I am a... Visiting or Exchange Student

The Berkeley Study Abroad office works primarily with matriculated Berkeley students for outbound study abroad opportunities. Berkeley Summer Abroad and Berkeley Global Internships welcome visiting and international applicants that meet program eligibility. The UCEAP program is for matriculated University of California students only.


Below is a list of programs and offices that assist non-degree seeking students or faculty who wish to visit Berkeley.

Berkeley Summer Sessions accepts visiting students to register for summer courses at UC Berkeley.

UC Education Abroad Program (UCEAP) Reciprocal Exchange
This is the path for a non-degree seeking student to come to Berkeley on an exchange basis. This is a reciprocal exchange program between the University of California's campuses and schools around the world. Students exchange places at their particular institution, paying tuition and fees in their home country. There must be an agreement between the University of California and your school to participate in this program.

Concurrent Enrollment
Concurrent Enrollment enables students to enroll in Berkeley campus courses without formal admission to the University. Concurrent Enrollment is available only for spring and fall terms.

UC Berkeley Extension Programs for International Students
Including International Diploma Programs, the College Foundations Program, Evening Certificate Program, Berkeley Global Access, and Berkeley-Haas Global Access Program.

Global Engagement Office
The Berkeley Global Engagement Office hosts faculty, researchers, and graduate students from partner institutions through its Graduate Exchange Program.

Visiting Scholars, Researchers and Professors
Individuals interested in pursuing research or teaching at Berkeley must be invited as a "Visiting Scholar" by a professor in an academic department or lab who will serve as their host.