This unique program provides access to Berkeley Haas' top-notch faculty, courses and networks within the innovative ecosystem of the Bay Area and Silicon Valley.
Through the Berkeley Haas Global Access Program (BHGAP), top-qualifying international students from both business and non-business backgrounds gain the knowledge, skills and connections necessary to excel as tomorrow's innovators and global leaders. P
The Berkeley Haas Global Access Program Entrepreneurship is offered by the University of California, Berkeley .
Optional Practical Training
If you choose to study with us for two semesters in the Berkeley Haas Global Access Program, you become eligible for an opportunity to put your newly learned skills and knowledge to practical use by applying for Optional Practical Training, more commonly known as OPT.OPT is a temporary, 12-month work authorization in the United States, permitting you to stay an additional 12 months after your academic program ends to complete paid work. If you decide on this combined educational and work experience option, you should expect to be in the U.S. for approximately two years in total.
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Fundamentals of Design Thinking
Opportunity Recognition: Technology and Entrepreneurship in Silicon Valley
Thriving at Haas and Beyond
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
New Venture Finance
- Applications are open to university students (undergraduate and graduate level) and working professionals.
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- 5 months
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DisciplinesBusiness Administration Entrepreneurship International Business View 99 other Short Courses in International Business in United States
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Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:
- Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
- Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
- Home contents and baggage
- Legal aid
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Applications are open to university students (undergraduate and graduate level) and working professionals.
Proof of English-Language Proficiency
You must upload your complete academic transcript (official version). Your academic transcript is an official record of all the courses you have completed along with your grade or score for each course. Your transcript should be issued in your institution's language of instruction.
Your Statement of Purpose allows us to assess your understanding of the program and your academic preparedness, while helping us to understand your personal, academic, and professional goals. We will review your Statement of Purpose to determine if the program is a good fit for you, as well as to advise you on courses and campus opportunities that will help you achieve your goals.
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International43800 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 21900 USD per semester during 5 months.
National43800 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 21900 USD per semester during 5 months.
Living costs for Berkeley
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.