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Education Abroad Program (EAP). China, Hong Kong, Taiwan Information Session. The Center for International Education. EAP - UC’s Education Abroad Program We’ll tell you all about it today! IOP - UCI’s International Opportunities Program

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education abroad program eap
Education Abroad Program (EAP)

China, Hong Kong, Taiwan

Information Session

the center for international education
The Center forInternational Education

EAP - UC’s Education Abroad Program

  • We’ll tell you all about it today!

IOP - UCI’s International Opportunities Program

  • Study, Work, Intern, Volunteer, Research, and Teach
  • Good alternative if EAP doesn’t work for you
  • Still earn credit and receive financial aid
why study abroad
Why Study Abroad?
  • Increased personal growth, language proficiency, cultural awareness
  • Academic challenge and reward
  • Graduate school, career, & resume enhancement: Less than 2% of American college students actually study abroad, which makes YOU stand out!
  • Travel opportunities
  • Meet new people, make new friends
  • Don’t let the experience of a lifetime pass you by!
why study on eap
Why Study on EAP?
  • The Regents of the University of California have recognized the need to incorporate an international experience into your UC degree.
  • EAP is part of UC. You are not taking time off, but maintain your UCI status while abroad.
  • UCI wants you to go abroad!
will i get credit
Will I get credit?

Yes!

  • All course work abroad on EAP earns UC credit, not transfer credit.
  • Courses and grades are listed on your UCI transcript.
  • Courses taken on EAP can fulfill major, minor, and/or breadth requirements. Make “normal” progress towards your degree with careful planning.
can i afford it
Can I afford it?

If you can afford UC, you can afford EAP!

  • Students pay the SAME UC fees!
  • In many cases the cost is comparable to studying at UCI.
  • UCI financial aid goes with you abroad!
  • Your financial aid is recalculated based on the budget for your program (includes airfare, pre-departure expenses, etc.)
  • Special EAP scholarships help offset any higher cost.
is there support abroad
Is there support abroad?

Definitely!

  • A Study Center Director (or designated UC liaison officer) administers the program and is responsible for the academic and personal well-being of EAP students.
chinese university of hong kong
Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Full curriculum in arts, humanities, business administration, engineering, science, and social sciences.
  • Attend classes with international students and host country students
  • Language of instruction: English, Cantonese, Mandarin
  • Earn 21 UC quarter units per semester
  • Eligibility: Junior and above, 3.0 cum GPA at time of application and maintained prior to departure, prior study of Chinese is strongly recommended
hong kong university of science and technology
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • Schools of Business and Management, Engineering, or Science
  • Courses taught in English; some courses in Humanities and Social Science are taught in Mandarin or Cantonese.
  • Attend classes with international students and host country students
  • Earn 21 UC quarter units per semester
  • Eligibility: Junior and above, 3.0 cum GPA at time of application and maintained prior to departure
university of hong kong
University of Hong Kong
  • Full curriculum in arts, humanities, business, engineering, science, and social sciences
  • Attend classes with international students and host country students
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Earn 21 UC quarter units minimum per semester; normal load is 25 UC quarter units
  • Eligibility: Junior and above, 3.0 cum GPA at time of application and maintained prior to departure, prior study of Chinese is recommended
summer intensive chinese program
Summer Intensive Chinese Program
  • Beijing (BNU) and Shanghai (ECNU)
  • Focus on Chinese language and culture
  • Earn 12 UC quarter units
  • Eligibility:

-Sophomore and above

-One semester or 2 quarters

of university-level Chinese

-3.0 cum GPA by end of last

term prior to departure

  • Students are encouraged to extend

to fall or year programs

fall and academic year programs at bnu and peking university
Fall and Academic Year Programs at BNU and Peking University
  • Focus on Chinese language and culture
  • Regular university courses offered to students with Chinese language proficiency
  • 7 weeks Intensive Language Program (ILP)
  • Earn up to 12 UC quarter units for ILP; 18 UC quarter units per semester
  • Eligibility: -Sophomore+ (BNU), Junior+ (Peking)

-1 semester/2 quarters to 1 year of university level Chinese

-3.0 cum and language GPA by end of last term prior to departure

uc peking university joint center for international studies program
UC-Peking University Joint Center for International Studies Program
  • Upper-division, interdisciplinary and comparative studies courses in social sciences, humanities, with focus on context of modern day China
  • No Chinese language requirement
  • Intensive Language Program (ILP) option
  • Earn up to 12 UC quarter units for ILP; 18 UC quarter units per semester
  • Eligibility: -Junior and above

-3.0 cum and language GPA by end of last term prior to departure

wilkening china academic year scholarship
Wilkening China Academic Year Scholarship
  • Scholarship to study in China for a year
  • Full time undergraduate student in any academic discipline
  • Well defined goals for studying abroad and plan to integrate EAP studies with your UC degree
  • Should be returning to UCI after studying abroad and willing to share your international experience with other students
fall and academic year programs at national taiwan university
Fall and Academic Year Programs at National Taiwan University
  • Focus on Chinese language and Asian Studies
  • Regular university courses offered to students with Chinese language proficiency
  • Earn 21 UC quarter per semester
  • Eligibility:

-Junior standing and above

-2 years of university-level

Chinese

-3.0 cum and language GPA

by end of last term prior to

departure

how and when do i apply
How and when do I apply?
  • Sign up for a Group Advising Session to learn more about EAP and IOP opportunities
  • Make an appointment with an International Peer Advisor (IPA) or CIE Counselor to discuss any questions you may have or to review your GPA.
  • Choose a program and Complete Self-Advising Worksheet (SAW)
  • Be aware of the deadline for your program.

Taiwan: NOVEMBER 19

China/Hong Kong (Fall/Yr): JANUARY 18

Hong Kong Spring: May 20

more information
More Information?
  • Check out CIE’s web site at:

www.cie.uci.edu

  • Check out EAP’s website at:www.eap.ucop.edu
  • Talk with the CIE staff and returned students
  • Remember IOP: Study, Work, Internship, Volunteer, Research, Teaching opportunities
what do students say
What do students say?

LET’S HEAR FROM SOME RETURNED STUDENTS NOW!

Lots !!!