EXPERIENCE BRILLIANCE
EXPERIENCE BRILLIANCE
For the 5th year in a row, UC Berkeley ranks as the #1 public university in global rankings. (U.S. News and World Report, 2020)
EXPERIENCE BRILLIANCE
EXPERIENCE BRILLIANCE
For the 5th year in a row, UC Berkeley ranks as the #1 public university in global rankings. (U.S. News and World Report, 2020)
EXPERIENCE BRILLIANCE
EXPERIENCE BRILLIANCE
For the 5th year in a row, UC Berkeley ranks as the #1 public university in global rankings. (U.S. News and World Report, 2020)
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Welcome
WELCOME TO BISP

Berkeley International Study Program gives you the opportunity to study at UC Berkeley and experience what the #1 public university is all about.

Usually 1-2 semesters, for bachelors and masters level studies, the Berkeley International Study Program (BISP) offers short-term study abroad opportunities in areas of free speech, nobel laureates and international environment.

 

Virtual experience through our CPMs
Spring 2021: BISP GOES VIRTUAL
Virtual experience through our CPMs

BISP has been offering international students from universities abroad the opportunity to study a wide range of courses at UC Berkeley for more than 15 years.

Testimonials

Alan

Alan, Industrial Engineering, Systems minor (BA)

Tecnológico de Monterrey (ITESM)
What I liked best about BISP is that you can actually get to live the UC Berkeley experience, just as any regular student. I didn’t feel like “the international students group”.
Jeanette

Jeanette, Special Education (MA)

University in Oslo
This is my second time and when I got the chance to study here again I grabbed the chance as fast as possible. I have better contact with my professors and the student environment is unlike any other. I really had no idea that this ... Read more
Wenxin

Wenxin, English and French (BA)

Xi’an Jiaotong University
After taking classes at Berkeley, I have a new point of view of my own country and the world in general. The professors were excellent, helpful and nice.
Fernanda

Fernanda, Business (BA)

Tecnológico de Monterrey (ITESM)
The culture is much more different due to the variety of people of different cities. Here people are very open-minded. Being at UC Berkeley made me have a broader perspective in life. On the other hand, I really like how it is a very diverse ... Read more
BISPCal Experience Brilliance Photo Contest
STUDENT EXPERIENCE
BISPCal Experience Brilliance Photo Contest

BISP students share some of their brilliant adventures

Experience the #1 Public University
STUDENT EXPERIENCE
Experience the #1 Public University

BISP connects the brilliance of Berkeley to students around the world

BISPCal Instagram Challenge
STUDENT EXPERIENCE
BISPCal Instagram Challenge

Check out some of the Instagram Challenge winning photos!