UNIV 392 International Experience Courses

Thank you for your excitement and dedication of time and resources to help facilitate an unforgettable international experience for our students. Short-Term Travel Study Abroad courses provide opportunities for students to earn credit for short-term travel and study in a country outside the US, where the student is immersed in a foreign culture.

View information related to UNIV 392 courses and submitting a proposal.

UNIV 392 Proposals for summer 2022 and fall 2022 are now closed. The deadline for UNIV 392 proposals for spring 2023 will be late February 2022.

Preparing for student presentations

A requirement of the IRA award and the Center for International Affairs (CIA) for UNIV 392 courses includes a presentation about the course and course travel. This is often done with a Poster Presentation. Please refer to the Teaching and Learning Innovations' Quick-Start Guide for posters.

The Center for International Affairs (CIA) Coordinator, Jeannette Edwards can assist with any questions or concerns you or your students may have in regards to the poster sessions.

Other Courses with International Travel

Faculty, submit your application to the Center for International Affairs for courses that involve international travel with students.


International Faculty Development Grant

Deadline for Applications April 25, 2022

The Center for International Affairs (CIA) invites tenure-track and full-time lecturer faculty beyond their first year at CI to apply for a grant for international travel to assist in the development of new UNIV 392 courses.

The award is open to all programs and funded by the CIA, to cover costs up to $3500. Interested faculty should submit an application, CV, and detailed budget following the guidelines below. There are three deliverables: a brief report after the trip that includes reflection on the utility of the experience in terms of faculty development; submission of a UNIV 392 application for the semester most appropriate for the faculty member; and commitment to following through to teach the course within two years of the award (if approved and funded by IRA). Please note that the travel must be completed by May 30, 2023. The CIA Advisory Committee will review the applications and choose one faculty member to receive the award.

Faculty Development Opportunity

AASCU's Japan Studies Institute Returns to San Diego in 2022

The Japan Studies Institute will return to an in-person program in 2022! It will be hosted on the San Diego State University campus June 6-19, 2022.
This two-week professional development opportunity will allow faculty without prior experience in Japan to learn from scholars, business leaders, education administrators, and more, with the goal of helping participants develop strategies for incorporating Japanese studies into their courses.
The application deadline is February 28, 2022.

Participation in this Institute is complimentary for AASCU members. (CSUCI is a member) Costs associated with program administration, academic material, and residence life is covered by a generous endowment from the Nippon Foundation. However, participants in the program are responsible for ancillary expenses related to travel to and from the program site, and all other personal and miscellaneous items.

To apply, or for more information, visit our webpage or contact Jody Dixon, Assistant Director for International Education and Global Engagement, at 202-478-7814.

Transatlantic Mobility Program

Call for Proposals

The Transatlantic Mobility Program aims at increasing Franco-American student mobility by supporting American and French Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in developing study-abroad opportunities.

The Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the U.S., together with NAFSA, the FACE Foundation, and the support of the U.S. Embassy in France, offer eligible institutions a grant of up to $15,000 to expand and diversify study-abroad programs on both sides of the Atlantic. Proposals will be evaluated on how projects can effectively and concretely encourage the greatest number of students to participate in a study-abroad program. More Information

Informational Webinar: May 05 - registration
Deadline for proposals is June 01, 2022

Fulbright U.S. Scholars Program

The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program's 2023-24 competition is open, featuring over 400 awards offered in more than 130 countries in all world regions.  Fulbright U.S. Scholar Awards allow U.S. citizens to teach, research, and carry out professional projects abroad. 

Applications are due September 15, 2022

Fulbright U.S. Scholars Program: April Events and Resources

Upcoming Webinars 

Hosted by the Fulbright Scholar Program

Visit our Webinar Schedule for details about events throughout the competition, featuring specific countries, regions and disciplines. We look forward to seeing you (virtually) in webinars throughout the year! Upcoming events include:

Can't join us live?All webinars are archived on our site.  Note that any times listed for webinars or other live resource events are in U.S. Eastern standard time.

Fulbright HSI Symposium

The Fulbright HSI Symposium (April 27, 3:00-5:00 PM ET) will discuss Fulbright opportunities and resources for Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs), the benefits of a Fulbright experience, and the role that the Fulbright Program plays in supporting HSI campus internationalization, global awareness, and engagement. It will highlight best practices and resources for engaging with the Fulbright Program and celebrate HSI campuses that have been successful in promoting Fulbright opportunities to their campus communities and hosting Visiting Scholars, Scholars-in-Residence and FLTAs to help internationalize their campuses.

This public workshop is open to all HSI faculty, staff, and stakeholders, as well as individuals from other institutions who are interested in attending. The symposium will spotlight the unique role HSI students, faculty, and administrators play in representing American higher education and the American experience both in our country and around the world.

The program will include speakers from four HSIs -- University of Houston, Montclair State University, California State University, Chico, and Florida International University -- as well as the State Department's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and the Institute of International Education, and video remarks on the Fulbright HSI Leaders Initiative by CUNY Chancellor Félix V. Matos Rodríguez.  Register

Background on Fulbright HSI Leaders Initiative
The inaugural Fulbright HSI Leaders were announced by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State (ECA) during the international plenary session at the annual Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) conference in October 2021. The 35 colleges and universities that received this designation include three Associate and Baccalaureate Institutions, 16 Masters Institutions, and 16 Doctoral Institutions. This initiative is part of the U.S. State Department's long-standing commitment to build diversity and inclusion within the Fulbright Program and within all the Bureau's international exchange programs. ECA has established this designation to acknowledge the strong partnerships between the Fulbright Program and HSIs, and to encourage the entire network of HSIs to increase their Fulbright engagement. Having strong HSI participation in the U.S. government's flagship international exchange program is critical to fully representing the diversity of the United States through the Program.

Peter VanDerwater (he, him, his)
Head of Outreach and Recruitment, Fulbright Student and Scholar Programs
Institute of International Education
1400 K Street, NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20005
Phone +1.202.686.4014 | Fax +1.202.686.4029

Scholarships

  • Fulbright Scholarships- For more information and application forms please visit Fulbright
  • CIEE International Faculty Development Programs- For more information and application forms please visit CIEE

The CSU International Programs Resident Director

Applications OPEN: International Programs (2023-2024) Resident Directors
Faculty Development opportunity from CSU International Programs

They are seeking applications for the position of Resident Director (Academic year 2023-2024) at the CSU study centers in France, Italy and Spain. The programs in these locations have been fortunate to have CSU faculty lead our students in their study abroad experience. At CSUCI, Antonio Jimenez Jimenez (Spain), Irina Costache (Italy), and Luda Popenhagen (France, now retired) have all served. It would be great to keep up the legacy!

You can click on the following link to find additional information. (Resident Director Application).

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