Study Abroad Information Sessions

      Every Tuesday from 4-5 p.m. in the Student Services Center (SSC) room 410

      Every Wednesday from 5-6 p.m. in the Student Services Center (SSC) room 410

      Every Thursday from 11am-12pm in the Student Services Center (SSC) room 410

      Every Friday 2-3 p.m. in the Student Services Center (SSC) room 410

*every week except for holidays, dead week & finals week

Direct Exchanges

These programs are offered through bilateral exchange agreements between CSU, Chico and our partner universities overseas in order to provide students with a complete cultural immersion experience abroad.  Each Direct Exchange program has a unique arrangement upon which the exchange was founded and varies in terms of exchange duration, course offerings, requirements, application procedures and services offered to exchange students. 

All Federal and California financial aid (except Work Study) and student loans apply.

Please read the program-specific brochures listed below for more information on each exchange.

Australia- Deakin University

Australia - University of Wollongong

Brazil - Federal University of Minas Gerais

  • Located in: Belo Horizonte
  • Information and requirements: Full Curriculum Studies. Advanced Portuguese required for immersion option. One semester Portuguses required for language studies. 
  • Go to Brochure 

China - Shanghai University 

England University of Essex

France – Kedge Business School

Germany- Johannes Gutenberg University

Germany – Pforzheim University of Applied Sciences

Germany- University of Mannheim

Germany – Zeppelin University

Ireland - Dublin City University (St. Patrick's College)

Japan - Chukyo University

Japan - Kansai Gaidai University

  • Located in: Hirakata
  • Information and requirements: Asian Studies, Japanese language & culture, Literature, Business, Economics. One semester of Japanese recommended.
  • Go to Brochure

Japan - Shinshu University

Netherlands – Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences

New Zealand – Massey University

Scotland- Queen Margaret University

Sweden – Linnaeus University

  • Located in: Kalmar, Växjö & Hultsfred
  • Information and requirements: Kalmar & Växjö: Business, Art/Design, ANTH, Comp Sci, Communication Design, Engineering, Economics, English, Forestry, History, Mathematics, Information Systems, Phy/Life Sciences, Poli Sci, IR, Tourism. Music Industry students have priority in Hultsfred.
  • Go to Brochure 

Switzerland – Lucerne University (HSLU)

  • Located in: Lucerne
  • Information and requirements: Art History, Business, Engineering, Information Technology, Music, Social Work.
  • Go to Brochure