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Announcing the New Micro-Study-Abroad Programs

Short on Time to Study Abroad? Check out These Micro Study Abroad Opportunities

Study Abroad feel out of reach because you can’t imagine yourself away for a whole semester or even a summer? Too overwhelmed by the big, popular Study Abroad countries? We’ve identified some programs just for you: Introducing Micro-Study-Abroad!

Visit some of the smallest micronations and microstates on Earth on a small budget. In these small locales, you could see nearly everything over 14 hours! Get off the plane at 8AM and head home at 10PM! You don’t have to freak out about a new host family or paying for some fancy hotel on these programs with a micro-budget. You barely need a passport!

University of California, Merced Announced as a Gilman Top Producing Institution

The U.S. Department of State has announced the U.S. higher education institutions that sent the most students overseas on the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program in academic year 2017-2018. The University of California, Merced has been recognized for its success in making international study and internships more accessible and inclusive for American students of all backgrounds through the Gilman Program.

Cross into Bridgetown: Discover Barbados study abroad with UCEAP

Start your memorable Caribbean experience in Bridgetown, the diverse capital and commercial center of Barbados. This tropical island nation boasts white sand beaches, mild weather, and unique opportunities such as shipwreck diving and snorkeling with sea turtles.

Along with regular university courses, you may conduct fieldwork or personalized research with a local faculty mentor. You can also volunteer as an educator in the community; many students enjoy mentoring local schoolchildren and participating in the HIV/AIDS peer education internship.

Vive la France: Discover France study abroad programs with UCEAP

Joie de vivre, the joy of living, sums up the French appetite for life. Stroll along the banks of a quiet river, browse the city-sized art galleries of the Louvre, sample cuisine at a bouch​on tavern in Lyon, or debate politics at a corner café in Bordeaux. Whatever you do, you will feel, see, taste and understand why some of history’s greatest artists, writers and scholars have been attracted to France.


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