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>>
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.
Before coming to Japan, I had traveled throughout Europe, Mexico and Canada on several occasions but I had never experienced culture shock before.
April 21, 1937 – July 20, 2011
Combining meditation and the spirit of a Sumo wrestler in every character.
This spring, ISP welcomes a group of 42 Korean students and professors from Soonchunhyang University who will come to PSU to study English and American culture.
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.
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.
When the unexpected happens on a bus in Quito
Mumbai- the craziest city in the world. I arrived in Mumbai last week and was given the most amazing opportunity to work in a rescue crisis center for children affected with or by HIV/AIDS.
The 2010-11 OIA Newsletter is available.