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International Programs: UCSB Extension

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

Programs include:

  • University Immersion Program (UIP)
  • International Diploma Program (IDP)
  • English Academy (EA)
  • Gateway Program
  • Visiting Scholar Program for university instructors (VSP)
  • Visiting Executive Program for Professionals
  • Various customized summer programs

UCSB Extension International Programs offers a range of support services including I-20s for F-1 Visas, J-1 Visas, immigration advising, academic advising and student health insurance.

For more information, please go to our website or email help@professional.ucsb.edu.