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Welcome to the International Affairs Complex!

portrait photo of director noah hansenOn behalf of the International Affairs Complex (IAC), I welcome you to San Diego State University and our community. We look forward to serving you during your academic career.

San Diego State is recognized nationally for its diversity and many exciting international initiatives throughout the world.

At present, more than 2,600 international students from more than 90 countries study at SDSU, in addition to many alumni who remain valued friends of the university and IAC.

More than 3,000 SDSU students study abroad each year at destinations around the world earning credits toward their degree and gaining valuable international experience.

As a university and office, our goal is to provide you the best in services and support through the many programs and activities organized each semester. My staff and I are eager to assist you as you navigate the SDSU system, rules, and policies, and as such we highly recommend that you seek our help and advice on a regular basis.

We will do everything we can to make you feel at home in your new environment.
The IAC staff is proud to welcome you and we wish you great success in pursuit of your academic goals at San Diego State. We look forward to meeting you in person and welcoming you to our campus!
Warm wishes,
Noah W. Hansen, Director
International Affairs Complex