Undergraduate Medical Education

Languages

UCSD EDUCATION ABROAD PROGRAM

They are designed for undergraduate level teaching but are open to graduate students. Deadlines for the summer quarter are in the month of January, generally around January 28. Please refer directly to the Education Abroad Website for updated guidelines and deadlines:
http://www.eap.ucop.edu External Site / New Window
The Office for International Studies is located in the undergraduate campus off of the library walk.

Spanish

San Nicol·s de Hidalgo University of Michoacan, Morelia Program Title Summer Intensive Language and Society Program Duration Summer quarter (mid-June to late August) Language of Instruction Spanish (at the second-year level only) Language Study Required Abroad Language-based curriculum Language Prerequisite One year only of university-level Spanish (with a 3.0 GPA) Other Program-Specific Prerequisite(s) At least sophomore standing at UC at the time of departure (with a 3.0 GPA) Graduate Study Graduate students may participate in this program; however, course work is at an undergraduate level

Morelia, the architecturally splendid capital of the state of Michoacan, offers opportunities to study regional craft traditions, the organization of rural and urban schools (including those teaching indigenous languages and Spanish), environmental issues (especially related to deforestation), rural-urban and international migration, traditional and modern medicine, and village life.

Chinese

Host Institution(s) Beijing Normal University Program Title Intensive Chinese Language Summer Program Duration Late June to late August Language of Instruction Standard Chinese Language Study Required Abroad Language based curriculum Language Prerequisite One year of university-level Chinese Other Program-Specific Prerequisite(s) At least sophomore standing at UC at the time of departure with a 3.0 GPA Graduate Study Graduate students may participate in this program; however, course work is at an undergraduate level.

Danish

Host Institution(s) University of Copenhagen Program Title Summer Intensive Language Program Duration Late June to late August Language of Instruction Danish Language Study Required Abroad Language-based curriculum Language Prerequisite None Other Program-Specific Prerequisite(s) At least sophomore standing at UC at the time of departure Graduate Study Graduate students can participate in this program; however, course work is at an undergraduate level.

Hebrew

Host Institution(s) The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Program Title Summer Language Program: Modern Hebrew in Jerusalem Duration Early July to mid-August Language of Instruction Hebrew Language Study Required Abroad Language-based curriculum Language Prerequisite None Other Program-Specific Prerequisite(s) At least sophomore standing at UC at the time of departure with a 2.5 GPA Graduate Study Graduate students may participate in this program; however, course work is at an undergraduate level

 

Italian

Host Institution(s) University of Italian Studies for Foreigners, Siena Program Title Intensive Language and Culture Programs, Siena Duration

              Summer quarter in Siena (mid-June to late August)
              Fall quarter in Siena (late September to mid-December)
              Spring quarter in Siena (late March to mid-June)

Language of Instruction Italian Language Study Required Abroad Language-based curriculum Language Prerequisite No previous knowledge of Italian is required for the quarter program; one year of university-level Italian is required for the semester program Other Program-Specific Prerequisite(s) At least sophomore standing at UC at the time of departure with a 2.5 GPA Graduate Study Graduate students can participate in this program; however, course work is at an undergraduate level
 

Korean

Host Institution(s) Yonsei University, Seoul Program Title Korean Studies Summer Program Duration Summer program (late June to early August) Language of Instruction English and Korean Language Study Required Abroad Korean language study is required for non-native Korean speakers. Language Prerequisite Prior study of Korean is recommended, but not required Other Program-Specific Prerequisite(s) 2.5 GPA at the time of application and maintained through departure Graduate Study Graduate students with EAP-approved study plans can be accommodated

 

Swedish

Host Institution(s) Lund University Program Title Summer Intensive Language Program Duration Late June to early August Language of Instruction Swedish Language Study Required Abroad Language-based curriculum Language Prerequisite None Other Program-Specific Prerequisite(s) At least sophomore standing at UC at the time of departure; 3.0 GPA at the time of application and maintained through departure Graduate Study Graduate students may participate in this program; however, course work is at an undergraduate level.


UCSD EXTENSION LANGUAGE IMMERSION PROGRAM Extension offers year-round Travel Study Programs in Ensenada and Guadalajara, Mexico. Programs take place in local language schools or universities. Classes are usually in the mornings about 20 hours/week, with afternoons and weekends free for extra excursions or to do health related work (health elective must be independently organized by the student). Host family option available to maximize learning the language. Cost: varies greatly depending on site and length of study. UCSD School of Medicine has some scholarships available for Extension slots, apply early. Applications due at the Extension Office at least 4 weeks in advance (longer in the Summer). For information and applications, check the UCSD Extension web site at: http://extension.ucsd.edu/travelstudy External Site / New Window. The web also has the dates of information sessions held periodically. Adrianne Edwards at the UGME office has a brochure with complete price listing, or contact: (858) 964-1050 or by E-mail: travelstudy@ucsd.edu

Other Links with language programs:

AmeriSpan --AmeriSpan specializes in Spanish Immersion, Volunteer/Intern, and Educational Travel programs throughout Mexico, the Caribbean, Central America, South America and Spain.

Languages Abroad --Specializes in language programs abroad all around the globe in many different countries.

USC --Medical Spanish Summer Program

 

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