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UC DAVIS QUARTER ABROAD 2020 The Global Learning Hub at UC Davis 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.


Pharmaceutical Chemistry............................................................................2

London, United Kingdom

Internships and Culture..................................................................................3

Madrid, Spain

Language and Culture....................................................................................4

FALL QUARTER 2020 Mendoza, Argentina

Language and Culture...................................................................................6

Dublin, Ireland (NEW)

Internships and Writing..................................................................................7

Florence, Italy

Language and Culture....................................................................................8

Oaxaca, Mexico

Latinx Health Internships...............................................................................9

London, United Kingdom

Political Science at LSE................................................................................10

Nottingham, United Kingdom

Organic Chemistry..........................................................................................11

OTHER ABROAD OPPORTUNITIES UC Davis Seminars Abroad...........................................................................5 UC Davis Summer Abroad Internships................................................12-13 UC Davis Summer Abroad......................................................................14-15 globallearning.ucdavis.edu/quarter | QUARTER ABROAD 2020



Pharmaceutical Chemistry in Taiwan SPRING QUARTER 2020 APRIL 7 – JUNE 10, 2020 JACQUELYN GERVAY-HAGUE (jgervayhague@ucdavis.edu) NEIL SCHORE (neschore@ucdavis.edu) DEAN TANTILLO (djtantillo@ucdavis.edu) 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. The program will be structured with a fixed curriculum for the quarter. The structure will allow for lectures, discussions, laboratory, and research units.

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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 99/199 – Research Internship (1-5, optional) * Prerequisites enforced (see website).


Internships and Culture in London SPRING QUARTER 2020 MARCH 25 – JUNE 6, 2020 KATHLEEN FREDERICKSON (kfrederickson@ucdavis.edu) United Kingdom—London Spend spring quarter in the heart of London! Intern in a field of your choice and take two upper-division English courses: “Global London,” taught by a UC Davis professor, explores how poems, plays, novels, and films represent the British capital’s relation to the rest of the world, focusing on London as the administrative center for the British empire, as an “emporium” for colonial imports and other foreign consumer goods, as a host to foreign travelers, and as a multi-lingual city of immigrants. A second course focuses on contemporary “British Life and Culture.” Fulfill your requirements for GE Writing Experience, Arts and Humanities, and World Cultures, as well as for the English major and minor. Take classes in fashionable Kensington and participate in a professional internship for 20 hours a week. Excursions in and outside of London are also an integral part of the program.

Courses (14 units)* ENL 149 – Global London (4) ENL 163 – British Life and Culture (4) ENL 192 – Internship (6) * Prerequisites enforced (see website).

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Language and Culture in Spain SPRING QUARTER 2020 MARCH 30 – JUNE 5, 2020 JEAN-XAVIER GUINARD (jxguinard@ucdavis.edu) Spain—Madrid Madrid, a city where tradition and modernity are just a few steps away, offers a rich artistic heritage and a stimulating cosmopolitan life. As a student you will walk through history—stonepaved streets and flowering balconies—before arriving in Madrid’s city center, famous for tapas, shopping, museums, and night life. The unique spirit of Madrid is both serene and lively, making it a captivating place to learn Spanish and absorb centuries of Iberian culture. Students will take intensive and accelerated courses in Spanish language and culture, with planned activities, visits to museums, excursions and a three-day trip to Salamanca to highlight Spain’s incredible history and beautiful scenery. UC Davis Study Abroad partners with ACCENT International, an organization well-known for its high-quality programs in Spain. QUARTER ABROAD 2020 | globallearning.ucdavis.edu/quarter

Courses (15–18 units)* Level 1 – SPA 1S, 2S, 141S, 199 (15-16) Level 2 – SPA 100S, 141S, 143, 148S, 199 (17-18) Optional Internship - SPA 192I (1) * Prerequisites enforced (see website).

UC DAVIS SEMINARS ABROAD UC Davis Seminars Abroad are focused, global learning experiences in June, September, or during December break. In a small group setting, UC Davis faculty lead students through UC Davis courses enhanced by field trips and cultural activities. Programs are around two weeks and students receive 2-6 units.


WATER MANAGEMENT IN A MEGA-CITY (NEW) Explore Mexico City as you learn about water supply management from Pre-Aztec times through current day strategies and policies. (June ’20)

ECOLOGY IN ANTARCTICA (NEW) Students will be introduced to the history and future of Earth’s most remote habitat and its role in exploration, art, and scientific research. (Dec. ’20)

CHILE AND PERU—HUMAN RIGHTS AND DEMOCRACY (NEW) Experience the vibrancy of two very different Latin American capitals while connecting with cultures fighting for truth, justice, and democracy. (Sept. ’20)

MULTIETHNICITY AND MIGRATION During winter break, explore indigenous villages and archaeological sites in the vivacious, ethnicallydiverse state of Oaxaca, Mexico. (Dec. ’20)



Immerse yourself in Polish culture and visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites while visiting various horse management facilities in Poland. (Sept. ’20)

Experience rich artistic, architectural, and cultural history as you explore the vibrant city of Rome. (Dec. ’20)

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Language and Culture in Argentina FALL QUARTER 2020 SEPTEMBER 20 – DECEMBER 5, 2020 CECILIA COLOMBI (cmcolombi@ucdavis.edu) Argentina—Mendoza In this high-impact quarter abroad program in Mendoza, you will not only study in one of the finest universities in Argentina, Universidad Nacional de Cuyo, you will also immerse yourself in the culture and study Spanish while living with a host family. South America’s second largest country and the world’s eighth, Argentina offers a rich culture and history; by walking in the streets of Mendoza, visiting its famous wine country, and tasting its cuisine, you will experience the Argentine way of life like locals do. This program will also give you the opportunity to explore the breath-taking natural wonders of Argentina by hiking close to the highest peak in South America, Aconcagua, kayaking in Nahuel Huapi’s blue waters, and discovering Patagonia’s worldrenowned landscapes.

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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 116S, 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).


Internships and Writing in Dublin (NEW) FALL QUARTER 2020 SEPTEMBER 24 – DECEMBER 3, 2020 AMY CLARKE (amclarke@ucdavis.edu) Ireland—Dublin Known for its lush green countryside, historic cultural sites, and fantastic brewery scene, the Emerald Isle is the ideal place to spend fall quarter. As part of this program, you will gain global workplace experience by earning credit through a halftime internship. Additionally, you will participate in two writing courses taught by faculty from the nationally-ranked University Writing Program, and complete two thirds of the professional writing minor. Complete a third course by participating in historical and cultural excursions in and around the city. You will have the opportunity to explore food, dance, theater, music, and more in Ireland’s capital city and metropolitan destination, Dublin.

Courses (18 units)* UWP 104I – Writing in the Professions: Internships (4) UWP 110 – Travel Writing (4) UWP 192 or EAP 192 – Internship (6) UWP 198 – Irish Life and Culture (4) * Prerequisites enforced (see website).

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Language and Culture in Today’s Renaissance Florence FALL QUARTER 2020 AUGUST – DECEMBER, 2020 MARGHERITA HEYER-CAPUT (mheyercaput@ucdavis.edu) Italy—Florence During a semester-long full immersion experience in Florence, the cradle of the Renaissance and a vibrant center of innovation, we will walk every day on our way to school, internships, and community events where Dante and Machiavelli, Botticelli and Galileo used to walk and create the literary, political, artistic, and scientific contributions that made Italian culture so relevant in the world. Florence and Italy become our preferred classroom while we also satisfy a foreign language requirement. All courses include visits, from the Uffizi Museum to a ParmigianoReggiano producer in Parma, and from farmers’ markets to Cinque Terre. Our multifaceted Florence experience will make us reflect on the relevance of multiculturalism and empower us to become problem solvers and bridge builders while exploring the beautiful cities and landscapes of Italy and Europe.

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Courses (16–24 units)* Beginning – ITA 1S, 2S, 3S, ITA/FMS 121S (19+) Intermediate – ITA 4S, 5S, 9S, ITA/FMS 121S (16+) Advanced – ITA 8AS, 8BS, 101S, ITA/FMS 121S, 145S or 108S, 192S (19+) 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).


Latinx Health Internships in Oaxaca FALL QUARTER 2020 SEPTEMBER 19 – DECEMBER 5, 2020 YVETTE FLORES (ygfloresortiz@ucdavis.edu) 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 indepth clinical experience that will not only lead to greater Spanish fluency, but help participants clarify career goals. Completion of the program is one course shy of fulfilling requirements for a UC Davis minor in Chicana/o Studies. The program is provided by Child Family Health International (CFHI), an NGO recognized by the United Nations.

Courses (20 units)* CHI 21S – Latinx 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) ** The language of instruction for these classes will be Spanish.

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Political Science at the London School of Economics FALL QUARTER 2020 SEPTEMBER – NOVEMBER, 2020 JEANNETTE MONEY (jnmoney@ucdavis.edu) United Kingdom—London Spend your fall quarter studying Political Science at a Custom Programme at the London School of Economics (LSE), one of the most prestigious institutions in the world and an ideal setting to study the politics and international relations of Britain and Western Europe. Developed specifically for UC Davis students and the Department of Political Science, this program offers you the opportunity to take a course taught by UC Davis faculty, two classes taught by LSE faculty, and guest talks by distinguished speakers and excursions to sites in London. Living in the heart of London and studying on the LSE campus, students will have a unique view into one of the most significant political moments of the 21st Century.

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Courses (16 units) POL 129 – International Migration (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 2020 SEPTEMBER – DECEMBER, 2020 MARK MASCAL (mjmascal@ucdavis.edu) MARK KURTH (mjkurth@ucdavis.edu) 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. The courses are taught by UC Davis instructors on-site and are accompanied by a course on the local history, culture, and industry. 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).

globallearning.ucdavis.edu/quarter | QUARTER ABROAD 2020


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 4 to 10 weeks.



Australia (NEW)

Argentina (NEW)

Work with animals, including species unique to Australia, at a wildlife park and a zoo.

Costa Rica

Gain experience working in multiple areas of sustainable and tropical agriculture at EARTH University.

Thailand (NEW)

Learn veterinary, conservation, and animal science skills in both urban and rural settings.


Intern in Auckland or Wellington in the fields of psychology and social work in a rich multicultural environment.

Work in lively Buenos Aires, the “Paris of the South,” as an engineering or computer science intern.


Acquire engineering or computer science skills in Sydney, one of the world’s most livable cities.


Spend the summer on the coast of the Mediterranean in Barcelona as an engineering/computer science intern.


Engage with policy makers on global topics and get to know the political capital of the U.S.


Work in Galway or Limerick with community-based organizations serving a variety of populations.

UK-London (NEW)

Gain valuable experience toward your career goals in psychology and social services in London.

Sydney, Australia


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Spend five weeks supporting under-resourced students as an intern in Chiang Mai.


Work in Prague, a business hub renowned for its beauty, history, and active social scene.

Hong Kong

Get a leg up on your career in an exciting financial center, where English is the language of business.


Intern in Tokyo, one of the world’s business capitals, where traditional meets ultramodern.

New Zealand

Gain career experience in Auckland or Wellington in a variety of business-related fields.

GLOBAL HEALTH Bolivia, Pediatric Health in La Paz

South Africa, Hospital Medicine in Durban

Experience the challenges of providing pediatric care to diverse, low-income populations.

Participate in clinical rotations in the heartland of Zulu culture, in a dynamic beach city.

Bolivia, Primary Care & Rural Medicine

Philippines, Remote Island Medicine

Join healthcare teams in urban hospitals and rural clinics in the picturesque city of Tarija.

Ghana, Child Health & Social Determinants Participate in clinical rotations while learning about conditions that affect pediatric care.

India, Public Health, Rural/Urban Medicine

Learn about urban and rural healthcare systems through NGO site visits in Delhi and the Himalayan foothills.

South Africa, Healthcare in Cape Town Witness efforts to address health inequities amongst underserved communities.

Learn about healthcare challenges villages encounter and the importance of preventative medicine.

USA, Holistic Healing in Hawaii

Explore connections between holistic health and Hawaiian lapa‘au (medicine) in rural Hawai’i.

USA, Immigrant & Refugee Health

Study services for vulnerable communities in California’s Bay Area and Central Valley on-site. Note: All Summer Abroad Internship details listed here are subject to change. Check the website for the most current program information.

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SUMMER ABROAD 2020 UC Davis Summer Abroad offers students short, intensive academic programs over the summer that are led by UC Davis faculty, built around UC Davis courses, and complemented with a wealth of excursions and cultural activities. Class sizes are small—12-30 students—allowing for an intimate learning experience.



Tanzania Mweka—Culture, Wildlife, and Activism (NEW)

France Dijon—Introduction to Winemaking Paris—Americans in Paris Germany Berlin—Personality Psychology (NEW) Greece Athens & more—Writers in Greece Iceland Reykjavik—Thermodynamics Ireland Cork—Bio Sci 2A Cork—Statistics for Biological Sciences Dublin—Bio Sci 2B

ASIA Bhutan Thimphu—Geographic Information Systems (GIS) China Wuxi, Shanghai—Global Fashion Japan Kusatsu—Life Sciences Tokyo—Design Japan (NEW) Thailand Bangkok—Microbiology Lab


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Italy Bologna—Science of the Mind (NEW) Rome—Art, Culture, History in the Eternal City The Netherlands Wageningen—NPB 110A (NEW) Poland Kraków—Statistics for Business & Econ (NEW) Spain Barcelona—Housing and Urbanism Granada & more—Medieval Spain United Kingdom (UK) Edinburgh—Bio Sci 2C (NEW) Edinburgh—Global Management Edinburgh—Scottish Tales Oxford—Portal to Fantasy





Italy, France, Switzerland Milan, Cannes, Locarno—World Cinema Ireland, France, Spain Dublin, Rennes, Santiago—Celtic Connections Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Switzerland Stockholm & more—Sustainable Cities UK, Sweden Cambridge, Stockholm—Genetics UK, France, Italy London, Paris & more—The Grand Tour UK, The Netherlands York, London, Utrecht—Design in Europe

Argentina Buenos Aires—Music, Film and Culture Cuba Havana—Revolutionary Cuba Ecuador Quito & more—Environmental Justice Peru Cuzco—History, Environment, Culture

Lebanon Beirut—Science and Society (NEW)

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To be eligible to participate in a UC Davis Quarter Abroad program, you must meet the following requirements from the date of enrollment through the program end date: • be a registered student at a University of California campus; • be in good academic standing with a GPA of 2.0 or above; • be in good disciplinary standing; and • 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.


UC Davis 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 6, 2019, 5pm (Spring programs) and March 3, 2020, 5pm (Fall programs).

To be saved a spot in a UC Davis Quarter Abroad program, you must complete your enrollment online: globallearning.ucdavis.edu/quarter The enrollment period for Spring 2020 programs is September 26 – December 6, 2019. The enrollment period for Fall 2020 programs is January 8 – April 3, 2020. Please note that programs fill on a firstcompleted, 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 our website for the most current program information: globallearning.ucdavis.edu

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 non-refundable deposit and secures your space in the program.


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NEXT STEPS Visit our website to learn more about program excursions, instructors, course requirements and prerequisites, fees, accommodations, and activities. Create a UC Davis Study Abroad account online (globallearning.ucdavis.edu/quarter) 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 Seminars Abroad (p. 5).

Explore all global learning opportunties: globallearning.ucdavis.edu/discover


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.

Enrollment, eligibility, or prerequisite questions? Contact: quarterabroad@ucdavis.edu

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Global Learning Hub International Center, Suite 1120 One Shields Avenue Davis, CA 95616 Phone: (530) 752-5763 Web: globallearning.ucdavis.edu Email: globallearning@ucdavis.edu

QUARTER ABROAD ENROLLMENT Spring 2020 Deadline: December 6, 2019 Fall 2020 Deadline: April 3, 2020 First-completed, first-reserved • Open to all UC students • Financial aid applies • Learn with UC Davis faculty

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UC Davis Quarter Abroad - 2020 Brochure  

The Global Learning Hub offers students a chance to earn UC Davis units while participating in quarter-length programs designed by UC Davis...

UC Davis Quarter Abroad - 2020 Brochure  

The Global Learning Hub offers students a chance to earn UC Davis units while participating in quarter-length programs designed by UC Davis...