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University of California

University of California

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Location 🌎

Language of instruction 💬

Eligible faculty 🎓

Various*, California, United States English Open to all Faculties (Engineering, Law, and Management excluded)


The University of California opened its doors in 1869 with just 10 faculty members and 38 students. Today, the UC system includes more than 238,000 students and more than 190,000 faculty and staff, with more than 1.7 million alumni living and working around the world.

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Important information

  • *Note: you will be applying to the UC system, not a specific campus. Campus assignment is determined by the University of California admissions. Check here to see which programs are offered at each campus!

  • Due to the quarter system at UC, a Fall only exchange is not recommended as you would need to complete a minimum of 2 quarters in order to be eligible for 15 McGill credits (which would then run into McGill's Winter term). Additionally, please note that Economics majors require calculus as a pre-requisite.

Term dates 

Semester 1

Semester 2

August - December January - March

*Semester and exam dates may vary from year to year. Please consult the Host institution's fact sheet, the Host institution's website, or the Host institution directly to confirm. 

Contact information

Education Abroad Program
Email: uc-reciprocity [at] eap.ucop.edu




The information on this page is drawn from either the institution's fact sheet or their website as linked above.

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