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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for the SDSU Community
All instructional activities now utilize virtual platforms. Beginning Wednesday, April 8, access to the main campus and SDSU Research Foundation buildings and facilities will be further restricted. All employees and researchers are asked to retrieve important materials before then. Statewide "stay at home" order remains in effect.
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Welcome to Study Abroad

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

SDSU education abroad programs provide students with the knowledge, understanding and skills that are essential to a 21st century college education. Studying abroad 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 study abroad process.

Study Abroad Essentials

  • SDSU offers hundreds of programs in over 50 countries
  • Satisfy major, minor and/or general education requirements
  • Go 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
  • Study abroad and still graduate on time — just talk to a study abroad advisor!

Learn more and explore

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SDSU offers over 350 education abroad 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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Contact SDSU Study Abroad

Please call (619) 594-2475 or visit our office to schedule an appointment. We cannot schedule appointments by email.