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 Students

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.

Welcome to Berkeley

Life shaping. World changing. Future building. That's Berkeley. Imagine yourself here.

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  • All International Programs on Monday, March 25, 2019 offered Online

    Date: Monday, March 25, 2019

    Time: 10:00am to 11:00am (Pacific Time)

    Location: Online

  • Berkeley Haas Global Access Program on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 offered Online

    Date: Tuesday, March 26, 2019

    Time: 10:00am to 11:00am (Pacific Time)

    Location: Online

  • College of Environmental Design Global Access Program on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 offered Online

    Date: Wednesday, March 27, 2019

    Time: 10:00am to 11:00am (Pacific Time)

    Location: Online

  • Legal Studies Global Access Program on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 offered Online

    Date: Wednesday, March 27, 2019

    Time: 11:00am to 12:00pm (Pacific Time)

    Location: Online

International Program Stories

Marcel and other BHGAP students pose at the LinkedIn office.

My Favorite Part of the BHGAP Experience

My favorite aspect about the Berkeley Haas Global Access Program are the company visits. The main purpose of these is to present Silicon Valley’s way of life regarding business culture.

Jonathan Marshall, director of the Legal Studies Program

UC Berkeley Legal Studies

We spoke with Jonathan Marshall, director of the Legal Studies Program, to find out what "outside of class" activities are offered each semester and which courses are especially popular among...

College Foundations Program students pose in front of the Bay

From Colombia to College: Preparing to Study at a U.S. University

The CFP experience is like a "starter pack": It gives you all the tools you need, and then when you are in college, you decide how to use them.

Haas students learning

Courses at Berkeley: What to Expect

Many of my friends always ask me: What is it like studying at Berkeley? Is it really that hard? Do you get what you paid for?

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