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>>
Combining meditation and the spirit of a Sumo wrestler in every character.
When the unexpected happens on a bus in Quito
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
Offered several times every quarter, workshops give international students valuable information on applying for work authorization both while they are studying and after graduation.
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.
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.
ICSP is a scholarship program for international students, which enables PSU international students to share their culture with greater Portland community in a variety of settings.
Portland State University receives a $150,000 grant from the Parsa Community Foundation to strengthen the Persian/Iranian Studies program
Learn more about our Compass Program.