & Technology      

Advance your UC major in business and economics, engineering, science, humanities or social sciences at a top engineering and technology school.

Class Level: Jr, Sr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Year   Language of Instruction: English  

Hong Kong University of Science & Technology • International Summer School    

Join a global student community, take courses in the sciences, engineering, business/management and Chinese language and explore Hong Kong through tours and activities.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 2.5   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: English  

  • Programs in IRELAND

University College Dublin • Science & Engineering Summer School       

Choose from two tracks:

Physics: In less than 2 months, you can complete a year sequence of calculus-based physics for the life sciences.

Computer Science: Take résumé-building courses in computer science at a university leading the way in innovative science teaching and research.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 2.5   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: English 

  • Programs in ISRAEL

Israel Institute of Technology, Technion/Neubauer       

Excel in your future studying and interning in an area of your interest. This challenging and intensive academic opportunity powers your academic and professional career.

Choose from three program tracks or combine courses:

Engineering & Science: Take courses in engineering and science and participate in weekly lectures, trips and social events. Professional and research internship opportunities are available.

Entrepreneurship: Academic courses introduce you to the entrepreneurial ecosystem of the Israeli-Technion model. Develop an idea into a business plan, meet technology entrepreneurs and attend a three-day startup boot camp.

Introduction to Medicine: Designed for pre-med and health students, this program offers courses in medicine related subjects as well as professional internships at medical or biomedical companies.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Spring   Language of Instruction: English    

  • Programs in JAPAN

Osaka University • Lab Research, Engineering & Science    

Join a lab team of lead scientists and grad students in active, full-time research and discovery in your UC major.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring   Language of Instruction: English, Japanese   Language Prerequisite: None 

Osaka University • Summer Lab Research, Engineering & Science      

Work within a Japanese lab team for 8 weeks during the summer on current topics related to your UC major.

Class Level: Jr, Sr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: English 

Tohoku University • Engineering & Science in English      

Conduct research with a lab team while taking courses in science, engineering, or language and culture. 

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English, Japanese   Language Prerequisite: None 

University of Tokyo • Summer Lab Research, Science     

Shared dialogue and inquiry are integral to this 6-week lab research internship in a variety of science fields. Survival Japanese, faculty lectures and cultural activities complement your research. 

Class Level: Jr, Sr   GPA: 3.3   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: English 

  • Programs in MEXICO

National Autonomous University of Mexico     

Advance in your major at the highest-ranked university in Latin America where you will experience small classes and plenty of individual interaction. Enjoy a language class, organized trips around the capital and on-campus workshops. Internships in human rights, immigration and government are available.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: Spanish   University-Level Spanish Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs 

  • Programs in NEW ZEALAND

New Zealand Universities • Six University Locations      

Massey University, University of Auckland, University of Canterbury, University of Otago, University of Waikato, Victoria University of Wellington

Dive into the rich academic and social life at one of six first-rate universities. Specialized studies include biological sciences (Auckland), business (Waikato), psychology (Victoria), earth sciences (Otago), animal sciences (Massey) and engineering (Canterbury).

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English  

  • Programs in SINGAPORE

Agency for Science, Technology & Research • Science & Engineering Internship      

Engage in a full-time, high-level internship working directly with international scientists and engineers. Join lab meetings and collaborate with experts on a national research project at one of 21 science and engineering institutes.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.5   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: English  

National University of Singapore      

Enroll in courses for your UC major with faculty from around the world. Pursue academic research, experiential learning in the University Scholars Programme, or the “technopreneur” program blending business, the arts and engineering.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English 

  • Programs in SOUTH AFRICA

University of Cape Town      

Witness the ongoing transformation of an evolving African nation. Community service, internship opportunities and courses are available across a variety of majors, including commerce, engineering, health sciences, humanities, law and science. At this distinctive research university, you may also access special field courses in marine biology, environmental sciences, zoology and more.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring   Language of Instruction: English  

  • Programs in SWEDEN

Lund University      

At the prestigious Lund University, you may take courses in English in a variety of fields. Science and engineering majors have special options to arrange field or lab research, internships or an independent study with a faculty member. Campus departments facilitate many activities to foster a sense of community among science majors.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year, Summer + Fall, Summer + Year    Language of Instruction: English 

  • Programs in TAIWAN

National Taiwan University      

Explore past and current topics in Taiwanese environment, society, culture and politics at an elite institution. Make degree progress in your major. Engineering majors will find specialized courses taught in English in computer science and mechanical, electrical or chemical engineering. Students majoring in engineering, business management and economics are exempt from the language prerequisite.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: Chinese, English   University-Level Chinese Prerequisite: Min 1 yr 

National Taiwan University • Lab Research, Engineering & Science      

Engage in a research program at National Taiwan University’s state-of-the-art engineering or science laboratories. Excursions, cultural activities, sports facilities and housing are all included.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: English  

  • Programs in TURKEY

Bilkent University      

Witness Turkey’s secular power from its capital city of Ankara as you take courses taught in English in a wide variety of fields. Strengths include courses in art history, archaeology, architecture, engineering, genetics, information technology, political science and molecular biology. With free housing and an affordable cost of living, this program is an amazing value.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English, Turkish   Language Prerequisite: None 

Boğaziçi University      

Experience life at a top public university in Istanbul. A particularly strong choice for students focused on the arts, education, engineering, natural sciences, and political and social sciences. A full range of course opportunities is available for all majors.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English, Turkish   Language Prerequisite: None 

  • Programs in UNITED KINGDOM-ENGLAND

*GPA requirements vary by institution; see the UCEAP website for specifics.

English Universities • Twelve University Locations      

Imperial College London, King’s College London, University College London, University of Bristol, University of East Anglia, University of Kent, University of Leeds, University of London (Queen Mary and Royal Holloway), University of Manchester, University of Sussex, University of Warwick

Experience English culture while pursuing courses in your major at one of twelve prestigious universities. Successful alumni include Nobel laureates and figures in Hollywood, government and NASA.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85-3.0*   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English  

University of Cambridge, Pembroke/King’s College • International Summer School    

Add Cambridge, with its unsurpassed academic reputation and prestige, to your transcript! Courses across a variety of majors include a 4-day cultural trip to Edinburgh, Scotland and northern England.

Class Level: Jr, Sr   GPA: 3.2   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: English  

University of Sussex • International Summer School     

In the seaside resort town of Brighton (just an hour from London), access an array of course offerings ranging from creative writing and media to pop culture and psychology. Life science majors may gain a full year’s equivalent of calculus-based physics in one summer.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 2.0 or 2.5 (Physics majors)   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: English  

  • Programs in UNITED KINGDOM-SCOTLAND

Programs in UNITED KINGDOM-SCOTLAND

Scottish Universities • Three University Locations      

University of Edinburgh, University of Glasgow, University of St. Andrews

Advance in your major at one of three world-renowned universities in the historic cities of Edinburgh, Glasgow or St. Andrews. Among many options, access service learning in urban studies, pre-vet courses in biology and zoology, a fantastic program in studio art, and even a bagpipe course at the National Piping Centre.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85–3.2   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English 

University of Glasgow • Science Summer School       

Choose from three tracks:

Linear Algebra and Differential Equations: Finish this sequence requirement this summer!

Physics for Life Science Majors or Engineers: Complete a year of calculus-based physics in 8 weeks.

Pre-Med or Pre-Health: This track is designed to prepare you for medical, dental or health-related schools. Courses include functional anatomy and genetics.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 2.5   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: English

College of Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences 

 

  • African American Studies

Programs in BOTSWANA

University of Botswana •Arts & Sciences or Community Public Health      

Enroll directly at the university and experience firsthand Gaborone’s traditions and rapid development.

Choose from two program tracks:

Arts & Sciences:Take courses in the social sciences, natural sciences, media studies, humanities or the arts.

Community Public Health: Gain insight into Botswana’s healthcare system through research, visits to service providers and a community practicum shadowing local practitioners.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.75   Terms: Fall   Language of Instruction: English 

Programs in GHANA

University of Ghana       

Gain new perspectives in development, the sciences, arts and humanities, African studies, public health and dance. The program features instruction by local experts and field excursions, along with varied community service, internship and independent research options.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English

University of Ghana • Summer in Ghana    

Explore your academic field this summer gaining insights into public health, sustainability, gender and development in West Africa. This 6-week program introduces you to project-based learning within a dynamic and welcoming Ghanaian community.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 2.5   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: English 

Programs in SENEGAL

Dakar • African & Development Studies    

Explore French-speaking West Africa through coursework, homestays, internships and community service. This program introduces contemporary Senegalese society and culture along with French and Wolof language study. Choose from two program tracks:

Development Studies: Explore public health, the environment, development challenges and more.

Language & Culture: Choose from a variety of courses on African studies, anthropology and sociology. Internship and community service opportunities are also available.  

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 2.75   Terms: Fall   Language of Instruction: English, French   University-Level French Prerequisite: Min 1 yr for Language & Culture; Min 2.5 yrs for Development Studies 

Programs in SOUTH AFRICA

University of Cape Town      

Witness the ongoing transformation of an evolving African nation. Community service, internship opportunities and courses are available across a variety of majors, including commerce, engineering, health sciences, humanities, law and science. At this distinctive research university, you may also access special field courses in marine biology, environmental sciences, zoology and more.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring   Language of Instruction: English 

Programs in TANZANIA

Tanzania • African & Kiswahili Studies (Multi-Site)    

Explore development within the vast panorama of Tanzania through coursework, field trips, excursions and engagement projects in three distinct communities. The program includes an orientation in the economic epicenter, Dar es Salaam, 5 weeks in the small town of Iringa and 4 weeks in the rural village of Mufindi.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.75   Terms: Spring   Language of Instruction: English 

  • Anthropology

Programs in CHILE

Chilean Universities • Two University Locations     

Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, University of Chile

Take coursework in your major at one of Chile’s top two universities in Santiago. Beginning with a language program, the experience includes multiple excursions throughout the year. UCEAP helps facilitate internships with NGOs as well as government, human rights and indigenous organizations. There are distinct opportunities for science and engineering students at the University of Chile (the School of Engineering ranks among the highest in Latin America).

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: Spanish   University-Level Spanish Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs 

Programs in ISRAEL

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev       

In addition to a wide range of subjects, motivated undergraduates may pursue masters-level courses in Middle East Studies, English Literature or Politics of Conflict; or conduct primary research in the Ben-Gurion archives on Israel’s modern history.

Access specialized tracks:

Entrepreneurship & Innovation (spring term): Run in collaboration with the Bengis Center for Entrepreneurship and Hi-Tech Management, this track combines practical and theory instruction to help you develop career skills fundamental to your future.

Global Health (spring term): Apply global health education in class and in the field working in local clinics.

Israel Studies (fall term):Delve into the world-renowned Ben-Gurion archives to examine Israel as a state and society, as well as its political cultures and critical historic events.

Sustainable Development and Environment (fall term): Address sustainability challenges, including the ecological, social and political impact in the Middle East through related courses, a research seminar and field study.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English, Hebrew   Language Prerequisite: None

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem       

Founded by Albert Einstein, this renowned university offers a flexible, interdisciplinary program comprising Hebrew language, Jewish studies, Israel or Middle East studies, and a diverse range of other courses.

Access specialized tracks:

Arabic Immersion: With over 200 million native speakers and status as one of the two official languages of the state of Israel, Arabic is a key to unlocking the cultural treasures of the Arab world. Innovative courses offer interaction with native speakers as well as field trips and specialized activities.

Dynamics of the Middle East, Politics & Society: Explore the geo-political significance of the Middle East, its regional conflicts, and the aftermath of the “Arab Spring” through interdisciplinary studies.

Quantitative Biology: Study science through integrated courses, seminars and lab experience. Year students can participate in a lab research project.

ArtJerusalem: Take a wide variety of art courses in such areas as painting, sculpture, drawing and screen printing. The program combines artistic training, university study and immersion in local surroundings.

DanceJerusalem or Jerusalem Sounds: Create or perform classical and contemporary works with Israeli composers and choreographers. Artistic and technical training is ideal for dance and music majors.

Film Jerusalem: Carry out your own documentary film production under the guidance of professional staff. Learn theoretical and practical aspects of filmmaking.

Spring in Jerusalem Honors Program: Jointly run with Harvard University, this program introduces you to prominent Israelis and fosters intellectual challenge through research and supervised internships.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English, Hebrew   Language Prerequisite: None 

Programs in Mexico

National Autonomous University of Mexico     

Advance in your major at the highest-ranked university in Latin America where you will experience small classes and plenty of individual interaction. Enjoy a language class, organized trips around the capital and on-campus workshops. Internships in human rights, immigration and government are available.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: Spanish   University-Level Spanish Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs

UC Center Mexico City • Field Research   

Design and complete your own unique research project. A month-long methodology course provides training to structure your project at a research site in Chiapas, Oaxaca, Querétaro, Mexico City or Yucatán.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.5   Terms: Fall   Language of Instruction: Spanish   University-Level Spanish Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs 

Programs in SENEGAL

Dakar • African & Development Studies    

Explore French-speaking West Africa through coursework, homestays, internships and community service. This program introduces contemporary Senegalese society and culture along with French and Wolof language study. Choose from two program tracks:

Development Studies: Explore public health, the environment, development challenges and more.

Language & Culture: Choose from a variety of courses on African studies, anthropology and sociology. Internship and community service opportunities are also available.  

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 2.75   Terms: Fall   Language of Instruction: English, French   University-Level French Prerequisite: Min 1 yr for Language & Culture; Min 2.5 yrs for Development Studies

Programs in SOUTH AFRICA

University of Cape Town      

Witness the ongoing transformation of an evolving African nation. Community service, internship opportunities and courses are available across a variety of majors, including commerce, engineering, health sciences, humanities, law and science. At this distinctive research university, you may also access special field courses in marine biology, environmental sciences, zoology and more.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring   Language of Instruction: English

  • Art

Programs in FRANCE

*Take a summer intensive language program (called a Pre-ILP) in Paris prior to the term to meet the language prerequisite for starred (*) programs and benefit from additional language preparation.

University of Bordeaux • Coursework in French*     

Study alongside French students in your major in Bordeaux, a city full of art, culture and exceptional 18th-century architecture. On-site language study and daily life in a less visited area of France equips you to succeed in the French academic system.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: French   University-Level French Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs or 4 qtrs/3 sems + Pre-ILP

University of Lyon*     

Study in French in a wide variety of disciplines and courses in the gastronomic capital of France.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Year   Language of Instruction: French   University-Level French Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs or 4 qtrs/3 sems + Pre-ILP 

Programs in ISRAEL

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem       

Founded by Albert Einstein, this renowned university offers a flexible, interdisciplinary program comprising Hebrew language, Jewish studies, Israel or Middle East studies, and a diverse range of other courses.

Access specialized tracks:

Arabic Immersion: With over 200 million native speakers and status as one of the two official languages of the state of Israel, Arabic is a key to unlocking the cultural treasures of the Arab world. Innovative courses offer interaction with native speakers as well as field trips and specialized activities.

Dynamics of the Middle East, Politics & Society: Explore the geo-political significance of the Middle East, its regional conflicts, and the aftermath of the “Arab Spring” through interdisciplinary studies.

Quantitative Biology: Study science through integrated courses, seminars and lab experience. Year students can participate in a lab research project.

ArtJerusalem: Take a wide variety of art courses in such areas as painting, sculpture, drawing and screen printing. The program combines artistic training, university study and immersion in local surroundings.

DanceJerusalem or Jerusalem Sounds: Create or perform classical and contemporary works with Israeli composers and choreographers. Artistic and technical training is ideal for dance and music majors.

Film Jerusalem: Carry out your own documentary film production under the guidance of professional staff. Learn theoretical and practical aspects of filmmaking.

Spring in Jerusalem Honors Program: Jointly run with Harvard University, this program introduces you to prominent Israelis and fosters intellectual challenge through research and supervised internships.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English, Hebrew   Language Prerequisite: None 

Programs in ITALY

*Take a summer intensive language program (called a Pre-ILP) in Florence prior to the term to meet the language prerequisite for the University of Bologna program and benefit from additional language preparation.

University of Bologna*     

Take courses in your major alongside local students in Bologna’s beautiful historic center. Opportunities include independent study, internships, art apprenticeships and courses at the Accademia di Belle Arti.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: Italian   University-Level Italian Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs or 1 yr + Pre-ILP 

Programs in SPAIN

*Take a 4-week summer pre-intensive language program (called a Pre-ILP) in the seaside city of Cádiz to meet the language prerequisite for starred (*) programs. It will introduce you to the Spanish university system and UC students who will be studying in other cities during the term.

Complutense University of Madrid*     

Access courses in your major at a highly regarded Spanish university. Benefit from core courses designed especially for UC students.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Year   Language of Instruction: Spanish   University-Level Spanish Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs or 5 qtrs/3 sems + Pre-ILP

University of Barcelona*     

This is the principal university of Catalonia with strengths in the humanities, physical sciences and fine arts. It features core courses in Spanish literature and culture designed especially for UC students.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: Spanish, Catalan   University-Level Spanish Prerequisite:Spring: Min 7 qtrs/5 sems; Year: Min 2 yrs or 5 qtrs/3 sems + Pre-ILP

University of Granada*     

Access courses in your major at a university ranking especially high in education, psychology and Middle East studies. Granada is among the more affordable locations in Spain. In addition, this program features a service-learning trip to Morocco.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Year   Language of Instruction: Spanish   University-Level Spanish Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs or 5 qtrs/3 sems + Pre-ILP 

Programs in UNITED KINGDOM-ENGLAND

Sotheby’s Institute of Art     

Experience either the business side of the international art world or museum curation. Out-of-class parts of the curriculum include travel to major art fairs, auctions, exhibitions, museums and galleries. Sotheby’s is a premier provider of advanced object-based art education, attracting students from a variety of majors and career backgrounds. In the Art & Business track, you may substitute one history course with an internship.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.3   Terms: Fall   Language of Instruction: English

UC Center London • Arts, Politics, Society & Space     

Explore development and modern urban life in a global city. The curriculum explores themes of modernity, power and equality, culture and identity. Analyze theater performances, study London’s dynamic music scene, examine EU policies, and compare UK and US health systems.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 2.0   Terms: Fall   Language of Instruction: English

University of the Arts London • Camberwell College of Arts     

Experience the trendy and thriving arts scene in Camberwell while taking fine art courses in painting, sculpture, photography or drawing. Camberwell’s unique studio culture and status as one of London’s smaller art colleges makes it easy to build connections in the creative industries.

Class Level: Jr, Sr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Winter + Spring (2 qtrs), Year   Language of Instruction: English

University of the Arts London • Chelsea College of Arts    

Located in central London by the Thames, Chelsea College of Arts is one of London’s most prestigious art and design colleges. You can study multidisciplinary fine art and textile design.

Class Level: Jr, Sr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Winter + Spring (2 qtrs), Year   Language of Instruction: English

University of the Arts London • Wimbledon College of Arts    

Gain the skills needed for a successful art career at one of London’s leading arts colleges. Study theater design, costume and fine art, or sculpture in courses that encourage practical experimentation. Wimbledon provides a close-knit community with a high number of contemporary art galleries to explore as well as a vibrant mix of cafés, pubs, independent shops and cool green spaces.

Class Level: Jr, Sr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Spring sem   Language of Instruction: English 

Programs in UNITED KINGDOM-SCOTLAND

Scottish Universities • Three University Locations      

University of Edinburgh, University of Glasgow, University of St. Andrews

Advance in your major at one of three world-renowned universities in the historic cities of Edinburgh, Glasgow or St. Andrews. Among many options, access service learning in urban studies, pre-vet courses in biology and zoology, a fantastic program in studio art, and even a bagpipe course at the National Piping Centre.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85–3.2   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English 

Programs in Mexico

National Autonomous University of Mexico     

Advance in your major at the highest-ranked university in Latin America where you will experience small classes and plenty of individual interaction. Enjoy a language class, organized trips around the capital and on-campus workshops. Internships in human rights, immigration and government are available.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: Spanish   University-Level Spanish Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs

UC Center Mexico City • Field Research   

Design and complete your own unique research project. A month-long methodology course provides training to structure your project at a research site in Chiapas, Oaxaca, Querétaro, Mexico City or Yucatán.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.5   Terms: Fall   Language of Instruction: Spanish   University-Level Spanish Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs 

Programs in SENEGAL

Dakar • African & Development Studies    

Explore French-speaking West Africa through coursework, homestays, internships and community service. This program introduces contemporary Senegalese society and culture along with French and Wolof language study. Choose from two program tracks:

Development Studies: Explore public health, the environment, development challenges and more.

Language & Culture: Choose from a variety of courses on African studies, anthropology and sociology. Internship and community service opportunities are also available.  

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 2.75   Terms: Fall   Language of Instruction: English, French   University-Level French Prerequisite: Min 1 yr for Language & Culture; Min 2.5 yrs for Development Studies

Programs in SOUTH AFRICA

University of Cape Town      

Witness the ongoing transformation of an evolving African nation. Community service, internship opportunities and courses are available across a variety of majors, including commerce, engineering, health sciences, humanities, law and science. At this distinctive research university, you may also access special field courses in marine biology, environmental sciences, zoology and more.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring   Language of Instruction: English

  • Art History

Programs in BRAZIL

Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro     

Take courses in your UC major while advancing in Portuguese language studies. Access limited English-language instruction, hands-on community development projects and internships for academic credit. Excursions and cultural activities are included.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: Portuguese, English   University-Level Language Prerequisite: Min 1 yr Portuguese or 2 yrs Spanish for most courses

Catholic University of Salvador • Brazilian Studies   

Gain international experience and a deeper understanding of the cultural distinctions of Brazilian identity through intensive language training, a variety of cultural excursions and a core course on race and gender inequalities facing the nation.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.75   Terms: Fall, Spring   Language of Instruction: Portuguese   University-Level Language Prerequisite: Min 1 yr Portuguese or 2 yrs Spanish

Programs in CZECH REPUBLIC

Prague • Central European Studies    

Explore the dynamics of the Czech Republic, its culture, and its place in the region. Field trips, cultural activities and guest lectures from local leaders in politics, business and religion complement coursework taught in English.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring   Language of Instruction: English, Czech   Language Prerequisite: None

Programs in IRELAND

*Trinity College Dublin: 3.3 cumulative GPA is required.

Irish Universities • Four University Locations       

National University of Ireland (Galway), Trinity College Dublin, University College Cork, University College Dublin

Characterized by relatively small classes and highly accessible professors, this program offers independent and self-directed studies in your major. Pursue research options in engineering, human rights and Irish studies. Access courses for drama and theater majors, or study Anglo-Irish literature, archaeology and more.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0–3.3*   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English

Programs in NEW ZEALAND

New Zealand Universities • Six University Locations      

Massey University, University of Auckland, University of Canterbury, University of Otago, University of Waikato, Victoria University of Wellington

Dive into the rich academic and social life at one of six first-rate universities. Specialized studies include biological sciences (Auckland), business (Waikato), psychology (Victoria), earth sciences (Otago), animal sciences (Massey) and engineering (Canterbury).

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English

Programs in TURKEY

Bilkent University      

Witness Turkey’s secular power from its capital city of Ankara as you take courses taught in English in a wide variety of fields. Strengths include courses in art history, archaeology, architecture, engineering, genetics, information technology, political science and molecular biology. With free housing and an affordable cost of living, this program is an amazing value.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English, Turkish   Language Prerequisite: None

Boğaziçi University      

Experience life at a top public university in Istanbul. A particularly strong choice for students focused on the arts, education, engineering, natural sciences, and political and social sciences. A full range of course opportunities is available for all majors.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English, Turkish   Language Prerequisite: None

Boğaziçi University • International Summer School       

This 7-week program offers a unique opportunity to live in Istanbul and meet students from all over the globe. Explore the city’s Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman heritage while enjoying all the conveniences of life in a modern, secular setting. Take courses in English in a variety of subject areas.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: English, Turkish   Language Prerequisite: None

Koç University      

Located in beautiful Istanbul where the Bosphorus meets the Black Sea, Koç University offers small class sizes, great access to professors and a full range of courses taught in English. Take advantage of special options for business and pre-med majors. 

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English, Turkish   Language Prerequisite: None 

  • Asian American Studies

Programs in CANADA

Vancouver • University of British Columbia       

Choose from two program tracks:

Studies in Your Major (fall, spring or year term):Choose from a wide variety of academic fields that complement your UC studies.

Marine Biology Research (fall term):Explore topics in ecology, biology and aquaculture at the Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre—a facility located in a beautiful, secluded coastal habitat on Vancouver Island.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English 

Programs in CHINA

Beijing Normal University    

Engage in Chinese language and cultural studies. Access a growing number of courses taught in English. Internships are available.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Summer + Fall   Language of Instruction: Chinese   Language Prerequisite: None 

Fudan University       

Witness China’s diplomatic maneuvers within global markets through economics, business, management, history or sociology courses in English. Find internships in education, technology, law, marketing and more.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Spring   Language of Instruction: English, Chinese   Language Prerequisite: None

Fudan University • International Summer School     

Enjoy courses taught by international faculty in business and marketing, Chinese politics, sociology and culture, and Chinese language. Extracurricular activities introduce you to the evolving city of Shanghai.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: English 

Peking University      

Improve your Chinese language proficiency while studying international relations, economics, business and more at a top-ranked university. Select courses are taught in English and internships are available.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Spring, Summer + Year   Language of Instruction: Chinese   University-Level Chinese Prerequisite: Min 2 qtrs/1 sem

Tsinghua University       

Enroll in courses in engineering, economics and business, and select science departments at a university recognized internationally for excellence in teaching and research.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Spring   Language of Instruction: English, Chinese   Language Prerequisite: None

Programs in JAPAN

Doshisha University • Language & Culture    

Acquire Japanese language skills from beginning to advanced levels while exploring Kyoto’s cultural and historic treasures.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Spring   Language of Instruction: Japanese   Language Prerequisite: None 

Hitotsubashi University     

Attend an intimate Ivy League campus located in suburban Tokyo. Courses are offered in the social sciences and humanities with an emphasis on undergraduate research. Enjoy continued Japanese language study and campus activities with international and local students.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English, Japanese   University-Level Japanese Prerequisite: Min 1 yr

International Christian University     

Advance your UC major studies on this suburban Tokyo campus as you immerse in university courses taught in English or Japanese. Beginning through advanced Japanese language study is also available. 

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English, Japanese   Language Prerequisite: None

International Christian University with Internship    

Immerse in courses taught in English or Japanese and participate in a one-month internship off campus. Student clubs and campus housing help you further adapt to and experience Japanese student life.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Spring   Language of Instruction: English, Japanese   Language Prerequisite: None 

Keio University     

Located in the heart of dynamic Tokyo, Keio offers courses in the humanities and social sciences. It also has an exceptional economics department to explore issues in international trade and comparative economics.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Year   Language of Instruction: English, Japanese   University-Level Japanese Prerequisite: Min 1 yr

Meiji Gakuin University • Global & International Studies     

Examine current global issues and transitions through project-based learning, independent research and internships. Excursions to Tokyo and Hiroshima are included.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring   Language of Instruction: English 

Osaka University      

Immerse in coursework taught in Japanese in engineering, the sciences, Japanese studies and economics at a top university in western Japan. The program begins with a summer intensive language program which equips you to excel in the academic community.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Year   Language of Instruction: English, Japanese   University-Level Japanese Prerequisite: Min 3 yrs

Osaka University • Beginning Japanese   

Gain up to a year of language training in 8 weeks through interactive courses, activities and field trips.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: Japanese   University-Level Japanese Prerequisite: None; Max 2 qtrs/1 sem 

Tsuru University •Language & Culture 

Tsuru is an intimate town ideal for Japanese language and culture studies. Accelerate your Japanese language comprehension at intermediate to advanced levels, completing up to a year of university-level Japanese in one term. Teaching internships are also available.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall   Language of Instruction: Japanese   University-Level Japanese Prerequisite: Min 1 yr 

Waseda University     

Located in vibrant downtown Tokyo, this university offers Japanese and Asian studies, political science, journalism, history, art history, legal studies and education, all taught in English. Attracting the world’s top academic scholars, it is ideal for nurturing leaders in public policy or service, business, law and education.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Year   Language of Instruction: English, Japanese   University-Level Japanese Prerequisite: Min 1 yr 

Programs in Korea

Yonsei University • International Summer School      

Study in English with students from around the world. Courses cover many subjects including Korean language, literature, science, art, politics and more. Acquire professional experience and UC credit by interning in a global corporate or research setting.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.5   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: English, Korean   Language Prerequisite: None

Yonsei University      

Gain a global perspective in your major by enrolling directly in Yonsei courses taught in English or Korean (depending on language ability). Cultural trips, student clubs, internships and service learning activities enhance language study and community involvement.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Summer + Fall, Summer + Year, Year   Language of Instruction: English, Korean   Language Prerequisite: None 

Programs in TAIWAN

National Taiwan University      

Explore past and current topics in Taiwanese environment, society, culture and politics at an elite institution. Make degree progress in your major. Engineering majors will find specialized courses taught in English in computer science and mechanical, electrical or chemical engineering. Students majoring in engineering, business management and economics are exempt from the language prerequisite.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: Chinese, English   University-Level Chinese Prerequisite: Min 1 yr

National Taiwan Normal University • Language & Culture  

Enjoy dynamic, intensive study of the Chinese language using audiovisual and multimedia instruction techniques. The program takes place at the renowned Mandarin Training Center in Taipei where you will learn traditional characters and practice your language skills every day.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.5   Terms: Fall, Summer   Language of Instruction: Chinese   University-Level Chinese Prerequisite: None; Max 3 yrs 

Programs in THAILAND

Thammasat University     

Evolving relationships of various economic sectors, political factions and Thailand’s socio-cultural landscape set the backdrop for strong course offerings in business administration, economics, development and global studies, politics and international relations, history, religion and Thai language. Courses are complemented by internships and volunteer opportunities in Bangkok and the surrounding area.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English, Thai   Language Prerequisite: None

Thammasat University • Interdisciplinary Thai Studies   

Excursions to multiple historic, religious and cultural sites supplement core studies in Thai Buddhism, Thai language, culture and society. Field trips include visits to monasteries, ancient Ayutthaya, an elephant sanctuary and floating markets.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.5   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: English, Thai   Language Prerequisite: None 

  • Asian Literatures and Cultures

Programs in INDIA

Pune • Internship & Research       

Explore shared interests with Indian faculty and professionals in beautiful Pune. After an interactive seminar on Indian history and society as well as field visits, embark on a 6-week internship or directed research project on a topic of your choice.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: English

Jamia Millia Islamia University • International Summer School      

Join this exciting summer program at one of Delhi’s leading central universities. Intensive courses and field trips introduce contemporary India, followed by community development field service in a rural location.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 2.5   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: English

Semester in Mumbai with Internship    

Experience a 2-month internship with an NGO in Mumbai, the commercial capital of the world’s fastest growing economy. Coursework explores timely topics such as creating healthy communities, protecting the environment, and economic growth strategies to permanently lift people out of poverty.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 2.5   Terms: Fall   Language of Instruction: English

University of Hyderabad     

Hyderabad’s rich traditions in art, literature, architecture and cuisine are the backdrop for a program offering courses in India studies, performing arts and a range of other disciplines. Explore Indian philosophy and religion, development, sociology of gender, Kuchipudi dance, local culinary practice, Sanskrit and more.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall   Language of Instruction: English, Hindi   Language Prerequisite: None 

Programs in Korea

Yonsei University • International Summer School      

Study in English with students from around the world. Courses cover many subjects including Korean language, literature, science, art, politics and more. Acquire professional experience and UC credit by interning in a global corporate or research setting.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.5   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: English, Korean   Language Prerequisite: None

Yonsei University      

Gain a global perspective in your major by enrolling directly in Yonsei courses taught in English or Korean (depending on language ability). Cultural trips, student clubs, internships and service learning activities enhance language study and community involvement.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Summer + Fall, Summer + Year, Year   Language of Instruction: English, Korean   Language Prerequisite: None

Programs in SINGAPORE

National University of Singapore      

Enroll in courses for your UC major with faculty from around the world. Pursue academic research, experiential learning in the University Scholars Programme, or the “technopreneur” program blending business, the arts and engineering.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English 

Programs in TAIWAN

National Taiwan University      

Explore past and current topics in Taiwanese environment, society, culture and politics at an elite institution. Make degree progress in your major. Engineering majors will find specialized courses taught in English in computer science and mechanical, electrical or chemical engineering. Students majoring in engineering, business management and economics are exempt from the language prerequisite.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: Chinese, English   University-Level Chinese Prerequisite: Min 1 yr

National Taiwan Normal University • Language & Culture  

Enjoy dynamic, intensive study of the Chinese language using audiovisual and multimedia instruction techniques. The program takes place at the renowned Mandarin Training Center in Taipei where you will learn traditional characters and practice your language skills every day.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.5   Terms: Fall, Summer   Language of Instruction: Chinese   University-Level Chinese Prerequisite: None; Max 3 yrs 

Programs in THAILAND

Thammasat University     

Evolving relationships of various economic sectors, political factions and Thailand’s socio-cultural landscape set the backdrop for strong course offerings in business administration, economics, development and global studies, politics and international relations, history, religion and Thai language. Courses are complemented by internships and volunteer opportunities in Bangkok and the surrounding area.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English, Thai   Language Prerequisite: None

Thammasat University • Interdisciplinary Thai Studies   

Excursions to multiple historic, religious and cultural sites supplement core studies in Thai Buddhism, Thai language, culture and society. Field trips include visits to monasteries, ancient Ayutthaya, an elephant sanctuary and floating markets.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.5   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: English, Thai   Language Prerequisite: None 

  • Asian Studies

Programs in JAPAN

Doshisha University • Language & Culture    

Acquire Japanese language skills from beginning to advanced levels while exploring Kyoto’s cultural and historic treasures.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Spring   Language of Instruction: Japanese   Language Prerequisite: None 

Hitotsubashi University     

Attend an intimate Ivy League campus located in suburban Tokyo. Courses are offered in the social sciences and humanities with an emphasis on undergraduate research. Enjoy continued Japanese language study and campus activities with international and local students.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English, Japanese   University-Level Japanese Prerequisite: Min 1 yr

International Christian University     

Advance your UC major studies on this suburban Tokyo campus as you immerse in university courses taught in English or Japanese. Beginning through advanced Japanese language study is also available. 

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English, Japanese   Language Prerequisite: None

International Christian University with Internship    

Immerse in courses taught in English or Japanese and participate in a one-month internship off campus. Student clubs and campus housing help you further adapt to and experience Japanese student life.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Spring   Language of Instruction: English, Japanese   Language Prerequisite: None 

Keio University     

Located in the heart of dynamic Tokyo, Keio offers courses in the humanities and social sciences. It also has an exceptional economics department to explore issues in international trade and comparative economics.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Year   Language of Instruction: English, Japanese   University-Level Japanese Prerequisite: Min 1 yr

Meiji Gakuin University • Global & International Studies     

Examine current global issues and transitions through project-based learning, independent research and internships. Excursions to Tokyo and Hiroshima are included.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring   Language of Instruction: English 

Osaka University      

Immerse in coursework taught in Japanese in engineering, the sciences, Japanese studies and economics at a top university in western Japan. The program begins with a summer intensive language program which equips you to excel in the academic community.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Year   Language of Instruction: English, Japanese   University-Level Japanese Prerequisite: Min 3 yrs

Osaka University • Beginning Japanese   

Gain up to a year of language training in 8 weeks through interactive courses, activities and field trips.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: Japanese   University-Level Japanese Prerequisite: None; Max 2 qtrs/1 sem

 Tsuru University •Language & Culture 

Tsuru is an intimate town ideal for Japanese language and culture studies. Accelerate your Japanese language comprehension at intermediate to advanced levels, completing up to a year of university-level Japanese in one term. Teaching internships are also available.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall   Language of Instruction: Japanese   University-Level Japanese Prerequisite: Min 1 yr 

Waseda University     

Located in vibrant downtown Tokyo, this university offers Japanese and Asian studies, political science, journalism, history, art history, legal studies and education, all taught in English. Attracting the world’s top academic scholars, it is ideal for nurturing leaders in public policy or service, business, law and education.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Year   Language of Instruction: English, Japanese   University-Level Japanese Prerequisite: Min 1 yr 

Programs in Korea

Yonsei University • International Summer School      

Study in English with students from around the world. Courses cover many subjects including Korean language, literature, science, art, politics and more. Acquire professional experience and UC credit by interning in a global corporate or research setting.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.5   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: English, Korean   Language Prerequisite: None

Yonsei University      

Gain a global perspective in your major by enrolling directly in Yonsei courses taught in English or Korean (depending on language ability). Cultural trips, student clubs, internships and service learning activities enhance language study and community involvement.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Summer + Fall, Summer + Year, Year   Language of Instruction: English, Korean   Language Prerequisite: None

Programs in SINGAPORE

National University of Singapore      

Enroll in courses for your UC major with faculty from around the world. Pursue academic research, experiential learning in the University Scholars Programme, or the “technopreneur” program blending business, the arts and engineering.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English

Programs in TAIWAN

National Taiwan University      

Explore past and current topics in Taiwanese environment, society, culture and politics at an elite institution. Make degree progress in your major. Engineering majors will find specialized courses taught in English in computer science and mechanical, electrical or chemical engineering. Students majoring in engineering, business management and economics are exempt from the language prerequisite.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: Chinese, English   University-Level Chinese Prerequisite: Min 1 yr

National Taiwan Normal University • Language & Culture  

Enjoy dynamic, intensive study of the Chinese language using audiovisual and multimedia instruction techniques. The program takes place at the renowned Mandarin Training Center in Taipei where you will learn traditional characters and practice your language skills every day.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.5   Terms: Fall, Summer   Language of Instruction: Chinese   University-Level Chinese Prerequisite: None; Max 3 yrs

Programs in THAILAND

Thammasat University     

Evolving relationships of various economic sectors, political factions and Thailand’s socio-cultural landscape set the backdrop for strong course offerings in business administration, economics, development and global studies, politics and international relations, history, religion and Thai language. Courses are complemented by internships and volunteer opportunities in Bangkok and the surrounding area.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English, Thai   Language Prerequisite: None

Thammasat University • Interdisciplinary Thai Studies   

Excursions to multiple historic, religious and cultural sites supplement core studies in Thai Buddhism, Thai language, culture and society. Field trips include visits to monasteries, ancient Ayutthaya, an elephant sanctuary and floating markets.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.5   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: English, Thai   Language Prerequisite: None 

  • Business Economics

Programs in CHINA

Beijing Normal University    

Engage in Chinese language and cultural studies. Access a growing number of courses taught in English. Internships are available.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Summer + Fall   Language of Instruction: Chinese   Language Prerequisite: None 

Fudan University       

Witness China’s diplomatic maneuvers within global markets through economics, business, management, history or sociology courses in English. Find internships in education, technology, law, marketing and more.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Spring   Language of Instruction: English, Chinese   Language Prerequisite: None

Fudan University • International Summer School     

Enjoy courses taught by international faculty in business and marketing, Chinese politics, sociology and culture, and Chinese language. Extracurricular activities introduce you to the evolving city of Shanghai.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: English

Peking University      

Improve your Chinese language proficiency while studying international relations, economics, business and more at a top-ranked university. Select courses are taught in English and internships are available.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Spring, Summer + Year   Language of Instruction: Chinese   University-Level Chinese Prerequisite: Min 2 qtrs/1 sem

Tsinghua University       

Enroll in courses in engineering, economics and business, and select science departments at a university recognized internationally for excellence in teaching and research.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Spring   Language of Instruction: English, Chinese   Language Prerequisite: None

Programs in DENMARK

University of Copenhagen      

Attend Scandinavia’s top-ranked university. Courses are taught in English for a wide variety of majors, including economics, public health, environmental sciences, business, human biology, sociology, Danish culture and more.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English

Programs in ITALY

*Take a summer intensive language program (called a Pre-ILP) in Florence prior to the term to meet the language prerequisite for the University of Bologna program and benefit from additional language preparation

University of Bologna*     

Take courses in your major alongside local students in Bologna’s beautiful historic center. Opportunities include independent study, internships, art apprenticeships and courses at the Accademia di Belle Arti.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: Italian   University-Level Italian Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs or 1 yr + Pre-ILP

University of Commerce Luigi Bocconi • Business & Economics     

Attend one of the leading European schools of business and economics in downtown Milan, the heart of commerce, finance and the arts in northern Italy. Courses are taught in English or Italian.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.2   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English, Italian   Language Prerequisite: None

Programs in The Netherlands

Maastricht University • Business & Economics   

Gain an international perspective on business and economics as well as practical professional training in report writing, project management and conference presentation. Courses are taught in English using learning techniques that refine problem-solving and critical thinking skills.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English

Programs in SPAIN

Pompeu Fabra University • International Business Economics    

This popular program in Barcelona is designed exclusively for UC business and economics majors. Take courses related to your major in English with local students. With advanced Spanish, you may pursue a spring internship that combines weekly seminars with work placement in your field.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Spring, Winter, Winter + Spring   Language of Instruction: English

  • Chicano Studies

Programs in Argentina

Buenos Aires & Santiago • Human Rights & Cultural Memory (Multi-Site)   

National University of Tres de Febrero, University Alberto Hurtado

After a week of intensive Spanish language instruction, spend 6 weeks in each of the exciting capitals of Buenos Aires and Santiago. Explore how different understandings of the past have shaped two amazing societies. Within the topics of human rights and cultural memory, you’ll compare the modern social and political life of Chilean and Argentine cultures.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr    GPA: 2.5    Terms: Fall    Language of Instruction: English, Spanish   Language Prerequisite: None

National University of Tres de Febrero • Latin American Studies     

Focus on key Latin American topics such as human rights, social movements and national identity. Classes, taught in English, include visits to an estancia, museums, a tango show with lessons and more.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: English, Spanish   Language Prerequisite: None

Torcuato Di Tella University • Spanish Intensive Language  

Advance your Spanish language skills in a dynamic international environment in Buenos Aires. Includes weekly activities such as tango, salsa or cooking lessons, cinema club and more. Enjoy a history course taught in English and excursions outside the city. This semester program also meets language requirements for any other UCEAP program in Latin America or Spain.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.5   Terms: Fall, Spring   Language of Instruction: Spanish   University-Level Spanish Prerequisite: None; Max 4 qtrs/3 sems

Programs in Barbados

University of the West Indies       

Expand your perspective on many subject areas and social relations in the Afro-Caribbean world. Field courses, lab work and independent research opportunities complement courses in your major. Experience the aquamarine waters surrounding the island, learn traditional dances and explore Bajan history, politics and identity in a global context.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English 

Programs in BRAZIL

Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro     

Take courses in your UC major while advancing in Portuguese language studies. Access limited English-language instruction, hands-on community development projects and internships for academic credit. Excursions and cultural activities are included.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: Portuguese, English   University-Level Language Prerequisite: Min 1 yr Portuguese or 2 yrs Spanish for most courses

Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro • Portuguese Intensive Language    

This intensive 4-week program in tropical Rio de Janeiro offers a fast way for students of all skill levels to build Portuguese language proficiency in a short amount of time.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: Portuguese   Language Prerequisite: None

Catholic University of Salvador • Brazilian Studies   

Gain international experience and a deeper understanding of the cultural distinctions of Brazilian identity through intensive language training, a variety of cultural excursions and a core course on race and gender inequalities facing the nation.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.75   Terms: Fall, Spring   Language of Instruction: Portuguese   University-Level Language Prerequisite: Min 1 yr Portuguese or 2 yrs Spanish 

Programs in CHILE

Chilean Universities • Two University Locations     

Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, University of Chile

Take coursework in your major at one of Chile’s top two universities in Santiago. Beginning with a language program, the experience includes multiple excursions throughout the year. UCEAP helps facilitate internships with NGOs as well as government, human rights and indigenous organizations. There are distinct opportunities for science and engineering students at the University of Chile (the School of Engineering ranks among the highest in Latin America).

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: Spanish   University-Level Spanish Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs

Programs in Mexico

Mexico City & Sacramento • Global Leadership Program (Multi-Site)     

Train to become a leader in business, politics, communications or public policy in two exciting capitals. After fall term in Mexico City, intern in Sacramento with an organization influencing current CA-Mexico policies.

Class Level: Jr, Sr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall + Winter qtr or Fall + Spring sem   Language of Instruction: Spanish, English   University-Level Spanish Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs

National Autonomous University of Mexico     

Advance in your major at the highest-ranked university in Latin America where you will experience small classes and plenty of individual interaction. Enjoy a language class, organized trips around the capital and on-campus workshops. Internships in human rights, immigration and government are available.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: Spanish   University-Level Spanish Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs

UC Center Mexico City • Contemporary Mexico   

Preview contemporary Mexico life and politics through a focused 5-week summer program. The local culture comes to life as you explore ancient pyramids, the canals of Xochimilco or a ballet folklorico performance. Spanish language study that is customized to your skill level rounds out this opportunity.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 2.5   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: English, Spanish   Language Prerequisite: None

UC Center Mexico City • Field Research   

Design and complete your own unique research project. A month-long methodology course provides training to structure your project at a research site in Chiapas, Oaxaca, Querétaro, Mexico City or Yucatán.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.5   Terms: Fall   Language of Instruction: Spanish   University-Level Spanish Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs 

  • Classical Studies

Programs in AUSTRALIA

*GPA requirements vary by institution; see the UCEAP website for specifics.

Australian Universities • Six University Locations       

Australian National University, University of Melbourne, University of New South Wales, University of Queensland, University of Sydney, University of Wollongong

Take a full range of courses at any one of six prestigious universities. The Australian National University in the capital of Canberra is known for integrating the latest research with instruction. At the University of Melbourne, conduct research in your major with an Aussie professor.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85–3.0*   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English 

Programs in IRELAND

*Trinity College Dublin: 3.3 cumulative GPA is required.

Irish Universities • Four University Locations       

National University of Ireland (Galway), Trinity College Dublin, University College Cork, University College Dublin

Characterized by relatively small classes and highly accessible professors, this program offers independent and self-directed studies in your major. Pursue research options in engineering, human rights and Irish studies. Access courses for drama and theater majors, or study Anglo-Irish literature, archaeology and more.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0–3.3*   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English

Programs in ITALY

*Take a summer intensive language program (called a Pre-ILP) in Florence prior to the term to meet the language prerequisite for the University of Bologna program and benefit from additional language preparation.

UC Center Rome • Rome Through the Ages   

Take courses in a broad range of subjects while studying Italian language in Rome, the “Eternal City.” Small classes, which include numerous site visits and cultural activities, enable close interaction with professors.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 2.5   Terms: Fall, Spring   Language of Instruction: English, Italian   University-Level Italian Prerequisite: None; Max 5 qtrs/3 sems

University of Bologna*     

Take courses in your major alongside local students in Bologna’s beautiful historic center. Opportunities include independent study, internships, art apprenticeships and courses at the Accademia di Belle Arti.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: Italian   University-Level Italian Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs or 1 yr + Pre-ILP 

Programs in ENGLAND

*GPA requirements vary by institution; see the UCEAP website for specifics.

English Universities • Twelve University Locations      

Imperial College London, King’s College London, University College London, University of Bristol, University of East Anglia, University of Kent, University of Leeds, University of London (Queen Mary and Royal Holloway), University of Manchester, University of Sussex, University of Warwick

Experience English culture while pursuing courses in your major at one of twelve prestigious universities. Successful alumni include Nobel laureates and figures in Hollywood, government and NASA.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85-3.0*   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English

Programs in SCOTLAND

Scottish Universities • Three University Locations      

University of Edinburgh, University of Glasgow, University of St. Andrews

Advance in your major at one of three world-renowned universities in the historic cities of Edinburgh, Glasgow or St. Andrews. Among many options, access service learning in urban studies, pre-vet courses in biology and zoology, a fantastic program in studio art, and even a bagpipe course at the National Piping Centre.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85–3.2   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English

 

College of Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences 

 

  • Comparative Ancient Civilizations

Programs in CHINA

Beijing Normal University    

Engage in Chinese language and cultural studies. Access a growing number of courses taught in English. Internships are available.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Summer + Fall   Language of Instruction: Chinese   Language Prerequisite: None 

Fudan University       

Witness China’s diplomatic maneuvers within global markets through economics, business, management, history or sociology courses in English. Find internships in education, technology, law, marketing and more.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Spring   Language of Instruction: English, Chinese   Language Prerequisite: None

Peking University      

Improve your Chinese language proficiency while studying international relations, economics, business and more at a top-ranked university. Select courses are taught in English and internships are available.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Spring, Summer + Year   Language of Instruction: Chinese   University-Level Chinese Prerequisite: Min 2 qtrs/1 sem

Tsinghua University       

Enroll in courses in engineering, economics and business, and select science departments at a university recognized internationally for excellence in teaching and research.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Spring   Language of Instruction: English, Chinese   Language Prerequisite: None

Programs in INDIA

Pune • Internship & Research       

Explore shared interests with Indian faculty and professionals in beautiful Pune. After an interactive seminar on Indian history and society as well as field visits, embark on a 6-week internship or directed research project on a topic of your choice.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: English

Jamia Millia Islamia University • International Summer School      

Join this exciting summer program at one of Delhi’s leading central universities. Intensive courses and field trips introduce contemporary India, followed by community development field service in a rural location.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 2.5   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: English

University of Hyderabad     

Hyderabad’s rich traditions in art, literature, architecture and cuisine are the backdrop for a program offering courses in India studies, performing arts and a range of other disciplines. Explore Indian philosophy and religion, development, sociology of gender, Kuchipudi dance, local culinary practice, Sanskrit and more.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall   Language of Instruction: English, Hindi   Language Prerequisite: None 

Programs in ISRAEL

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev       

In addition to a wide range of subjects, motivated undergraduates may pursue masters-level courses in Middle East Studies, English Literature or Politics of Conflict; or conduct primary research in the Ben-Gurion archives on Israel’s modern history.

Access specialized tracks:

Entrepreneurship & Innovation (spring term): Run in collaboration with the Bengis Center for Entrepreneurship and Hi-Tech Management, this track combines practical and theory instruction to help you develop career skills fundamental to your future.

Global Health (spring term): Apply global health education in class and in the field working in local clinics.

Israel Studies (fall term):Delve into the world-renowned Ben-Gurion archives to examine Israel as a state and society, as well as its political cultures and critical historic events.

Sustainable Development and Environment (fall term): Address sustainability challenges, including the ecological, social and political impact in the Middle East through related courses, a research seminar and field study.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English, Hebrew   Language Prerequisite: None

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem       

Founded by Albert Einstein, this renowned university offers a flexible, interdisciplinary program comprising Hebrew language, Jewish studies, Israel or Middle East studies, and a diverse range of other courses.

Access specialized tracks:

Arabic Immersion: With over 200 million native speakers and status as one of the two official languages of the state of Israel, Arabic is a key to unlocking the cultural treasures of the Arab world. Innovative courses offer interaction with native speakers as well as field trips and specialized activities.

Dynamics of the Middle East, Politics & Society: Explore the geo-political significance of the Middle East, its regional conflicts, and the aftermath of the “Arab Spring” through interdisciplinary studies.

Quantitative Biology: Study science through integrated courses, seminars and lab experience. Year students can participate in a lab research project.

ArtJerusalem: Take a wide variety of art courses in such areas as painting, sculpture, drawing and screen printing. The program combines artistic training, university study and immersion in local surroundings.

DanceJerusalem or Jerusalem Sounds: Create or perform classical and contemporary works with Israeli composers and choreographers. Artistic and technical training is ideal for dance and music majors.

Film Jerusalem: Carry out your own documentary film production under the guidance of professional staff. Learn theoretical and practical aspects of filmmaking.

Spring in Jerusalem Honors Program: Jointly run with Harvard University, this program introduces you to prominent Israelis and fosters intellectual challenge through research and supervised internships.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English, Hebrew   Language Prerequisite: None 

Programs in Mexico

National Autonomous University of Mexico     

Advance in your major at the highest-ranked university in Latin America where you will experience small classes and plenty of individual interaction. Enjoy a language class, organized trips around the capital and on-campus workshops. Internships in human rights, immigration and government are available.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: Spanish   University-Level Spanish Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs

UC Center Mexico City • Contemporary Mexico   

Preview contemporary Mexico life and politics through a focused 5-week summer program. The local culture comes to life as you explore ancient pyramids, the canals of Xochimilco or a ballet folklorico performance. Spanish language study that is customized to your skill level rounds out this opportunity.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 2.5   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: English, Spanish   Language Prerequisite: None

UC Center Mexico City • Field Research   

Design and complete your own unique research project. A month-long methodology course provides training to structure your project at a research site in Chiapas, Oaxaca, Querétaro, Mexico City or Yucatán.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.5   Terms: Fall   Language of Instruction: Spanish   University-Level Spanish Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs

Programs in THAILAND

Thammasat University     

Evolving relationships of various economic sectors, political factions and Thailand’s socio-cultural landscape set the backdrop for strong course offerings in business administration, economics, development and global studies, politics and international relations, history, religion and Thai language. Courses are complemented by internships and volunteer opportunities in Bangkok and the surrounding area.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English, Thai   Language Prerequisite: None

Thammasat University • Interdisciplinary Thai Studies   

Excursions to multiple historic, religious and cultural sites supplement core studies in Thai Buddhism, Thai language, culture and society. Field trips include visits to monasteries, ancient Ayutthaya, an elephant sanctuary and floating markets.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.5   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: English, Thai   Language Prerequisite: None 

  • Comparative Literature

Programs in GERMANY

*Take a 4-week intensive language program (called a Pre-ILP) in Berlin prior to the term to meet the language prerequisite for starred (*) programs and benefit from additional language preparation.

Free University Berlin*     

Access courses across a variety of fields such as communication, literature, economics, political science, international relations and more at Berlin’s largest university and one of Germany’s top ten institutions.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: German   University-Level German Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs or 1 yr + Pre-ILP

Free University Berlin • European Studies   

With a more focused curriculum taught in English, take stimulating courses in German history, cinema and more while advancing your German language skills. Included are field trips and a week-long excursion to another European city such as Prague, London or Vienna.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring   Language of Instruction: English, German   University-Level German Prerequisite: None; Max 5 qtrs/3 sems

Free University Berlin • International Summer School     

Design your own academic experience: study German exclusively, explore various subjects in English, or do a combination of both. Courses include field trips to museums, memorials, and political and cultural sites.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.8   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: English, German   Language Prerequisite: None

Humboldt University Berlin*     

Attend Berlin’s first university, where European thinkers such as Karl Marx and Albert Einstein once taught. Courses are available in a wide range of fields, from urban studies to psychology, philosophy and more.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: German   University-Level German Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs or 1 yr + Pre-ILP 

Programs in HONG KONG

University of Hong Kong      

Take classes in a wide range of disciplines at Hong Kong’s most prestigious university.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English  

Programs in NETHERLANDS

University College Maastricht    

Join a unique intellectual community of students and faculty with like-minded interests in the liberal arts and sciences. In this honors college environment, classes are small, integrate theoretical and practical training, and use learning methodologies on par with graduate seminar work at UC.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English  

Programs in SPAIN

*Take a 4-week summer pre-intensive language program (called a Pre-ILP) in the seaside city of Cádiz to meet the language prerequisite for starred (*) programs. It will introduce you to the Spanish university system and UC students who will be studying in other cities during the term.

Autonomous University of Barcelona*      

This is a particularly excellent university for majors in political science, global studies, communications, film/media studies and music. Program features include language training, cultural excursions and internship opportunities.

Class Level: Jr, Sr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Year   Language of Instruction: Spanish, Catalan   University-Level Spanish Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs or 5 qtrs/3 sems + Pre-ILP

Carlos III University of Madrid    

In Madrid, take classes at a young and modern university with its broadest offerings in social sciences and engineering. You will be in class with Spanish students, and limited English-language instruction is available.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Spring   Language of Instruction: Spanish   University-Level Spanish Prerequisite: Min 7 qtrs/5 sems

Complutense University of Madrid*     

Access courses in your major at a highly regarded Spanish university. Benefit from core courses designed especially for UC students.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Year   Language of Instruction: Spanish   University-Level Spanish Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs or 5 qtrs/3 sems + Pre-ILP

University of Barcelona*     

This is the principal university of Catalonia with strengths in the humanities, physical sciences and fine arts. It features core courses in Spanish literature and culture designed especially for UC students.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: Spanish, Catalan   University-Level Spanish Prerequisite:Spring: Min 7 qtrs/5 sems; Year: Min 2 yrs or 5 qtrs/3 sems + Pre-ILP

University of Granada*     

Access courses in your major at a university ranking especially high in education, psychology and Middle East studies. Granada is among the more affordable locations in Spain. In addition, this program features a service-learning trip to Morocco.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Year   Language of Instruction: Spanish   University-Level Spanish Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs or 5 qtrs/3 sems + Pre-ILP 

Programs in THAILAND

Thammasat University     

Evolving relationships of various economic sectors, political factions and Thailand’s socio-cultural landscape set the backdrop for strong course offerings in business administration, economics, development and global studies, politics and international relations, history, religion and Thai language. Courses are complemented by internships and volunteer opportunities in Bangkok and the surrounding area.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English, Thai   Language Prerequisite: None

Thammasat University • Interdisciplinary Thai Studies   

Excursions to multiple historic, religious and cultural sites supplement core studies in Thai Buddhism, Thai language, culture and society. Field trips include visits to monasteries, ancient Ayutthaya, an elephant sanctuary and floating markets.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.5   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: English, Thai   Language Prerequisite: None 

  • Creative Writing

Programs in AUSTRALIA

*GPA requirements vary by institution; see the UCEAP website for specifics.

Australian Universities • Six University Locations       

Australian National University, University of Melbourne, University of New South Wales, University of Queensland, University of Sydney, University of Wollongong

Take a full range of courses at any one of six prestigious universities. The Australian National University in the capital of Canberra is known for integrating the latest research with instruction. At the University of Melbourne, conduct research in your major with an Aussie professor.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85–3.0*   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English  

Programs in GERMANY

Humboldt University Berlin*     

Attend Berlin’s first university, where European thinkers such as Karl Marx and Albert Einstein once taught. Courses are available in a wide range of fields, from urban studies to psychology, philosophy and more.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: German   University-Level German Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs or 1 yr + Pre-ILP 

Programs in GHANA

University of Ghana       

Gain new perspectives in development, the sciences, arts and humanities, African studies, public health and dance. The program features instruction by local experts and field excursions, along with varied community service, internship and independent research options.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English 

Programs in UNITED KINGDOM-ENGLAND

*GPA requirements vary by institution; see the UCEAP website for specifics.

English Universities • Twelve University Locations      

Imperial College London, King’s College London, University College London, University of Bristol, University of East Anglia, University of Kent, University of Leeds, University of London (Queen Mary and Royal Holloway), University of Manchester, University of Sussex, University of Warwick

Experience English culture while pursuing courses in your major at one of twelve prestigious universities. Successful alumni include Nobel laureates and figures in Hollywood, government and NASA.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85-3.0*   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English  

Programs in UNITED KINGDOM-SCOTLAND

Scottish Universities • Three University Locations      

University of Edinburgh, University of Glasgow, University of St. Andrews

Advance in your major at one of three world-renowned universities in the historic cities of Edinburgh, Glasgow or St. Andrews. Among many options, access service learning in urban studies, pre-vet courses in biology and zoology, a fantastic program in studio art, and even a bagpipe course at the National Piping Centre.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85–3.2   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English 

  • Dance

Programs in CHILE

Chilean Universities • Two University Locations     

Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, University of Chile

Take coursework in your major at one of Chile’s top two universities in Santiago. Beginning with a language program, the experience includes multiple excursions throughout the year. UCEAP helps facilitate internships with NGOs as well as government, human rights and indigenous organizations. There are distinct opportunities for science and engineering students at the University of Chile (the School of Engineering ranks among the highest in Latin America).

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: Spanish   University-Level Spanish Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs

Programs in FRANCE

*Take a summer intensive language program (called a Pre-ILP) in Paris prior to the term to meet the language prerequisite for starred (*) programs and benefit from additional language preparation.

University of Bordeaux • Coursework in French*     

Study alongside French students in your major in Bordeaux, a city full of art, culture and exceptional 18th-century architecture. On-site language study and daily life in a less visited area of France equips you to succeed in the French academic system.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: French   University-Level French Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs or 4 qtrs/3 sems + Pre-ILP

University of Lyon*     

Study in French in a wide variety of disciplines and courses in the gastronomic capital of France.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Year   Language of Instruction: French   University-Level French Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs or 4 qtrs/3 sems + Pre-ILP 

Programs in GHANA

University of Ghana       

Gain new perspectives in development, the sciences, arts and humanities, African studies, public health and dance. The program features instruction by local experts and field excursions, along with varied community service, internship and independent research options.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English

Programs in ISRAEL

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem       

Founded by Albert Einstein, this renowned university offers a flexible, interdisciplinary program comprising Hebrew language, Jewish studies, Israel or Middle East studies, and a diverse range of other courses.

Access specialized tracks:

Arabic Immersion: With over 200 million native speakers and status as one of the two official languages of the state of Israel, Arabic is a key to unlocking the cultural treasures of the Arab world. Innovative courses offer interaction with native speakers as well as field trips and specialized activities.

Dynamics of the Middle East, Politics & Society: Explore the geo-political significance of the Middle East, its regional conflicts, and the aftermath of the “Arab Spring” through interdisciplinary studies.

Quantitative Biology: Study science through integrated courses, seminars and lab experience. Year students can participate in a lab research project.

ArtJerusalem: Take a wide variety of art courses in such areas as painting, sculpture, drawing and screen printing. The program combines artistic training, university study and immersion in local surroundings.

DanceJerusalem or Jerusalem Sounds: Create or perform classical and contemporary works with Israeli composers and choreographers. Artistic and technical training is ideal for dance and music majors.

Film Jerusalem: Carry out your own documentary film production under the guidance of professional staff. Learn theoretical and practical aspects of filmmaking.

Spring in Jerusalem Honors Program: Jointly run with Harvard University, this program introduces you to prominent Israelis and fosters intellectual challenge through research and supervised internships.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English, Hebrew   Language Prerequisite: None 

  • Economics

Programs in CHINA

Beijing Normal University    

Engage in Chinese language and cultural studies. Access a growing number of courses taught in English. Internships are available.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Summer + Fall   Language of Instruction: Chinese   Language Prerequisite: None 

Fudan University       

Witness China’s diplomatic maneuvers within global markets through economics, business, management, history or sociology courses in English. Find internships in education, technology, law, marketing and more.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Spring   Language of Instruction: English, Chinese   Language Prerequisite: None

Fudan University • International Summer School     

Enjoy courses taught by international faculty in business and marketing, Chinese politics, sociology and culture, and Chinese language. Extracurricular activities introduce you to the evolving city of Shanghai.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: English

Fudan University • MBA Studies   

Gain unique perspectives on business in China’s financial hub. This graduate-level program is taught in English, allowing a unique opportunity to network with local and international students in your profession.

Class Level: Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall   Language of Instruction: English, Chinese   Language Prerequisite: None 

Peking University      

Improve your Chinese language proficiency while studying international relations, economics, business and more at a top-ranked university. Select courses are taught in English and internships are available.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Spring, Summer + Year   Language of Instruction: Chinese   University-Level Chinese Prerequisite: Min 2 qtrs/1 sem

Tsinghua University       

Enroll in courses in engineering, economics and business, and select science departments at a university recognized internationally for excellence in teaching and research.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Spring   Language of Instruction: English, Chinese   Language Prerequisite: None

Programs in DENMARK

University of Copenhagen      

Attend Scandinavia’s top-ranked university. Courses are taught in English for a wide variety of majors, including economics, public health, environmental sciences, business, human biology, sociology, Danish culture and more.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English

Programs in ITALY

University of Commerce Luigi Bocconi • Business & Economics     

Attend one of the leading European schools of business and economics in downtown Milan, the heart of commerce, finance and the arts in northern Italy. Courses are taught in English or Italian.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.2   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English, Italian   Language Prerequisite: None

Programs in The Netherlands

Maastricht University • Business & Economics   

Gain an international perspective on business and economics as well as practical professional training in report writing, project management and conference presentation. Courses are taught in English using learning techniques that refine problem-solving and critical thinking skills.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English

Programs in SPAIN

Pompeu Fabra University • International Business Economics    

This popular program in Barcelona is designed exclusively for UC business and economics majors. Take courses related to your major in English with local students. With advanced Spanish, you may pursue a spring internship that combines weekly seminars with work placement in your field.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Spring, Winter, Winter + Spring   Language of Instruction: English  

  • English

Programs in AUSTRALIA

Australian Universities • Six University Locations       

Australian National University, University of Melbourne, University of New South Wales, University of Queensland, University of Sydney, University of Wollongong

Take a full range of courses at any one of six prestigious universities. The Australian National University in the capital of Canberra is known for integrating the latest research with instruction. At the University of Melbourne, conduct research in your major with an Aussie professor.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85–3.0*   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English  

Programs in DENMARK

University of Copenhagen      

Attend Scandinavia’s top-ranked university. Courses are taught in English for a wide variety of majors, including economics, public health, environmental sciences, business, human biology, sociology, Danish culture and more.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English 

Programs in IRELAND

Irish Universities • Four University Locations       

National University of Ireland (Galway), Trinity College Dublin, University College Cork, University College Dublin

Characterized by relatively small classes and highly accessible professors, this program offers independent and self-directed studies in your major. Pursue research options in engineering, human rights and Irish studies. Access courses for drama and theater majors, or study Anglo-Irish literature, archaeology and more.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0–3.3*   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English  

Programs in UNITED KINGDOM – ENGLAND

English Universities • Twelve University Locations      

Imperial College London, King’s College London, University College London, University of Bristol, University of East Anglia, University of Kent, University of Leeds, University of London (Queen Mary and Royal Holloway), University of Manchester, University of Sussex, University of Warwick

Experience English culture while pursuing courses in your major at one of twelve prestigious universities. Successful alumni include Nobel laureates and figures in Hollywood, government and NASA.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85-3.0*   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English  

Programs in UNITED KINGDOM – SCOTLAND

Scottish Universities • Three University Locations      

University of Edinburgh, University of Glasgow, University of St. Andrews

Advance in your major at one of three world-renowned universities in the historic cities of Edinburgh, Glasgow or St. Andrews. Among many options, access service learning in urban studies, pre-vet courses in biology and zoology, a fantastic program in studio art, and even a bagpipe course at the National Piping Centre.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85–3.2   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English 

  • Ethnic Studies

Programs in AUSTRALIA

*GPA requirements vary by institution; see the UCEAP website for specifics.

Australian Universities • Six University Locations       

Australian National University, University of Melbourne, University of New South Wales, University of Queensland, University of Sydney, University of Wollongong

Take a full range of courses at any one of six prestigious universities. The Australian National University in the capital of Canberra is known for integrating the latest research with instruction. At the University of Melbourne, conduct research in your major with an Aussie professor.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85–3.0*   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English

Pacific Island Environmental & Community Health (Multi-Site)       

Explore the intersection between our environment and public health in two incredible centers of education. After 6 weeks at the University of Queensland in Australia, the program moves to the Solomon Islands for 5 weeks. Addressing sustainability and threats to environmental health, you will engage in field studies with local students working in remote communities.

Class Level: Jr, Sr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Spring   Language of Instruction: English 

Programs in BARBADOS

University of the West Indies       

Expand your perspective on many subject areas and social relations in the Afro-Caribbean world. Field courses, lab work and independent research opportunities complement courses in your major. Experience the aquamarine waters surrounding the island, learn traditional dances and explore Bajan history, politics and identity in a global context.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English 

Programs in BOTSWANA

University of Botswana •Arts & Sciences or Community Public Health      

Enroll directly at the university and experience firsthand Gaborone’s traditions and rapid development.

Choose from two program tracks:

Arts & Sciences:Take courses in the social sciences, natural sciences, media studies, humanities or the arts.

Community Public Health: Gain insight into Botswana’s healthcare system through research, visits to service providers and a community practicum shadowing local practitioners.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.75   Terms: Fall   Language of Instruction: English 

Programs in NEW ZEALAND

New Zealand Universities • Six University Locations      

Massey University, University of Auckland, University of Canterbury, University of Otago, University of Waikato, Victoria University of Wellington

Dive into the rich academic and social life at one of six first-rate universities. Specialized studies include biological sciences (Auckland), business (Waikato), psychology (Victoria), earth sciences (Otago), animal sciences (Massey) and engineering (Canterbury).

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English  

Programs in TANZANIA

Tanzania • African & Kiswahili Studies (Multi-Site)    

Explore development within the vast panorama of Tanzania through coursework, field trips, excursions and engagement projects in three distinct communities. The program includes an orientation in the economic epicenter, Dar es Salaam, 5 weeks in the small town of Iringa and 4 weeks in the rural village of Mufindi.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.75   Terms: Spring   Language of Instruction: English 

  • French

Programs in CANADA

Montreal • McGill University        

Rated second in the world for its quality of life and safety, Montreal attracts students from all over the globe. The prestigious McGill University has 22 departments and professional schools offering programs of study in some 300 areas. Located within the predominantly Francophone province of Quebec, McGill is a particularly excellent choice if you are pursuing French language and culture.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English 

Programs in FRANCE 

*Take a summer intensive language program (called a Pre-ILP) in Paris prior to the term to meet the language prerequisite for starred (*) programs and benefit from additional language preparation.  

École Normale Supérieure • Advanced Studies    

Create a curriculum around your academic interests at France’s premier institution of higher education for the humanities, social sciences and theoretical sciences. Integral to the program is a research project conducted on site with a faculty mentor.

Class Level: Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.5   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: French   University-Level French Prerequisite: Min 3 yrs

London & Paris • Global Cities Urban Realities (Multi-Site)    

Spend 5 weeks each in two vibrant world capitals. Courses taught in English introduce contemporary culture in London and Paris. Analyze health and urbanism, diversity and immigration, human rights and social movements, and evolving perceptions of national identity.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 2.5   Terms: Spring qtr or Spring sem with Internship   Language of Instruction: English  

Sciences Po • Political Science   

Study French and European politics, urban studies, political economy and international relations at an elite and highly selective institution geared toward political science and related majors.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.2   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English, French   Language Prerequisite: None 

UC Center Paris • French & European Studies  

Learn French language and culture directly from scholars in Paris. Topics include French media, art, theater, music, politics and history in the context of Europe. Instruction includes French language studies at beginning to intermediate levels.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 2.5   Terms: Fall   Language of Instruction: English, French   University-Level French Prerequisite: None; Max 4 qtrs/3 sems 

UC Center Paris • Language & Culture     

Using the city as an extended classroom, courses are specially designed for building strong French language skills. Excursions to world-famous museums and cultural sites enrich studies of language, history and art.

Choose from two program tracks:

Semi-Intensive: Cover 5 qtr units of French in just 6 weeks.

Intensive: Cover 10 qtr units of French in just 6 weeks.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.0   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: English, French   University-Level French Prerequisite: Semi-Intensive track: Exactly 0 qtrs/sems (min & max); Intensive track: None; Max 5 qtrs/3 sems  

University of Bordeaux•Coursework in English       

Experience full immersion at a French university while taking classes taught in English in political science, literature and civilization, economics and selected sciences.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English, French   University-Level French Prerequisite: None; Max 5 qtrs/3 sems

University of Bordeaux • Coursework in French*     

Study alongside French students in your major in Bordeaux, a city full of art, culture and exceptional 18th-century architecture. On-site language study and daily life in a less visited area of France equips you to succeed in the French academic system.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: French   University-Level French Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs or 4 qtrs/3 sems + Pre-ILP

University of Bordeaux • Language & Culture  

Engage in intensive French language study at the second-year level. Instruction includes a research project and courses on French culture and society.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.5   Terms: Fall, Spring   Language of Instruction: French   University-Level French Prerequisite: Min 4 qtrs/3 sems; Max 5 qtrs/3 sems

University of Lyon*     

Study in French in a wide variety of disciplines and courses in the gastronomic capital of France.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Year   Language of Instruction: French   University-Level French Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs or 4 qtrs/3 sems + Pre-ILP

University of Lyon • Language & Culture

Improve oral and written language skills at the intermediate level while studying French culture and society.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.5   Terms: Fall   Language of Instruction: French   University-Level French Prerequisite: Exactly 1 yr (min & max)

University of Lyon III • Coursework in English  

Discover the wealth of culinary, culture and arts activities in Lyon while studying French. Choose from a selection of upper-division courses taught in English in business, legal studies, politics and the humanities.

Class Level: Jr, Sr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring   Language of Instruction: English, French   University-Level French Prerequisite: None; Max 5 qtrs/3 sems

University of Lyon, Sciences Po • French & European Politics   

Political science, global studies and related majors will benefit from a study of French and European politics, urban studies and international relations from a non-US perspective. Courses are taught in English and include French language study.

Class Level: Jr, Sr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring   Language of Instruction: English, French   University-Level French Prerequisite: None; Max 5 qtrs/3 sems 

Programs in SENEGAL

Dakar • African & Development Studies    

Explore French-speaking West Africa through coursework, homestays, internships and community service. This program introduces contemporary Senegalese society and culture along with French and Wolof language study. Choose from two program tracks:

Development Studies: Explore public health, the environment, development challenges and more.

Language & Culture: Choose from a variety of courses on African studies, anthropology and sociology. Internship and community service opportunities are also available.  

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 2.75   Terms: Fall   Language of Instruction: English, French   University-Level French Prerequisite: Min 1 yr for Language & Culture; Min 2.5 yrs for Development Studies 

  • Germanic Studies

Programs in GERMANY

Free University Berlin • European Studies   

With a more focused curriculum taught in English, take stimulating courses in German history, cinema and more while advancing your German language skills. Included are field trips and a week-long excursion to another European city such as Prague, London or Vienna.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring   Language of Instruction: English, German   University-Level German Prerequisite: None; Max 5 qtrs/3 sems 

Free University Berlin*     

Access courses across a variety of fields such as communication, literature, economics, political science, international relations and more at Berlin’s largest university and one of Germany’s top ten institutions.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: German   University-Level German Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs or 1 yr + Pre-ILP 

Humboldt University Berlin*     

Attend Berlin’s first university, where European thinkers such as Karl Marx and Albert Einstein once taught. Courses are available in a wide range of fields, from urban studies to psychology, philosophy and more.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: German   University-Level German Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs or 1 yr + Pre-ILP 

  • Global Studies

Programs in CHINA 

Fudan University • Global & International Studies      

Discover the breadth of globalization, international and comparative studies as well as China’s far-reaching relationships throughout the modern world. Internship opportunities are available.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall   Language of Instruction: English, Chinese   Language Prerequisite: None 

Programs in ISRAEL

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev       

In addition to a wide range of subjects, motivated undergraduates may pursue masters-level courses in Middle East Studies, English Literature or Politics of Conflict; or conduct primary research in the Ben-Gurion archives on Israel’s modern history.

Access specialized tracks:

Entrepreneurship & Innovation (spring term): Run in collaboration with the Bengis Center for Entrepreneurship and Hi-Tech Management, this track combines practical and theory instruction to help you develop career skills fundamental to your future.

Global Health (spring term): Apply global health education in class and in the field working in local clinics.

Israel Studies (fall term):Delve into the world-renowned Ben-Gurion archives to examine Israel as a state and society, as well as its political cultures and critical historic events.

Sustainable Development and Environment (fall term): Address sustainability challenges, including the ecological, social and political impact in the Middle East through related courses, a research seminar and field study.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English, Hebrew   Language Prerequisite: None 

Programs in JAPAN

Meiji Gakuin University • Global & International Studies     

Examine current global issues and transitions through project-based learning, independent research and internships. Excursions to Tokyo and Hiroshima are included.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring   Language of Instruction: English 

Programs in SENEGAL

Dakar • African & Development Studies    

Explore French-speaking West Africa through coursework, homestays, internships and community service. This program introduces contemporary Senegalese society and culture along with French and Wolof language study. Choose from two program tracks:

Development Studies: Explore public health, the environment, development challenges and more.

Language & Culture: Choose from a variety of courses on African studies, anthropology and sociology. Internship and community service opportunities are also available.  

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 2.75   Terms: Fall   Language of Instruction: English, French   University-Level French Prerequisite: Min 1 yr for Language & Culture; Min 2.5 yrs for Development Studies 

Programs in SWITZERLAND

University of Geneva • Global & International Studies    

This interdisciplinary program offers coursework in English geared toward students majoring in international relations, political science, environmental policy, and global and international studies. Classes include academic field trips to the many Geneva-based organizations. Following the semester, you may also do a full-time summer internship.

Class Level: Jr, Sr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Spring, Spring + Summer Internship   Language of Instruction: English 

  • History

Programs in Barbados

University of the West Indies       

Expand your perspective on many subject areas and social relations in the Afro-Caribbean world. Field courses, lab work and independent research opportunities complement courses in your major. Experience the aquamarine waters surrounding the island, learn traditional dances and explore Bajan history, politics and identity in a global context.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English

Programs in CHILE

Chilean Universities • Two University Locations     

Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, University of Chile

Take coursework in your major at one of Chile’s top two universities in Santiago. Beginning with a language program, the experience includes multiple excursions throughout the year. UCEAP helps facilitate internships with NGOs as well as government, human rights and indigenous organizations. There are distinct opportunities for science and engineering students at the University of Chile (the School of Engineering ranks among the highest in Latin America).

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: Spanish   University-Level Spanish Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs

Programs in HONG KONG

Chinese University of Hong Kong       

Take advantage of a full curriculum in the arts, humanities, business, engineering, science and social sciences with all courses taught in English. Mandarin and Cantonese language study are also available.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English, Cantonese, Chinese   Language Prerequisite: None

University of Hong Kong      

Take classes in a wide range of disciplines at Hong Kong’s most prestigious university.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English

Programs in TAIWAN

National Taiwan University      

Explore past and current topics in Taiwanese environment, society, culture and politics at an elite institution. Make degree progress in your major. Engineering majors will find specialized courses taught in English in computer science and mechanical, electrical or chemical engineering. Students majoring in engineering, business management and economics are exempt from the language prerequisite.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: Chinese, English   University-Level Chinese Prerequisite: Min 1 yr

Programs in UNITED KINGDOM-ENGLAND

*GPA requirements vary by institution; see the UCEAP website for specifics.

English Universities • Twelve University Locations      

Imperial College London, King’s College London, University College London, University of Bristol, University of East Anglia, University of Kent, University of Leeds, University of London (Queen Mary and Royal Holloway), University of Manchester, University of Sussex, University of Warwick

Experience English culture while pursuing courses in your major at one of twelve prestigious universities. Successful alumni include Nobel laureates and figures in Hollywood, government and NASA.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85-3.0*   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English

 

College of Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences 

 

  • Language

Programs in Argentina

Torcuato Di Tella University • Spanish Intensive Language  

Advance your Spanish language skills in a dynamic international environment in Buenos Aires. Includes weekly activities such as tango, salsa or cooking lessons, cinema club and more. Enjoy a history course taught in English and excursions outside the city. This semester program also meets language requirements for any other UCEAP program in Latin America or Spain.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.5   Terms: Fall, Spring   Language of Instruction: Spanish   University-Level Spanish Prerequisite: None; Max 4 qtrs/3 sems 

Programs in BRAZIL

Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro     

Take courses in your UC major while advancing in Portuguese language studies. Access limited English-language instruction, hands-on community development projects and internships for academic credit. Excursions and cultural activities are included.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: Portuguese, English   University-Level Language Prerequisite: Min 1 yr Portuguese or 2 yrs Spanish for most courses

Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro • Portuguese Intensive Language    

This intensive 4-week program in tropical Rio de Janeiro offers a fast way for students of all skill levels to build Portuguese language proficiency in a short amount of time.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: Portuguese   Language Prerequisite: None

Programs in JORDAN

Amman • Advanced Arabic Language  

Achieve high levels of Arabic proficiency in reading, writing and oral comprehension. This immersive experience includes homestays, peer language tutors, volunteer options, and cultural activities and trips.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: Arabic   University-Level Arabic Prerequisite: Min 7 qtrs/5 sems

Amman • Arabic Language & Culture  

Learn both modern standard Arabic and colloquial Jordanian Arabic. Choose two elective courses from a wide selection taught by faculty at the Princess Sumaya University for Technology. Includes group trips to Petra and Wadi Rum.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.75   Terms: Fall, Spring   Language of Instruction: English, Arabic   Language Prerequisite: None

Programs in MOROCCO

Rabat • Arabic Language & Culture  

Arabic language specialists guide you in beginning to advanced language training in both modern standard and colloquial Moroccan Arabic. Choose elective courses in English or French in comparative literature, international relations and more.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.75   Terms: Fall   Language of Instruction: English, French, Arabic   University-Level Language Prerequisite: Min 1 yr Arabic or French

Rabat • Intensive Arabic Summer  

Pack a year of intensive Arabic learning into 8 weeks with 200 hours of quality instruction from well-established AMIDEAST, an organization devoted to forging cooperation between the US and Middle East. Excursions and homestay placements with local Moroccan families enhance the experience and help develop Arabic language skills. Modern standard Arabic classes at the beginning, intermediate and advanced levels are held in Rabat’s bustling Agdal district.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: Arabic   Language Prerequisite: None

Programs in RUSSIA

St. Petersburg • Russian Language  

Master Russian grammar, phonetics and conversational skills in St. Petersburg’s buzzing intellectual scene. Taught in Russian, the program combines intermediate to advanced language study with elective courses and a variety of cultural excursions and field trips.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.75   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: Russian   University-Level Russian Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs

St. Petersburg • Summer Russian Language  

Spend 8 weeks mastering your Russian language skills (intermediate to advanced) in an immersive program taught in Russian. Includes exclusive tours and overnight trips to Moscow and Novgorod as well as electives in the Russian media, film and music. 

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.75   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: Russian   University-Level Russian Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs 

  • Latin American Studies

Programs in Argentina

Buenos Aires & Santiago • Human Rights & Cultural Memory (Multi-Site)   

National University of Tres de Febrero, University Alberto Hurtado

After a week of intensive Spanish language instruction, spend 6 weeks in each of the exciting capitals of Buenos Aires and Santiago. Explore how different understandings of the past have shaped two amazing societies. Within the topics of human rights and cultural memory, you’ll compare the modern social and political life of Chilean and Argentine cultures.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr    GPA: 2.5    Terms: Fall    Language of Instruction: English, Spanish   Language Prerequisite: None

National University of Tres de Febrero • Latin American Studies     

Focus on key Latin American topics such as human rights, social movements and national identity. Classes, taught in English, include visits to an estancia, museums, a tango show with lessons and more.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: English, Spanish   Language Prerequisite: None

Torcuato Di Tella University • Spanish Intensive Language  

Advance your Spanish language skills in a dynamic international environment in Buenos Aires. Includes weekly activities such as tango, salsa or cooking lessons, cinema club and more. Enjoy a history course taught in English and excursions outside the city. This semester program also meets language requirements for any other UCEAP program in Latin America or Spain.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.5   Terms: Fall, Spring   Language of Instruction: Spanish   University-Level Spanish Prerequisite: None; Max 4 qtrs/3 sems

Programs in BRAZIL

Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro     

Take courses in your UC major while advancing in Portuguese language studies. Access limited English-language instruction, hands-on community development projects and internships for academic credit. Excursions and cultural activities are included.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: Portuguese, English   University-Level Language Prerequisite: Min 1 yr Portuguese or 2 yrs Spanish for most courses

Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro • Portuguese Intensive Language    

This intensive 4-week program in tropical Rio de Janeiro offers a fast way for students of all skill levels to build Portuguese language proficiency in a short amount of time.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: Portuguese   Language Prerequisite: None

Catholic University of Salvador • Brazilian Studies    

Gain international experience and a deeper understanding of the cultural distinctions of Brazilian identity through intensive language training, a variety of cultural excursions and a core course on race and gender inequalities facing the nation.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.75   Terms: Fall, Spring   Language of Instruction: Portuguese   University-Level Language Prerequisite: Min 1 yr Portuguese or 2 yrs Spanish

Programs in CHILE

Chilean Universities • Two University Locations     

Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, University of Chile

Take coursework in your major at one of Chile’s top two universities in Santiago. Beginning with a language program, the experience includes multiple excursions throughout the year. UCEAP helps facilitate internships with NGOs as well as government, human rights and indigenous organizations. There are distinct opportunities for science and engineering students at the University of Chile (the School of Engineering ranks among the highest in Latin America).

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: Spanish   University-Level Spanish Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs

Programs in Mexico

Mexico City & Sacramento • Global Leadership Program (Multi-Site)     

Train to become a leader in business, politics, communications or public policy in two exciting capitals. After fall term in Mexico City, intern in Sacramento with an organization influencing current CA-Mexico policies.

Class Level: Jr, Sr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall + Winter qtr or Fall + Spring sem   Language of Instruction: Spanish, English   University-Level Spanish Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs

National Autonomous University of Mexico     

Advance in your major at the highest-ranked university in Latin America where you will experience small classes and plenty of individual interaction. Enjoy a language class, organized trips around the capital and on-campus workshops. Internships in human rights, immigration and government are available.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: Spanish   University-Level Spanish Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs

UC Center Mexico City • Contemporary Mexico   

Preview contemporary Mexico life and politics through a focused 5-week summer program. The local culture comes to life as you explore ancient pyramids, the canals of Xochimilco or a ballet folklorico performance. Spanish language study that is customized to your skill level rounds out this opportunity.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 2.5   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: English, Spanish   Language Prerequisite: None

UC Center Mexico City • Field Research   

Design and complete your own unique research project. A month-long methodology course provides training to structure your project at a research site in Chiapas, Oaxaca, Querétaro, Mexico City or Yucatán.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.5   Terms: Fall   Language of Instruction: Spanish   University-Level Spanish Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs 

  • Liberal Studies

Programs in BRAZIL

Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro     

Take courses in your UC major while advancing in Portuguese language studies. Access limited English-language instruction, hands-on community development projects and internships for academic credit. Excursions and cultural activities are included.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: Portuguese, English   University-Level Language Prerequisite: Min 1 yr Portuguese or 2 yrs Spanish for most courses

Catholic University of Salvador • Brazilian Studies   

Gain international experience and a deeper understanding of the cultural distinctions of Brazilian identity through intensive language training, a variety of cultural excursions and a core course on race and gender inequalities facing the nation.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.75   Terms: Fall, Spring   Language of Instruction: Portuguese   University-Level Language Prerequisite: Min 1 yr Portuguese or 2 yrs Spanish

Programs in DENMARK

University of Copenhagen      

Attend Scandinavia’s top-ranked university. Courses are taught in English for a wide variety of majors, including economics, public health, environmental sciences, business, human biology, sociology, Danish culture and more.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English

Programs in Korea

Yonsei University • International Summer School      

Study in English with students from around the world. Courses cover many subjects including Korean language, literature, science, art, politics and more. Acquire professional experience and UC credit by interning in a global corporate or research setting.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.5   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: English, Korean   Language Prerequisite: None

Yonsei University      

Gain a global perspective in your major by enrolling directly in Yonsei courses taught in English or Korean (depending on language ability). Cultural trips, student clubs, internships and service learning activities enhance language study and community involvement.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Summer + Fall, Summer + Year, Year   Language of Instruction: English, Korean   Language Prerequisite: None 

Programs in SOUTH AFRICA

University of Cape Town      

Witness the ongoing transformation of an evolving African nation. Community service, internship opportunities and courses are available across a variety of majors, including commerce, engineering, health sciences, humanities, law and science. At this distinctive research university, you may also access special field courses in marine biology, environmental sciences, zoology and more.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring   Language of Instruction: English

Programs in SCOTLAND

UC Center Edinburgh • Scottish Parliament Internship    

Take part in meaningful and influential work interning full-time with a Member of Scottish Parliament. Enhance your political knowledge as you assist in matters ranging from national legislation to local development and more.

Class Level: Jr, Sr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring   Language of Instruction: English

Scottish Universities • Three University Locations      

University of Edinburgh, University of Glasgow, University of St. Andrews

Advance in your major at one of three world-renowned universities in the historic cities of Edinburgh, Glasgow or St. Andrews. Among many options, access service learning in urban studies, pre-vet courses in biology and zoology, a fantastic program in studio art, and even a bagpipe course at the National Piping Centre.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85–3.2   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English 

  • Linguistics

Programs in Barbados

University of the West Indies       

Expand your perspective on many subject areas and social relations in the Afro-Caribbean world. Field courses, lab work and independent research opportunities complement courses in your major. Experience the aquamarine waters surrounding the island, learn traditional dances and explore Bajan history, politics and identity in a global context.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English

Programs in BRAZIL

Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro     

Take courses in your UC major while advancing in Portuguese language studies. Access limited English-language instruction, hands-on community development projects and internships for academic credit. Excursions and cultural activities are included.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: Portuguese, English   University-Level Language Prerequisite: Min 1 yr Portuguese or 2 yrs Spanish for most courses

Programs in JAPAN

Hitotsubashi University     

Attend an intimate Ivy League campus located in suburban Tokyo. Courses are offered in the social sciences and humanities with an emphasis on undergraduate research. Enjoy continued Japanese language study and campus activities with international and local students.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English, Japanese   University-Level Japanese Prerequisite: Min 1 yr

International Christian University     

Advance your UC major studies on this suburban Tokyo campus as you immerse in university courses taught in English or Japanese. Beginning through advanced Japanese language study is also available. 

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English, Japanese   Language Prerequisite: None

Keio University     

Located in the heart of dynamic Tokyo, Keio offers courses in the humanities and social sciences. It also has an exceptional economics department to explore issues in international trade and comparative economics.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Year   Language of Instruction: English, Japanese   University-Level Japanese Prerequisite: Min 1 yr

Osaka University      

Immerse in coursework taught in Japanese in engineering, the sciences, Japanese studies and economics at a top university in western Japan. The program begins with a summer intensive language program which equips you to excel in the academic community.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Year   Language of Instruction: English, Japanese   University-Level Japanese Prerequisite: Min 3 yrs

Waseda University     

Located in vibrant downtown Tokyo, this university offers Japanese and Asian studies, political science, journalism, history, art history, legal studies and education, all taught in English. Attracting the world’s top academic scholars, it is ideal for nurturing leaders in public policy or service, business, law and education.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Year   Language of Instruction: English, Japanese   University-Level Japanese Prerequisite: Min 1 yr

Programs in The Netherlands

University College Utrecht   

This elite honors college enrolls only 700 students in liberal arts and sciences, providing individual attention with classes, tutors and an informal environment. It offers excellent courses for psychology and biology majors.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English

Utrecht University     

Study in the footsteps of 12 Nobel Prize winners at a university known for innovative research and an international environment. Courses are available in economics, law, film, international relations, gender and ethnicity studies, and more. Pre-law students will find especially engaging opportunities.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English

Programs in SPAIN

*Take a 4-week summer pre-intensive language program (called a Pre-ILP) in the seaside city of Cádiz to meet the language prerequisite for starred (*) programs. It will introduce you to the Spanish university system and UC students who will be studying in other cities during the term.

Complutense University of Madrid*     

Access courses in your major at a highly regarded Spanish university. Benefit from core courses designed especially for UC students.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Year   Language of Instruction: Spanish   University-Level Spanish Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs or 5 qtrs/3 sems + Pre-ILP

University of Barcelona*     

This is the principal university of Catalonia with strengths in the humanities, physical sciences and fine arts. It features core courses in Spanish literature and culture designed especially for UC students.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: Spanish, Catalan   University-Level Spanish Prerequisite:Spring: Min 7 qtrs/5 sems; Year: Min 2 yrs or 5 qtrs/3 sems + Pre-ILP

University of Granada*     

Access courses in your major at a university ranking especially high in education, psychology and Middle East studies. Granada is among the more affordable locations in Spain. In addition, this program features a service-learning trip to Morocco.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Year   Language of Instruction: Spanish   University-Level Spanish Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs or 5 qtrs/3 sems + Pre-ILP 

  • Media and Cultural Studies

Programs in AUSTRALIA

*GPA requirements vary by institution; see the UCEAP website for specifics.

Australian Universities • Six University Locations       

Australian National University, University of Melbourne, University of New South Wales, University of Queensland, University of Sydney, University of Wollongong

Take a full range of courses at any one of six prestigious universities. The Australian National University in the capital of Canberra is known for integrating the latest research with instruction. At the University of Melbourne, conduct research in your major with an Aussie professor.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85–3.0*   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English

Programs in CZECH REPUBLIC

Prague • Central European Studies    

Explore the dynamics of the Czech Republic, its culture, and its place in the region. Field trips, cultural activities and guest lectures from local leaders in politics, business and religion complement coursework taught in English.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring   Language of Instruction: English, Czech   Language Prerequisite: None

Programs in Korea

Yonsei University • International Summer School      

Study in English with students from around the world. Courses cover many subjects including Korean language, literature, science, art, politics and more. Acquire professional experience and UC credit by interning in a global corporate or research setting.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.5   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: English, Korean   Language Prerequisite: None

Yonsei University      

Gain a global perspective in your major by enrolling directly in Yonsei courses taught in English or Korean (depending on language ability). Cultural trips, student clubs, internships and service learning activities enhance language study and community involvement.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Summer + Fall, Summer + Year, Year   Language of Instruction: English, Korean   Language Prerequisite: None

Programs in SINGAPORE

National University of Singapore      

Enroll in courses for your UC major with faculty from around the world. Pursue academic research, experiential learning in the University Scholars Programme, or the “technopreneur” program blending business, the arts and engineering.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English

Programs in UNITED KINGDOM-ENGLAND

*GPA requirements vary by institution; see the UCEAP website for specifics.

English Universities • Twelve University Locations      

Imperial College London, King’s College London, University College London, University of Bristol, University of East Anglia, University of Kent, University of Leeds, University of London (Queen Mary and Royal Holloway), University of Manchester, University of Sussex, University of Warwick

Experience English culture while pursuing courses in your major at one of twelve prestigious universities. Successful alumni include Nobel laureates and figures in Hollywood, government and NASA.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85-3.0*   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English  

  • Middle East and Islamic Studies

Programs in ISRAEL

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev       

In addition to a wide range of subjects, motivated undergraduates may pursue masters-level courses in Middle East Studies, English Literature or Politics of Conflict; or conduct primary research in the Ben-Gurion archives on Israel’s modern history.

Access specialized tracks:

Entrepreneurship & Innovation (spring term): Run in collaboration with the Bengis Center for Entrepreneurship and Hi-Tech Management, this track combines practical and theory instruction to help you develop career skills fundamental to your future.

Global Health (spring term): Apply global health education in class and in the field working in local clinics.

Israel Studies (fall term):Delve into the world-renowned Ben-Gurion archives to examine Israel as a state and society, as well as its political cultures and critical historic events.

Sustainable Development and Environment (fall term): Address sustainability challenges, including the ecological, social and political impact in the Middle East through related courses, a research seminar and field study.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English, Hebrew   Language Prerequisite: None

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem       

Founded by Albert Einstein, this renowned university offers a flexible, interdisciplinary program comprising Hebrew language, Jewish studies, Israel or Middle East studies, and a diverse range of other courses.

Access specialized tracks:

Arabic Immersion: With over 200 million native speakers and status as one of the two official languages of the state of Israel, Arabic is a key to unlocking the cultural treasures of the Arab world. Innovative courses offer interaction with native speakers as well as field trips and specialized activities.

Dynamics of the Middle East, Politics & Society: Explore the geo-political significance of the Middle East, its regional conflicts, and the aftermath of the “Arab Spring” through interdisciplinary studies.

Quantitative Biology: Study science through integrated courses, seminars and lab experience. Year students can participate in a lab research project.

ArtJerusalem: Take a wide variety of art courses in such areas as painting, sculpture, drawing and screen printing. The program combines artistic training, university study and immersion in local surroundings.

DanceJerusalem or Jerusalem Sounds: Create or perform classical and contemporary works with Israeli composers and choreographers. Artistic and technical training is ideal for dance and music majors.

Film Jerusalem: Carry out your own documentary film production under the guidance of professional staff. Learn theoretical and practical aspects of filmmaking.

Spring in Jerusalem Honors Program: Jointly run with Harvard University, this program introduces you to prominent Israelis and fosters intellectual challenge through research and supervised internships.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English, Hebrew   Language Prerequisite: None

Programs in ITALY

*Take a summer intensive language program (called a Pre-ILP) in Florence prior to the term to meet the language prerequisite for the University of Bologna program and benefit from additional language preparation.

University of Bologna*     

Take courses in your major alongside local students in Bologna’s beautiful historic center. Opportunities include independent study, internships, art apprenticeships and courses at the Accademia di Belle Arti.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: Italian   University-Level Italian Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs or 1 yr + Pre-ILP

Rome & Istanbul • Landscapes of Empire, Religion & Culture (Multi-Site)   

Spend 6 weeks visiting cultural sites once inhabited by sultans and emperors, and examine how history, politics and religion have influenced the physical and cultural landscapes of Rome and Istanbul. Courses focus on the humanities and social sciences.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 2.5   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: English 

Programs in JORDAN

Amman • Advanced Arabic Language  

Achieve high levels of Arabic proficiency in reading, writing and oral comprehension. This immersive experience includes homestays, peer language tutors, volunteer options, and cultural activities and trips.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: Arabic   University-Level Arabic Prerequisite: Min 7 qtrs/5 sems

Amman • Arabic Language & Culture  

Learn both modern standard Arabic and colloquial Jordanian Arabic. Choose two elective courses from a wide selection taught by faculty at the Princess Sumaya University for Technology. Includes group trips to Petra and Wadi Rum.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.75   Terms: Fall, Spring   Language of Instruction: English, Arabic   Language Prerequisite: None

Amman•Diplomacy & Policy Studies   

This exciting program combines Arabic language study with core and elective courses at the Jordan Institute of Diplomacy. Electives include internships at a local government agency or international organization.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.3   Terms: Fall, Spring   Language of Instruction: English, Arabic   University-Level Arabic Prerequisite: Min 5 qtrs/3 sems

Programs in MOROCCO

Rabat • Arabic Language & Culture  

Arabic language specialists guide you in beginning to advanced language training in both modern standard and colloquial Moroccan Arabic. Choose elective courses in English or French in comparative literature, international relations and more.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.75   Terms: Fall   Language of Instruction: English, French, Arabic   University-Level Language Prerequisite: Min 1 yr Arabic or French

Rabat • Intensive Arabic Summer  

Pack a year of intensive Arabic learning into 8 weeks with 200 hours of quality instruction from well-established AMIDEAST, an organization devoted to forging cooperation between the US and Middle East. Excursions and homestay placements with local Moroccan families enhance the experience and help develop Arabic language skills. Modern standard Arabic classes at the beginning, intermediate and advanced levels are held in Rabat’s bustling Agdal district.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: Arabic   Language Prerequisite: None

Programs in TURKEY

Bilkent University      

Witness Turkey’s secular power from its capital city of Ankara as you take courses taught in English in a wide variety of fields. Strengths include courses in art history, archaeology, architecture, engineering, genetics, information technology, political science and molecular biology. With free housing and an affordable cost of living, this program is an amazing value.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English, Turkish   Language Prerequisite: None

Boğaziçi University      

Experience life at a top public university in Istanbul. A particularly strong choice for students focused on the arts, education, engineering, natural sciences, and political and social sciences. A full range of course opportunities is available for all majors.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English, Turkish   Language Prerequisite: None

Boğaziçi University • International Summer School       

This 7-week program offers a unique opportunity to live in Istanbul and meet students from all over the globe. Explore the city’s Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman heritage while enjoying all the conveniences of life in a modern, secular setting. Take courses in English in a variety of subject areas.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: English, Turkish   Language Prerequisite: None

Istanbul, Florence & Barcelona • Mediterranean Food & Culture (Multi-Site)  

Get a taste of history, art and the culture of food in three incredible and distinct world cities. A series of four courses taught in English explore politics, economics, national identities, urbanization, migration and other current topics in the Mediterranean world through the lens of modern gastronomy.

Class Level: Jr, Sr   GPA: 2.5   Terms: Fall, Spring   Language of Instruction: English

Koç University      

Located in beautiful Istanbul where the Bosphorus meets the Black Sea, Koç University offers small class sizes, great access to professors and a full range of courses taught in English. Take advantage of special options for business and pre-med majors. 

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English, Turkish   Language Prerequisite: None 

  • Music

Programs in FRANCE

*Take a summer intensive language program (called a Pre-ILP) in Paris prior to the term to meet the language prerequisite for starred (*) programs and benefit from additional language preparation.

University of Bordeaux • Coursework in French*     

Study alongside French students in your major in Bordeaux, a city full of art, culture and exceptional 18th-century architecture. On-site language study and daily life in a less visited area of France equips you to succeed in the French academic system.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: French   University-Level French Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs or 4 qtrs/3 sems + Pre-ILP

University of Lyon*     

Study in French in a wide variety of disciplines and courses in the gastronomic capital of France.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Year   Language of Instruction: French   University-Level French Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs or 4 qtrs/3 sems + Pre-ILP 

Programs in HONG KONG

Chinese University of Hong Kong       

Take advantage of a full curriculum in the arts, humanities, business, engineering, science and social sciences with all courses taught in English. Mandarin and Cantonese language study are also available.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English, Cantonese, Chinese   Language Prerequisite: None

Programs in IRELAND

*Trinity College Dublin: 3.3 cumulative GPA is required.

Irish Universities • Four University Locations       

National University of Ireland (Galway), Trinity College Dublin, University College Cork, University College Dublin

Characterized by relatively small classes and highly accessible professors, this program offers independent and self-directed studies in your major. Pursue research options in engineering, human rights and Irish studies. Access courses for drama and theater majors, or study Anglo-Irish literature, archaeology and more.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0–3.3*   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English

Programs in ISRAEL

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem       

Founded by Albert Einstein, this renowned university offers a flexible, interdisciplinary program comprising Hebrew language, Jewish studies, Israel or Middle East studies, and a diverse range of other courses.

Access specialized tracks:

Arabic Immersion: With over 200 million native speakers and status as one of the two official languages of the state of Israel, Arabic is a key to unlocking the cultural treasures of the Arab world. Innovative courses offer interaction with native speakers as well as field trips and specialized activities.

Dynamics of the Middle East, Politics & Society: Explore the geo-political significance of the Middle East, its regional conflicts, and the aftermath of the “Arab Spring” through interdisciplinary studies.

Quantitative Biology: Study science through integrated courses, seminars and lab experience. Year students can participate in a lab research project.

ArtJerusalem: Take a wide variety of art courses in such areas as painting, sculpture, drawing and screen printing. The program combines artistic training, university study and immersion in local surroundings.

DanceJerusalem or Jerusalem Sounds: Create or perform classical and contemporary works with Israeli composers and choreographers. Artistic and technical training is ideal for dance and music majors.

Film Jerusalem: Carry out your own documentary film production under the guidance of professional staff. Learn theoretical and practical aspects of filmmaking.

Spring in Jerusalem Honors Program: Jointly run with Harvard University, this program introduces you to prominent Israelis and fosters intellectual challenge through research and supervised internships.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English, Hebrew   Language Prerequisite: None

Programs in Mexico

National Autonomous University of Mexico     

Advance in your major at the highest-ranked university in Latin America where you will experience small classes and plenty of individual interaction. Enjoy a language class, organized trips around the capital and on-campus workshops. Internships in human rights, immigration and government are available.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: Spanish   University-Level Spanish Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs 

  • Music and Culture

Programs in FRANCE

*Take a summer intensive language program (called a Pre-ILP) in Paris prior to the term to meet the language prerequisite for starred (*) programs and benefit from additional language preparation.

University of Bordeaux • Coursework in French*     

Study alongside French students in your major in Bordeaux, a city full of art, culture and exceptional 18th-century architecture. On-site language study and daily life in a less visited area of France equips you to succeed in the French academic system.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: French   University-Level French Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs or 4 qtrs/3 sems + Pre-ILP 

Programs in GHANA

University of Ghana       

Gain new perspectives in development, the sciences, arts and humanities, African studies, public health and dance. The program features instruction by local experts and field excursions, along with varied community service, internship and independent research options.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English

Programs in ISRAEL

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem       

Founded by Albert Einstein, this renowned university offers a flexible, interdisciplinary program comprising Hebrew language, Jewish studies, Israel or Middle East studies, and a diverse range of other courses.

Access specialized tracks:

Arabic Immersion: With over 200 million native speakers and status as one of the two official languages of the state of Israel, Arabic is a key to unlocking the cultural treasures of the Arab world. Innovative courses offer interaction with native speakers as well as field trips and specialized activities.

Dynamics of the Middle East, Politics & Society: Explore the geo-political significance of the Middle East, its regional conflicts, and the aftermath of the “Arab Spring” through interdisciplinary studies.

Quantitative Biology: Study science through integrated courses, seminars and lab experience. Year students can participate in a lab research project.

ArtJerusalem: Take a wide variety of art courses in such areas as painting, sculpture, drawing and screen printing. The program combines artistic training, university study and immersion in local surroundings.

DanceJerusalem or Jerusalem Sounds: Create or perform classical and contemporary works with Israeli composers and choreographers. Artistic and technical training is ideal for dance and music majors.

Film Jerusalem: Carry out your own documentary film production under the guidance of professional staff. Learn theoretical and practical aspects of filmmaking.

Spring in Jerusalem Honors Program: Jointly run with Harvard University, this program introduces you to prominent Israelis and fosters intellectual challenge through research and supervised internships.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English, Hebrew   Language Prerequisite: None

Programs in Mexico

National Autonomous University of Mexico     

Advance in your major at the highest-ranked university in Latin America where you will experience small classes and plenty of individual interaction. Enjoy a language class, organized trips around the capital and on-campus workshops. Internships in human rights, immigration and government are available.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: Spanish   University-Level Spanish Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs 

  • Native American Studies

Programs in AUSTRALIA

*GPA requirements vary by institution; see the UCEAP website for specifics.

Australian Universities • Six University Locations       

Australian National University, University of Melbourne, University of New South Wales, University of Queensland, University of Sydney, University of Wollongong

Take a full range of courses at any one of six prestigious universities. The Australian National University in the capital of Canberra is known for integrating the latest research with instruction. At the University of Melbourne, conduct research in your major with an Aussie professor.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85–3.0*   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English

Pacific Island Environmental & Community Health (Multi-Site)       

Explore the intersection between our environment and public health in two incredible centers of education. After 6 weeks at the University of Queensland in Australia, the program moves to the Solomon Islands for 5 weeks. Addressing sustainability and threats to environmental health, you will engage in field studies with local students working in remote communities.

Class Level: Jr, Sr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Spring   Language of Instruction: English 

Programs in CANADA

Montreal • McGill University        

Rated second in the world for its quality of life and safety, Montreal attracts students from all over the globe. The prestigious McGill University has 22 departments and professional schools offering programs of study in some 300 areas. Located within the predominantly Francophone province of Quebec, McGill is a particularly excellent choice if you are pursuing French language and culture.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English

Vancouver • University of British Columbia       

Choose from two program tracks:

Studies in Your Major (fall, spring or year term):Choose from a wide variety of academic fields that complement your UC studies.

Marine Biology Research (fall term):Explore topics in ecology, biology and aquaculture at the Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre—a facility located in a beautiful, secluded coastal habitat on Vancouver Island.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English 

Programs in NEW ZEALAND

New Zealand Universities • Six University Locations      

Massey University, University of Auckland, University of Canterbury, University of Otago, University of Waikato, Victoria University of Wellington

Dive into the rich academic and social life at one of six first-rate universities. Specialized studies include biological sciences (Auckland), business (Waikato), psychology (Victoria), earth sciences (Otago), animal sciences (Massey) and engineering (Canterbury).

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English  

  • Neuroscience

Programs in DENMARK

University of Copenhagen      

Attend Scandinavia’s top-ranked university. Courses are taught in English for a wide variety of majors, including economics, public health, environmental sciences, business, human biology, sociology, Danish culture and more.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English

Programs in IRELAND

*Trinity College Dublin: 3.3 cumulative GPA is required.

Irish Universities • Four University Locations       

National University of Ireland (Galway), Trinity College Dublin, University College Cork, University College Dublin

Characterized by relatively small classes and highly accessible professors, this program offers independent and self-directed studies in your major. Pursue research options in engineering, human rights and Irish studies. Access courses for drama and theater majors, or study Anglo-Irish literature, archaeology and more.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0–3.3*   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English

Programs in ISRAEL

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev       

In addition to a wide range of subjects, motivated undergraduates may pursue masters-level courses in Middle East Studies, English Literature or Politics of Conflict; or conduct primary research in the Ben-Gurion archives on Israel’s modern history.

Access specialized tracks:

Entrepreneurship & Innovation (spring term): Run in collaboration with the Bengis Center for Entrepreneurship and Hi-Tech Management, this track combines practical and theory instruction to help you develop career skills fundamental to your future.

Global Health (spring term): Apply global health education in class and in the field working in local clinics.

Israel Studies (fall term):Delve into the world-renowned Ben-Gurion archives to examine Israel as a state and society, as well as its political cultures and critical historic events.

Sustainable Development and Environment (fall term): Address sustainability challenges, including the ecological, social and political impact in the Middle East through related courses, a research seminar and field study.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English, Hebrew   Language Prerequisite: None

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem       

Founded by Albert Einstein, this renowned university offers a flexible, interdisciplinary program comprising Hebrew language, Jewish studies, Israel or Middle East studies, and a diverse range of other courses.

Access specialized tracks:

Arabic Immersion: With over 200 million native speakers and status as one of the two official languages of the state of Israel, Arabic is a key to unlocking the cultural treasures of the Arab world. Innovative courses offer interaction with native speakers as well as field trips and specialized activities.

Dynamics of the Middle East, Politics & Society: Explore the geo-political significance of the Middle East, its regional conflicts, and the aftermath of the “Arab Spring” through interdisciplinary studies.

Quantitative Biology: Study science through integrated courses, seminars and lab experience. Year students can participate in a lab research project.

ArtJerusalem: Take a wide variety of art courses in such areas as painting, sculpture, drawing and screen printing. The program combines artistic training, university study and immersion in local surroundings.

DanceJerusalem or Jerusalem Sounds: Create or perform classical and contemporary works with Israeli composers and choreographers. Artistic and technical training is ideal for dance and music majors.

Film Jerusalem: Carry out your own documentary film production under the guidance of professional staff. Learn theoretical and practical aspects of filmmaking.

Spring in Jerusalem Honors Program: Jointly run with Harvard University, this program introduces you to prominent Israelis and fosters intellectual challenge through research and supervised internships.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English, Hebrew   Language Prerequisite: None

Programs in The Netherlands

University College Utrecht   

This elite honors college enrolls only 700 students in liberal arts and sciences, providing individual attention with classes, tutors and an informal environment. It offers excellent courses for psychology and biology majors.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English  

Programs in TURKEY

Boğaziçi University      

Experience life at a top public university in Istanbul. A particularly strong choice for students focused on the arts, education, engineering, natural sciences, and political and social sciences. A full range of course opportunities is available for all majors.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English, Turkish   Language Prerequisite: None

Boğaziçi University • International Summer School       

This 7-week program offers a unique opportunity to live in Istanbul and meet students from all over the globe. Explore the city’s Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman heritage while enjoying all the conveniences of life in a modern, secular setting. Take courses in English in a variety of subject areas.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: English, Turkish   Language Prerequisite: None 

College of Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences 

 

  • Philosophy

Programs in CHINA

Fudan University      

Witness China’s diplomatic maneuvers within global markets through economics, business, management, history or sociology courses in English. Find internships in education, technology, law, marketing and more.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Spring   Language of Instruction: English, Chinese   Language Prerequisite: None

Peking University      

Improve your Chinese language proficiency while studying international relations, economics, business and more at a top-ranked university. Select courses are taught in English and internships are available.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Spring, Summer + Year   Language of Instruction: Chinese   University-Level Chinese Prerequisite: Min 2 qtrs/1 sem

Programs in GERMANY

*Take a 4-week intensive language program (called a Pre-ILP) in Berlin prior to the term to meet the language prerequisite for starred (*) programs and benefit from additional language preparation.

Free University Berlin*     

Access courses across a variety of fields such as communication, literature, economics, political science, international relations and more at Berlin’s largest university and one of Germany’s top ten institutions.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: German   University-Level German Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs or 1 yr + Pre-ILP

Free University Berlin • European Studies   

With a more focused curriculum taught in English, take stimulating courses in German history, cinema and more while advancing your German language skills. Included are field trips and a week-long excursion to another European city such as Prague, London or Vienna.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring   Language of Instruction: English, German   University-Level German Prerequisite: None; Max 5 qtrs/3 sems

Free University Berlin • International Summer School     

Design your own academic experience: study German exclusively, explore various subjects in English, or do a combination of both. Courses include field trips to museums, memorials, and political and cultural sites.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.8   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: English, German   Language Prerequisite: None

Humboldt University Berlin*     

Attend Berlin’s first university, where European thinkers such as Karl Marx and Albert Einstein once taught. Courses are available in a wide range of fields, from urban studies to psychology, philosophy and more.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: German   University-Level German Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs or 1 yr + Pre-ILP

Programs in HONG KONG

Chinese University of Hong Kong       

Take advantage of a full curriculum in the arts, humanities, business, engineering, science and social sciences with all courses taught in English. Mandarin and Cantonese language study are also available.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English, Cantonese, Chinese   Language Prerequisite: None

Chinese University of Hong Kong • Undergraduate Research       

Benefit from a summer research project related to your major under the direction of an international faculty member.

Class Level: Jr, Sr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: English

Hong Kong University of Science & Technology      

Advance your UC major in business and economics, engineering, science, humanities or social sciences at a top engineering and technology school.

Class Level: Jr, Sr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Year   Language of Instruction: English

University of Hong Kong       

Take classes in a wide range of disciplines at Hong Kong’s most prestigious university.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English

Programs in NEW ZEALAND

New Zealand Universities • Six University Locations      

Massey University, University of Auckland, University of Canterbury, University of Otago, University of Waikato, Victoria University of Wellington

Dive into the rich academic and social life at one of six first-rate universities. Specialized studies include biological sciences (Auckland), business (Waikato), psychology (Victoria), earth sciences (Otago), animal sciences (Massey) and engineering (Canterbury).

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English

Programs in SOUTH AFRICA

University of Cape Town      

Witness the ongoing transformation of an evolving African nation. Community service, internship opportunities and courses are available across a variety of majors, including commerce, engineering, health sciences, humanities, law and science. At this distinctive research university, you may also access special field courses in marine biology, environmental sciences, zoology and more.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring   Language of Instruction: English

  • Political Science

Programs in France

Sciences Po • Political Science   

Study French and European politics, urban studies, political economy and international relations at an elite and highly selective institution geared toward political science and related majors.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.2   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English, French   Language Prerequisite: None

Programs in CZECH REPUBLIC

Prague • Central European Studies    

Explore the dynamics of the Czech Republic, its culture, and its place in the region. Field trips, cultural activities and guest lectures from local leaders in politics, business and religion complement coursework taught in English.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring   Language of Instruction: English, Czech   Language Prerequisite: None

Programs in Japan

Meiji Gakuin University • Global & International Studies     

Examine current global issues and transitions through project-based learning, independent research and internships. Excursions to Tokyo and Hiroshima are included.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring   Language of Instruction: English

Programs in SWITZERLAND

University of Geneva • Global & International Studies    

This interdisciplinary program offers coursework in English geared toward students majoring in international relations, political science, environmental policy, and global and international studies. Classes include academic field trips to the many Geneva-based organizations. Following the semester, you may also do a full-time summer internship.

Class Level: Jr, Sr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Spring, Spring + Summer Internship   Language of Instruction: English

Programs in ENGLAND

*GPA requirements vary by institution; see the UCEAP website for specifics.

English Universities • Twelve University Locations      

Imperial College London, King’s College London, University College London, University of Bristol, University of East Anglia, University of Kent, University of Leeds, University of London (Queen Mary and Royal Holloway), University of Manchester, University of Sussex, University of Warwick

Experience English culture while pursuing courses in your major at one of twelve prestigious universities. Successful alumni include Nobel laureates and figures in Hollywood, government and NASA.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85-3.0*   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English  

  • Public Policy

Programs in AUSTRALIA

*GPA requirements vary by institution; see the UCEAP website for specifics.

Australian Universities • Six University Locations       

Australian National University, University of Melbourne, University of New South Wales, University of Queensland, University of Sydney, University of Wollongong

Take a full range of courses at any one of six prestigious universities. The Australian National University in the capital of Canberra is known for integrating the latest research with instruction. At the University of Melbourne, conduct research in your major with an Aussie professor.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85–3.0*   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English  

Programs in IRELAND

*Trinity College Dublin: 3.3 cumulative GPA is required.

Institute of Public Administration • Irish Parliament Internship       

Experience Irish politics and culture from within its governing body in a highly focused internship in Dublin. Carry out research, write reports, draft press releases or correspond with constituents.

Class Level: Jr, Sr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring   Language of Instruction: English  

Programs in JORDAN

Amman•Diplomacy & Policy Studies   

This exciting program combines Arabic language study with core and elective courses at the Jordan Institute of Diplomacy. Electives include internships at a local government agency or international organization.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.3   Terms: Fall, Spring   Language of Instruction: English, Arabic   University-Level Arabic Prerequisite: Min 5 qtrs/3 sems 

Programs in Mexico

Mexico City & Sacramento • Global Leadership Program (Multi-Site)     

Train to become a leader in business, politics, communications or public policy in two exciting capitals. After fall term in Mexico City, intern in Sacramento with an organization influencing current CA-Mexico policies.

Class Level: Jr, Sr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall + Winter qtr or Fall + Spring sem   Language of Instruction: Spanish, English   University-Level Spanish Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs 

Programs in SCOTLAND

UC Center Edinburgh • Scottish Parliament Internship    

Take part in meaningful and influential work interning full-time with a Member of Scottish Parliament. Enhance your political knowledge as you assist in matters ranging from national legislation to local development and more.

Class Level: Jr, Sr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring   Language of Instruction: English 

  • Psychology

Programs in Barbados

University of the West Indies       

Expand your perspective on many subject areas and social relations in the Afro-Caribbean world. Field courses, lab work and independent research opportunities complement courses in your major. Experience the aquamarine waters surrounding the island, learn traditional dances and explore Bajan history, politics and identity in a global context.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English

Programs in DENMARK

University of Copenhagen      

Attend Scandinavia’s top-ranked university. Courses are taught in English for a wide variety of majors, including economics, public health, environmental sciences, business, human biology, sociology, Danish culture and more.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English

Programs in IRELAND

*Trinity College Dublin: 3.3 cumulative GPA is required.

Irish Universities • Four University Locations       

National University of Ireland (Galway), Trinity College Dublin, University College Cork, University College Dublin

Characterized by relatively small classes and highly accessible professors, this program offers independent and self-directed studies in your major. Pursue research options in engineering, human rights and Irish studies. Access courses for drama and theater majors, or study Anglo-Irish literature, archaeology and more.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0–3.3*   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English

Programs in The Netherlands

University College Utrecht   

This elite honors college enrolls only 700 students in liberal arts and sciences, providing individual attention with classes, tutors and an informal environment. It offers excellent courses for psychology and biology majors.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English

Programs in SOUTH AFRICA

University of Cape Town      

Witness the ongoing transformation of an evolving African nation. Community service, internship opportunities and courses are available across a variety of majors, including commerce, engineering, health sciences, humanities, law and science. At this distinctive research university, you may also access special field courses in marine biology, environmental sciences, zoology and more.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring   Language of Instruction: English 

  • Religious Studies

Programs in AUSTRALIA

*GPA requirements vary by institution; see the UCEAP website for specifics.

Australian Universities • Six University Locations       

Australian National University, University of Melbourne, University of New South Wales, University of Queensland, University of Sydney, University of Wollongong

Take a full range of courses at any one of six prestigious universities. The Australian National University in the capital of Canberra is known for integrating the latest research with instruction. At the University of Melbourne, conduct research in your major with an Aussie professor.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85–3.0*   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English  

Programs in INDIA

University of Hyderabad     

Hyderabad’s rich traditions in art, literature, architecture and cuisine are the backdrop for a program offering courses in India studies, performing arts and a range of other disciplines. Explore Indian philosophy and religion, development, sociology of gender, Kuchipudi dance, local culinary practice, Sanskrit and more.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall   Language of Instruction: English, Hindi   Language Prerequisite: None 

Programs in ISRAEL

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev       

In addition to a wide range of subjects, motivated undergraduates may pursue masters-level courses in Middle East Studies, English Literature or Politics of Conflict; or conduct primary research in the Ben-Gurion archives on Israel’s modern history.

Access specialized tracks:

Entrepreneurship & Innovation (spring term): Run in collaboration with the Bengis Center for Entrepreneurship and Hi-Tech Management, this track combines practical and theory instruction to help you develop career skills fundamental to your future.

Global Health (spring term): Apply global health education in class and in the field working in local clinics.

Israel Studies (fall term):Delve into the world-renowned Ben-Gurion archives to examine Israel as a state and society, as well as its political cultures and critical historic events.

Sustainable Development and Environment (fall term): Address sustainability challenges, including the ecological, social and political impact in the Middle East through related courses, a research seminar and field study.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English, Hebrew   Language Prerequisite: None

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem       

Founded by Albert Einstein, this renowned university offers a flexible, interdisciplinary program comprising Hebrew language, Jewish studies, Israel or Middle East studies, and a diverse range of other courses.

Access specialized tracks:

Arabic Immersion: With over 200 million native speakers and status as one of the two official languages of the state of Israel, Arabic is a key to unlocking the cultural treasures of the Arab world. Innovative courses offer interaction with native speakers as well as field trips and specialized activities.

Dynamics of the Middle East, Politics & Society: Explore the geo-political significance of the Middle East, its regional conflicts, and the aftermath of the “Arab Spring” through interdisciplinary studies.

Quantitative Biology: Study science through integrated courses, seminars and lab experience. Year students can participate in a lab research project.

ArtJerusalem: Take a wide variety of art courses in such areas as painting, sculpture, drawing and screen printing. The program combines artistic training, university study and immersion in local surroundings.

DanceJerusalem or Jerusalem Sounds: Create or perform classical and contemporary works with Israeli composers and choreographers. Artistic and technical training is ideal for dance and music majors.

Film Jerusalem: Carry out your own documentary film production under the guidance of professional staff. Learn theoretical and practical aspects of filmmaking.

Spring in Jerusalem Honors Program: Jointly run with Harvard University, this program introduces you to prominent Israelis and fosters intellectual challenge through research and supervised internships.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English, Hebrew   Language Prerequisite: None 

Programs in SPAIN

*Take a 4-week summer pre-intensive language program (called a Pre-ILP) in the seaside city of Cádiz to meet the language prerequisite for starred (*) programs. It will introduce you to the Spanish university system and UC students who will be studying in other cities during the term.

Carlos III University of Madrid    

In Madrid, take classes at a young and modern university with its broadest offerings in social sciences and engineering. You will be in class with Spanish students, and limited English-language instruction is available.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Spring   Language of Instruction: Spanish   University-Level Spanish Prerequisite: Min 7 qtrs/5 sems

Complutense University of Madrid*     

Access courses in your major at a highly regarded Spanish university. Benefit from core courses designed especially for UC students.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Year   Language of Instruction: Spanish   University-Level Spanish Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs or 5 qtrs/3 sems + Pre-ILP

University of Barcelona*     

This is the principal university of Catalonia with strengths in the humanities, physical sciences and fine arts. It features core courses in Spanish literature and culture designed especially for UC students.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: Spanish, Catalan   University-Level Spanish Prerequisite:Spring: Min 7 qtrs/5 sems; Year: Min 2 yrs or 5 qtrs/3 sems + Pre-ILP

University of Granada*     

Access courses in your major at a university ranking especially high in education, psychology and Middle East studies. Granada is among the more affordable locations in Spain. In addition, this program features a service-learning trip to Morocco.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Year   Language of Instruction: Spanish   University-Level Spanish Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs or 5 qtrs/3 sems + Pre-ILP 

Programs in THAILAND

Thammasat University     

Evolving relationships of various economic sectors, political factions and Thailand’s socio-cultural landscape set the backdrop for strong course offerings in business administration, economics, development and global studies, politics and international relations, history, religion and Thai language. Courses are complemented by internships and volunteer opportunities in Bangkok and the surrounding area.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English, Thai   Language Prerequisite: None

Thammasat University • Interdisciplinary Thai Studies   

Excursions to multiple historic, religious and cultural sites supplement core studies in Thai Buddhism, Thai language, culture and society. Field trips include visits to monasteries, ancient Ayutthaya, an elephant sanctuary and floating markets.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.5   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: English, Thai   Language Prerequisite: None 

  • Russian Studies

Programs in FRANCE

*Take a summer intensive language program (called a Pre-ILP) in Paris prior to the term to meet the language prerequisite for starred (*) programs and benefit from additional language preparation.

University of Bordeaux • Coursework in French*     

Study alongside French students in your major in Bordeaux, a city full of art, culture and exceptional 18th-century architecture. On-site language study and daily life in a less visited area of France equips you to succeed in the French academic system.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: French   University-Level French Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs or 4 qtrs/3 sems + Pre-ILP

Programs in RUSSIA

St. Petersburg • Russian Area Studies  

Acquire Russian language training while taking courses in English. Cultural activities, optional volunteer projects and weekend trips enhance language skills, integration into Russian society and local involvement.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 2.75   Terms: Fall, Spring   Language of Instruction: English, Russian   University-Level Russian Prerequisite: None; Max 5 qtrs/3 sems

St. Petersburg • Summer Russian Area Studies   

Examine the complexities of Russia’s history, politics, business and culture in the warm weather and “white nights.” Survival Russian language study is optional. Get to know the city through homestays, excursions to museums and historical sites, and cultural activities.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 2.75   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: English

St. Petersburg • Russian Language  

Master Russian grammar, phonetics and conversational skills in St. Petersburg’s buzzing intellectual scene. Taught in Russian, the program combines intermediate to advanced language study with elective courses and a variety of cultural excursions and field trips.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.75   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: Russian   University-Level Russian Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs

St. Petersburg • Summer Russian Language  

Spend 8 weeks mastering your Russian language skills (intermediate to advanced) in an immersive program taught in Russian. Includes exclusive tours and overnight trips to Moscow and Novgorod as well as electives in the Russian media, film and music. 

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.75   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: Russian   University-Level Russian Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs 

  • Sociology

Programs in BOTSWANA

University of Botswana •Arts & Sciences or Community Public Health      

Enroll directly at the university and experience firsthand Gaborone’s traditions and rapid development.

Choose from two program tracks:

Arts & Sciences:Take courses in the social sciences, natural sciences, media studies, humanities or the arts.

Community Public Health: Gain insight into Botswana’s healthcare system through research, visits to service providers and a community practicum shadowing local practitioners.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.75   Terms: Fall   Language of Instruction: English 

Programs in BRAZIL

Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro     

Take courses in your UC major while advancing in Portuguese language studies. Access limited English-language instruction, hands-on community development projects and internships for academic credit. Excursions and cultural activities are included.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: Portuguese, English   University-Level Language Prerequisite: Min 1 yr Portuguese or 2 yrs Spanish for most courses

Catholic University of Salvador • Brazilian Studies   

Gain international experience and a deeper understanding of the cultural distinctions of Brazilian identity through intensive language training, a variety of cultural excursions and a core course on race and gender inequalities facing the nation.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.75   Terms: Fall, Spring   Language of Instruction: Portuguese   University-Level Language Prerequisite: Min 1 yr Portuguese or 2 yrs Spanish 

Programs in JAPAN

Hitotsubashi University     

Attend an intimate Ivy League campus located in suburban Tokyo. Courses are offered in the social sciences and humanities with an emphasis on undergraduate research. Enjoy continued Japanese language study and campus activities with international and local students.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English, Japanese   University-Level Japanese Prerequisite: Min 1 yr

International Christian University     

Advance your UC major studies on this suburban Tokyo campus as you immerse in university courses taught in English or Japanese. Beginning through advanced Japanese language study is also available. 

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English, Japanese   Language Prerequisite: None

Keio University     

Located in the heart of dynamic Tokyo, Keio offers courses in the humanities and social sciences. It also has an exceptional economics department to explore issues in international trade and comparative economics.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Year   Language of Instruction: English, Japanese   University-Level Japanese Prerequisite: Min 1 yr

Osaka University      

Immerse in coursework taught in Japanese in engineering, the sciences, Japanese studies and economics at a top university in western Japan. The program begins with a summer intensive language program which equips you to excel in the academic community.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Year   Language of Instruction: English, Japanese   University-Level Japanese Prerequisite: Min 3 yrs

Waseda University     

Located in vibrant downtown Tokyo, this university offers Japanese and Asian studies, political science, journalism, history, art history, legal studies and education, all taught in English. Attracting the world’s top academic scholars, it is ideal for nurturing leaders in public policy or service, business, law and education.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Year   Language of Instruction: English, Japanese   University-Level Japanese Prerequisite: Min 1 yr 

Programs in SINGAPORE

National University of Singapore      

Enroll in courses for your UC major with faculty from around the world. Pursue academic research, experiential learning in the University Scholars Programme, or the “technopreneur” program blending business, the arts and engineering.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English 

Programs in TURKEY

Boğaziçi University      

Experience life at a top public university in Istanbul. A particularly strong choice for students focused on the arts, education, engineering, natural sciences, and political and social sciences. A full range of course opportunities is available for all majors.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English, Turkish   Language Prerequisite: None

  • Spanish

Programs in Argentina

National University of Tres de Febrero • Latin American Studies     

Focus on key Latin American topics such as human rights, social movements and national identity. Classes, taught in English, include visits to an estancia, museums, a tango show with lessons and more.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: English, Spanish   Language Prerequisite: None

Torcuato Di Tella University • Spanish Intensive Language  

Advance your Spanish language skills in a dynamic international environment in Buenos Aires. Includes weekly activities such as tango, salsa or cooking lessons, cinema club and more. Enjoy a history course taught in English and excursions outside the city. This semester program also meets language requirements for any other UCEAP program in Latin America or Spain.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.5   Terms: Fall, Spring   Language of Instruction: Spanish   University-Level Spanish Prerequisite: None; Max 4 qtrs/3 sems

Programs in CHILE

Chilean Universities • Two University Locations     

Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, University of Chile

Take coursework in your major at one of Chile’s top two universities in Santiago. Beginning with a language program, the experience includes multiple excursions throughout the year. UCEAP helps facilitate internships with NGOs as well as government, human rights and indigenous organizations. There are distinct opportunities for science and engineering students at the University of Chile (the School of Engineering ranks among the highest in Latin America).

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: Spanish   University-Level Spanish Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs

Programs in Mexico

National Autonomous University of Mexico     

Advance in your major at the highest-ranked university in Latin America where you will experience small classes and plenty of individual interaction. Enjoy a language class, organized trips around the capital and on-campus workshops. Internships in human rights, immigration and government are available.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: Spanish   University-Level Spanish Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs

UC Center Mexico City • Contemporary Mexico   

Preview contemporary Mexico life and politics through a focused 5-week summer program. The local culture comes to life as you explore ancient pyramids, the canals of Xochimilco or a ballet folklorico performance. Spanish language study that is customized to your skill level rounds out this opportunity.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 2.5   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: English, Spanish   Language Prerequisite: None

UC Center Mexico City • Field Research   

Design and complete your own unique research project. A month-long methodology course provides training to structure your project at a research site in Chiapas, Oaxaca, Querétaro, Mexico City or Yucatán.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.5   Terms: Fall   Language of Instruction: Spanish   University-Level Spanish Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs 

Programs in SPAIN

*Take a 4-week summer pre-intensive language program (called a Pre-ILP) in the seaside city of Cádiz to meet the language prerequisite for starred (*) programs. It will introduce you to the Spanish university system and UC students who will be studying in other cities during the term.

Autonomous University of Barcelona*      

This is a particularly excellent university for majors in political science, global studies, communications, film/media studies and music. Program features include language training, cultural excursions and internship opportunities.

Class Level: Jr, Sr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Year   Language of Instruction: Spanish, Catalan   University-Level Spanish Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs or 5 qtrs/3 sems + Pre-ILP

Autonomous University of Barcelona • International Summer School    

A 6-week summer in Barcelona offers an ideal intro to Spanish university life. This program features housing on campus as well as two courses in English attended by both local and international students.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: English

Carlos III University of Madrid    

In Madrid, take classes at a young and modern university with its broadest offerings in social sciences and engineering. You will be in class with Spanish students, and limited English-language instruction is available.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Spring   Language of Instruction: Spanish   University-Level Spanish Prerequisite: Min 7 qtrs/5 sems

Carlos III University of Madrid • Hispanic Studies  

Analyze Spain’s culture and place in the world with fellow international students at an innovative university. Before arrival, UCEAP connects you with a Spanish student.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring   Language of Instruction: Spanish   University-Level Spanish Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs

Complutense University of Madrid*     

Access courses in your major at a highly regarded Spanish university. Benefit from core courses designed especially for UC students.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Year   Language of Instruction: Spanish   University-Level Spanish Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs or 5 qtrs/3 sems + Pre-ILP

University of Barcelona*     

This is the principal university of Catalonia with strengths in the humanities, physical sciences and fine arts. It features core courses in Spanish literature and culture designed especially for UC students.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: Spanish, Catalan   University-Level Spanish Prerequisite:Spring: Min 7 qtrs/5 sems; Year: Min 2 yrs or 5 qtrs/3 sems + Pre-ILP

University of Córdoba • Language & Culture  

Complete one year of Spanish in one semester while living in historic Andalucía. A 4-day service-learning trip to Morocco and many social/cultural events complement your study and discovery of southern Spain.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.5   Terms: Fall, Spring   Language of Instruction: Spanish   University-Level Spanish Prerequisite: Min 1 yr; Max 5 qtrs/3 sems

University of Granada*     

Access courses in your major at a university ranking especially high in education, psychology and Middle East studies. Granada is among the more affordable locations in Spain. In addition, this program features a service-learning trip to Morocco.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Year   Language of Instruction: Spanish   University-Level Spanish Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs or 5 qtrs/3 sems + Pre-ILP

UC Center Madrid • Contemporary Spain  

Experience life in Madrid while studying a variety of topics, including immigration and nationalism, Latin American and Spanish relations, art and other media, and political ecology. Class instruction in English complements academic excursions and Spanish language study at the beginning or intermediate level.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 2.5   Terms: Fall   Language of Instruction: English, Spanish   University-Level Spanish Prerequisite: None; Max 5 qtrs/3 sems

UC Center Madrid • Language & Culture   

Receive accelerated first-year Spanish language training for beginners in the city of Madrid, the ultimate language lab. Enjoy cultural excursions around Madrid and a culture course taught in renowned museums such as the Prado, Reina Sofia and Thyssen.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.0   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: Spanish   University-Level Spanish Prerequisite: None; Max 1 yr 

  • Theatre

Programs in AUSTRALIA

*GPA requirements vary by institution; see the UCEAP website for specifics.

Australian Universities • Six University Locations       

Australian National University, University of Melbourne, University of New South Wales, University of Queensland, University of Sydney, University of Wollongong

Take a full range of courses at any one of six prestigious universities. The Australian National University in the capital of Canberra is known for integrating the latest research with instruction. At the University of Melbourne, conduct research in your major with an Aussie professor.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85–3.0*   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English  

Programs in CHILE

Chilean Universities • Two University Locations     

Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, University of Chile

Take coursework in your major at one of Chile’s top two universities in Santiago. Beginning with a language program, the experience includes multiple excursions throughout the year. UCEAP helps facilitate internships with NGOs as well as government, human rights and indigenous organizations. There are distinct opportunities for science and engineering students at the University of Chile (the School of Engineering ranks among the highest in Latin America).

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: Spanish   University-Level Spanish Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs 

Programs in GHANA

University of Ghana       

Gain new perspectives in development, the sciences, arts and humanities, African studies, public health and dance. The program features instruction by local experts and field excursions, along with varied community service, internship and independent research options.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English

Programs in IRELAND

*Trinity College Dublin: 3.3 cumulative GPA is required.

Irish Universities • Four University Locations       

National University of Ireland (Galway), Trinity College Dublin, University College Cork, University College Dublin

Characterized by relatively small classes and highly accessible professors, this program offers independent and self-directed studies in your major. Pursue research options in engineering, human rights and Irish studies. Access courses for drama and theater majors, or study Anglo-Irish literature, archaeology and more.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0–3.3*   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English  

Programs in Mexico

National Autonomous University of Mexico     

Advance in your major at the highest-ranked university in Latin America where you will experience small classes and plenty of individual interaction. Enjoy a language class, organized trips around the capital and on-campus workshops. Internships in human rights, immigration and government are available.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: Spanish   University-Level Spanish Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs

Programs in SINGAPORE

National University of Singapore      

Enroll in courses for your UC major with faculty from around the world. Pursue academic research, experiential learning in the University Scholars Programme, or the “technopreneur” program blending business, the arts and engineering.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English 

Programs in UNITED KINGDOM-ENGLAND

*GPA requirements vary by institution; see the UCEAP website for specifics.

English Universities • Twelve University Locations      

Imperial College London, King’s College London, University College London, University of Bristol, University of East Anglia, University of Kent, University of Leeds, University of London (Queen Mary and Royal Holloway), University of Manchester, University of Sussex, University of Warwick

Experience English culture while pursuing courses in your major at one of twelve prestigious universities. Successful alumni include Nobel laureates and figures in Hollywood, government and NASA.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85-3.0*   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English

Programs in UNITED KINGDOM-SCOTLAND

Scottish Universities • Three University Locations      

University of Edinburgh, University of Glasgow, University of St. Andrews

Advance in your major at one of three world-renowned universities in the historic cities of Edinburgh, Glasgow or St. Andrews. Among many options, access service learning in urban studies, pre-vet courses in biology and zoology, a fantastic program in studio art, and even a bagpipe course at the National Piping Centre.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85–3.2   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English 

  • Women’s Studies

Programs in AUSTRALIA

*GPA requirements vary by institution; see the UCEAP website for specifics.

Australian Universities • Six University Locations       

Australian National University, University of Melbourne, University of New South Wales, University of Queensland, University of Sydney, University of Wollongong

Take a full range of courses at any one of six prestigious universities. The Australian National University in the capital of Canberra is known for integrating the latest research with instruction. At the University of Melbourne, conduct research in your major with an Aussie professor.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85–3.0*   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English

Programs in Barbados

University of the West Indies       

Expand your perspective on many subject areas and social relations in the Afro-Caribbean world. Field courses, lab work and independent research opportunities complement courses in your major. Experience the aquamarine waters surrounding the island, learn traditional dances and explore Bajan history, politics and identity in a global context.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English 

Programs in FRANCE

Sciences Po • Political Science   

Study French and European politics, urban studies, political economy and international relations at an elite and highly selective institution geared toward political science and related majors.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.2   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English, French   Language Prerequisite: None

Programs in The Netherlands

Utrecht University     

Study in the footsteps of 12 Nobel Prize winners at a university known for innovative research and an international environment. Courses are available in economics, law, film, international relations, gender and ethnicity studies, and more. Pre-law students will find especially engaging opportunities.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English 

Programs in SOUTH AFRICA

University of Cape Town      

Witness the ongoing transformation of an evolving African nation. Community service, internship opportunities and courses are available across a variety of majors, including commerce, engineering, health sciences, humanities, law and science. At this distinctive research university, you may also access special field courses in marine biology, environmental sciences, zoology and more.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring   Language of Instruction: English

Programs in SPAIN

*Take a 4-week summer pre-intensive language program (called a Pre-ILP) in the seaside city of Cádiz to meet the language prerequisite for starred (*) programs. It will introduce you to the Spanish university system and UC students who will be studying in other cities during the term.

Carlos III University of Madrid    

In Madrid, take classes at a young and modern university with its broadest offerings in social sciences and engineering. You will be in class with Spanish students, and limited English-language instruction is available.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Spring   Language of Instruction: Spanish   University-Level Spanish Prerequisite: Min 7 qtrs/5 sems

Carlos III University of Madrid • Hispanic Studies  

Analyze Spain’s culture and place in the world with fellow international students at an innovative university. Before arrival, UCEAP connects you with a Spanish student.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring   Language of Instruction: Spanish   University-Level Spanish Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs

Complutense University of Madrid*     

Access courses in your major at a highly regarded Spanish university. Benefit from core courses designed especially for UC students.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Year   Language of Instruction: Spanish   University-Level Spanish Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs or 5 qtrs/3 sems + Pre-ILP

 

College of Natural & Agricultural Sciences

 

  • Programs in AUSTRALIA

Pacific Island Environmental & Community Health (Multi-Site)    

Explore the intersection between environment and Public health in two in credible centers of education. After 6 weeks at the University of Queensland in Australia, the program moves to the Solomon Islands for 5 weeks. Addressing sustainability and threats to the environmental health, you will engage in field studies with local students working in remote communities.

Class Level: Jr, Sr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Spring   Language of Instruction: English 

University of Queensland • Marine Biology & Terrestrial Ecology    

Participate in innovative research in the diverse marine ecosystems of Queensland. Engage in labs, lectures and extensive field study at Heron Island, the Great Barrier Reef and other coastal locations.

Class Level: Jr, Sr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall   Language of Instruction: English 

  • Programs in BOTSWANA

University of Botswana • Arts & Sciences or Community Public Health      

Enroll directly at the
university and experience firsthand Gaborone’s traditions and rapid development.

Choose from two program tracks:

Arts & Sciences: Take courses in the social sciences, natural sciences, media studies, humanities or the arts.

Community Public Health: Gain insight into Botswana’s healthcare system through research, visits to service providers and a community practicum shadowing local practitioners.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.75   Terms: Fall   Language of Instruction: English 

  • Programs in COSTA RICA

Monteverde Institute • Tropical Biology & Conservation       

This rigorous experiential program combines lectures in the forest, individualized instruction, field trips, lab work and independent research in biology, ecotourism, agroecology and other environmental topics.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall , Spring qtr/ sem  Language of Instruction: English 

  • Programs in DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

Santiago • Community Public Health     

Acquire practical skills as a health professional while advancing your conversational Spanish. Instruction comprises 6 weeks of courses and a week-long clinical rotation in a semi-rural clinic where you will learn medical terminology and how to interact with patients and medical staff in field settings. Explore health management and policies, preventive medicine programs and current development issues within the DR.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.75   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: Spanish   University-Level Spanish Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs 

  • Programs in GERMANY

*Take a 4-week intensive language program (called a Pre-ILP) in Berlin prior to the term to meet the language prerequisite for starred (*) programs and benefit from additional language preparation. 

Technical University Berlin*      

Pursue your degree path at one of Germany’s largest universities of technology with special opportunities in math, engineering, environmental studies, architecture and the sciences.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: German   University-Level German Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs or 1 yr + Pre-ILP 

  • Programs in GHANA

University of Ghana       

Gain new perspectives in development, the sciences, arts and humanities, African studies, public health and dance. The program features instruction by local experts and field excursions, along with varied community service, internship and independent research options.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English 

University of Ghana • Summer in Ghana   

Explore your academic field this summer gaining insights into public health, sustainability, gender and development in West Africa. This 6-week program introduces you to project-based learning within a dynamic and welcoming Ghanaian community.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 2.5   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: English 

  • Programs in HONG KONG

Chinese University of Hong Kong • Undergraduate Research       

Benefit from a summer research project related to your major under the direction of an international faculty member.

Class Level: Jr, Sr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: English  

Hong Kong University of Science & Technology      

Advance your UC major in business and economics, engineering, science, humanities or social sciences at a top engineering and technology school.

Class Level: Jr, Sr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Year   Language of Instruction: English  

Hong Kong University of Science & Technology • International Summer School    

Join a global student community, take courses in the sciences, engineering, business/management and Chinese language and explore Hong Kong through tours and activities.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 2.5   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: English  

  • Programs in IRELAND

University College Dublin • Science & Engineering Summer School       

Choose from two tracks:

Physics: In less than 2 months, you can complete a year sequence of calculus-based physics for the life sciences.

Computer Science: Take résumé-building courses in computer science at a university leading the way in innovative science teaching and research.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 2.5   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: English

  • Programs in ISRAEL

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev        

In addition to a wide range of subjects, motivated undergraduates may pursue masters-level courses in Middle East Studies, English Literature or Politics of Conflict; or conduct primary research in the Ben-Gurion archives on Israel’s modern history.

Access specialized tracks:

Entrepreneurship & Innovation (spring term): Run in collaboration with the Bengis Center for Entrepreneurship and Hi-Tech Management, this track combines practical and theory instruction to help you develop career skills fundamental to your future.

Global Health (spring term): Apply global health education in class and in the field working in local clinics.

Israel Studies (fall term):Delve into the world-renowned Ben-Gurion archives to examine Israel as a state and society, as well as its political cultures and critical historic events.

Sustainable Development and Environment (fall term): Address sustainability challenges, including the ecological, social and political impact in the Middle East through related courses, a research seminar and field study.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English, Hebrew   Language Prerequisite: None 

Israel Institute of Technology, Technion/Neubauer       

Excel in your future studying and interning in an area of your interest. This challenging and intensive academic opportunity powers your academic and professional career.

Choose from three program tracks or combine courses:

Engineering & Science: Take courses in engineering and science and participate in weekly lectures, trips and social events. Professional and research internship opportunities are available.

Entrepreneurship: Academic courses introduce you to the entrepreneurial ecosystem of the Israeli-Technion model. Develop an idea into a business plan, meet technology entrepreneurs and attend a three-day startup boot camp.

Introduction to Medicine: Designed for pre-med and health students, this program offers courses in medicine related subjects as well as professional internships at medical or biomedical companies.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Spring   Language of Instruction: English    

  • Programs in JAPAN

Osaka University • Lab Research, Engineering & Science    

Join a lab team of lead scientists and grad students in active, full-time research and discovery in your UC major.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring   Language of Instruction: English, Japanese   Language Prerequisite: None

Osaka University • Summer Lab Research, Engineering & Science      

Work within a Japanese lab team for 8 weeks during the summer on current topics related to your UC major.

Class Level: Jr, Sr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: English  

Tohoku University • Engineering & Science in English      

Conduct research with a lab team while taking courses in science, engineering, or language and culture. 

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English, Japanese   Language Prerequisite: None 

University of Tokyo • Summer Lab Research, Science     

Shared dialogue and inquiry are integral to this 6-week lab research internship in a variety of science fields. Survival Japanese, faculty lectures and cultural activities complement your research. 

Class Level: Jr, Sr   GPA: 3.3   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: English 

  • Programs in NEW ZEALAND

Lincoln University • Sustainability: Sciences & Environmental Management     

Make an important contribution to our planet at a university renowned for excellence in environmental and resource studies. Courses, which are firmly anchored in the needs and issues of the real world, focus in three distinct areas: sciences, environmental management and planning, or landscape architecture.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring   Language of Instruction: English 

  • Programs in SENEGAL

Dakar • African & Development Studies     

Explore French-speaking West Africa through coursework, homestays, internships and community service. This program introduces contemporary Senegalese society and culture along with French and Wolof language study. Choose from two program tracks:

Development Studies: Explore public health, the environment, development challenges and more.

Language & Culture: Choose from a variety of courses on African studies, anthropology and sociology. Internship and community service opportunities are also available.  

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 2.75   Terms: Fall   Language of Instruction: English, French   University-Level French Prerequisite: Min 1 yr for Language & Culture; Min 2.5 yrs for Development Studies 

  • Programs in SINGAPORE

Agency for Science, Technology & Research • Science & Engineering Internship       

Engage in a full-time, high-level internship working directly with international scientists and engineers. Join lab meetings and collaborate with experts on a national research project at one of 21 science and engineering institutes.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.5   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: English  

National University of Singapore • Biodiversity     

Designed for life sciences majors and those interested in sustainability and ecological preservation, this program helps you develop research skills as you conduct fieldwork in rainforests, mangrove swamps and coral reefs. Participate in Indonesian or Chinese language study. A week-long excursion to a Malaysian island for hands-on field study is a program highlight.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: English

  • Programs in SOUTH AFRICA

University of Cape Town      

Witness the ongoing transformation of an evolving African nation. Community service, internship opportunities and courses are available across a variety of majors, including commerce, engineering, health sciences, humanities, law and science. At this distinctive research university, you may also access special field courses in marine biology, environmental sciences, zoology and more.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring   Language of Instruction: English 

  • Programs in SWEDEN

Lund University      

At the prestigious Lund University, you may take courses in English in a variety of fields. Science and engineering majors have special options to arrange field or lab research, internships or an independent study with a faculty member. Campus departments facilitate many activities to foster a sense of community among science majors.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year, Summer + Fall, Summer + Year    Language of Instruction: English 

  • Programs in TAIWAN

National Taiwan University • Lab Research, Engineering & Science      

Engage in a research program at National Taiwan University’s state-of-the-art engineering or science laboratories. Excursions, cultural activities, sports facilities and housing are all included.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: English  

  • Programs in TANZANIA

Tanzania • African & Kiswahili Studies (Multi-Site)     

Explore development within the vast panorama of Tanzania through coursework, field trips, excursions and engagement projects in three distinct communities. The program includes an orientation in the economic epicenter, Dar es Salaam, 5 weeks in the small town of Iringa and 4 weeks in the rural village of Mufindi.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.75   Terms: Spring   Language of Instruction: English 

  • Programs in UNITED KINGDOM-ENGLAND

University of Sussex • International Summer School     

In the seaside resort town of Brighton (just an hour from London), access an array of course offerings ranging from creative writing and media to pop culture and psychology. Life science majors may gain a full year’s equivalent of calculus-based physics in one summer.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 2.0 or 2.5 (Physics majors)   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: English  

  • Programs in UNITED KINGDOM-SCOTLAND

University of Glasgow • Science Summer School       

Choose from three tracks:

Linear Algebra and Differential Equations: Finish this sequence requirement this summer!

Physics for Life Science Majors or Engineers: Complete a year of calculus-based physics in 8 weeks.

Pre-Med or Pre-Health: This track is designed to prepare you for medical, dental or health-related schools. Courses include functional anatomy and genetics.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 2.5   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: English

School of Business Administration

 

  • Programs in CHINA

Beijing Normal University    

Engage in Chinese language and cultural studies. Access a growing number of courses taught in English. Internships are available.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Summer + Fall   Language of Instruction: Chinese   Language Prerequisite: None 

Fudan University      

Witness China’s diplomatic maneuvers within global markets through economics, business, management, history or sociology courses in English. Find internships in education, technology, law, marketing and more.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Spring   Language of Instruction: English, Chinese   Language Prerequisite: None 

Fudan University • International Summer School     

Enjoy courses taught by international faculty in business and marketing, Chinese politics, sociology and culture, and Chinese language. Extracurricular activities introduce you to the evolving city of Shanghai.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: English  

Peking University      

Improve your Chinese language proficiency while studying international relations, economics, business and more at a top-ranked university. Select courses are taught in English and internships are available.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Spring, Summer + Year   Language of Instruction: Chinese   University-Level Chinese Prerequisite: Min 2 qtrs/1 sem 

Tsinghua University       

Enroll in courses in engineering, economics and business, and select science departments at a university recognized internationally for excellence in teaching and research.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Spring   Language of Instruction: English, Chinese   Language Prerequisite: None 

  • Programs in FRANCE

University of Lyon III • Coursework in English  

Discover the wealth of culinary, culture and arts activities in Lyon while studying French. Choose from a selection of upper-division courses taught in English in business, legal studies, politics and the humanities.

Class Level: Jr, Sr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring   Language of Instruction: English, French   University-Level French Prerequisite: None; Max 5 qtrs/3 sems 

  • Programs in HONG KONG

Chinese University of Hong Kong       

Take advantage of a full curriculum in the arts, humanities, business, engineering, science and social sciences with all courses taught in English. Mandarin and Cantonese language study are also available.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English, Cantonese, Chinese   Language Prerequisite: None 

Hong Kong University of Science & Technology      

Advance your UC major in business and economics, engineering, science, humanities or social sciences at a top engineering and technology school.

Class Level: Jr, Sr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Year   Language of Instruction: English  

Hong Kong University of Science & Technology • International Summer School    

Join a global student community, take courses in the sciences, engineering, business/management and Chinese language and explore Hong Kong through tours and activities.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 2.5   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: English  

University of Hong Kong      

Take classes in a wide range of disciplines at Hong Kong’s most prestigious university.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English  

University of Hong Kong • Global Business in Asia (Multi-Site)   

Spend 2 weeks each in Hong Kong and Shanghai—two of Asia’s foremost financial centers—exploring China’s recent economic development and business environment.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: English 

  • Programs in IRELAND

*Trinity College Dublin: 3.3 cumulative GPA is required.

Irish Universities • Four University Locations       

National University of Ireland (Galway), Trinity College Dublin, University College Cork, University College Dublin

Characterized by relatively small classes and highly accessible professors, this program offers independent and self-directed studies in your major. Pursue research options in engineering, human rights and Irish studies. Access courses for drama and theater majors, or study Anglo-Irish literature, archaeology and more.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0–3.3*   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English  

  • Programs in ISRAEL

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev       

In addition to a wide range of subjects, motivated undergraduates may pursue masters-level courses in Middle East Studies, English Literature or Politics of Conflict; or conduct primary research in the Ben-Gurion archives on Israel’s modern history.

Access specialized tracks:

Entrepreneurship & Innovation (spring term): Run in collaboration with the Bengis Center for Entrepreneurship and Hi-Tech Management, this track combines practical and theory instruction to help you develop career skills fundamental to your future.

Global Health (spring term): Apply global health education in class and in the field working in local clinics.

Israel Studies (fall term):Delve into the world-renowned Ben-Gurion archives to examine Israel as a state and society, as well as its political cultures and critical historic events.

Sustainable Development and Environment (fall term): Address sustainability challenges, including the ecological, social and political impact in the Middle East through related courses, a research seminar and field study.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English, Hebrew   Language Prerequisite: None 

Israel Institute of Technology, Technion/Neubauer       

Excel in your future studying and interning in an area of your interest. This challenging and intensive academic opportunity powers your academic and professional career.

Choose from three program tracks or combine courses:

Engineering & Science: Take courses in engineering and science and participate in weekly lectures, trips and social events. Professional and research internship opportunities are available.

Entrepreneurship: Academic courses introduce you to the entrepreneurial ecosystem of the Israeli-Technion model. Develop an idea into a business plan, meet technology entrepreneurs and attend a three-day startup boot camp.

Introduction to Medicine: Designed for pre-med and health students, this program offers courses in medicine related subjects as well as professional internships at medical or biomedical companies.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Spring   Language of Instruction: English    

  • Programs in ITALY

*Take a summer intensive language program (called a Pre-ILP) in Florence prior to the term to meet the language prerequisite for the University of Bologna program and benefit from additional language preparation

University of Bologna*     

Take courses in your major alongside local students in Bologna’s beautiful historic center. Opportunities include independent study, internships, art apprenticeships and courses at the Accademia di Belle Arti.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: Italian   University-Level Italian Prerequisite: Min 2 yrs or 1 yr + Pre-ILP 

University of Commerce Luigi Bocconi • Business & Economics     

Attend one of the leading European schools of business and economics in downtown Milan, the heart of commerce, finance and the arts in northern Italy. Courses are taught in English or Italian.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.2   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English, Italian   Language Prerequisite: None 

  • Programs in JAPAN

Keio University     

Located in the heart of dynamic Tokyo, Keio offers courses in the humanities and social sciences. It also has an exceptional economics department to explore issues in international trade and comparative economics.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Year   Language of Instruction: English, Japanese   University-Level Japanese Prerequisite: Min 1 yr  

Waseda University     

Located in vibrant downtown Tokyo, this university offers Japanese and Asian studies, political science, journalism, history, art history, legal studies and education, all taught in English. Attracting the world’s top academic scholars, it is ideal for nurturing leaders in public policy or service, business, law and education.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Year   Language of Instruction: English, Japanese   University-Level Japanese Prerequisite: Min 1 yr 

  • Programs in THE NETHERLANDS

Maastricht University • Business & Economics   

Gain an international perspective on business and economics as well as practical professional training in report writing, project management and conference presentation. Courses are taught in English using learning techniques that refine problem-solving and critical thinking skills.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English  

  • Programs in NEW ZEALAND

New Zealand Universities • Six University Locations      

Massey University, University of Auckland, University of Canterbury, University of Otago, University of Waikato, Victoria University of Wellington

Dive into the rich academic and social life at one of six first-rate universities. Specialized studies include biological sciences (Auckland), business (Waikato), psychology (Victoria), earth sciences (Otago), animal sciences (Massey) and engineering (Canterbury).

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English  

  • Programs in SINGAPORE

National University of Singapore      

Enroll in courses for your UC major with faculty from around the world. Pursue academic research, experiential learning in the University Scholars Programme, or the “technopreneur” program blending business, the arts and engineering.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English 

  • Programs in SOUTH AFRICA

University of Cape Town      

Witness the ongoing transformation of an evolving African nation. Community service, internship opportunities and courses are available across a variety of majors, including commerce, engineering, health sciences, humanities, law and science. At this distinctive research university, you may also access special field courses in marine biology, environmental sciences, zoology and more.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Fall, Spring   Language of Instruction: English 

  • Programs in SPAIN

Pompeu Fabra University • International Business Economics    

This popular program in Barcelona is designed exclusively for UC business and economics majors. Take courses related to your major in English with local students. With advanced Spanish, you may pursue a spring internship that combines weekly seminars with work placement in your field.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 3.0   Terms: Spring, Winter, Winter + Spring   Language of Instruction: English 

  • Programs in UNITED KINGDOM-ENGLAND

*GPA requirements vary by institution; see the UCEAP website for specifics.

English Universities • Twelve University Locations      

Imperial College London, King’s College London, University College London, University of Bristol, University of East Anglia, University of Kent, University of Leeds, University of London (Queen Mary and Royal Holloway), University of Manchester, University of Sussex, University of Warwick

Experience English culture while pursuing courses in your major at one of twelve prestigious universities. Successful alumni include Nobel laureates and figures in Hollywood, government and NASA.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85-3.0*   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English  

London School of Economics • Summer School     

Boost your résumé as you learn alongside current and future leaders in finance and politics at one of the world’s most prestigious universities. Courses include core economics and a full range of related disciplines.

Class Level: So, Jr, Sr   GPA: 2.85   Terms: Summer   Language of Instruction: English  

  • >Programs in UNITED KINGDOM-SCOTLAND

Scottish Universities • Three University Locations      

University of Edinburgh, University of Glasgow, University of St. Andrews

Advance in your major at one of three world-renowned universities in the historic cities of Edinburgh, Glasgow or St. Andrews. Among many options, access service learning in urban studies, pre-vet courses in biology and zoology, a fantastic program in studio art, and even a bagpipe course at the National Piping Centre.

Class Level: Jr, Sr, Gr   GPA: 2.85–3.2   Terms: Fall, Spring, Year   Language of Instruction: English


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