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International Program Stories

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Announcing UC Berkeley Global

One of the key initiatives at UC Berkeley is empowering engaged thinkers and global citizens to change our world. In that sense, global refers to a mindset rather than a geography.

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How I Studied in Berkeley During the COVID-19 Quarantine

Halfway into my spring semester, chaos ensued and the Bay Area went into a shelter-in-place order. Words like ‘social distancing’ and ‘quarantine’ became common topics, and students across the...

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How BHGAP Changed Natàlia!

The Berkeley Haas Global Access Program (BHGAP) truly impacted Natàlia Costa i Coromina. Natàlia thought that her time abroad would simply be a fun, cultural experience—but she got so much more...

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Meet Berkeley Haas Global Access Program Graduate Karla Valeria Puppo Saravia

Even before attending the Berkeley Haas Global Access Program, Karla was an entrepreneur in the making.

“I started the JackStudios Peru company with three partners two years ago,” Karla...

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Welcome to Berkeley

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

What is UC Berkeley Global?

We are the continuing education school of UC Berkeley and bring Berkeley-quality education to our smaller class sizes. We offer everything you need to succeed: 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 instructors who love teaching and are experienced professionals in their fields. Your classmates come from diverse backgrounds and help create engaging, ever-changing classroom discussions.

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

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