Traveling abroad for the first time is both exciting and a little scary. You can’t know or plan for everything before studying abroad, but you can make your starting point easier. Take a look at these top UCEAP study abroad programs recommended for first-time travelers.
Attending college is expensive—especially in California—but studying abroad doesn't have to be an added cost. If you choose a location with a lower cost of living, you can save up to $12,500 in a year abroad. Here are 19 countries where study abroad costs less than a year at UC.
From its wine regions to castles, nearby beaches and trendy nightlife, Bordeaux is a true French-lovers paradise. Tracie Kreiss (UCSC) shares her tips on how to make the most of this beautiful city's activities, culture and learning opportunities for visiting students.
As an undergrad, I spent three semesters and two summers away from California. I hope my story encourages you to study abroad not just once, but many times.
Study abroad scholarships can offset your expenses in a big way and make an amazing experience even better. And because so much funding is available, chances are you will receive a scholarship if you go for it.
Got writer’s block? Follow the great artists of history—Hemingway, Rowling, even Picasso—to their favorite cafés and find your inspiration abroad.
We searched the world for surf-worthy beaches within walking distance or a short public transportation ride from universities where you can study abroad with UCEAP. Some of these universities have surf clubs too, so you have access to a built-in set of buddies with native knowledge of the best beaches. Surf’s up!
The golden time between June and September is ideal for study abroad and, of course, music festivals! Music is both unique to cultures and a universal commonality; it offers a fun way to immerse in any country you visit. If you’re planning on attending a UCEAP summer program this year, grab your hat and sunscreen and stop by your nearest music festival. We’ve picked out some of the best festivals near UCEAP locations abroad to help you plan for it.