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Welcome to Global Education

We're now the Global Education office!

Please note the former Study Abroad office is now the Global Education office. We appreciate your patience as we transition to our new name.

Review our Getting Started section to learn how to participate in an international program!

San Diego State University has a strong commitment to preparing its students to succeed in a globally interconnected and culturally diverse world.

SDSU international programs provide students with the knowledge, understanding and skills that are essential to a 21st century college education. An international program is an exciting, challenging and rewarding experience that transforms students and opens doors to new opportunities in life.

We encourage you to explore this site and learn more about the global education process.

Global Education Essentials

  • SDSU offers hundreds of international programs in over 50 countries
  • Satisfy major, minor and/or general education requirements
  • Participate any time after your first full-time semester at SDSU from one week to a whole academic year
  • Take courses taught in English or in another language
  • It’s more affordable than you may think
  • Participate and still graduate on time — just talk to a global education advisor!

General office hours  Monday-Friday  9:00 am to 4:00 pm  Phone (619) 594-2475                                    Email 

Learn more and explore

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SDSU offers over 600 international programs in more than 50 countries.
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Each year, students from numerous academic majors and minors study abroad to gain valuable international experience and work towards graduation.
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Students can pay SDSU tuition and fees, receive resident credit, and use their financial aid while abroad. A wide array of scholarships are also available to help cover costs.

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San Diego State University is following the guidelines of county, state and federal public health officials and other authorities as it continues its academic and research mission during the COVID-19 pandemic. Visit the university’s COVID-19 site and SDSU Flex site for more information.