Study Abroad Fair
Welcome to Cal Poly's Study Abroad Fair
Attend the Cal Poly Study Abroad Fair to learn about Cal Poly’s opportunities abroad! This year's fair is a combination of in-person and virtual sessions. Stop by Dexter Lawn between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on October 14 to talk with International Center representatives. Cal Poly has over 500 programs in 75 countries. Students can study abroad anywhere from a week to a year. Programs can help fulfill GE courses, major-related courses, and even offer internships. After the in-person fair on October 14, the International Center will host a series of virtual sessions where students can learn about all the study abroad programs offered.
See below for dates, times, and links for virtual sessions.
Cal Poly Global Programs
Cal Poly Global Programs offer Cal Poly courses taught by Cal Poly faculty for Cal Poly students in a variety of locations worldwide.
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Partner and Exchange Programs
Cal Poly International Exchange Programs
Cal Poly’s 19 international exchange institutions offer exchange programs with amazing opportunities to have an immersive study abroad experience while taking coursework in your major and/or minor. For CENG students: The CENG International Exchange Coordinator will join this session from 1pm - 2pm to answer major-specific questions.
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CSU International Programs
CSU IP emphasizes long-term study abroad options, encouraging students to study abroad for an academic or calendar year, if possible. CSU IP also offers options for semester study abroad on select programs.
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Council on International exchange education [CIEE]
CIEE is a nonprofit study abroad and intercultural exchange organization that transforms lives and builds bridges between individuals and nations by sponsoring a wide variety of opportunities for the exchange of ideas and experiences.
Cultural Experiences Abroad (CEA)
A CEA study or internship program abroad expands the boundaries of your education and transforms the world into your classroom. With study and internship programs in 21 global cities throughout Europe and Latin America, CEA offers a balance of academics and adventure to thousands of students each year.
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DIS: Study Abroad in Scandinavia
DIS is a non-profit study abroad institution with locations in Copenhagen and Stockholm, offering semester, academic year, and summer programs taught in English.
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Foundation for International Education (FIE)
FIE is a London-based non-profit educational organization, providing customized partnership programs and individual student enrollment programs in London, Dublin, and Amman for undergraduate students. Students can study a variety of academic subjects while with FIE London or Dublin, including Art, Business, Communications, History, Literature, Politics, and Theater.
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National Student Exchange (NSE)
National Student Exchange is an exchange program within the US, Canada, and Puerto Rico. Student can study away for a semester or a year.
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Semester at Sea (SAS)
Semester at Sea is a multi-country study abroad experience where students are able to receive University credit while visiting 10-12 countries throughout the semester. Along with 500 students from around the world, students take courses on the ship between destinations, and are able to travel in each country while the ship is docked.
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SIT Study Abroad
A pioneer in experiential, field-based study abroad, SIT Study Abroad offers semester and summer programs for undergraduate students in Africa, Asia and the Pacific, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East, as well as comparative programs in multiple locations.
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The Education Abroad Network (TEAN)
The Education Abroad Network (TEAN) is a full-service international education provider specializing in immersive study and internship programs throughout Asia Pacific that provide unforgettable experiences and unbeatable value.
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University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC)
University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC), a nonprofit, university-based organization, offers affordable, academic and authentic study abroad programs including online courses and virtual internships at 50+ locations worldwide.
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Wildlands Studies offers field based programs in the world’s most remarkable ecosystems. Nomadic by design, our field programs are camping based and earn up to 15 quarter credits. Our small teams of 8-16 undergraduates immerse themselves in unique ecosystems to learn the latest environmental research. The overarching goal is for students to gain extensive knowledge about a specific region and the broader skills of ecological, geological, wildlife management, and other natural and social sciences to effectively pursue their future careers.
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