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INTERNATIONAL STUDENT CENTER - STUDY ABROAD

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT CENTER - STUDY ABROAD

PROGRAM TYPES
for Study Abroad

Approved Independent Programs

SDSU has reviewed and approved many study abroad programs run by independent organizations. These programs are considered complementary to other program types such as SDSU Exchange, CSU-IP and ISEP. The program structures of these approved programs vary substantially, but many offer courses taught in English and intensive language tracks.

All approved programs are listed in the Aztecs Abroad database and can be located by various search parameters such as provider, country, region, and field of study.


Program details

  • Widest variety of program offerings, but more expensive than SDSU programs
  • Advising and application process through non-SDSU program provider (only preliminary advising from the SDSU Study Abroad office)
  • Pay fees directly to program provider
  • Financial aid applicable with SDSU approval prior to departure
  • Transfer credit, but still applicable toward SDSU graduation with major advisor approval
  • Applications due:
    • April 15 for summer / fall / academic year
    • November 15 for spring

Eligibility requirements

  • Students┬ámust be enrolled at SDSU the semester prior to program start dates
  • GPA and language eligibility requirements vary by program

For more information

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT CENTER
5500 Campanile Drive, San Diego, CA 92182-5101 Tel: 619-594-1982 Fax: 619-594-1973 Email: isc.reception@sdsu.edu