International Programs
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International Students

UC San Diego Extension International Programs offer courses and services for international Students for personal, academic, and professional development. Educational opportunities range from short-term and intensive English language programs, university credit programs, professional certificates, and customized programs.

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International Programs

English Language Institute

The UCSD English Language Institute offers English language programs to students 18 and older, at all levels of English proficiency.
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University Credit Programs

This short-term study abroad program enables non-admitted international students to attend a full-time program (12 units) of regular UCSD, or UCSD Extension courses.
University/Professional Studies
Summer Session

Admissions and Applications

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Certificate Programs

Designed for international professionals and students, these programs offer specialization areas in: Business, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, or Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL).
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Customized Programs

UCSD Extension's International Programs department can create the perfect combination of studies and services for groups of students, professors, and professionals. These programs can be tailored according to your specifications, in any area of study -- English Language, Engineering, Business, Healthcare, Education, and more.
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English Language Institute

The UCSD English Language Institute offers English language courses to students 18 and older at all levels of English proficiency.

  • 10-week Programs
  • 4-week Programs
  • Seminars

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Conversation Leaders Program

Work Part-Time with International Students

Assist UCSD English language instructors in a classroom setting- have meaningful interactions with international students while helping them learn English.
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