UC Education Abroad Program (UCEAP)

UCEAP Student Spotlight

Carol Garcia—a Spanish and Cultural Anthropology major—studied abroad for a year on UCEAP, Santiago, Chile.

UCEAP is the only study abroad provider representing the entire University of California system. Our UC-approved programs offer UC credit, grades and financial aid. Through immersive language study, educational trips, internships and research, we invite students to explore new cultures, gain valuable professional training, and become globally conscious and involved.

UCEAP is one of the oldest and most reputable study abroad programs in the nation and offers UC students study abroad opportunities in:

  • 42 countries around the world
  • 100+ international partner universities
  • 350+ Summer, Semester and Year-long programs
Program Options
  • Immersion: Take host university courses with local students
  • Special focus: Programs built for specific majors or academic areas
  • Language: Instruction focused on language acquisition
  • Summer: Take language classes during the summer or host university courses with local students
  • Internship: A full-time internship or required internship built into curriculum
  • Research: Full-time research or required research built into curriculum
Getting Started

Use the UC Davis Study Abroad website for:

  • Application Deadlines
  • Obtaining major, minor, or GE credit
  • Financial Aid (video: student stories) and scholarship information   
  • Your campus advisors
  • Any specific questions you have that relate to the UC Davis experience

Use the UCEAP website for:

  • Choosing a program
  • Identifying courses available on each program
  • Program fees and scholarships
  • Program dates and calendars
  • Pre-departure requirements
  • Finding your Systemwide advisors (only after application)

Visit the FAQs page to learn about academics, finances, enrollment, and tips on how to choose a program.