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Summer 2021 Global Seminars

UC San Diego 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.


The deadline for Summer 2021 Global Seminars has passed. If you are interested in joining the mailing list to be notified as soon as we announce our Summer 2022 programs, please sign up here!


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Virtual study abroad programs contain opportunities for online interaction with individuals and locations in the host country.

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Global Seminar courses may fulfill additional major, minor, or general education requirements beyond those listed below. Download the syllabi from the program overview page, and check with your academic advisor(s) to confirm.

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