Summer Abroad Opportunities in Landscape Architecture, Urban Studies, and more

Earn 8 units in 4 weeks while studying abroad this summer!
  •  Open to all UCB students (freshman through graduating seniors)
  •  UCB summer financial aid applies
  •  UC Davis courses, led by UC Davis faculty
  • Courses taught in English

Note: UC Berkeley students can request a ninth unit of 199 credit to qualify for financial aid.

Create an online interest profile to receive email updates about programs that interest you (it only takes a minute!). We have 30+ faculty-led programs in over 20 countries scheduled for summer 2018!

We’ve highlighted several programs below that may interest you and may satisfy upper division GE credit.

Spain, Housing and Urbanism in Barcelona
Courses: Community and Regional Development & 198 or Landscape Architecture 191 & 198
Discover the many lessons we can take home from Barcelona on housing development and neighborhood regeneration efforts.

Courses: Landscape Architecture (LDA) 150 &198
Learn how to use geographic information systems (GIS) in the peaceful, culturally rich, and biodiverse country of Bhutan in the Himalayan Mountains, where progress is measured in Gross National Happiness.

USA, Iconic American Landmarks in NYC and DC
Courses: University Writing Program (UWP) 12. Visual Rhetoric & UWP 198
Learn about visual communication while exploring the iconic landmarks—from the dramatic monuments on the National Mall to the famous skyline of the city that never sleeps.

Courses: Design (DES) 187 & 198
Journey through two European countries famous for their trend setting historical and contemporary art, architecture and design.

Learn the principles of design for sustainability and their applications within the built environment of dynamic downtown Tokyo.

 Courses:  Anthropology 101 or Environmental Science and Policy (ESP) 101. Plus ESP 155L & 198 
Explore the complexity of Atitlan lake and watershed ecological processes and their connections to social and political realities.

Learn why some European cities are way ahead of U.S. cities in sustainable development and design.  
Courses:  Landscape Architecture 191. Workshop in Landscape Architecture &
 Environmental Science and Policy 173. Land Use and Growth Controls
or Community and Regional Development (CRD) 153B. International Community Development: Europe & CRD 198

Let us know if you have any questions. We’re happy to help!