Coronavirus (COVID-19): The safety and well-being of our students is our top priority. Please see current information and updates related to study abroad programs. Berkeley Study Abroad is currently offering virtual services. Please see our Advising Guide for more information.

Berkeley Summer Abroad

Berkeley Summer Abroad offers intensive summer programs built around Berkeley courses and led by Berkeley faculty.

• Earn Berkeley credit (or UC credit for visiting students) while diving deep into a topic with an international focus.
• Experience other cultures through sustained and interactive engagement with on the ground communities, virtual excursions, and virtual cultural activities.
• Courses can satisfy Breadth Requirements and/or Major/Minor Requirements. See individual program pages for more details.

Berkeley Summer Abroad programs are open to all University of California students, visiting students from other colleges and universities, international students, and adults.


What is a Virtual Study Abroad program?



View Berkeley Summer Abroad 2021 Virtual Locations

2021 Virtual Summer Abroad locations, dates, and costs will be updated in late Fall.
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• Applications open February 1, 2021.
• Open to Berkeley students and visitors. Space is limited. All applications are reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis.
• Join one of our Virtual Summer Abroad Program Information Sessions.
• Watch this virtual info session!

For advising information, visit the Summer Abroad Advising page.