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Study Abroad & Exchange

Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL)

Partnering to enable a significant intercultural experience and skill development within a course

IEGE is working closely with CSU, Chico faculty in developing COIL module collaborations with international teaching partners. For more information on Collaborative Online International Learning, please contact studyabroad@csuchico.edu(opens in new window).

What does a COIL module include?

  • Professors collaborating internationally to design a cultural/academic exchange experience within a class
  • Students partnering to complete the activities designed
  • Any format (online, hybrid, face-to-face) or technology tools that serve the learning goals
  • Any discipline or interdisciplinary collaboration
  • Active student learning and teamwork
  • Cross-cultural interactions and understanding
  • Typically, 4-8 weeks of interaction
  • Graded activity in each participating class
For more information on Collaborative Online International Learning, please contact studyabroad@csuchico.edu(opens in new window).
Virtual Info Sessions

Where: ZOOM

Tuesdays from 4–5 p.m.
Thursdays from 11 a.m.–noon
Fridays from 2–3 p.m.

*Click on one of the links provided above to attend
**Offered virtually every week except for holidays, dead week and finals

Important Deadlines
AIFS & USAC
  • Fall & AY: April 15th
  • Spring: October 15th
  • Summer: April 1st
  • Winter: October 15th 

Important Note:

Some USAC/AIFS programs have an earlier deadline.

CSU IP
  • Fall & AY: Feb 15th
  • Spring & Cal: Sept. 15th
Direct Exchange
  • Fall & AY: March 15th
  • Spring: October 1st
Faculty-Led Programs
  • Varies by Program
Gilman Scholarship
  • October 6th (11:59 CDT)
Global Experiences
  • Fall: Varies
  • Spring: Varies
  • Summer: Varies
National Student Exchange
  • Fall & AY: February 20th
  • Spring: October 1st