Foreign study is finally being recognized as an essential part of the college experience. One of the most important skills you will develop from your university education is the ability to consider ideas from various perspectives. Studying abroad enhances the ability and helps you develop your analytical and critical thinking skills. This campus is devoted to giving its students a multicultural and international perspective of learning, and studying abroad is a perfect avenue for experiencing higher education in a unique way. The opportunity to live in another country for a year while earning credit towards a degree is something that every student should consider doing!
Check out our CI Study Abroad Alumni Photo Essays!
It's easy - take you first step toward your study abroad journey by attending an information meeting. Study Abroad Information meetings are held at the following times:
**All study abroad information meetings will resume in the Fall 2013 semester. Drop-in hours will still be in session:
Before attending drop-in hours please watch this 5 minute video clip about study abroad:
Click here for video clip. You will be asked about your thoughts on the video so please make sure to watch it. :)
Drop-in hours available on the following days:
Every Tuesday from 10:30-11:30 am
Every Thursday from 11:15 am-12:30 pm
*please call before coming to make sure we are not out due to classroom presentation
If you cannot make these meeting times, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will do our best to try and set up a time that will work for you.
All study abroad meetings are located in:
Center for International Affairs; Sage Hall 2061.
Visit the Cal State International Programs webpage to view available opportunities for your major: http://calstate.edu/ip/prospective-students/
We also have an exchange program that allows for CI students to study a semester at one of the following universities: ****
- Zeppelin University (Germany)
- Central Ostrobothnia University (Finland)
- Konkuk University (Korea)
****More information can be found under our Exchange Partners Tab
Applying to Study Abroad
You must attend an information meeting in order to get your application approved by the study abroad advisor. This ensures that you have been to the study abroad office and have a clear picture of what is expected of you in order to apply for your study abroad experience.
If you are applying for the South Africa or Australia programs (southern hemisphere) priority deadline is APRIL 15 2013, the official deadline is May 1, 2013.
The 2013-2013 Study Abroad Application deadline for all northern hemisphere countries has passed. You may apply next year to go abroad for the 2014-2015 school year. Please attend an info meeting so we can advise you what steps you can take now.
Application Documents and Forms
Study Abroad Application and Faculty Recommendation Forms (PDF, 716KB) This application form is posted on our website for your convenience. You can print it, fill it out and bring it in with any questions you might have. However, this application form is NOT the official application form which must be filled out online. Click here for the ONLINE FORM.
IP Academic Advisement Form (PDF, 166KB) This form is to better prepare you for transferring study abroad units towards your degree at CI. In addition, a course substitution form must be filled out for each of the classes you plan to take abroad. These can be found by searching course substitution on the CI website.
How do I get my classes to count? (PDF, 70KB) This form is a simple guide which intends to empower you to take ownership of the study abroad process by making sure your classes count toward your major at CI.
Study Abroad Alumni Assistants
Adam Kinberg (Spain)
Brittney Kalal (UK)
Gardy Borromeo (Korea)
Study Abroad Advisor
Alexis Smith (Denmark)
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CSUCI Study Abroad opportunities via country:
- South Africa
- United Kingdom