Programs

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UCSC students have many options for study abroad!  

You can participate on short or long term programs, including summer, quarter, semester, or year-long. In addition, while many students choose to study abroad during their junior year, there are also options for sophomores, seniors, and graduate students. 

  • UCSC Faculty-led Programs: Designed by UCSC faculty for UCSC students to take UCSC courses abroad. 
  • UC Education Abroad Program (UCEAP): UCEAP is a UC study abroad provider for all UC campuses, with over 40 countries and over 400 programs to choose from.
  • Other UC Quarter & Summer Abroad: Study abroad programs offered through other UC campuses.  
  • Non-UC Study Abroad Programs: Non-UC study abroad programs that may be a good match if you can not find suitable UC program.
  • Fulbright: Fully-funded awards that allow U.S. citizens who are recent graduates or graduate students to go abroad for study, research, or teaching.
  • UCEAP Peace Corps Prep: ​A certificate program to help you develop the skills and experience to become a highly competitive applicant for the Peace Corps.
  • Other OpportunitiesOther ways to gain an international experience through study, research or teaching abroad.

UCSC Study Abroad is available to assist UCSC students with program selection, the application process, and academic planning. Students are encouraged to explore study abroad options and plan for study abroad during their first year at UCSC. See the First Steps page for how to get started.