UCSC Exchanges

UCSC Exchanges are undergraduate programs that allow UCSC students to study at other top institutions abroad or in the USA. Students will earn credit while paying UC Santa Cruz tuition and fees, and living expenses in the destination. Exchanges may be for one quarter, two quarters, or an entire academic year.

Search Programs by Subject

Visit The Global Learning Portal to narrow down programs by subject. Navigate to the "Apply" page to start your search.


Programs

Australia

Colombia

Denmark

France

Germany

Italy

Japan

Korea

Norway

Spain

United Kingdom

USA

Coming soon!


How to Apply to UCSC Exchanges

  1. Complete your Profile in the Global Learning Portal
  2. Check deadlines and capacity to confirm that your program is still open
  3. Fill out the Global Learning Approval (GLA) Form to obtain academic approval from your Major/Minor and College. This step can take 2-3 weeks and is recommended that you start early! You will need to upload a PDF of your completed GLA Form in Step 4.
  4. Submit the Nomination Form in the Global Learning Portal by the deadline.
  5. Nomination Forms are processed on a rolling admissions basis

Application Fee

There is a Non-Refundable $200 UCSC Global Learning Application Fee. It is charged to your UCSC account in two installments of $100, each due about 1 month and 3 months after you submit your Nomination Form.