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 2010-11 OIA Newsletter is available.
Portland State University receives a $150,000 grant from the Parsa Community Foundation to strengthen the Persian/Iranian Studies program
Portland State’s International Cultural Service Program (ICSP) is dedicated to promoting cross cultural understanding.
Before coming to Japan, I had traveled throughout Europe, Mexico and Canada on several occasions but I had never experienced culture shock before.
Combining meditation and the spirit of a Sumo wrestler in every character.
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.
You can now apply for the Cultural Ambassador Program 2012!
International Students celebrated Chinese Lunar Year 2011 during the International Student Coffee Hour.
The 2012 Chinese Lunar Year celebration during the International Student Coffee Hour will be TBD.
Each week the OISSS sends out an e-newsletter to the entire international student population.