Study Abroad & Global Engagement Fair

CSUF TSU Pavilion A, Wednesday, September 6, 2023 (11 a.m.–3 p.m.)

Study Abroad & Global Engagement Fair

TSU Pavilion A on Wednesday, September 6, 2023 (11 a.m.–3 p.m.)

Study Abroad Fair


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.

Volunteer Sign-Up Form 

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

Attend special breakout sessions covering topics such as Information Sessions, Career Impact Opportunities, Fulbright and more!

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!

Study Abroad & Global Engagement Opportunities 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.

Meet the SAGE team and learn about how you can start your Study Abroad Journey! Meet CSUF Study Abroad Alumni and learn about their experiences abroad! 

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 Buddy Program!


CSU IP France: University of Paris, MICEFA

Presented by Eva Massart & Zoe Jaouen, Current Exchange Students 

Universities of Paris is an exchange program through Mission Interuniversitaire de Coordination des Échanges Franco-Américains (MICEFA), an academic exchange organization which works with several branches of the University of Paris. Through this organization, you will be matched with one of 16 universities in Paris that best fits your French proficiency and study plan.

This program is designed for students whose preparation in French language is sufficient to permit them to enroll in French-taught courses within regular departments of the University of Paris. The program begins with a three-week intensive French Intensive Language Program (ILP) organized by MICEFA. The ILP is designed to provide linguistic and cultural preparation for the year in Paris. MICEFA also arranges field trips and visits to local sites as an introduction to Paris. 

Learn More About The MICEFA Program


CSUF Exchange Germany: SRH University Heidelberg (Business) 

Presented by Emely Wirth, Current Exchange Student

SRH University Heidelberg is a state-recognized private university in Heidelberg. It was founded in 1969, originally concentrated on rehabilitation in employment. In 2018, they received the Genius Loci Award for Excellence in Teaching from Stifterverband for their innovative study model. 

SRH Heidelberg's CORE principle and study model - focus on a maximum of two subjects taught in 5-week blocks and no longer have to deal with crowded exam weeks. 

The safe environment within the campus and the city of Heidelberg are essential for peaceful and productive studies. Because it is politically stable and places great value on peace, order, and a fair rule of law, Germany offers a safe environment for all students. The rights of all citizens are respected, regardless of their cultural, ethnic or religious background.

Learn More About The Heidelberg Program

United Kingdom

CSU IP United Kingdom: University of Birmingham 

Presented by Emily Ringham, Current Exchange Student

The University of Birmingham is a new program with CSU IP opening for the 2020-2021 academic year. CSU IP is excited to offer this new option in England for students looking to study at a top university while abroad.

Since 1900, the University of Birmingham has been a leading global university and is a member of the prestigious Russel Group in the United Kingdom. The university has one of the largest international student communities in the UK, with over 5,000 students from more than 150 countries worldwide represented on campus. 

Birmingham is located at the heart of the UK in a modern, vibrant, and diverse city. Birmingham offers the best of both worlds, a stunning green campus just a few minutes from the exciting city center. 

Learn More About The Birmingham Program 


CSUF Exchange United Kingdom: University of Wales Trinity St. David 

Presented by Celeste Turnbull, Current Exchange Student

The University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) was formed on 18 November 2010 through the merger of the University of Wales Lampeter and Trinity University College Carmarthen, under Lampeter’s Royal Charter of 1828. On the 1 August 2013, Swansea Metropolitan University became part of UWTSD. The UWTSD Group has over 25,000 learners across 17 campuses in rural and city locations.

The University’s main campuses are situated in various locations in and around Swansea’s city center as well as in the rural towns of Lampeter and Carmarthen in South West Wales. UWTSD has a clear and exciting strategic plan which places emphasis upon applied learning, strong academic disciplines and a clear commitment to innovation, enterprise and knowledge transfer. The original 1848 building lies at the heart of the Carmarthen campus. It was initially known as South Wales and Monmouthshire Training College and was established to train teachers for church schools in England and Wales. It later became known as Trinity College and subsequently Trinity University College before joining forces with the University of Wales Lampeter to create UWTSD.

Learn More About The Wales 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 

Academic Studies Abroad (ASA) 

  • Study Abroad 
  • Summer Internships 
  • Semester Internships 

Visit Academic Studies Website 

Barcelona SAE

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

Visit Barcelona SAE Website

CEA CAPA Education Abroad 

  • Internships Abroad 
  • Study Abroad 
  • Research Abroad 

Visit CEA CAPA  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 CSUIP Website

CSU Summer Arts Study Abroad

Undergraduate and graduate students from the CSU system and beyond and ​advanced practitioners are invited to participate in a transformative, immersive educational experience.

Thousands of CSU students just like you study abroad. It's an experience that will not only give you an in-depth understanding of the history and inspiration of your art form, but also connections, skills, and a greater global understanding. Best of all, the credit you'll earn counts at your home campus toward your degree.

Past CSU Summer Arts Study Abroad courses

  • La Guitarra Espanola in Granada, Spain
  • Acting Irish Theatre in Dublin, Ireland​​
  • Contemporary Art in Berlin, Germany
  • Romantic Lied in Trossingen, Germany​

Visit CSU Summer Arts Website


ISA & TEAN by WorldStrides

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

Visit ISA and TEAN Website

University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC)

  • Study Abroad
  • Internships Abroad 
  • Research Abroad 

Visit USAC Website

Peace Corps 

In more than 60 countries, Peace Corps Volunteers are putting their purpose, passion, and skills to work in partnership with welcoming host communities – growing, teaching, learning, and making change. 

As a Peace Corps Volunteer, you will live and work alongside community members on locally prioritized projects, receiving a stipend and other support as you immerse yourself in a new culture. You’ll build relationships, exchange knowledge, and help transform lives for generations.

Visit Peace Corps 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

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

Jaycee Cover, Experiential Learning Specialist

The college of Humanities & Social Sciences offers a variety of Summer Faculty Led Study Abroad programs and a quality Semester Study Abroad in London! 

Visit the HSS Study Abroad Website

CSUF: CTVA 360 & HCOM 320 in Barcelona, Spain (Summer 2024) 

Faculty Leads: Garrett Hart, Cinema and Television Arts & Patricia Palleschi, Human Communication Studies

This program features courses in International Reality TV (CTVA 360) and Intercultural Communications (HCOM 320), and is taught by professors with extensive professional experience.  Barcelona is one of the largest and most iconic cities in Spain and is located on the coast of the beautiful Mediterranean Sea.

This program trains students to produce content across a wide variety of platforms, and to understand and work with those from other cultures. Students in this program must enroll in both International Reality TV (CTVA 366) and Intercultural Communications (HCOM 320 ), which is an upper division category D5 & Z GE. 

CSUF: CTVA & HCOM in Spain

CSUF: HONRS in Australia (Summer 2024)

Faculty Lead: Dr. Stacy Mallicoat, Director of the University Honors Program and Professor of Criminal Justice


CSUF: HONRS In Australia

JR Norman Luker

CSUF: MGMT 340 in France (Summer 2024) 

Faculty Lead: Atul Teckchandani, Associate Professor of Management


CSUF: MGMT in France

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

Faculty Lead: Luis Salem, Assistant Professor of Marketing, 

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. 

CSUF: MKTG 445 in Florence

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

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 Department: Pollack Library  "Libraries Abroad" 

Chat with International Outreach Librarian, John Hickok and learn library facilities at CSUF Study Abroad partner institutions and learn about research resources overseas!   

Breakout Sessions

Throughout the duration of the Study Abroad & Global Engagement Fair, you will be able to attend special breakout sessions. 

Date: Wednesday, September 6


Join Virtually


Presented by:

Aaron Dam, CSUF Study Abroad Alumn 

Metztli Mora, CSUF Study Abroad Alumn & Intake Advisor

Randeep Kullar, Institutional Relations Manager,  CAPA 

Nicholas Navarro, CSUF Study Abroad Alumn


What is the Return on Investment for Study Abroad?

Panel Presentation and Small Group Discussions


Presented by: Metztli Mora, International Programs Intake Advisor 

Already have an idea what country you want to study in? New to the process and looking to find out how to get started? Either way, an information session is the ideal place to begin your Study Abroad experience and get all your questions answered.

Our information sessions will help you learn how to find the ideal program for your budget, academic goals and cultural interests. You will be able to ask questions and learn everything you need to start your journey.

Presented by: Shari Merrill, SAGE Associate Director & Christian Schuh, Regional Recruiter, Peace Corps 

Recent grads, upcoming grads and alumni!  The journey isn't over! Come learn about opportunities to work and study around the world AFTER you graduate!


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.

Explore Programs

Explore Scholarships

24 CSUF Students were awarded the Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship for the October 2022 & March 2023 application cycles!

This incredible accomplishment can be attributed to the hard work and dedication of the CSUF Study Abroad and Global Engagement (SAGE) team and Global Titan Ambassador & CSUF Study Abroad Alumni, Metztli Mora whom conducted specialized Gilman Scholarship Information Sessions and Peer Advising.


Highlights of the October 2022  & March 2023 Awards: 


total award amount


average award amount per recipient

CSUF student awardees

Awarded Students' Study Abroad Locations

Australia, Costa Rica, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Malaysia, Portugal, South Korea, Singapore, Spain, United Kingdom, & Vietnam