Office of International Affairs
Welcome to the the Office of International Affairs, bringing the world and Portland State University together by serving our international students, scholars, staff and faculty as well as our US students studying and interning abroad.
International Faculty & Staff
Centers & Institutes
English Language Programs
Through the Intensive English Language Program (IELP) individuals can drastically improve their English language skills and gain a competitive edge in a globalizing world. Learn More >
International Special Programs
The International Special Programs (ISP) office develops short-term and customized programs for international groups. Experienced and professional staff work collaboratively with educational institutions, international organizations, businesses and corporations, and partnering agencies to develop customized group programs. Learn more>>
As I reached the top and looked out upon the vast and seemingly endless dunes of the Gobi Desert, I knew immediately that studying abroad in China was the best decision of my life.
April 21, 1937 – July 20, 2011
Portland State University receives a $150,000 grant from the Parsa Community Foundation to strengthen the Persian/Iranian Studies program
Middle East Studies Center faculty spotlight
I spent one week of my summer term internship at IDASA in these mountains outside of Tzaneen, Limpopo, at a Citizen Leadership for Democratic Governance Workshop.
Romania is such a dynamic country and after a month, I am still trying to figure it all out.
Laura Lines, PSU Japanese language student, shares a little about her latest experience shopping for kimono while studying abroad in Akita, Japan!
The Middle East Studies Center’s 2011 Newsletter is now available online
EDAX offers a unique forum for PSU students to share international experiences.
Mumbai- the craziest city in the world. I arrived in Mumbai last week and was given the most amazing opportunity to work in a rescue crisis center for children affected with or by HIV/AIDS.