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The world is full of new and unfamiliar possibilities. When you study abroad with UCEAP, those possibilities become yours. As a University of California program, UCEAP expands on the UC experience. It introduces you to the people and places where ideas are born. Journeying to a new country, you'll encounter cultures, traditions, languages, and stories that surprise, delight, and expand your intellect. As you shift your view of the world, you'll test the boundaries of who you are and what you're capable of achieving. You'll discover unknown abilities that fuel your confidence and empower you to seize new challenges. Where will your journey take you?

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UCEAP has the perfect study abroad program for your major, interests, timeline, and budget. 


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Experience foreign cultures, taste new foods, and grow in your understanding of the world.

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In Scholarships

Access special study abroad scholarships with UCEAP ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 per award.

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The adventure begins October 29, 2020

UCEAP Study Abroad Fair

UC students are bold, open, and original because they embrace all that UC has to offer–in California and beyond. Attend the free virtual study abroad fair and you will:

Learn the career benefits and personal rewards study abroad gives you.

Discover locations and programs for your major, timing, and budget.

Get safety information, funding advice, and scholarship tips.

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Find a program

Advance your major abroad

Learn exciting new approaches to your field of study from an international perspective! Explore UCEAP's diverse portfolio of programs by major.

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Explore Around The World

Explore Culture Around The Globe

Savor the food, art, history, language, politics, and traditions of distant cultures. Explore ancient temples, soaring towers, palaces, castles, and other wonders of the world. And see the unique habitats, animals, and awe-inspiring natural landscapes that make every country unique. 

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Invest in your future

You can afford to study abroad

Financial aid, grants, and scholarships can be used for all of your costs. Some programs even cost less than staying at UC. You still have time to apply for spring 2021 scholarships—the deadline has been extended to December 1. Studying abroad is the investment in your future that you can't afford to miss.