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Enhance your UC education with study abroad! Serving all nine undergraduate UC campuses, UCEAP offers diverse programming designed to meet your unique academic needs. Register for the UCEAP Virtual Study Abroad Fair to learn about program offerings in more than 40 countries. Learn how financial aid and scholarships can make your time abroad more affordable. Discover the world beyond study abroad in the Peace Corps Prep Program. Learn how to keep safe and healthy by making smart decisions, including info about COVID-19. Come to learn, leave inspired! 

  • Date: October 19-21, 2021 
  • Time: Sessions will be held between the hours of 9 am and 6 pm (Pacific Daylight Time) 
  • Accessibility: all sessions will be available with subtitles (in English) after the fair. 

Register today and you'll receive links to all of the session recordings after the event.

Study Abroad Fair Schedule: Tuesday, October 19

If you’re excited about studying abroad but aren’t sure how to get started, this session offers an introduction to UCEAP. With over 40 countries and 160 programs to choose from, we will discuss the benefits of participating on UCEAP, important topics to consider as you narrow down your study abroad options, as well as the resources we offer to help you select the best program to fit your needs.

Presented by Rachel Ogletree and May Pothongsunun

Enhance your academic career path and get inspired by the vibrant culture and innovations of Central Europe and Russia. This presentation will introduce you to UCEAP programs in Belgium, France, Switzerland, Germany, Czech Republic, and Russia. Join this session to learn about the unique offerings at each location to help you select the program that best fits your personal, academic, and cultural goals. 

Presented by Rachelle Gonzalez, Wendy Mejia, and Hannah Vander Sal

Have general questions about study abroad or UCEAP? Not sure where to start? Join this session and get all your questions answered!

Whether or not you know the language, UCEAP has opportunities for life-changing experiences in Spanish and Portuguese-speaking countries. Develop your own research project, intern, or volunteer to connect with the local community, improve your language skills or take courses in your major.

Presented by Monica Macias, Cesar Noriega-Ramos, Rachel Ogletree, Pamela Shaw, and Veronica Tellez

Discover the many options for an immersive study abroad experience in Northern Europe while taking all your courses in English. This session will introduce you to UCEAP programs in Denmark, Iceland, the Netherlands, Norway, and Sweden, some of the happiest countries on Earth, where words like “hygge” and “fika” conjure images of a cozy fireplace and a chat over coffee. Join this session to learn about the academic and experiential opportunities that await you in Northern Europe!

Presented by Katerina Georgieva, Rachelle Gonzalez, and Hannah Vander Sal

Broaden your world experience while advancing your major at top universities in Australia, New Zealand, Canada, or Barbados. Take courses in English alongside local students in nearly any major, and make new friends while participating in campus activities.

Presented by Francesca Collins, Amy Frohlich, and Pamela Shaw

Discover opportunities available in these bustling cities of East Asia. UCEAP programs in China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan include coursework, language instruction, internships, and research. Join us as we discuss the unique program options offered at these destinations. 

Presented by Emma Holmes and May Pothongsunun

Study Abroad Fair Schedule: Wednesday, October 20

Are you interested in learning how you can balance studying abroad with your goals for staying green? We will provide you with information on eco-friendly study abroad destinations, how to reduce your travel carbon footprint, where you can study climate change while abroad, and tips on how to live green like a local. Join this session to go green while going abroad!

Presented by Daniel Brunstetter and Hannah Vander Sal

Learn about the variety of opportunities UCEAP has to offer in beautiful Mediterranean countries, Italy and Spain. Whether you choose to take courses in English, Italian, or Spanish, or participate in an internship, your academic experience will be enriched with history, creativity, and innovation.

Presented by Katerina Georgieva, Monica Macias, Wendy Mejia, Pamela Shaw, and Hannah Vander Sal

Similar to stopping by a fair IRL, you'll get answers to your questions about study abroad with the University of California at this virtual drop-in advising session. UCEAP advisors will be on hand and ready to answer any questions you have about study abroad in these regions:

  • Africa, Europe, and Middle East
  • Asia and Oceania
  • Finance and Scholarships
  • Spain and the Americas

Learn about the steps that UCEAP Office of International Health, Safety, & Crisis Management take and find out what daily life abroad looks like during pandemic times 

Presented by Julie Pollard

Have general questions about study abroad or UCEAP? Not sure where to start? Join this session and get all your questions answered! 

Explore UCEAP’s programs in Botswana, Ghana, South Africa, Israel, Jordan, and Morocco. Whether you are interested in public health, political science, or other fields, you will find a program that fits your needs in Africa and the Middle East. Join this session to learn more about UCEAP’s program options including an opportunity to ask UCEAP staff questions in breakout rooms after the presentation.

Presented by Hannah Vander Sal, and Meaghan White

If you’re excited about studying abroad but aren’t sure how to get started, this session offers an introduction to UCEAP. With over 40 countries and 160 programs to choose from, we will discuss the benefits of participating on UCEAP, important topics to consider as you narrow down your study abroad options, as well as the resources we offer to help you select the best program to fit your needs.

Presented by Rachel Ogletree and May Pothongsunun

Feeling ambitious? Discover a self-paced certificate program that lets you master skills and prepare to apply for the Peace Corps. Even if you aren't certain you want to apply for the Peace Corps, this program will help you grab the attention of potential employers or give you a head start in your public service or NGO career.

Presented by Sarah Abraham

Are you interested in exploring some of the most dynamic cities in Asia? UCEAP programs in Korea, Singapore, and Thailand offer the opportunity for students to enroll in English-taught courses while immersed in a vibrant culture. Learn more about the multitude of options available at all three locations.

Presented by Amy Frohlich, Emma Holmes, and May Pothongsunun

Have general questions about study abroad or UCEAP? Not sure where to start? Join this session and get all your questions answered!

Study Abroad Fair Schedule: Thursday, October 21

Explore the wealth of opportunities available in the United Kingdom and Ireland. UCEAP offers programs in England, Scotland, and Ireland where you can take courses in your major, engage in research, gain professional experience in an internship, and learn about new cultures. Not sure which program is the best fit for you? Join this session to learn what makes each city and university distinctive. 

Presented by Jean O’Connell and Hannah Vander Sal, and London/Edinburgh Study Center Staff Jonathan Hann, Alexandra Dundon and Isabelle Gunn

Spanish Heritage Speakers exploring the Hispanic World. Opportunities for Spanish Heritage Speakers to study abroad in the Hispanic World: Argentina, Chile, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Mexico, and Spain. 

Presented by Cristina Martínez-Carazo

If you’re excited about studying abroad but aren’t sure how to get started, this session offers an introduction to UCEAP. With over 40 countries and 160 programs to choose from, we will discuss the benefits of participating on UCEAP, important topics to consider as you narrow down your study abroad options, as well as the resources we offer to help you select the best program to fit your needs.

Presented by Rachel Ogletree and May Pothongsunun

Have general questions about study abroad or UCEAP? Not sure where to start? Join this session and get all your questions answered! 

What's included in the cost of our programs?  How much do I pay in program fees?  Out of pocket personal expenses? How does financial aid work? Is my UCEAP program more affordable than my regular term at UC? We'll spend some time using our program cost calculator on the web, and go through some program budget examples to learn more about program costs and student responsibilities.   

Presented by Ben Kinman and Ka Yan Chan

Come along to the UCEAP Scholarships workshop to learn about what kind of funding is available for your study abroad program. We will discuss the best essay techniques and offer tips about making your application stand out. Parents are welcome to sit in on the session as well. 

Presented by Bryn Lemon

Are you interested in studying abroad but want more information about courses and credit? In this session we will demystify the academics planning process and guide you through the steps you can take to study abroad and meet your UC goals. Join this session to learn about the best practices, tips, and resources available for you to arrange a successful study abroad experience that fits your academic needs.

Presented by Katie van Meeuwen and Hannah Vander Sal

Interested in exploring UCEAP programs in India or Japan? This session will feature opportunities and highlights of each location and help you select one that fits you best. After the presentation, local and international staff will offer country-specific breakout rooms where you can ask questions and get guidance that will lead you to a study abroad experience that fits your academic and personal needs.

Presented by Amy Frohlich, Emma Holmes, and Kayo Takahashi