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>>
The sunshine in Senegal is better than the sunshine in Ohio or Oregon, I believe. I’m glad to be an American here and now.
Before coming to Japan, I had traveled throughout Europe, Mexico and Canada on several occasions but I had never experienced culture shock before.
Wendy Crook Ryde – appointed Consul General to Kuwait
After having lived in Mexico for three months, I can see that this trip has touched me profoundly; I have grown not only professionally and socially, but personally as well.
This spring, ISP welcomes a group of 42 Korean students and professors from Soonchunhyang University who will come to PSU to study English and American culture.
The Middle East Studies Center’s 2011 Newsletter is now available online
This trip to Nan has been the highlight of my time here in Thailand. I had such a great time that I found it difficult to leave.
When the unexpected happens on a bus in Quito
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.
Laura Lines, PSU Japanese language student, shares a little about her latest experience shopping for kimono while studying abroad in Akita, Japan!