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UC DAVIS QUARTER ABROAD 2017 UC Davis Quarter Abroad offers a chance for students from all UC campuses to earn UC Davis units while participating in quarter-length programs designed by UC Davis faculty and taught in an international setting. Programs run 10-16 weeks and allow students to earn 13-23 quarter units straight from the UC Davis Course Catalog.


SPRING QUARTER 2017 Kyoto, Japan Japanese Language and Culture...........................................................2 Madrid, Spain Spanish Language and Culture.............................................................3 Taipei, Taiwan Pharmaceutical Chemistry.....................................................................4 London, United Kingdom British Culture and Internships...............................................................5

FALL QUARTER 2017 Mendoza, Argentina Spanish Language and Culture............................................................6 Sydney, Australia Australian Internships and Writing.......................................................7 Florence, Italy Italian Language and Culture...............................................................8 Oaxaca, Mexico Latino/a Health Internship.....................................................................9 London, United Kingdom London School of Economics...............................................................10

OTHER ABROAD OPPORTUNITIES NEW Summer Domestic Programs......................................................11 Summer Abroad Internships...........................................................12–13 UC Davis Summer Abroad............................................................14–15 | QUARTER ABROAD 2017



Japanese Language and Culture in Kyoto SPRING QUARTER 2017 MARCH 31 – JUNE 9, 2017 JOSEPH SORENSEN ( Japan—Kyoto This program takes place in beautiful Kyoto, Japan’s cultural capital. While attending Kyoto Seika University, students will enroll in accelerated language and culture courses, participate in exciting excursions, and spend spring quarter exploring the cultural riches that Kyoto and the surrounding regions have to offer. The program is divided into two levels, consisting of courses for those who have completed Japanese 2 or Japanese 5. In Japan, students will complete an entire year of Japanese in only one quarter.

Courses (19 - 22 units) Intermediate – JPN 3, 4, 5, 6, 15S (22) Advanced – JPN 6, 15S, 111, 112, 113 (19) Prerequisites* Intermediate – Completion of JPN 2** Advanced – Completion of JPN 5** * or equivalent for non-UC Davis students ** A grade of B- or better in all Japanese courses is required.




Spanish Language and Culture in Madrid SPRING QUARTER 2017 MARCH 27 – JUNE 3, 2017 CRISTINA MARTINEZ-CARAZO ( Spain—Madrid Spain—the very name conjures images of sun-drenched beaches, Moorish castles, and a rich cultural and artistic heritage. In Madrid, students will walk through history itself—down stone-paved streets and past countless flowering balconies of 18th-century buildings before arriving in Madrid’s city center, famous for tapas, shopping, and entertainment. The unique spirit of Madrid is both serene and lively, making it a captivating place to learn Spanish and absorb centuries of Iberian culture.

Courses (17 - 21 units)* Level 1 – SPA 1S, 2S, 3S, 141S, 199 (20-21) Level 2 – SPA 100S, 141S, 143, 148S, 199 (17-18) * SPA 192I Internship (1, P/NP, optional) Prerequisites* Level 1 – No prerequisites Level 2 – SPA 24, 33, or the equivalent * or equivalent for non-UC Davis students | QUARTER ABROAD 2017



Pharmaceutical Chemistry in Taipei SPRING QUARTER 2017 APRIL 5 – JUNE 10, 2017 JACQUELYN GERVAY-HAGUE ( NEIL SCHORE ( DEAN TANTILLO ( Taiwan—Taipei Spend spring quarter in Taipei studying pharmaceutical chemistry at one of the top 20 research institutions in the world. This specialized program offers students the opportunity to earn UC Davis chemistry units and participate in optional research internships at Academia Sinica. In addition, it allows chemistry majors with the necessary coursework to achieve a degree in pharmaceutical chemistry. The in-depth research experience provides greater exposure to the process of drug discovery and helps students clarify career goals in a myriad of scientific professions.

Courses (13 - 18 units) CHE 130A – Pharmaceutical Chemistry Part A (3) CHE 130B – Pharmaceutical Chemistry Part B (3) CHE 130C – Case Studies in Pharmaceutical Chemistry (1) CHE 150 – Natural Products Chemistry (3) CHE 198 – Chemistry and Culture (3) CHE 199 – Research Internships (1-5, P/NP, optional) Prerequisites* CHE 118C or CHE 128C No language requirement * or equivalent for non-UC Davis students




British Culture and Internships in London SPRING QUARTER 2017 MARCH 29 – JUNE 10, 2017 ELIZABETH MILLER ( United Kingdom—London Spend spring quarter in the heart of London while taking two upper-division English courses focusing on the rich culture, literature, and history of England—with a special focus this year on London crime stories. Students will take classes in the fashionable borough of Kensington and participate in a professional internship for 18-20 hours a week. Excursions out and about in London are an integral part of the program. Internship Areas Include Advertising Film Broadcasting Fundraising Business/Economics Healthcare Hospitality Education Interior Design Fashion

Journalism Politics/Policy Public Relations Publishing ...and many more

Courses (14 units) ENL 149 – London Crime Stories (4) ENL 163 – British Life and Culture (4) ENL 192 – Internship (6, P/NP) Prerequisites* ENL 3 or UWP 1 or equivalent; sophomore class standing (45 quarter units or above) * Equivalent courses include: Comparative Literature 1, 2, 3; Native American Studies 5; or equivalent courses for non-UC Davis students | QUARTER ABROAD 2017



Spanish Language and Culture in Mendoza FALL QUARTER 2017 SEPTEMBER 24 – DECEMBER 9, 2017 CECILIA COLOMBI ( Argentina—Mendoza Let your adventurous spirit soar in beautiful Mendoza, Argentina. At the Universidad Nacional de Cuyo, students will take accelerated courses in Spanish language and Latin American culture. As part of the program, students will participate in many special hikes and excursions, including a trip to Patagonia, visits to regional vineyards, and much more. The program offers three Spanish levels. All students will also take an upper division course in Spanish American culture. Courses (18 - 21 units) Level 1 – SPA 3S, 21S, 22S, 98, 148S (21) Level 2 – SPA 22S, 23S, 24S, 98, 148S (19) Level 3 – SPA 116, 148S, 159S, 170S, 198 (18) Prerequisites* Level 1 – SPA 2 Level 2 – SPA 21 Level 3 – SPA 24 or 33 or equivalent * or equivalent for non-UC Davis students




Australian Internships and Writing in Sydney FALL QUARTER 2017 SEPTEMBER 21 – DECEMBER 2, 2017 MELISSA BENDER ( Australia—Sydney Spend Fall Quarter in Southern Hemisphere summer! Students will take three upper division courses in Sydney, Australia on travel writing, history, and Australian culture from the nationally ranked UC Davis University Writing Program (UWP). Additionally, students will gain global workplace experience through an internship in almost any field. Excursions in and around Sydney are an integral part of the program. Internship Areas Include Advertising Broadcasting Business/Economics Education Fashion

Film Fundraising Healthcare Hospitality Interior Design

Nonprofit Politics/Policy Public Relations Publishing ...and many more

Courses (18 units) UWP 102C – Writing in History (4) UWP 110 – Travel Writing (4) UWP 192 and/or EAP 192 – Internship (6, P/NP) UWP 198 – Australian Life and Culture (4) Prerequisites* Completion of UWP 1, ENL 3; sophomore class standing (45 quarter units or above) * or equivalent for non-UC Davis students | QUARTER ABROAD 2017



Italian Language and Culture in Florence FALL QUARTER 2017 AUGUST 28 – DECEMBER 16, 2017 MARGHERITA HEYER-CAPUT ( Italy—Florence This 16-week program takes place in the beautiful city of Florence, where you will take accelerated Italian language, film, and culture courses, and explore electives such as art history, food studies, fashion marketing, and more. Many of your courses will be taught outside—taking advantage of the beautiful setting of Florence and surrounding areas in Tuscany. Quarter Abroad partners with CEA, an organization well-known for its high quality study abroad programs, in-country coordination of housing, and language instruction.

Courses (19 - 23 units) Beginning – ITA 1S, 2S, 3S, ITA/FMS 121S, 192S (optional) Intermediate – ITA 4S, 5S, 9S, ITA/FMS 121S,  192S (optional) Advanced – ITA 8A-S, 8B-S, 101S, ITA/FMS 121S, 145S, 192S (required) ALL LEVELS – All students have the option to enroll in 192S (cultural internship in the Florentine community) and in approved electives offered through the host provider. Prerequisites* Level 1 – No prerequisites Level 2 – Completion of ITA 3 Level 3 – Completion of ITA 9 * or equivalent for non-UC Davis students




Latino/a Health Internship in Oaxaca FALL QUARTER 2017 SEPTEMBER – NOVEMBER, 2017 ADELA DE LA TORRE ( YVETTE FLORES ( Mexico—Oaxaca This specialized program offers students the opportunity to take UC Davis classes on transnational (US-Mexico) health issues and participate in approximately 180 hours of clinical rotations through internships in hospitals and clinics in Oaxaca, Mexico. The courses offered provide students with cultural competencies that are crucial for effective health care professionals. This program is also designed to provide in-depth clinical experience that will not only lead to greater Spanish fluency, but help participants clarify career goals.

Courses (20 units) CHI 21S – Latino/a Health Care Issues (4) CHI 145S – Bi-National Health (5) CHI 147S – Indigenous Healing and Biodiversity in Latin America (5) CHI 192S – Clinical Rotation Internship (6, P/NP) Prerequisites* BIS 1A & 1B or BIS 2A & 2B; SPA 21 or 31; Junior class standing (90 quarter units or above) * or equivalent for non-UC Davis students | QUARTER ABROAD 2017



Political Science at the London School of Economics FALL QUARTER 2017 SEPTEMBER 25 – DECEMBER 2, 2017 JOHN SCOTT ( United Kingdom—London Spend fall quarter studying at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), one of the most prestigious institutions in the world and an ideal setting to focus on the politics and international relations of Britain and Western Europe. A unique opportunity led by a faculty member from the UC Davis Department of Political Science and taught in conjunction with LSE faculty. Political Science (POL) 190 includes guest talks by distinguished speakers and excursions to sites in London.

Courses (16 units) POL 117 – British Political Thought (4) POL 137 – International Relations in Western Europe (4) POL 147A – West European Politics (4) POL 190 – International Relations (4) Prerequisites* None



SUMMER DOMESTIC PROGRAMS Domestic programs are just like our other programs—UC Davis courses taught in the field by UC Davis faculty— but the location is the US. The focus is on intercultural topics in an American setting, bringing home the point that intercultural skills are as relevant in the US as they are overseas. Programs may be of special interest to American students who wish to explore intercultural topics closer to home, and to international students who want to explore the US, while receiving credits that satisfy major, minor and GE requirements, and without the need to get a passport or visa.




JUNE 19 – JULY 16, 2017

JUNE 19 – JULY 17, 2017

New Orleans, the hippest city in the nation. Birthplace of jazz! Learn about the history of the most consistently diverse city in the US. Explore New Orleans’s French, Spanish, and American colonial history, its place in the commodity and slave trades of the 19th century, the roots of jazz, the evolution of Cajun cuisine, and the recovery of The Big Easy after Hurricane Katrina.

New Mexico—beautiful landscapes, rich multicultural history, more World Heritage Sites than any other state! Visit pueblos continuously occupied for hundreds of years, explore Carlsbad Caverns and White Sands, savor the state’s distinctive cuisine and glorious sunsets, all the while learning about the turbulent, fertile history of the Native American, Hispanic, and Anglo cultures. | QUARTER ABROAD 2017


SUMMER ABROAD INTERNSHIPS Summer Abroad Internships provide students with the opportunity to gain firsthand experience in diverse fields at locations around the globe. Conveniently offered during the summer, the internships will improve your marketability when you apply for jobs and enhance applications to professional schools. During the internship, UC Davis faculty work with students online to help them get the most out of their experience. Students earn UC Davis credits and are supported 24/7 on-site by trusted program providers. Program lengths vary from 5 to 8 weeks.


QUARTER ABROAD 2017 2015 |

BUSINESS AND COMMUNICATION New Zealand Placements are offered in a variety of organizations in multiple cities. Students gain professional experience in a range of fields, including Marketing, Communication, Web Design, Event Management, Hospitality and Tourism, and more. Stunning landscapes and natural beauty offer extensive opportunities for exploration during free time. Hong Kong Intern in one of the most cosmopolitan cities of the world, where English is the language of business. Placement opportunities are available in Accounting, Finance, Advertising, Communication, Marketing, Public Relations, Trade, Hospitality and Tourism, and more. Companies range from small start-ups to large global organizations.

ENGINEERING Australia Spend the summer in beautiful Sydney as an engineering intern. Placements are customized according to students’ experiences, career goals, interests and skills, and are available at large and small companies in a variety of areas, including Environmental Science, Urban & Design, Chemical, Electrical, Mechanical, Robotics, Food, and more.

GLOBAL HEALTH Bolivia, Pediatric Health in La Paz Experience the challenges of providing pediatric care to diverse low-income populations, including indigenous groups, and rotate alongside local pediatricians at clinics and hospitals, including the country’s largest children’s hospital, a major research facility that influences national health policy. Beginner Spanish proficiency required.

South Africa, Healthcare in Cape Town Witness efforts to address health inequities amongst underserved communities. Work with local NGOs outside of Cape Town, helping with community-based health initiatives aimed at rural farming populations. Participate in clinical rotations at Cape Town hospitals, alongside local healthcare teams in a variety of wards, such as emergency, outpatient, and surgery.

Bolivia, Primary Care and Rural Medicine Join healthcare teams in urban hospitals and rural clinics in the picturesque southern Bolivian state of Tarija, on the border with Argentina. Understand the importance of preventative medicine and learn about pathologies not commonly seen in North America, like Chagas Disease. Includes one week orientation in La Paz. Beginner Spanish proficiency required.

South Africa, Hospital Medicine in Durban Based in Durban, a dynamic city by the beach and the heartland of Zulu culture, join local healthcare teams providing services at a large teaching hospital in the surgical and pediatric wards. Learn about HIV/ AIDS and its impact on South Africa by rotating at a local NGO clinic that provides comprehensive care for people living and affected by AIDS.

India, Public Health, Rural/Urban Medicine Learn about India’s healthcare system and the main public health challenges. Visit NGOs in Delhi that are tackling these challenges and participate in clinical rotations in the Himalayan foothills. Rotations at community clinics and hospitals, both rural and urban, provide insight on the importance of primary care, preventative medicine, and the urban-rural divide.

Philippines, Remote Island Medicine Understand first-hand the daily healthcare challenges faced by villages on over 7,100 islands and the importance of preventative medicine. Rotate at community level clinics and interact with patients and healthcare providers, gaining insight on the inextricable link between clinical medicine and public health.

Note: All Summer Abroad Internships information listed here is subject to change. Please check the website for the most current program information.

Hong Kong | QUARTER ABROAD 2016 2017


UC DAVIS SUMMER ABROAD 2017 UC Davis Summer Abroad programs offer students short, intensive academic courses that are complemented with a wealth of excursions and cultural activities. All of our programs are built around UC Davis courses and are led by UC Davis faculty. Many provide opportunities for students to visit non-English speaking countries while doing their coursework in English. Class sizes are small—12-32 students—allowing for an intimate learning experience. UC Davis Summer Abroad is open to students from all University of California campuses and other US institutions.

AFRICA & THE MIDDLE EAST Ghana Accra • Culture and Development South Africa Cape Town & more • Healthcare (Internship) Durban • Hospital Medicine (Internship)

ASIA & OCEANIA Australia Melbourne • Urban to Outback Sydney • Engineering (Internship) Hong Kong Hong Kong • Business and Communication (Internship)

India  Pondicherry • Palaces of the Gods



New Delhi, Himalayas • Public Health, Rural/Urban Medicine (Internship) Japan Kusatsu • Life Sciences Tokyo, Kyoto, Kyushu • Engineering New Zealand Auckland & more • Business and Communication (Internship) Philippines Manila & more • Remote Island Medicine (Internship) Taiwan Taipei • Literature and Film Thailand Bangkok • Microbiology Lab EUROPE Austria Vienna •  Crossroads of Central Europe France Aix en Provence • Performing Arts Dijon • Introduction to Winemaking Paris • Americans in Paris Paris, Riviera • Art Studio Paris • Fashion Marketing Greece Athens & more • Travelers in Greece Iceland Reykjavik • Thermodynamics Ireland Cork • Bio Sci 2A on the Emerald Isle Italy Rome • Art, Culture, History Portugal Porto • Hidden Gem Spain Barcelona • Housing and Urbanism Burgos, Madrid & more • Spanish Art Switzerland Geneva • Politics of Global Inequality

UK Edinburgh • Scottish Tales

Bolivia La Paz • Pediatric Health (Internship) Tarija • Primary Care and Health Justice

Oxford • Portal to Fantasy London • Gender and Communication

EUROPE — MULTI-COUNTRY Germany, Switzerland • World Cinema Ireland, France, Spain • Celtic Connections Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Switzerland • Sustainable Cities of Europe UK, Netherlands • Design in Europe UK, Austria, Sweden, Czech Republic • Genetics—Global Language/Biology UK, France, Italy • The Grand Tour

LATIN AMERICA Argentina Buenos Aires • Music, Film and Culture


Costa Rica San Jose • Costa Rican Communities Cuba Havana • Narratives of Resistance Ecuador Quito • Sustainable Ecuador Guatemala Lake Atitlan • Ecological/Social Issues Mexico Chiapas • Literary & Social Movements Peru Cuzco • History, Environment, Culture

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA New Mexico Santa Fe & more • Land of Enchantment Louisiana New Orleans • Multiculturalism | QUARTER ABROAD 2017




To be eligible to participate in a UC Davis Quarter Abroad program, you must • be a registered student at a University of California (UC) campus—from enrollment through program end date • be in good academic standing with a GPA of 2.0 or above • be in good disciplinary standing • meet any program-specific requirements or prerequisites

Financial Aid is available to qualified students. To be eligible for aid, students must have submitted a FAFSA for the academic year of the program. Work with the Financial Aid office at UC Davis and on your home campus regarding eligibility, supplemental applications for aid, deadlines, etc.


All students enrolled in a Study Abroad program are eligible to apply for a Study Abroad Award. To qualify, you must log into your Study Abroad account, click on the “Search Scholarships” tab, and click “Apply Now.” You must submit a completed award application and be enrolled in a Quarter Abroad program by November 2, 2016 (for Spring programs) and March 7, 2017 (for Fall programs).

To be saved a spot in a UC Davis Quarter Abroad program, you must complete your enrollment online: The enrollment period for Spring 2017 programs is September 22 – December 2, 2016. The enrollment period for Fall 2017 programs is January 11 – April 7, 2017. Please note that programs fill on a first-completed, first-reserved basis. If you do not have a valid passport, apply for one or renew your current one as soon as possible. Your passport must be valid for at least six months after the program end date. Please keep your post office receipt as proof of application. Program details are subject to change. Please consult the UC Davis Quarter Abroad website for the most current program information.

FEES Fees vary by program and include the program fee, UC Davis Tuition and Fees, as well as the cost of accommodations, excursions, select meals, and other program materials and services abroad. Airfare, textbooks, and spending money are not included. Submitting your complete enrollment online includes a $300 nonrefundable deposit and secures your space in the program.




NEXT STEPS Visit the Quarter Abroad website to learn more about program excursions, instructors, course requirements and prerequisites, fees, accommodations, and activities. Create a UC Davis Study Abroad account online to access enrollment forms and register for email updates about specific programs. Other UC Davis campus-based programs include Summer Abroad (40+ programs in 20+ countries; p. 14-15), Summer Abroad Internships (p. 12-13), and NEW US Domestic Programs (p. 11). Explore all your study abroad options:


UC Davis Quarter Abroad is open to students from other UC campuses.

Quarter Abroad programs are led by UC Davis faculty and are unique opportunities to participate in language, science, humanities, and internship programs across the world.

You will need to complete the Intercampus Visitor (ICV) approval process concurrently with your UC Davis Quarter Abroad enrollment process. The ICV form and special instructions for how to complete the form are located within the Quarter Abroad online enrollment. It is important to start the ICV process early!

Students must satisfy both UC Davis Quarter Abroad eligibility requirements and Intercampus Visitor requirements.

Meet first with your home campus major/academic advisor to determine if the UC Davis Quarter Abroad program fits into your academic plans and to get a letter of support.

Financial aid for Intercampus Visitors is handled by UC Davis in coordination with your home campus Financial Aid office. Contact the UC Davis Quarter Abroad financial aid advisor (Soua Lo,

Please check the UC Davis Quarter Abroad webpage ( for the most up to date information on programs and the enrollment process. Contact us with any of your questions.

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Spring 2017 Enrollment Deadline: December 2, 2016 Fall 2017 Enrollment Deadline: April 7, 2017

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