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Short-term programs to meet your educational needs.

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Whether you choose to study for one semester or a full academic year, you'll take a variety of courses to complete your undergraduate or graduate requirements and refine your English skills.

Learn alongside UC Berkeley students while receiving academic advising and graduate school admissions support. Take advantage of this study-abroad opportunity to learn from UC Berkeley's renowned professors in a culturally diverse campus—without the complicated admissions process.

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English as a 2nd Language

As part of the College Foundations Program you'll join other international high school graduates preparing for university study.

Attend college-level courses where you'll build English skills and become familiar with typical U.S. university classroom discussions and assignments. Boost your TOEFL and SAT scores through test preparation and get personal college admissions advising.

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International Diploma Programs

Whether you're thinking about starting your own business, looking to move up in your company, or want to build your knowledge of global business and economic issues, you become more competitive in the global marketplace with an IDP certificate.

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Evening Certificate Programs

If you're an international student or working professional with an undergraduate degree, our Evening Certificate Programs can help enhance your skills and credentials.

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Life shaping. World changing. Future building. That's Berkeley. Imagine yourself here.

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Attend a free information session

Berkeley Haas Global Access Program

Date: Friday, May 25, 2018

Time: 9:30am to 10:30am

Location: Online


UC Berkeley Extension International Programs

Date: Friday, June 8, 2018

Time: 9:30am to 10:30am

Location: Online

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