Argentina & Chile: Multi-City Program
Spend 6 weeks each in the exciting capitals of Buenos Aires and Santiago and explore how different understandings of the past have shaped two amazing societies. Within the topics of human rights and cultural memory, you'll compare the modern social and political life of Chilean and Argentine cultures.
Australia: Studies in your MajorAt once the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, the rugged Outback, and spectacular coastal cities, beautiful Australia has it all. When you are not diving coral reefs or rappelling trees in tropical rainforests, you will find rewarding course opportunities in any major, from studio art to psychology, Aboriginal studies, or human genetics. This is a perfect location to study in English while experiencing a diversity of cultures and varied landscapes.
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China (Shanghai): Bus & Econ + InternshipsThis is a rare opportunity for anyone interested in business and career opportunities in Shanghai, one of Asia’s most active financial centers. Fudan University is internationally recognized for quality academics and global exchanges. Here you'll gain an in-depth understanding of economic development and global market maneuvers. An internship for UC credit will be available with private sector companies, NGOs, and educational institutions.
England & France: Multi-City ProgramSpend 5 weeks each in London and Paris, two exciting capitals with unique social and political frameworks. These global centers for art, fashion, history, and cuisine will become the backdrop in which you’ll explore topics in urbanism, immigration, social movements, and evolving perceptions of national identity. You may earn major/minor credit in urban studies, political science, sociology, and comparative literature.
Italy & Spain: Multi-City ProgramCompare and contrast societies in two amazing European capitals. You’ll spend 5 weeks each in Madrid and Rome, taking courses by local instructors on topics ranging from social revolutions and globalization to Spanish and Italian contemporary history through film. Lectures are supplemented by cultural activities and visits to centers of government, education, and media throughout beautiful Rome and stylish Madrid. Quarter and semester options available.
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Japan: Global & International StudiesJust 20 minutes from central Tokyo, discover the modern evolution of Japanese society and culture. In recent years, Yokohama has developed to become Japan’s second metropolis, boasting fine food, parks and historic districts, and plenty of shopping. Courses feature field excursions to cultural sites, including a multi-day visit to Hiroshima as well as an integrative lecture seminar that involves independent research.
For an international perspective on business and economics, Maastricht University is the ideal choice. Courses are similar to graduate seminar work at UC and offer practical professional training in report writing, collaborative project management, and conference presentation. Learn More
Known widely for its movie-like “Middle-earth” landscapes, the compact islands of New Zealand offer a paradise for adventurers. Juxtaposed with its lush rainforests and stunning glaciers are thriving multicultural cities where Kiwis enjoy a high quality of life. Courses are offered for all majors at a choice of seven world-class universities. Specialized studies include: indigenous arts, biological sciences (at Massey), business or psychology (at Waikato), geology and earth sciences (Otago), sustainability studies (Lincoln), economics (Canterbury), and Maori Studies (all locations).
Scotland: Studies in you Major + Service-LearningRated CNN’s top travel destination for 2013, Scotland offers a wealth of culture, scenic beauty, delicious food, and just a hint of mystery as home to the legendary Loch Ness. With one of the liveliest indie music scenes outside London, Glasgow will distinguish you from the norm. The program accommodates a broad variety of majors, from veterinary sciences to political science. You may enroll in a course at the Glasgow School of Arts. To add real-life experience to your résumé, take a unique service learning course through the Department of Urban Studies.
Sweden: Hands-on Research, Studies in your MajorVikings and medieval charm aside, the Swedish college town of Lund will surprise you with its progressive society and free spirit. English is widely spoken here, and it is among the most affordable study abroad countries in Europe. At Lund University, you may conduct research in science and engineering or take courses in a wide variety of majors. Out of class, you will be immersed in an active student life through clubs known as “the Nations of Lund,” the Nordic equivalent to the Greek system.