The University of California Santa Barbara is unique. It is a rigorous, highly-ranked research university where you can be in class in the morning and surf or walk on the beach in the afternoon. In the summer, the University of California Santa Barbara Extension offers international students a selection of academic and cultural programs that allows you to take courses in your discipline or improve your English-language skills. If you are an international student looking to study abroad this summer, this is the program for you. Challenge yourself, enroll in one of our programs and experience life in the stunningly beautiful, culturally rich, diverse environment of California.

University Immersion Program

  • Earn academic transfer credit
  • Advance career options
  • Earn a certificate

Teaching English to Speakers
of Other Languages (TESOL)

  • Travel and teach around the world
  • Empower the lives of students

Advanced English Program

  • Exclusive high-level language emphasis
  • Academic and Business English tracks
  • Preparation for TOEFL success