Programs for University Students

Whether you choose to study for one semester or a full academic year, you'll take a variety of courses to complete your undergraduate or graduate requirements and refine your English skills.

Learn alongside UC Berkeley students while receiving academic advising and graduate school admissions support. Take advantage of this study-abroad opportunity to learn from UC Berkeley's renowned professors in a culturally diverse campus—without the complicated admissions process.

Programs for High School Graduates

Join other high school graduates preparing for university study.

Attend college-level courses where you'll build English skills and become familiar with typical U.S. university classroom discussions and assignments. Boost your TOEFL and SAT scores through test preparation and get personal college admissions advising.

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  • Immersives and Professional Diploma Programs on Monday, April 22, 2019 offered Online

    Date: Monday, April 22, 2019

    Time: 4:00pm to 5:00pm (Pacific Time)

    Location: Online

  • All International Programs on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 offered Online

    Date: Tuesday, May 14, 2019

    Time: 1:00pm to 2:00pm (Pacific Time)

    Location: Online

  • Berkeley Haas Global Access Program on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 offered Online

    Date: Wednesday, May 15, 2019

    Time: 1:00pm to 2:00pm (Pacific Time)

    Location: Online

  • College of Environmental Design Global Access Program on Thursday, May 16, 2019 offered Online

    Date: Thursday, May 16, 2019

    Time: 1:00pm to 2:00pm (Pacific Time)

    Location: Online

International Program Stories

The Haas School of Business buildings in fall at Berkeley

Lessons on Career Mobility and Salary Negotiation: BHGAP with Holly Schroth

During the lecture, the importance of strategy, patience, and knowledge in salary negotiations were all covered and BHGAP students were given a comprehensive overview on how they can succeed in...

Marcel and other BHGAP students pose after the BHGAP graduation ceremony

What Makes the BHGAP Experience Unique?

There is one aspect that distinguishes Haas from different business schools. No other business school has such great, experienced, interactive and passionate professors.

BHGAP graduates celebrate and pose for goofy photos.

To Infinity and Beyond: BHGAP's Unlimited Access to Intellectual Growth

Coming into Berkeley, I was unsure of how my own background would fit in with the rest of the students, program, and surrounding areas. I went in with the motivation to improve my business...

Preview of 4 of 6 Academic Majors Represented

Infographic: Who Attends the Berkeley Haas Global Access Program (BHGAP)?

Get an inside look at Berkeley Haas Global Access Program students.

More International Program Stories

Eddie West, Director of International Programs welcomes you to UC Berkeley

What is UC Berkeley Extension?

As the continuing education school of UC Berkeley, we bring Berkeley-quality education to our smaller class sizes. We offer everything you need to succeed at Berkeley: rigorous coursework, guidance from expert international student services staff, and events and activities designed to build strong academic and professional networks.

You'll learn from professors who not only love to teach, but love to teach their subjects. Why? Because they are experienced professionals in their fields and want to give you their knowledge so that you can succeed. Your classmates come from diverse backgrounds, bringing their experience to create engaging classroom discussions.

We are proud of the community we have created to welcome the bright and ambitious students arriving to Berkeley from all over the globe. Opportunities for personal and career development await you here in the San Francisco Bay Area, at our world-renowned university.


Eddie West

Director of International Programs

UC Berkeley Extension