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>>
Middle East Studies Center faculty spotlight
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.
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.
Combining meditation and the spirit of a Sumo wrestler in every character.
On Friday, April 19th 2013, the Organization of International Students (OIS) hosted the 37th annual International Night. A celebration of international diversity at PSU, International Night is one of the largest student run events on campus, and this year the festivities were attended by over 800 people.
April 21, 1937 – July 20, 2011
Dublin is a bustling city with a strong mix of travelers and locals.
Romania is such a dynamic country and after a month, I am still trying to figure it all out.
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.