The Computer Science Division has provided information for students who plan to study abroad. Review your department’s responses to the Major Advising Questionnaires below, then contact the department directly with any additional questions
Study Abroad for Computer Science Majors (PDF) N/A
Berkeley Programs Questionnaire
The Berkeley Summer Abroad “Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Europe” program usually counts towards the 7 units of tech electives required. Students should discuss with a CS advisor first if they want to receive credit.
UCEAP Programs Questionnaire
Students can apply up to three approved upper-division study abroad courses (no more than 12 units) towards the major requirements, and one approved upper-division study abroad course (no more than 4 units) towards the minor requirements.
Yes. Many of the Berkeley Study Abroad partner universities have specific Electrical Engineering and Computer Science departments/programs or offer relevant courses through other departments. View a list of our pre-approved courses here.
Students should schedule an appointment with a major advisor as soon as possible to create a program plan. An advisor can help determine how to best fit a study abroad experience into a student’s academic schedule. Click here for example program plans for CS majors.
Study abroad courses that are not yet listed here must be evaluated and approved before your study abroad experience commences. This should be done no later than the semester before studying abroad. Students who wish to fulfill major requirements with study abroad courses must submit the course syllabus and any other course details through:
Yes. However, the thesis is only available to students previously admitted to the honors program.
The undergraduate advisor.
Not at this time.
Please meet with a CS advisor to discuss course articulation, graduation requirements, and to complete a degree audit before planning to go abroad. Please note that many programs end after our departmental commencement date, so if students want to participate in commencement, they are welcome to attend the one in the previous Spring or the following Spring.
Independent Programs Questionnaire
Study abroad courses that are not yet listed must be evaluated and approved before your study abroad experience commences. This should be done no later than the semester before studying abroad. Students who wish to fulfill major requirements with study abroad courses must submit the course syllabus and any other course details through: