There are many program options available to you as a Universit of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) student. Below is an introduction of the criteria to consider before selecting a program and the different categories of programs available to UCSC students:

Getting Started

Congratulations on your decision to study abroad!  As a UCSC student, you have a variety of study abroad options and many factors to consider when selecting a program.  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.

Study Abroad Programs

You can participate on short or long term programs, including summer, quarter, semester, or year-long study abroad programs.  In addition, while many students choose to study abroad during their junior year, there are also options for sophomores, seniors, and graduate students.  We encourage you to explore UCSC Study Abroad programs, UCEAP, UC Quarter & Summer Programs and Independent Programs!

Fulbright Students

The Fulbright Program is sponsored by the U.S. government and is designed to build relations between the people of the United States and the people of other countries that are needed to solve global challenges.