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International Student Programs (ISP): UCSB Professional and Continuing Education

The International Student Programs (ISP) through UCSB Professional and Continuing Education are offered year-round and provide the opportunity for international students to enroll in UCSB academic and/or professional development courses. The programs offer an excellent way to experience college life in the U.S., and the credits earned may be transferred to universities around the world or used to complement students’ professional goals.

Programs include:

  • Academic English Program (AEP)
  • University Immersion Program (UIP)
  • English Academy (EA)
  • International Certificate Program (ICP)
  • Undergraduate Preparation Program (Step UPP)
  • Visiting Scholar Program for university instructors VSP)
  • Various customized summer bootcamps

UCSB Professional and Continuing Education offers a full range of international student support services including I-20s for F-1 Visas, immigration advising, academic advising and student health insurance.

For more information, please go to the web site professional.ucsb.edu/internationals or email help@professional.ucsb.edu.