UC Davis Experience Programs

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Experience UC Davis through Non-Academic Research Programs

Our UC Davis Experience Programs are designed to expand your cultural and intellectual horizons, while exploring both UC Davis and Northern California.

Get a Taste of Academic Life at a Top-rated U.S. University 

Students who participate in these short-term experiential learning programs will have the opportunity to:

  • Study abroad at UC Davis for two-four weeks
  • Visit nearby cultural and historic sites, from Lake Tahoe to San Francisco 
  • Explore one-two areas of academic interest
  • Take advantage of networking opportunities available and get tips on how to receive an admission offer for graduate study at a top research university 
  • Learn essential college skills, such as scientific writing, presentations and analytical thinking

Over the past several years we have created unique UC Davis Experience Programs for students from universities around the world, focused on subjects including agriculture in California, sensory science, understanding the research university and more. 

For more information on these programs, contact Jake Hosier at jhosier@ucdavis.edu.