University of California Irvine, Division of Continuing Education

University of California, Irvine


The University of California Irvine’s 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, short-term summer programs, academic and professional certificates with options for Internship and Optional Practical Training (OPT), and comprehensive preparation for successful undergraduate and graduate studies, including study abroad options to receive university credit.

We offer a variety of support services, such as cultural activities, to foster international students’ adjustment to and competence in participating in American life.