Study Abroad & Global Engagement Fair

CSUF TSU Pavilion A, Wednesday, February 8, 2023 (11 a.m.–3 p.m.)

Study Abroad & Global Engagement Fair

TSU Pavilion C on Thursday, September 8, 2022 (11 a.m.–3 p.m.)

Study Abroad Fair

Welcome

If you want to explore it in-person, come down to the Study Abroad Fair and get inspired to plan your study abroad experience! Contrary to common belief, study abroad can be the right option for all students and we will work with you to make sure your experience fulfills both your academic and personal goals.

Location: CSUF TSU Pavilion A
Date: Wednesday, February 8, 2023
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Fair Map

What can I do at the fair?

The Study Abroad & Global Engagement Fair provides the perfect opportunity for all CSUF students to do one or all of the following:

learn at the fair

Speak to Study Abroad Advisors and program representatives

Learn about the diverse program options – and financial assistance opportunities – available to you

Talk to Study Abroad alumni and international students currently on exchange from CSUF partner universities

View pictures of where you could be studying and living

Program Types

Explore the various types of program we have to offer. For more detailed descriptions, you can visit our How to Search webpage.

  • Post-Graduate Opportunity: Programming available after graduating from CSUF.
  • Post-Study Abroad or Global Engagement Opportunity: Programming available to students following a study abroad or global engagement (e.g. internship or service-learning) program.
  • CSUF Reciprocal Exchange: Semester or yearlong exchanges with CSUF partner universities abroad. Participants pay the same tuition and fees they would at CSUF. Credits earned can be approved as major, minor, GE or elective courses.
  • Non-CSUF Programs: Provider or direct enroll programs that provide flexibility to study just about anywhere and anytime.
  • CSU International Programs (CSUIP): Semester- and yearlong exchanges offered by the California State University system. Participants pay CSU tuition and program fees and earn resident academic credit while studying at an affiliated host university or study center abroad.
  • CSUF Department: One week to full semester programs created and managed directly by CSUF colleges, departments and faculty. Participants pay CSUF tuition and fees as well as low program costs, and generally enroll in CSUF courses for added ease of credit toward their degree.

Experience the Study Abroad & Global Engagement Fair virtually

If you can’t attend the fair in person, we invite you to browse our partners and programs virtually!

Vendors to explore:

CSUF Study Abroad & Global Engagement (SAGE)

Study Abroad & Global Engagement (SAGE) strives to connect its diverse community of students, faculty and staff with global opportunities that enrich their academic and professional lives and drive personal development and transformation.

Visit SAGE Website


Global Titans Buddy Program

The Global Titans Buddy Program is a group of volunteers from CSUF who help visiting international students adapt to campus life and American culture. International students will be paired with a buddy who can answer basic questions about studying, socializing, and living in Fullerton.  Domestic students are often former study abroad/away participants and have been on campus for at least one full semester. 

Learn More About the Program Here!

CSUF Exchange Mexico: Universidad de Monterrey (UDEM)

Presented by Laura Lorena Zapata Garcia, Current Exchange Student 

Universidad de Monterrey (UDEM) is a higher-education institution of ​Catholic inspiration, open to students and faculty of all creeds and backgrounds. UDEM is notable for offering a unique Whole-Person Education Plan to each student; in accordance with their personal characteristics and professional interests so that they can fulfill their maximum potential in an environment of high academic rigor and an international vision. Study for a semester or a year at UDEM, one of the best private universities in the north of the country, and experience the best of northern Mexican culture.

Learn More About the Program


CSU IP Germany: Advertising, Design, & Media at Stuttgart Media University

Presented by Matthias Gerling, Current Exchange Student 

Stuttgart Media University is a unique program with specialized opportunities for students who are studying Advertising, App and Game Design and Development, Journalism, Media Management and Production, Print Media, and Product Design. CSU IP's programs in Germany are administered by full-time local CSU staff.

Learn More About The Program


CSU IP Germany: Business at Nuertingen-Geislingen University

Presented by Raphael Hans, Current Exchange Student 

Officially the University of Applied Sciences Nürtingen-Geislingen, this university is located near the state capital of Stuttgart and has over 40 courses taught in English. Nürtingen-Geislingen University maintains strong ties to industrial giants operating the area like Mercedes-Benz, Bosch, Porsche, HP, and IBM. This lively town is excellent for students studying Accounting, Finance, Economics, Management, or Marketing who want to add an international expansion to their experience. CSU IP's programs in Germany are administered by full-time local CSU staff.

Learn More About the Program


CSU IP Germany: Universities of Baden-Württemberg (University of Stuttgart)

Presented by Sina Gornik, Current Exchange Student 

The Universities of Baden-Württemberg program is associated with the State of Baden-Württemberg, which is in southwest Germany and is home to world-renowned universities. The CSU IP program is coordinated by CSU on-site staff and the Office of International Relations at the University of Tübingen. Students from every major are encouraged to participate, as a wide variety of educational opportunities are offered.

Learn More About The Program


CSUF Exchange Japan: Sophia University

Presented by Moe Fujiyama, Current Exchange Student 

Sophia University is a private Catholic Jesuit university founded in 1913 located in the heart of Tokyo, aiming to foster “Men and Women for the Others, with Others”. It is ranked as one of the top private universities in Japan. It takes its name from the Greek Sophia meaning “wisdom”.

Learn More About the Program

Academic Programs International (API) 

API offers a variety of program types:

  • Study Abroad: Earn credits you need from universities across the world!
  • Intern: Accelerate your career growth through experience!
  • Learn Virtually: Prep for study abroad, knock-out critical credits, or learn online while overseas.
  • Mind the Gap: Not sure what to do after high school? Still in high school and want some options?

Visit API Website


American Institute of Foreign Study (AIFS)

  • AIFS Study Abroad: Study Abroad Programs for U.S. College Students 
  • AIFS Study Abroad - Gapy Year
  • Customized, Faculty-Led Study Abroad 

Visit AIFS Website


Arcadia Abroad - The College of Global Studies

  • Field Research Abroad 
  • Internships 
  • Service Learning 
  • Virutal Programs 

Visit Arcadia Abroad Website


Barcelona SAE

  • Semester Programs Abroad 
  • Summer Programs Abroad 
  • In-Person Internships Abroad 
  • Virtual Internships

Visit Barcelona SAE Website


ISA & TEAN by WorldStrides

  • Study Abroad
  • Internships Abroad 
  • Service Learning Abroad 
  • Research Abroad 
  • Gap Year Abroad 
  • Virtual Programs 

Visit ISA and TEAN Website


CSU International Programs Office (CSU IP)

Add an international dimension to your education and your outlook by studying in Asia, Africa, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America, or South America. Similarly, international students from all over the world may study at one of the 23 CSU campuses. Students who study abroad acquire international skills and global understanding. Live abroad and see the world in a whole new way. Employers want real world experience. Your employer will value your ability to look at things from different points of view. 

Visit CSUP Website


North American Language and Culture Assistants Program (NALCAP)

American college students and graduates - who are native-like speakers of English - partner with elementary and secondary schools in Spain to bolster language programs, as language assistants (TAs) under the supervision and guidance of teachers in Spain.

Visit NALCAP Website

 

CSUF College of Humanities & Social Sciences (HSS), Summer 2023 Programs & London Spring Semester/Internship 2024 

Jaycee Cover, Experiential Learning Specialist

Visit the HSS Study Abroad Website


CSUF: Theatre & Dance in Prague (Summer 2023) 

Faculty Lead: JR Norman Luker, Theater & Dance

JR Norman Luker


CSUF: MKTG 445 in Florence, Italy (Summer 2024)

Faculty Lead: Assistant Professor of Marketing, College of Business and Economics, CSUF

This course will focus on REAL WORLD problems and solutions and will take advantage that is offered in Italy to seek examples of Global Marketing practices by successful Italian companies (i.e., Maserati). It is a discussion course. You will need to stay current on topics that affect, or may affect international business, global companies, and their strategies. This course will also emphasize local companies. You will be required to conduct research on companies and their involvement in international business; assess global opportunities, consider global marketing strategies, and evaluate alternative modes of entry into global markets. In addition, you will learn how to use and evaluate major international sources electronically. 

Learn More About the Program


CSUF Department: Programa de Educación Internacional en Puerto Rico (Verano 2023)

Faculty Lead: Julián Jefferies, Literacy and Reading Education

¡Estás invitado a viajar con nosotros a Puerto Rico en el verano 2023! Anímate a practicar tu español, participar de una experiencia inolvidable y tomar una clase de verano de tres (3) créditos (READ 440B ‘Literacidad en Contextos Globales). Este programa está disponible a estudiantes de todas las carreras que estén interesado/as en conectarse con la universidad, desarrollar amistades profundas con sus pares y participar en proyectos comunitarios en la isla de Puerto Rico. Los estudiantes explorarán el arte, la comida, la música y la cultura de la isla mientras participan en actividades de servicio comunitario. Se requiere nivel intermedio de Español (oral y escrito). 

Learn More About the Program


CSUF Department: Maxwell Center for International Communications, CCOM

Founded in 2010  the Maxwell Center for International Communications is committed to creating global awareness, global citizens, and global leaders through international education, research, and collaboration. The role of the Maxwell International Center is to build, promote, and manage high quality international programs for the students and faculty of the College of Communications at California State University Fullerton, as well as to promote internationally and inter-culturally based education, research, and collaboration across universities, organizations, and communities from around the world.

Visit the Maxwell Center Website


CSUF Office of Financial Aid  

Students are able to use federal (e.g. Pell Grant) and state (e.g. Cal Grants) financial aid towards CSU/CSUF programs and federal financial aid towards Non-CSUF programs. Your financial need will be based on the total cost estimate for your SAGE program. Students should inquire with the Office of Financial Aid to determine the amount of aid available.

Studying abroad is an investment in your education and career. It’s easy to think that participating in a Study Abroad and Global Engagement (SAGE) program is too expensive. However, it’s more affordable than you think, especially with various financial resources available!

Visit the CSUF Financial Aid Website


Explore Programs

Explore Scholarships

For the October 2022 applications, there were 19 Cal State Fullerton students who applied.

The results are in: 14 out of the 19 applicants received a scholarship!

This incredible accomplishment can be attributed to the hard work and dedication of the CSUF Study Abroad and Global Engagement (SAGE) team. Aileen Vickory, the Outbound Advisor for SAGE, guided each CSUF student through the scholarship application process. She was excited to share some highlights of the October 2022 awards:

$53,000

total award amount

$3,785

average award amount per recipient

73.6%

of CSUF applicants received the scholarship
(higher than the usual average of 25%)

The awarded students will be going to the following countries:

Australia, France, Germany, Israel, Malaysia, Portugal, Singapore, Spain United Kingdom, and Vietnam

Scholarships