International Student Programs

Join international students and scholars for these programs.

Monday, November 14

4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Study Like an Aussie: Learn more about Wollongong University and how to study abroad in Australia through our CSULB Exchange program. Join live online: 

Tuesday, November 15

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Summer in Asia: Want to immerse yourself in a language and culture? Learn Korean or Japanese abroad during summer 2023. 

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Fulbright Education Administrators: Fulbright International Education Administrator Award Alumni will share how different types of Fulbright awards have impacted their work and their campus communities. Come be inspired to explore and apply for an upcoming Fulbright opportunity! Register to join live online via Zoom.

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
IEW 2022 Festival:  Stop by the tables at the Speaker's Platform Lawns for cultural snacks, music, and presentations!

12:30 - 2:00 p.m.
African Cultural Extravaganza: All are welcome to come and enjoy African drumming, food, fashion, and study abroad highlights of Africa and the African diaspora. Join us at the USU Theater for the African Cultural Extravaganza 2022!

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Faculty-led Study Abroad Information Session: The International Education Committee is sponsoring a workshop for faculty to learn about different types of study abroad programs, as well as how to create and organize their own programs.  Join live online via Zoom: 

5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
PAW-Professors Around the World: Phi Beta Delta is sponsoring an information session of PAW professors who will share their experiences abroad and their funding process. Speakers include Andrea Calabrese (Engineering in Italy), Jan Holdipur (Sociology in Netherlands), and Tor Hovind (Art in Germany).  Join live online via Zoom:

Wednesday, November 16

4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Fall in Love with Japan: Thinking about spending your autumn in Japan? Participate in an exchange program in Fall 2023 in cities like Tokyo, Kyoto, or Osaka. Join live online: 

3:15 - 5:15 p.m.
Poetry Without Borders: The RGRLL Department invites all poetry lovers to read a poem they cherish that reflects on culture and identity. Come and listen at PH-1 Room 140. If you'd like to read a poem, please provide electronic copies in both the original language and English translation to by November 10th, 2022. For additional instructions, click here for Submissions for Poetry Without Borders.

Thursday, November 17

11:00 p.m. - 12:00 p.m.
J-1 and H-1B Information Session: ISS invites campus faculty and staff to learn about sponsoring J-1 Exchange Visitors and hiring H-1B faculty. Join live online:

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Fulbright Awards for Graduate Study Abroad: Professor Barbara Grossman-Thompson will host a session for graduate level students to apply for Fulbright scholarship for graduate level study. Join live Zoom session:

1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Local Kitchen, Global Flavor: CalFresh Healthy Living will demonstrate three recipes from countries across the globe. Come and get ready to taste at the ASI Beach Kitchen inside the University Student Union.

1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
ALI Poster Session: International students at the American Language Institute invite you to their presentations on a variety of topics. Location on campus: CPaCE Building, 100A/B

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Study Abroad 101: Explore options to study abroad in 2023. Learn about Exchange Programs and CSUIP Chancellors Office programs around the world. Join live online: 

Friday, November 18

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Business in Bangkok: Learn about Thammasat University and Mahidol University. Both exchange programs are great locations in Thailand for business students to study abroad. Join live online: 

1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
F-1 OPT Workshop: ISS invites all F-1 international students to learn about how to file for Optional Practical Training (OPT). Join live online (Zoom Meeting ID: 97097668494. If you have questions, or need further information, please contact

The Intercultural Diplomats program is a cross-cultural exchange program for K-12 classrooms in the Long Beach community.

Diplomats are CSULB international students who are selected to give lessons that encourage global competence, appreciation of other cultures, and creating a positive relationship between members of different cultures. Diplomats will develop global competency and leadership skills while also forming a positive relationships with persons from multiple, diverse American backgrounds.