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
Laura Lines, PSU Japanese language student, shares a little about her latest experience shopping for kimono while studying abroad in Akita, Japan!
EDAX offers a unique forum for PSU students to share international experiences.
Portland State University receives a $150,000 grant from the Parsa Community Foundation to strengthen the Persian/Iranian Studies program
Judith Waswa was chosen PSU Student Employee of the Year.
Fraya Saquin wins the Freeman Indonesian Non-Profit Internship Program Scholarship
Combining meditation and the spirit of a Sumo wrestler in every character.
Before coming to Japan, I had traveled throughout Europe, Mexico and Canada on several occasions but I had never experienced culture shock before.
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.
Dublin is a bustling city with a strong mix of travelers and locals.