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Welcome to Study Abroad UC San Diego

Are you ready to add an exciting adventure to your UC San Diego academic journey? Whether it is researching available programs and locations, making sure credits you take abroad will fit into your UC San Diego academic requirements, exploring financial aid and scholarship opportunities, or preparing for the challenges of adapting to living overseas, we are ready to help!

When to Apply

Timeline to go abroad

How to Apply

How to go abroad

First Steps: 

Information sessions to help you begin! 

  • Watch a short ‘First Steps’ video outlining study abroad at UC San Diego
  • Or attend an in person information session offered each week at the International Center
  • It is important that you complete a First Steps video or information session first to help you gain an overview of study abroad at UC San Diego


The Study Abroad application management system.

  • If you want to study abroad you will need to set up an account on TritonsAbroad
  • Complete your interest profile, search for programs and locations, and apply for scholarships
  • Once you select a program that you like, you can upload the program’s application and other important documents into your TritonsAbroad account


Study Abroad, UC San Diego likes to offer as much choice in study abroad options to UC San Diego students as possible. Therefore, students have many Providers to choose from: 

Our Study Abroad Advisors can advise students both by region and academic discipline, so there is always someone in our office who you can talk to. We look forward to working with you, and we know that there is a perfect program out there just waiting for you to join! Bon Voyage!