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Dates and Eligibility

The summer 2020 program has been suspended.

The summer 2020 program has been suspended.

Program requirements are about helping you find your best match in a new academic setting abroad. As a University of California (UC) program, requirements are carefully set to ensure you can access as many programs as possible. At the same time, eligibility will help you narrow the choices and find a program where you can succeed and thrive. Here’s some basic criteria to start.

Are you…

  • a registered, UC student?
  • in good academic standing?

If you answered yes to both of these questions—good news! You meet the qualifications to apply to UCEAP. If you are unsure about some of these questions, check in with your advisor on campus.

Requirements 

The following are minimum requirements to participate in this program. Some requirements are set by the host country, the host university, or third-party providers. Most requirements must be met at the time you apply. However, you have until departure to meet class level and language requirements. If you have questions, a study abroad advisor on campus can help.   

Citizenship

Due to Hong Kong Immigration visa requirements, citizens of Afghanistan, Cuba, Laos, North Korea, and Nepal are not eligible for this program. Citizens of the People's Republic of China can attend after completing at least two years of university outside of the mainland with plans to return to UC after the program.

Class Level
Sophomore, Junior, Senior
Minimum GPA
2.50
Prerequisite Courses

Due to Hong Kong Immigration visa requirements, citizens of Afghanistan, Cuba, Laos, North Korea, and Nepal are not eligible for the program. PRC citizens must have completed at least two years of university outside of the mainland and plan to return to UC after the program ends.

Eligible Majors
All UC majors welcome
Language Prerequisite
None
Language GPA
None