College of Sciences International Programs


College of Sciences Faculty-Led Programs

International Program News

CoS Faculty – have you considered leading a course abroad? Apply now!

CoS Faculty – have you considered leading a course abroad? Apply now!

  Are you interested in taking students abroad? Apply now to lead an international program in Winter 2017/18 through Fall 2018. Request for proposals Application...

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Sciences and Engineering: The Aztecs have landed in the Republic of Georgia

Sciences and Engineering: The Aztecs have landed in the Republic of Georgia

In a prestigious partnership years in the making,  the first cohort of 10 students from San Diego has begun classes in Tbilisi, in the Republic of Georgia.    Likewise,...

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Fearless – Mexican American Sciences Abroad

Fearless – Mexican American Sciences Abroad

The prospect of studying abroad for most students can be unnerving.  For close knit Mexican American families it can be an even greater challenge. Miriam Castañón,...

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International Photo contest

International Photo contest

You are invited to submit your favorite international photo to the 10th annual San Diego State University International Photo Contest is now open for Fall 2016! Once...

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Stockholm University Ranks #5 worldwide

Stockholm University Ranks #5 worldwide

Interested in studying science at one of the top universities worldwide?  Consider Stockholm University in Sweden. The 2016 edition of Academic Ranking of World...

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Ever thought about learning a new language? Here’s your chance!

Ever thought about learning a new language? Here’s your chance!

    Just discovered at the SDSU library:  Mango on-line language acquisition. I’m a huge critic when it comes to how foreign languages are taught, so...

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Follow the adventure:  Psychology in Italy and Switzerland!

Follow the adventure: Psychology in Italy and Switzerland!

DATELINE: May 28, 2016 Switzerland Last day of class. From Dr. Thierry Devos:  We did it! What an amazing experience! As you know, it was the first edition of this...

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Coming June 2017: Geology 303, Natural Disasters in Portugal and Azores Islands

Coming June 2017: Geology 303, Natural Disasters in Portugal and Azores Islands

Coming June 2017: One of SDSU’s most popular courses, GEO 303 Natural Disasters will be offered abroad in Portugal and the Azores Islands. This course fulfills...

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International Coffee Hour every Friday

International Coffee Hour every Friday

Do you enjoy ethnic food and cultural events?  Join SDSU International students for lunch every Friday at noon during the semester, at the International Student Center....

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Africa funding

Africa funding

SIT Study Abroad Announces Five $10,000 Access Africa Scholarships for Fall 2016 SIT has five $10,000 scholarships available for students from Historically Black...

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International Genetics Funding

International Genetics Funding

Genetics Society Summer Studentships sponsored by Genes and Development Purpose: to support vacation research by undergraduate geneticists. Grants are available to...

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New Scholarship for Sciences Majors!

New Scholarship for Sciences Majors!

All Science Majors considering study abroad! As of January 15, 2016, a  new scholarship opportunity is now available for Sciences majors:  The Brenda and Dave Rickey...

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STEM Scholarship applicants sought by San Diego Foundation

STEM Scholarship applicants sought by San Diego Foundation

  Attention all STEM Students, The deadline to complete the Common Scholarship Application is Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. The following applicants are...

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SDSU students study climate change in Spain

SDSU students study climate change in Spain

College of Science faculty will conduct a Faculty Led course in Alcalá, Spain, June 29 – July 10, 2016.  The 11-day course, entitled “Global Climate Change:...

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Packing for China? Don’t forget these 7 essentials

Packing for China? Don’t forget these 7 essentials

Women – forget about buying shoes in China if you’re over a US size 7.  And if you want to access your beloved Facebook and other U.S. apps like Instagram,...

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Funded Exchange Program SDSU Georgia is now OPEN!

Funded Exchange Program SDSU Georgia is now OPEN!

All SDSU students  are invited to apply to the pioneer semester of the prestigious SDSU Georgia Exchange Program for Fall 2016.     All courses at SDSU Georgia are...

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SDSU Ranks 15th in the Nation for Study Abroad

SDSU Ranks 15th in the Nation for Study Abroad

  A featured story from December 2, 2015 SDSU Ranks 15th in the nation for study abroad, and 3rd among California universities, according to the latest Institute for...

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A word from our Dean

A word from our Dean

Dear College of Sciences Students, There’s a Chinese saying, “Better to travel 10,000 miles than to read 10,000 books.” If you haven’t...

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College of Sciences Students Abroad

Suzy Dorn, Chemistry

Sciences Immersion in Tikal, Guatemala

Faculty Led Program, January 2016

“The views from the sky bridges in Ixpanpajul were amazing. Where else will you have the opportunity to be above the canopy of the rainforest like that?!”

Jordan Buxton, Biology,

James Cook University, Queensland, Australia, Spring 2016

Mary Dover, Psychology

L’Université de Lille III, Charles de Gaulle, Lille, France
Read an  interview with Mary, her adventures in Zakynthos, Greece, and the first thing she did once she landed back home in San Diego

Lauren John, Biology

University Autonoma of Barcelona, Spain, 2015

Jorge Soto, Psychology

University of Osnabrueck, Germany, 2015

Meghan Harder, Psychology,

University of Osnabrueck, Germany

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Julia Brown, Psychology

University of Osnabrueck, Germany, 2015

Biology Majors Sara Journey, Malcom Bender, and McKenna Pace,

Jyväskylä, Finland, 2015

 

Marissa Peralta, Biology,

Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
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Phevee Paderes, Environmental Sciences (left) with Camilla Cuyugan and Vanessa Salazar

“Global Climate Change and Vulnerabilities”
College of Sciences faculty led program
Xiamen, China, 2015
See more photos, and details about the
Xiamen Climate Change program here

Sara Torres-Robles, Microbiology, Kyoto University, Japan and Xiamen University, China, 2015

Read Sara’s “Be International” blogs
  • Suzy Dorn,  Chemistry
  • Jordan Buxton
  • Mary Dover, Psychology
  • Lauren John, Biology, University Autonoma of Barcelona, Spain
  • Jorge Soto, Psychology, University of Osnabrueck
  • Meghan Harder, Psychology, University of Osnabrueck
  • Julia Brown, Psychology, Osnabrueck University, 2015
  • Sara Journey, Malcom Bender, and McKenna Pace
  • Marissa Peralta, Biology, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
  • Phevee Paderes, Environmental Sciences
  • Sara Torres-Robles – Microbiology