Additional Programs

Participate in summer exclusive programs offered by institutional partners of UC Berkeley.

Affiliate Programs


IARU Global Summer Program
The Global Summer Program offers research-oriented summer courses situated in interdisciplinary and intercultural learning environments. Opportunities available to study at:

• The Australian National University (Australia)
• ETH Zurich (Switzerland)• National University of Singapore (Singapore)
• Peking University (China)• University of Cambridge (UK)
• University of Cape Town (South Africa)
• University of Copenhagen (Denmark)
• University of Oxford (UK)
• The University of Tokyo (Japan)
• Yale University (USA)

Ruhr Fellowship Program
Experience a unique two-month summer program and explore the cultural, industrial, and academic landscape of the Ruhr Area (Germany). Students apply to this program directly through the University Alliance Ruhr.

Technical University of Munich Practical Research Experience Program
The TUM Practical Research Experience Program (PREP) is an 11-week program that runs over the course of the summer. Working on a research project under the supervision of a TUM faculty member, PREP participants will build up and further refine their research skills, learn more about the specifics of the German higher education and research landscape, and become members of the diverse scientific community at Germany's top-ranked technical university.

The University of Tokyo Innovation Summer Program
Join international students as well as students from The University of Tokyo for a two-week summer program of classes, workshops, and field research in Tokyo and the Tohoku region.

Tohoku University Summer Programs
Discover Japan through short-term summer programs at Tohoku University that combine in-class lectures with academic activities such as group work sessions, presentations, cultural activities, field trips and facility tours.

University of Göttingen Summer Short Term Programs
The University of Göttingen offers intensive, short-term programs taught in English on a variety of topics in the heart of Germany. Participants are awarded a €1,100 stipend and provided free accommodations and breakfast. For more information, email

US-Singapore Summer Exchange Scholarship Programme
The US-Singapore Summer Exchange Scholarship Programme provides students with up to 10,000 Singaporean dollars for travel to and research at the National University of Singapore or the Singapore University of Technology and Design. Students will work under the mentorship of a professor and provide research assistance on a project. For more information, email

UC Campus Programs

Participate in summer study abroad programs offered by other University of California campuses. UC financial aid and academic credit apply.


Independent Programs

Choose from hundreds of study, internship, volunteer, and teaching programs from non-UC institutions and providers, such as AIFS, CIEE, IES Abroad, and Semester at Sea. Financial aid and transfer credit apply for select programs. A Planned Leave of Absence option lets you maintain student status while abroad.


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