Programs

You can participate in short or long-term programs, including summer, quarter, semester, or year-long.

  • UCSC Global Seminars: summer courses taught by UCSC faculty while abroad, coordinated by UCSC Study Abroad
  • UCSC Exchanges: immersion programs at universities abroad and in the USA, coordinated by UCSC Study Abroad
  • UCSC Virtual Global Internships: Explore career goals, expand your professional network, and gain work experience without traveling abroad
  • UC Education Abroad Program (UCEAP): varying types of programs offered year-round, coordinated by a central UC study abroad provider for all 10 campuses
  • Other UC Study Abroad: varying types of study abroad programs, coordinated by other UC campuses' study abroad offices 
  • Independent Programs: varying types of study abroad programs, coordinated by organizations outside of the UC system

Visit our Service-Learning and Volunteer programs page to learn about volunteer opportunities abroad.


UC Santa Cruz Study Abroad is available to assist students with program selection, the application process, and academic planning. Students are encouraged to explore options and plan during their first year at UC Santa Cruz.