Campus-Based Exchange Programs

In addition to the study abroad programs offered through the California State University system, the California State University, Northridge campus offers additional semester-long or year-long international exchange programs. These programs provide additional diverse study abroad opportunities for CSUN students to explore and consider.

Application Deadline for All Programs beginning in the Spring 2016: September 10, 2015

Application Deadline for All Programs beginning in the Fall 2016: March 16, 2016

See the list of available countries and programs below or on the left panel under the Campus-Based Exchange Programs heading. For program information and application, please contact Besnike Saitoski at

Additional information may also be obtained through specific faculty whose contact information is provided for each program.

Please note that courses taken through the campus-based exchange programs will be reflected on your transcript as transfer units. Please visit your academic department to pre-approve the courses that will be taken while abroad.



  • China — Nanjing University of Arts 
    • Study: Fine Arts, Music, Design, Industrial Design, Pop Music, Dance, Film & Video, Media & Communications, Cultural Industries, Humanities, International Education
    • Language: Chinese (Mandarin)
    • Undergraduate
  • China — Xi’an Polytechnic University
    • Study: Science, textiles and Materials, Apparel and Art Design, Mechanical and Electronics and Information, Environmental and Chemical Engineering, Management, Humanities and Social Science, and Art Engineering
    • Languages: Chinese and Some English 
    • Undergraduate


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  • Ireland — University of Limerick
    • Study: Psychology, English, Sociology, Politics, History, Voice & Dance
    • Language: English
    • Undergraduate 


  • Japan — Ryukoku University, Kyoto 
    • Study: Japanese Language, Japanese & Asian Studies
    • Language: English & Learn Japanese
    • Undergraduate 
  • Japan — Tokiwa University, Mito 
    • Study: Japanese Language, Japanese Affairs & Culture
    • Language: English & Learn Japanese
    • Undergraduate

South Korea

  • South Korea — Kwang Woon University 
    • Study: Electronics & Information Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Software, Robotics, Convergence Engineering, Engineering, Architetural Engineering, Chemical Engineering Environmental Engineering, Architecture, Natural Sciences, Mathematics, Electrophysics, Chemistry, Sport & Leisure Studies, Social Sciences, Public Administration, Industrial Psychology, Media & Communication Arts, Law, Business Administration, Northeast Asia trade, Northeast Asian Cultural Industry, International Cooperation, Humanities, Korean Language and Literature, English Language & Literature
    • Languages: Korean and English
  • South Korea — Namseoul University 
    • Study: Health Administration & Health Science
    • Languages: Korean and English (10% of courses)
    • Undergraduate
  • South Korea — Seoul Institute of the Arts 
    • Study: Theater, Film, Broadcasting, Visual Design, Dance, Creative Writing, Photography, Korean Traditional Music, Interior design, Playwriting, Applied Music, Creative Advertising, Digital Arts, Acting, School of Humanities
    • Language: Korean
    • Undergraduate
  • South Korea — Sogang University 
    • Undergraduates Study: Business, Economics, British and American Language and Literature, Mass Communication, Chemistry, and Computer Science
    • Graduates Study: International Trade, International Finance, International Relations, East Asian Studies, Theology, and Business Administration
    • Languages: 77%Korean, 23%English
    • Undergraduates and Graduates