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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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Meet Legal Studies Global Access Program Alumna Olivia Ni!

Studying abroad during the Fall 2019 semester was an eye-opening experience for Olivia Ni. During her semester-long experience in the Berkeley Legal Studies Global Access Program (LSGAP), Olivia...

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Exploring California Yosemite—Somewhere You Should Go!

Yosemite National Park is one of the most famous national parks in the United States. I heard about it well before coming to UC Berkeley. Exploring Yosemite is said to be the thing you must do in...

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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.