International Programs, a department of UC Irvine Division of Continuing Education, offers life-enriching academic, professional, and cultural experiences to international audiences to help them succeed in today’s competitive global environment. The experiences we provide include superior English-language instruction, high-quality certificates with pathways to internship options and Optional Practical Training (OPT), and comprehensive preparation for successful undergraduate and graduate studies.
We invite you to explore the following programs and decide which best coincides with your academic or professional aspirations:
International Programs offers intense, dynamic English language study to students 17 years of age and older, at all levels of English proficiency.
Professionals and students will experience professional training by skilled field instructors and then have the opportunity to practice in a U.S. business environment.
Our effective undergraduate and graduate preparation programs are key to entering UC Irvine or a top-ranked university in the U.S.
UCI recognizes the value of global exchange, exposure to different learning environments and cultures and encouragement both while in university, and before being ready to apply to college. These programs give high school and university students from around the world exposure to university life in the United States in a safe and prepared schedule.
Students and professionals will benefit from an academic program tailored to meet the specific needs of a group. Customized Programs are ideal for groups who want to participate in our programs, but need the timeframe, educational focus, and content of the course to fit their needs.