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UC DAVIS QUARTER ABROAD 2018 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 13-24 quarter units straight from the UC Davis course catalog.


SPRING QUARTER 2018 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 2018 Mendoza, Argentina Spanish Language and Culture............................................................6 Sydney, Australia Australian Internships and Writing.......................................................7 Florence, Italy Italian Language and Culture...............................................................8 Oaxaca, Mexico Latin(x) Health Internship........................................................................9 London, United Kingdom London School of Economics...............................................................10 Nottingham, United Kingdom Organic Chemistry...............................................................................11

OTHER ABROAD OPPORTUNITIES Summer Abroad Internships...........................................................12–13 UC Davis Summer Abroad............................................................14–15 | QUARTER ABROAD 2018



Japanese Language and Culture in Kyoto SPRING QUARTER 2018 APRIL – JUNE, 2018 JOSEPH SORENSEN ( Japan—Kyoto This program takes place in beautiful Kyoto, Japan’s cultural capital. While attending Kyoto Seika University, students will enroll in the third-quarter sequential course in first-year, second-year, or third-year Japanese, taught by contracted teachers from a professional language school. You will take part in an intensive culture and field trip course, 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 three levels, consisting of courses for those who have completed Japanese (JPN) 2, Japanese (JPN) 5, or Japanese (JPN) 112.

Courses (14 - 15 units)* Beginning – JPN 3, 114A, 116 (15) Intermediate – JPN 6, 114B, 116 (15) Advanced – JPN 113, 114C, 116 (14) * Prerequisites enforced (see website).




Spanish Language and Culture in Madrid SPRING QUARTER 2018 APRIL – JUNE, 2018 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) Optional Internship - SPA 192I (1) * Prerequisites enforced (see website). | QUARTER ABROAD 2018



Pharmaceutical Chemistry in Taipei SPRING QUARTER 2018 MARCH – JUNE, 2018 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, optional) * Prerequisites enforced (see website).




British Culture and Internships in London SPRING QUARTER 2018 MARCH – JUNE, 2018 DAVID SIMPSON ( 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—special focus this year on crime and detection in fiction and film. 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 Broadcasting Business/Economics Education Fashion

Film Fundraising Healthcare Hospitality Interior Design

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

Courses (14 units)* ENL 149 – London Crime and Detection in Fiction and Film (4) ENL 163 – British Life and Culture (4) ENL 192 – Internship (6) * Prerequisites enforced (see website). | QUARTER ABROAD 2018



Spanish Language and Culture in Mendoza FALL QUARTER 2018 SEPTEMBER – DECEMBER, 2018 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) Note: Students at all levels will take SPA 148S – Cinema in the Spanish-Speaking World (4 units, taught in English) and SPA 98/198 – Directed Group Study (2 units).

* Prerequisites enforced (see website).




Australian Internships and Writing in Sydney FALL QUARTER 2018 SEPTEMBER – DECEMBER, 2018 KEN ANDERSEN ( Australia—Sydney Spend fall quarter in southern hemisphere spring! Students will take three upper division courses in Sydney on travel writing, business writing, and Australian culture, from the nationally-ranked UC Davis University Writing Program (UWP). The heart of this program also provides students with the opportunity to gain global workplace experience through an internship, available in nearly any field. Excursions in and around Sydney are an integral part of the program. Internship Areas Include Advertising Film Broadcasting Fundraising Business/Economics Healthcare Interior Design Fashion

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

Courses (18 units)* UWP 104A – Writing in the Professions: Business Writing (4) UWP 110 – Travel Writing (4) UWP 192 and/or EAP 192 – Internship (6) UWP 198 – Australian Life and Culture (4)

* Prerequisites enforced (see website). | QUARTER ABROAD 2018



Italian Language and Culture in Florence FALL QUARTER 2018 AUGUST – DECEMBER, 2018 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 - 24 units)* Beginning – ITA 1S, 2S, 3S, ITA/FMS 121S (19+) Intermediate – ITA 4S, 5S, 9S, ITA/FMS 121S (16+) Advanced – ITA 8A-S, 8B-S, 101S, ITA/FMS 121S, 145S or 108S, 192S (15+) Note: Students in Beginning and Intermediate levels have the option of adding ITA 192S – Cultural Internship in the Florentine Community. All students have the option to enroll in approved electives offered through the host provider. * Prerequisites enforced (see website).




Latin(x) Health Internship in Oaxaca FALL QUARTER 2018 SEPTEMBER – DECEMBER, 2018 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 – Latin(x) 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) * Prerequisites enforced (see website). | QUARTER ABROAD 2018



Political Science at the London School of Economics FALL QUARTER 2018 SEPTEMBER – DECEMBER, 2018 ROBERT HUCKFELDT ( United Kingdom—London Spend fall quarter studying at the London School of Economics (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. This custom programme offers you the opportunity to take classes taught by LSE and UC Davis faculty and enjoy guest talks by distinguished speakers and excursions to sites in London. Comparative Political Institutions: Parties (POL 140B) will address the activities and performance of political parties in western democracies, with particular attention to alternative forms of party organization, the historical development of parties, the relationships between voters and parties, and the impact of electoral rules on party formation.


Courses (16 units) POL 140B – Comparative Political Institutions: Parties (4) POL 137 – International Relations in Western Europe (4) POL 147A – West European Politics (4) POL 190 – International Relations (4)


Organic Chemistry in Nottingham FALL QUARTER 2018 SEPTEMBER – DECEMBER, 2018 MARK MASCAL ( United Kingdom—Nottingham Complete a key UC Davis organic chemistry sequence in one quarter while studying in historic England. The 128ABC plus 129A (lab) sequence serves chemistry, chemical engineering, and food science majors and satisfies the organic chemistry requirement for professional schools such as UC Davis VetMed. The courses are taught by UC Davis instructors on-site and are accompanied by a course on the local industry, history, and culture. The University of Nottingham is a leader in the field of sustainable chemistry and the East Midlands region is rich in history and natural beauty. Nottingham is two hours from London by train and a short flight away from Dublin, Paris, Brussels, and beyond.

Courses (14 units)* CHE 128A – Organic Chemistry (3) CHE 128B – Organic Chemistry (3) CHE 128C – Organic Chemistry (3) CHE 129A – Organic Chemistry Lab (2) CHE 198 – Chemistry in Culture (3) * Prerequisites enforced (see website). | QUARTER ABROAD 2018


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.





Czech Republic (NEW) Intern in the dynamic economic center of the Czech Republic. Prague, situated in the center of Europe, is renowned for its architectural beauty, fascinating history, and vibrant social scene and night life.

Costa Rica (NEW) Intern in laboratories and research farms at Centro Agronómico Tropical de Investigación y Enseñanza (CATIE), an international institute supporting agricultural development and biological conservation throughout Central America and the Caribbean. Located in Turrialba in the heart of Costa Rica, a leader in the development of sustainable agriculture.

Hong Kong Intern in one of the most cosmopolitan cities of the world, where English is the language of business. Internships are available in a variety of companies ranging from small start-ups to large, global corporations. Japan (NEW) Intern in Japan’s vibrant and bustling capital, where traditional blends with ultramodern. As a global leader in technological advancements and the world’s most populous metropolis, Tokyo is a great setting for business internships. New Zealand Intern in Auckland or Wellington in a variety of business-related fields, while exploring New Zealand’s stunning landscapes and natural beauty.

ENGINEERING Spain (NEW) Spend the summer on the coast of the Mediterranean in dynamic Barcelona as an engineering intern. Students will have the opportunity to learn Spanish, create professional networks, and go on excursions inside and outside the city.

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 industries.


Tokyo, Japan

Bolivia, Pediatric Health in La Paz Experience the challenges of providing pediatric care to diverse, low-income populations, including indigenous groups. Participants will rotate alongside local pediatricians at clinics and hospitals, including the country’s largest children’s hospital.

South Africa, Healthcare in Cape Town Witness efforts to address health inequities amongst underserved communities. Participants will work with local NGOs, helping with community-based health initiatives and participate in clinical rotations at hospitals in a variety of wards.

Bolivia, Primary Care and Rural Medicine Join healthcare teams in urban hospitals and rural clinics in the picturesque city of Tarija. Learn about the importance of preventative medicine and about pathologies not commonly seen in North America, like Chagas disease.

South Africa, Hospital Medicine in Durban Participate in clinical rotations in the heartland of Zulu culture, in a dynamic beach city. Join local healthcare teams serving a large teaching hospital, and learn about the impact HIV/AIDS has on the community.

India, Public Health, Rural/Urban Medicine Learn about urban and rural healthcare systems through NGO site visits in Delhi and clinical rotations in the Himalayan foothills, which provide insight on primary care, preventative medicine, and the urbanrural divide.

Philippines, Remote Island Medicine Learn about healthcare challenges villages encounter and the importance of preventative medicine. Rotate at community clinics and interact with healthcare providers and patients, while learning about the link between clinical medicine and public health. USA, Holistic Healing in Hawaii (NEW) Explore holistic health on the Big Island. Learn about the practice of traditional kanaka maoli lapa‘au (Hawaiian medicine) on Hawaii Island by discovering preventative medicine among vulnerable populations, and links between health and the environment. | QUARTER ABROAD 2018


UC DAVIS SUMMER ABROAD 2018 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 South Africa Cape Town • City to Safari

Japan Kusatsu • Life Sciences

Cape Town • Global Health Internship

Tokyo, Kyoto, Kyushu • Engineering

Durban • Global Health Internship

Tokyo • Bus/Comm Internship


New Zealand Auckland • Bus/Comm Internship

Australia Sydney • Engineering Internship Bhutan Thimphu • Geographic Information Systems Hong Kong Hong Kong • Bus/Comm Internship India New Delhi • Global Health Internship



Philippines Manila • Global Health Internship Thailand Bangkok • Microbiology Lab EUROPE France Aix en Provence • Performing Arts Dijon • Introduction to Winemaking Paris • Americans in Paris Paris • Fashion Marketing Paris, Riviera • Art Studio Iceland Reykjavik • Thermodynamics Ireland Cork • Bio Sci 2A Dublin • Filmmaking Italy Rome • Art, Culture, History Portugal Porto • Hidden Gem Spain Barcelona • Housing and Urbanism Salamanca • Medieval Spain Barcelona • Engineering Internship Switzerland Geneva • Politics of Global Inequality UK Edinburgh • Scottish Tales

London • Gender and Communication Oxford • Portal to Fantasy Nottingham • Brewing Science

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

Costa Rica Turrialba • Ag Science & Sust. Internship Cuba Havana, Trinidad • Revolutionary Cuba Ecuador Quito, Amazon • Environmental Justice Guatemala Lake Atitlan • Ecological/Social Issues Peru Cuzco • History, Environment, Culture

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA New York, Washington D.C. N.Y.C, D.C. • Iconic American Landmarks Hawaii Kona • Global Health Internship

LATIN AMERICA Argentina Buenos Aires • Music, Film, and Culture Bolivia La Paz • Global Health Internship Tarija • Global Health Internship | QUARTER ABROAD 2018




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 or Dream Act application 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 8, 2017 (for Spring programs) and March 6, 2018 (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 2018 programs is September 28 – December 8, 2017. The enrollment period for Fall 2018 programs is January 10 – April 6, 2018. 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 (30+ programs in 20+ countries; pp. 14-15), Summer Abroad Internships (pp. 12-13) and USA Study Programs (p. 15). 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 in locations all 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 and ICV eligibility 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 is handled by UC Davis in coordination with your home campus Financial Aid office. Contact the UC Davis Financial Aid office for more information.

Please check the UC Davis Quarter Abroad webpage ( for the most up-to-date information on programs and the enrollment process.

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UC Davis Quarter Abroad offers students a chance to earn UC Davis units while participating in quarter-length programs designed by UC Davis...

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UC Davis Quarter Abroad offers students a chance to earn UC Davis units while participating in quarter-length programs designed by UC Davis...