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 front desk in 101 East Hall is the best place to go with general questions pertaining to your immigration status, but also for other information.
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.
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.
Combining meditation and the spirit of a Sumo wrestler in every character.
Portland State University receives a $150,000 grant from the Parsa Community Foundation to strengthen the Persian/Iranian Studies program
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.
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.
Laura Lines, PSU Japanese language student, shares a little about her latest experience shopping for kimono while studying abroad in Akita, Japan!