UC Berkeley invites you to register for Global Edge, an exciting program for newly admitted Berkeley freshmen. Start your college experience in an extraordinary way — spend your summer at Berkeley then your fall semester abroad in London!

$2000 scholarship available to the first 50 registered Global Edge students.

How it Works


1

Summer 2017:
Begin your undergraduate studies at UC Berkeley in the summer with orientation, pre-departure activities, and courses.

2

Fall 2017:
After the Summer Session, you travel abroad and spend fall semester taking Berkeley courses.

3

Spring 2018:
After the program is over, you return to the United States for spring semester at Berkeley.

 
 

Eligibility

To be eligible for Global Edge, you must:

  • Be a newly admitted freshman in the College of Letters & Science or College of Natural Resources
  • Be 18 years old by August 12, 2017
  • Hold a valid United States or European Union passport at time of registration (must be valid through May 3, 2018)

What's Included

  • Global Edge Orientation
  • Pre-departure orientation and activities
  • Onsite orientation and activities
  • Specially selected program courses
  • Student residence abroad
  • Extracurricular activities and excursions
  • Roundtrip flight from San Francisco
  • Student health and travel insurance
  • Support from campus and on-site staff throughout the program