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Coronavirus Information and Updates

March 13, 2020
The safety and wellbeing of students is our first priority. Global Affairs (including Study Abroad) is monitoring situations related to Coronavirus or COVID-19 in countries in which programs are offered and communicating directly with the campus community.

UC Davis now has study abroad, internship programs on all seven continents

November 19, 2019
Global Affairs and the Global Learning Hub — formerly the Study Abroad Office — have introduced an extensive array of study abroad and internship programs led by UC Davis faculty for the 2019-20 school year. Antarctica, Lebanon and Tanzania are three notable destinations added to UC Davis’ overarching global reach.

New Global Learning Hub Launches at UC Davis

April 01, 2019
Through the Global Learning Hub, each and every UC Davis student can find global learning opportunities available on campus, in the region, and across all seven continents.

Medieval Multiculturalism: An Immersion in Three Cultures

December 14, 2018

Written by Jeffrey Day, content strategist in the College of Letters and Science

The UC Davis Summer Abroad course “Three Cultures of Medieval Spain” immerses student scholars in a world where Muslim, Christian, and Jewish communities coexisted and spawned a flowering of scientific, artistic, and architectural achievement.

Biology on the Emerald Isle: Study Abroad Program Provides Transformative Experiences

October 02, 2018

By Greg Watry, College of Biological Sciences

Joanne Newens entered UC Davis as a nutrition major on the pre-med track. At first, courses in the biological sciences were steppingstones on the path to medical school. She enrolled in prerequisites, spent time studying in the library and attended lectures. But something was missing from her life in academia.

Expanding Worldviews, One Summer at a Time

May 07, 2018
Bhutan is said to be the happiest country in the world. Beginning this summer, students at UC Davis will have the opportunity to experience this place for themselves through a four-week study abroad program entitled Bhutan: Introduction to Geographic Information Systems.

Uncommon Engineering Shapes Spring Schedule

February 13, 2018
In the program's latest example of uncommon engineering, the team will conduct its spring workouts from Feb. 15-March 10 to provide student-athletes with an opportunity to study abroad. By scheduling off-season practices accordingly, the team will now have an entire quarter available to take full advantage of opportunities rarely presented to football programs at any level, let alone Division I.

A Campus of Global Proportions

November 28, 2017
“International Education Week provides an excellent opportunity for international students at UC Davis to share about their home countries, experiences and perspectives of being in the United States,” said Joanna Regulska, the Vice Provost and Associate Chancellor of Global Affairs and a professor of gender, sexuality and women’s studies. “In return, they also get to meet with...”

Blum Center Launches the First UC-Wide Global Poverty Action Day

June 16, 2017
The Blum Center hosted the campus and local community for a screening of the documentary Poverty Inc. The event was held in tandem with the eight other UC campuses as part of a UC system wide initiative - Global Poverty Action Days - which was the first of its kind, and is expected to occur every year.

Introducing the 2017 Blum PATA Summer Fellows

June 15, 2017
The Blum Center is pleased to announce its newest cohort of Poverty Alleviation through Action (PATA) Summer Fellows! This summer, the Center will be sending 26 undergraduate students to tackle issues in poverty and inequality in 14 countries, including the US, on four continents.

Study Abroad Secures $22,000 in Grants from French Government

January 29, 2017
At the end of last year, the French Embassy in Washington D.C. gave the UC Davis Office of Global Affairs a grant of $19,386, while the UC Davis Study Abroad Club won a $2,000 grant from French Mission for Culture and Higher Education, located in New York City.