Berkeley’s Stellar Performance in the Latest Rankings

While we have our own internal standards for assessing and maintaining academic quality at Berkeley, it's been gratifying to see that highly regarded national and international measures judge that Berkeley continues to do very well — superbly, in fact.

Violence-Prevention Education Requirement Reminder

All incoming students - including graduate students and professional school students - are expected to attend one training session, in person, to fulfill a UC Systemwide requirement for violence-prevention education.

Help us attract more students like you

Do you know personally any students who have applied to graduate schools and are considering Berkeley among their options? Please share your insider knowledge about your program, the faculty, the courses and the research.

Getting ready to start your startup

At Berkeley today, budding entrepreneurs can test their mettle in competitions, team up with like-minded thinkers, bend the ears of faculty and industry experts, and find guidance toward funding, all on campus or very nearby.

A springful of great lectures

The University of California, Berkeley, sponsors a variety of public lectures. The lectureships present eminent scholars, Nobel laureates, and prominent figures to the University and San Francisco Bay Area community. Graduate Council and Tanner Lectures are free and no tickets are required.

Aiming to be faculty? Prepare yourself! (With help.)

The aim of this institute is to enable graduate students to excel in all aspects of academic life as they pursue an advanced degree at Berkeley and transition from graduate school to future academic careers.

Let us know your good news and ideas

Welcome back! I hope you took time during the holiday break to recharge your batteries and gain some fresh perspectives on your work and your life. As for me, my perspective was altered by a week in rural Cambodia, doing my small part to volunteer with a medical clinic ...

University of California Human Rights Fellowship — 2/21/2013

The Human Rights Center is holding its annual competition for student fellowships in partnership with organizations working on human rights issues. Registered students at UC Berkeley and the Graduate Theological Union are eligible, with priority given to graduate and returning students.