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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 2014-2015
DATE: 9/27/2013
 
UC Education Abroad Program offers new academic programs to meet the changing study abroad needs of UC students.
 
Santa Barbara, CA (September 27, 2013)—The University of California Education Abroad Program (UCEAP) is launching six new study abroad programs for the academic year of 2014-2015. In addition to establishing programs in two new countries, Dominican Republic and Indonesia, UCEAP has also created more opportunities for students to study in Canada, Germany, and England.
 
“More than providing students an international academic program, UCEAP prepares them for academic and professional work in today’s global economy,” said Jean-Xavier Guinard, Associate Vice Provost and Executive Director of UCEAP. “We continually strive to meet the changing needs of UC students and offer diverse programs so that students of all backgrounds may benefit from a study abroad experience.”
 
“In addition to providing students with a top-notch international academic program, UCEAP prepares them for academic and professional work in today’s global economy,” said Jean-Xavier Guinard, Associate Vice Provost and Executive Director of UCEAP. “We continually strive to meet the changing needs of UC students and offer diverse programs so that students of all backgrounds may benefit from a study abroad experience.”
 
The Academic Senate University Committee on International Education (UCIE), which reviews and oversees academic components of UCEAP, approved six new UCEAP programs in various locations worldwide. All programs are scheduled for the 2014-15 academic year and allow students to earn UC credit and UC grades.
 
  • Canada: McGill University, Montreal
    An opportunity for students to enhance their French language skills and advance their degree in Montreal, a highly rated student city and perhaps more accessible alternative to Europe. 

  • Dominican Republic: Santiago, Community Public Health
    Students gain hands-on career training in the medical field as they improve their Spanish. Highlights include a health practicum and clinical rotation in an underserved community.

  • Germany: Munich University of Applied Sciences, Engineering for Sustainability
    The addition of a program in Munich offers future engineers invaluable access to global companies headquartered in the city. Courses cover entrepreneurship, innovations in green technology, and project-based learning in lab experiments and simulations.  

  • Indonesia: Yogyakarta, Contemporary Indonesia
    In this compact, 5-week program, students will explore Indonesian development and delve into topics of gender, popular culture in the digital age, religious freedom, foreign aid and community development, urbanization and sustainability under the guidance of a UC Professor.

  • UK England University College London
    University College London is an additional option to the English Universities immersion program and a prestigious and competitive environment for students of all majors to advance their studies.

  • UK England Sotheby’s Institute of Arts, London
    At Sotheby’s, students will get a behind-the-scenes view of the professional art world and learn the business firsthand in trips to major art fairs, auctions, exhibitions, and galleries.
Additional information is available on the UCEAP website’s New Programs page.
 
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 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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