I am Lucy Zhang, a fourth-year student at the Central University of Finance and Economics in China, and was recently a global ambassador with the Berkeley Haas Global Access Program. Reflecting on...

Fascinated by the ever-changing technology landscape and its impact on society, I pursued computer engineering in India at ITM Group of Institutions. After graduating, I worked as a software...

As a student at St. Gallen and the Berkeley Haas Global Access Program—with hands-on experience in Berlin's startup scene and a burning passion for the startup ecosystem—I've been uniquely...

I’m Lydia Bao, a junior student from Central University of Finance and Economics in China, and a Fall 2023 semester global ambassador in the Berkeley Global Access Program. As my studies at UC...

Hi there! I am Vera Xiaole Guo, born and raised in Chongqing, China, and visiting from the University of Hong Kong. I had already expected the journey to UC Berkeley to be great, but this 1-year...

I grew up in the capital of China, Beijing, and came to Shenzhen for my undergraduate studies. I'm majoring in financial engineering at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen.

The draw to innovative business, questioning the status quo and finding new avenues to pursue career aspirations runs deep for Lucas Mortier. It’s what attracted him to begin studying law and...

It’s a very high expectation for any high school senior to know what he/she/they wants to study in university. Harry Kenworthy found himself in that exact position. After finishing his A-Levels at...

When people come to Berkeley, they first and foremost come to pursue their academic careers. But once you’re here, you might realize how studying in the heart of the Bay Area is more than that:...

The first thing you notice when chatting with Sebastian Sartor—a Fall 2022 BHGAP graduate—over Zoom is his deep connection to UC Berkeley, the program and the people he met during his time here...

My name is Lydia Bao, and I’m a junior student from China majoring in data science. I’m having an incredible experience studying at UC Berkeley through the Berkeley Global Access (BGA) Program....

Hey Future Golden Bears! 🐻 I'm Lorenz, a 23-year-old from Germany. My academic journey has taken me from Barcelona (Spain) to St. Gallen (Switzerland) and currently to UC Berkeley for my final...

A little bit about me: After graduating from high school in Germany, I decided to remain in the country to pursue an undergraduate degree. I had always been fascinated by both computer science and...

Even on a Zoom call, you can see how excited Michael Zhao is when talking about his work at Porsche. A strategy specialist in digitalization and innovation within Porsche Tech Talents, Michael...

Hi! My name is Hannah and I am 22 years old. I spent an academic year at UC Berkeley through the Berkeley Global Access Program! I am a comparative literature major with a minor in languages,...

Drawn by the sea, sunlight and UC Berkeley’s renowned reputation, Keyang Pan traveled from Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen—where he is currently a third-year studying quantitative...

It’s letters like these that make our work in BGA so fulfilling! Thank you, Chuang, for your lovely and inspiring message:

Shortly after completing the Berkeley Haas Global Access Program (BHGAP) in the Fall 2021 semester and returning to her native India, Shreya landed a career-changing role as a growth manager at...

Hi, I'm Lancelot Larcher, but I usually go by Lance in the United States. I am a 20-year-old French student from Paris, where I have spent my entire life up until now. Since childhood, I have...

In May 2022, Hugo Charré graduated from a year-long stay at the Berkeley Haas Global Access Program (BHGAP)—the last stop to earn his Master in Management, Global Economic Transformation and...

Aliona Margulis has always had a passion for marketing and entrepreneurship. She also has a drive to receive a world-class education.

Our Spring 2023 cohort of Berkeley Global Access Program students had the exclusive opportunity to connect with Google software engineers! They were able to practice their informational interview...

In the summer of 2022, Sibble (Qidi) Zhang left her home university, The University of Hong Kong, to attend UC Berkeley’s Summer Sessions in order to jump-start her Berkeley visiting-student...

I bet you have heard this sentence before; if not, I advise you to take a moment to reflect on this catchphrase. I heard it for the first time in a business setting at INSEAD’s entrepreneurship...

Lea Müller’s life motto is “accept or change,” which she defines as, “If I don’t like something, I won’t complain but rather act toward a solution.” This guiding light is mirrored and accentuated...

Rioko Enomoto had a really cool idea while attending the Berkeley Haas Global Access Program (BHGAP). While chatting with her new Berkeley friends, the topic of food always came up. It’s too...

Futian Zhong’s two main interests fall at the intersection of economics and research. A soon-to-be junior at Peking University, majoring in economics, Futian brings research opportunities into his...

Top-notch academics. Amazing faculty. Diverse set of courses. Short-term programs.

If you’re interested in applying to any of our semester- or academic year–long study-abroad programs, you’ll need to include a statement of purpose.

Luisa Naranjo Azcarate works at Google, continually voted one of the best companies to work for in the U.S. But her path to Silicon Valley isn't your typical one—she's a psychology major from...

Eu achei que a Baía de São de Francisco seria um lugar interessante para morar – e eu estava certa! Tudo acontece lá, e eu me senti no centro da inovação e tecnologia. Eu escolhi o curso focado em...

Em uma recente viagem ao Brasil, conversamos com nossos ex-alunos sobre suas experiências como estudantes do IDP.

On a recent trip to Brazil we decided to find out what our alumni had to say about their experience in our professional certificate programs.

Hoo Jian Li is an Engineering Product Development student in his senior year at the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD). He is part of the Integrated Bachelors and Masters...

Students from EDC Paris recently studied at UC Berkeley Extension, the result of which was a competition on the best elevator pitch and the top business plan. Students and a highly esteemed group...