University of California, Santa Barbara

University of California, Santa Barbara
Storke Tower, UCSB
Campus

Die University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) ist eine staatliche Universität im US-Bundesstaat Kalifornien, die nördlich von Los Angeles und südlich von San Francisco liegt. Der Campus befindet sich am US-Highway 101 in Goleta, einem etwa 10 Kilometer westlich gelegenen Vorort von Santa Barbara.

Sie ist Teil der University of California und Mitglied der Association of American Universities, einem seit 1900 bestehenden Verbund führender forschungsintensiver nordamerikanischer Universitäten. 2006 waren 20.569 Studenten eingeschrieben.

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Geschichte

UCSB wurde 1909 als kleine Schule zur Lehrerausbildung gegründet. 1944 wurde sie in den Verbund der University of California aufgenommen.

Sport

Die Sportteams der UCSB nennen sich die Gauchos. Die Universität ist Mitglied der Big West Conference.

Sonstiges

Mit dem Isla Vista Beach und dem Goleta Beach sind dem Campus zwei eigene, am Pazifik gelegene Sandstrände angeschlossen. Im Norden befinden sich zwei Golfplätze. Der Campus ist durch den Städtischen Flughafen Goleta an den internationalen Luftverkehr direkt angeschlossen.

Berühmte Persönlichkeiten

Professoren

Nobelpreisträger

Weitere derzeitige und ehemalige Professoren

Sonstige Mitarbeiter und Gastdozenten

Absolventen

Weblinks


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