UC Summer Abroad in the Sciences

UC Summer Abroad in the Sciences

UC Berkeley

Peru, The Archaeology of the Incas (UC Berkeley)

Discover the ancient Incan Civilization in its former capital Cusco, Peru through first hand anthropological research and visits to historical Andean sites. and visits to historical Andean sites.

UC Davis

Costa Rica, Ag Science & Sustainability - Internship (UC Davis)

Intern in laboratories and research farms at Centro Agronómico Tropical de Investigación y Enseñanza (CATIE), an international institute supporting agricultural development and biological conservation throughout Central America and the Caribbean. Located in Turrialba in the heart of Costa Rica, a leader in the development of sustainable agriculture.

France, Introduction to Winemaking (UC Davis)

Learn the basics of wine making while visiting many of the major French wine regions and accessing many elite wineries.

Guatemala, Ecological and Social Issues at Lake Atitlan, Guatemala (UC Davis)

Through this hands-on class, get behind the scene of Atitlan tourist paradise and explore the Atitlan lake and watershed ecological processes and their connections to social and political realities.

Ireland, BioSci 2A on the Emerald Isle (UC Davis)

Take Biological Sciences 2A in beautiful Ireland at University College Cork.

Japan, Life Sciences (UC Davis)

Explore aspects of life sciences in Japan such as active research labs, the world- famous Osaka aquarium, a yogurt fermentation factory, and much more.

UK, Austria, Sweden, Czech Republic, Genetics—The Global Language of Biology

Study and experience the great genetic breakthroughs in this grand European tour of genetics: Cambridge, Paris, Vienna, and Stockholm and more.

Germany, Switzerland, Sweden, Denmark, Sustainable Cities of Northern Europe

Learn why some European cities are way ahead of U.S. cities in sustainable development and design. 

Thailand, Microbiology Lab in the Kingdom of Smiles

Explore tropical jungles, pristine beaches, exotic markets, and the mega-city of Bangkok while getting hands-on microbiology laboratory experience.   

UK, Austria, Sweden, Czech Republic, Genetics—The Global Language of Biology 

Study and experience the great genetic breakthroughs in this grand European tour of genetics: Cambridge, Paris, Vienna, and Stockholm and more.

United Kingdom, Brewing Science

Beer brewing is a convergence of diverse sciences (botany, plant physiology, chemistry, biochemistry, microbiology, chemical engineering, and more) in pursuit of a delightful product.

UC Riverside

Namibia, Functional Ecology and Herpetology in Namibia

This is a combined field and lecture course that focuses on the biology of amphibians and "reptiles" by exploring their diversity, physiology, ecology, evolution, behavior, and biomechanics. There will be a focus on lizards, snakes, and amphibians of southern Africa, with an emphasis on Namibia.

Switzerland, Bugging out in the Alps

In this hands-on, active, and interactive course, students will travel to the stunning scenery of the Alps, where they can experience the dramatic differences in biodiversity and environment that occur along a 10,000 foot elevation gradient.

Mexico, Education Abroad in Mexico City

Study Transport Phenomena for Biomedical Applications in Mexico City. 

UC San Diego

Australia, Social Cognition and Drugs

Learn about and experience the ground breaking work of Australian neurobiologists as you visit scientific laboratories and explore museums throughout Sydney.

Greece, Drugs, Behavior, and the History of Neuroscience

Explore psychopharmacology and neuroscience from antiquity to modern times and investigate the origins of modern pharmacology and medicine in ancient Greece.

Switzerland, Geology in Geneva

This will be the first Global Seminar to focus entirely on Earth Science/STEM in an inspiring locale that showcases a wide variety of scientific and natural beauty.