Summer at Berkeley

Summer with Berkeley English

English in the Summer

Our department has been consistently ranked the top English program in the country. Our department is known not only for its research but for its teaching; members of our faculty have been awarded the University's Distinguished Teaching Award in each of the past three years, and in seven out of the past ten years.

Our offerings this summer span the ages of English literature, from Shakespeare to science fiction.

The University

UC Berkeley attracts the brightest minds from all over the world to explore, question, and learn.

The university is well known for the excellence of its education. The National Research Council, in the most recent version of its highly regarded report on US public and private universities, ranked Berkeley number one nationally in the number of campus graduate programs (35 out of 36) among the top 10 in their fields.

Summer at Berkeley
Why Berkeley?

Why Berkeley?

Perched on San Francisco Bay, the city of Berkeley is set in the thick of Northern California's vibrant cultural experience. It offers a wealth of performing and visual arts, festivals, shopping, and restaurants. San Francisco itself is only five stops away by rapid transit. A striking array of natural attractions are also in easy striking distance, including redwood forests, whitewater rafting, and Pacific beaches.