International Education & Global Engagement

Inbound Students

Learn more about studying at CSULB. Whether you are thinking about applying to CSULB, or are already enrolled, we can help you with international admissions, international student life, visa issues, and more.

Outbound Students

See the world while earning academic credits toward your CSULB degree! Learn how studying abroad is one of the best ways to make the most of your college education.

Faculty & Scholars

The Office of International Education and Global Engagement facilitates and creates opportunities for CSULB faculty to teach abroad and welcomes international scholars to pursue research and teaching here at CSULB.


Student Profiles

Real students sharing their experiences
“Studying abroad is a modern-day rite of passage that opens a world of endless opportunity, curiosity, and desire to understand.'
~ Kandis Jo Pogoda

Major: Linguistics
Origin: CSULB
Destination: France
Class: 2017

“I had the chance at CSULB to be a Teaching Associate, and there were opportunities for research. This is a great campus for Engineering.”
~ Mankaran Singh

Major: Electrical Engineering
Origin: India
Destination: CSULB
Class: 2016

“The CSU’s are more affordable than the UC’s in California. When I was looking for a university, CSULB was shown as the best public one.”
~ Pamela Minoso

Major: Chemical Engineering
Origin: Dominican Republic
Destination: CSULB
Class: 2017

“Instill life into yourself. Make mistakes. Explore. Find your passions. Find yourself. Find others. Go far! Go abroad!”
~ Patrick Junpradub

Major: Health Care Admin
Origin:CSULB
Destination: Thailand
Class: 2016