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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
For more information contact:
Myla Edmond, Director of Marketing and Communications
(805) 893-2394
medmond@eap.ucop.edu​

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UCEAP Announces New Study Abroad Programs for 2012-13 Academic Year
DATE: 12/7/2011
 
UC Education Abroad Program expands both the size and scope of UC’s portfolio in international education to meet the changing study abroad needs of UC students.
 
Santa Barbara, CA (December 2011) — The University of California Education Abroad Program (UCEAP) recently announced the launch of new programs that will expand both the size and scope of UC’s portfolio in international education and attract new cohorts of students. Additional quarter, summer and year-long programming as well as new UC faculty-led multi-location programs have been created to enhance UCEAP’s comprehensive and diverse portfolio of study abroad opportunities.
 
“I am pleased to announce new programs that have been developed to meet the changing study abroad needs of UC students,” says Jean-Xavier Guinard, Associate Vice Provost and Executive Director of UCEAP. “Additionally, in celebration of UCEAP’s 50th anniversary we are offering five new faculty-led programs that combine lectures, excursions, and cultural activities in multi-destination program tracks throughout Europe or the Middle East. As a leader and innovator in study abroad for 50 years, UCEAP is committed to providing access to UC students through diverse programming options and exclusive study abroad scholarships, which total over $300,000 in 2011-12.”
 
The Academic Senate University Committee on International Education (UCIE), which reviews and oversees academic components of UCEAP, approved seven new UCEAP programs in various locations worldwide in addition to five 50th Anniversary Faculty-Led Summer programs. All programs are scheduled for the 2012-13 academic year and allow students to earn UC credit and UC grades.
 
Information on these new offerings and on new opportunities with existing partners has been posted to the UCEAP website in a single list here:
New Programs for 2012
 
For more specific information on UC faculty-led programs, click here:
50th Anniversary Faculty-Led Summer Programs:
eap.ucop.edu/50thFacultyLed
 
UCEAP presently offers 240 program options in 36 countries, and reciprocal exchange agreements with over 100 partner universities.
 
 The University of California Education Abroad Program (UCEAP) 
Through international academic experiences, the University of California Education Abroad Program inspires students to explore and transform their lives, UC and the world. UCEAP is the only study abroad provider representing the entire University of California system. Its partner universities span more than 40 countries worldwide, and its UC-approved programs are fully integrated to offer UC credit, grades and financial aid.

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