The Global Studies program 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 Global Studies Majors (PDF) N/A
Berkeley Programs Questionnaire
UCEAP Programs Questionnaire
Global Studies students may take a maximum of three (3) classes off campus. Courses must be worth a minimum of 3 UC semester units.
Yes. We keep track of classes that have been previously approved at institutions that are very popular with our students. For example, Sciences Po, the London School of Economics and Political Science, and Free University Berlin. Students are encouraged to connect with the major advisers to discuss how to best fit study abroad into your academic plan.
No. Students should talk to advisers to work out individual plans.
Students submit petitions. We usually respond within a week.
Yes, so long as that is the fall semester of their senior year.
The undergraduate adviser.
Yes. Please consult with an advisor before your departure. Ideally, the student would have already completed their major requirements.
Independent Programs Questionnaire
Students submit petitions and syllabi for faculty review. We usually respond within a week. This is typically done after the transfer units are visible in CalCentral.