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Students, look no further! The following resources will help you navigate the process of studying abroad. Going overseas for an educational, research, or internship experience is an exciting and life-changing endeavor, and we congratulate you on your curiosity to see the world.

    First Steps

  • First StepsGet started on learning how you can study abroad! Before you apply, think about academic, personal, and even professional goals. This will help you find a program that is a good fit for you.

  • Academic Planning

  • Academic PlanningStart planning today to incorporate studying abroad into your academic plan! Learn how you can study abroad within your major with UCSC Faculty-Led Programs, UCEAP, and other UC programs.

  • Finances and Scholarships

  • Finances and ScholarshipsWant to know if you can afford to study abroad? Request an estimate of how much financial aid you can expect to receive, or learn about the many scholarships available for students studying abroad.

  • Health and Safety

  • Health and SafetyAs you make preparations to study abroad, it is essential to take into consideration your health and safety. Learn about the required health clearance process, and see how health insurance works abroad.

  • Diversity Abroad

  • Diversity AbroadUtilize resources designed for inclusion and diversity, consider ways to approach and engage in study abroad, and read articles addressing themes within diversity abroad.

  • Frequently Asked Questions

  • Frequently Asked QuestionsWhether you have a question about applications, finances, academics, or programs, we have an answer for you!

  • Housing

  • HousingUC students can post about housing offers and for incoming UCEAP reciprocity students who are looking for housing for one, two or three quarters during their UC studies.