UC Summer Abroad in Politics/ International Relations

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UC Berkeley

Australia, Sydney - Internship

Gain first-hand knowledge, connections, and international work experience through an academic internship in Sydney, Australia.

Belgium, Netherlands, History, Art, and Identity in Europe

Introduce yourself to the cultural and political identity of the Low Countries—the Netherlands and Belgium, two contrasting monarchies in the heart of Europe.

Canada, Toronto - Internship

Gain first-hand knowledge, connections, and international work experience through an academic internship in Toronto, Canada.

Czech Republic, Prague - Internship

Gain first-hand knowledge, connections, and international work experience through an academic internship in Prague, Czech Republic.

France, Paris - Internship

Gain first-hand knowledge, connections, and international work experience through an academic internship in Paris, France.

Hong Kong, Internship

Gain first-hand knowledge, connections, and international work experience through an academic internship in Hong Kong.

India, Mumbai - Internship 

Gain first-hand knowledge, connections, and international work experience through an academic internship in Mumbai, India. 

Ireland, Dublin - Internship

Gain first-hand knowledge, connections, and international work experience through an academic internship in Dublin, Ireland.

Israel, Internship

Gain first-hand knowledge, connections, and international work experience through an academic internship in Israel.

Singapore - Internship

Gain first-hand knowledge, connections, and international work experience through an academic internship in Singapore.

Spain, Madrid - Internship

Gain first-hand knowledge, connections, and international work experience through an academic internship in Madrid, Spain.

Spain, Political Parties and Contemporary Catalan and Spanish Politics

Discover how Spanish politics and the Catalonia question are deeply intertwined by immersing yourself in local history and politics.

Spain, The Other Side/El Otro Lado: A comparative look at migration and refugees along the Mediterranean and US-Mexico Borderlands

Examine U.S. ethnic studies and global ethnic studies in relation to the construction of particular juridical/social/political subjects like refugees and undocumented migrants in two particular locations: 1) the U.S.-Mexico borderlands and 2) the Mediterranean Sea corridor.

Sweden, Stockholm - Internship

Gain first-hand knowledge, connections, and international work experience through an academic internship in Stockholm.

United Kingdom, London - Internship

Gain first-hand knowledge, connections, and international work experience through an academic internship in London.

USA, California, San Francisco Bay Area - Internship

Gain first-hand knowledge, connections, and professional work experience through an academic internship in the San Francisco Bay Area.

UC Davis

USA, Washington D.C., Global Policy Internships - NEW

Students interested in global policy have the opportunity to engage with policy makers in Washington, DC, while being immersed in this vibrant city for 10 weeks.

UC Los Angeles

Belgium, France, Netherlands, United Kingdom, Domestic and Foreign Politics in Europe

Examine the individual systems of government in Britain, the Netherlands and France and the role played by these countries in world politics.

China, Consequences of the New Market Economy 

Aimed at enabling students to learn about and research globalization from a Shanghai-ese perspective, this intensive program will be a rich, fun, and transformative experience.

France, Global Challenges in Postcolonial France

Investigate the exciting and complex cultural, economic, political, and social relations of 21st century France. 

Italy, Exploring Ancient Rome

Explore the city of Rome and learn about its ancient history, politics, architecture and culture this summer.

Spain, International Business Law and Taxation

Gain an in-depth understanding of international business from the legal and tax perspectives with a special emphasis on both U.S. and European regulation of international business transactions.

USA, New York, Global Governance and the United Nations System 

Explore the world's most cosmopolitan city and study the architecture of contemporary global governance and its premier international institution--the United Nations.

UC San Diego

Chile, Literature and Politics in Latin America

With a keen eye on the history of La vía chilena al socialismo under Salvador Allende, our emphasis will be on the tensions between class, indigenous people, labor and political movements and state power in Chile and other Latin American countries.

Russia, Mission Siberia

Study environmental changes of Lake Baikal, the largest freshwater lake by volume in the world, as well as ethnic issues relating to the Buryats, the largest indigenous group in Russia, in one of the largest cities in Siberia. 

South Africa, Zambia, Change in Modern South Africa & Zambia

Compare and contrast two authentic African experiences by visiting one of the most popular post-Apartheid cities, Cape Town, South Africa, and the less developed Livingstone, Zambia.