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California State University International Programs

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The California State University International Programs

CSU, Chico is proud to offer a wide variety of study abroad options for our students. There were over 340 CSU, Chico students, undergraduate and graduate, that studied abroad in over 30 countries around the world in the 2019/2020 academic school year! They each represented every major of study at Chico State. The International Education and Global Engagement office, and information about study abroad programs, can be found on the Study Abroad and Exchange website.

Developing intercultural communication skills and international understanding among its students is a vital mission of the California State University (CSU). Since its inception in 1963, the CSU International Programs (CSU IP) has contributed to this effort by providing qualified students an affordable opportunity to continue their studies abroad for a full academic year in all programs and a semester option in some countries and programs. More than 20,000 CSU students have taken advantage of this unique study option.

International Programs participants earn resident academic credit at their CSU campuses while they pursue full-time study at a host university or study center abroad. CSU IP serves the needs of students in more than 100 designated academic majors. Affiliated with more than 50 recognized universities and institutions of higher education in 18 countries, CSU IP also offers a wide selection of study abroad destinations and learning environments.

Australia Griffith University, Macquarie University, Queensland University of Technology, University of Queensland, Western Sydney University

Canada Concordia University

Chile Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

China Peking University (Beijing)

Denmark Danish Institute for Study Abroad

France Institut Catholique de Paris,Institut Supérieur d’Electronique de Paris, Université d’Aix-Marseille (Aix-en-Provence), Université de Cergy-Pontoise,Universités de Paris I, III, IV, VI, VII, VIII, X, XI, XII, XIII, Université Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée, Université d’Evry Val d’Essonne, Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines

Germany University of Tübingen and a number of institutions of higher education in the Federal state of Baden-Württemberg

Ghana University of Ghana

Israel University of Haifa

Italy CSU Florence Study Center, Accademia di Belle Arti Firenze

Japan Waseda University, University of Tsukuba

Mexico Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Campus Querétaro

South Africa Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth.

South Korea Yonsei University

Spain Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Universidad de Granada, Universidad de Jaén

Sweden Uppsala University

Taiwan National Taiwan University

United Kingdom University of Bradford, University of Bristol, University of Hull, Kingston University, Swansea University, University of Birmingham

Students participating in CSU IP pay CSU tuition and program fees, and are responsible for airfare, accommodations, meals and other personal expenses. Financial aid, with the exception of Federal Work-Study, is available to qualified students and limited scholarship opportunities are also available. All programs require students to maintain good standing and disciplinary standing, many programs are open to sophomores or Graduate students. California Community College transfer students admitted to a CSU campus are eligible to apply (to select programs) directly from their community colleges. Students must possess a current cumulative grade point average of 2.75 or 3.0, depending on the program, and must fulfill all coursework prerequisites. Additional program information and application instructions can be found on the CSU International Programs website.

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