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Summer 2016 Global Seminars

UCSD Global Seminars are five-week long summer study abroad experiences led by a UCSD professor. Students enroll in a package of two courses for a total of eight UCSD quarter units. Class sizes are between 15–28 students, so there are excellent opportunities for one-on-one interaction with some of the best faculty at UCSD. All courses are taught in English.


  • Announcing new Global Seminars in Auckland, New Zealand; Dublin, Ireland; Oaxaca, Mexico; and Sydney, Australia for summer 2017. See the program flyer (pdf) for the complete list of 2017 locations. Details available before the beginning of fall quarter.
  • Applications accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis from November 1 through March 1.

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Study Abroad UC San Diego
University Center 409
9500 Gilman Drive #0034
La Jolla, California 92093
Phone: (858) 534-1123
Email: globalseminar@ucsd.edu
VAC: http://vac.ucsd.edu