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Columbus State University provides educational opportunities for hundreds of people from around the world each semester. Nestled in the heart of beautiful Columbus, Ga., CSU could be your gateway to discovery.
"I am really happy here at CSU, and I am sure it is one of the best decisions I have ever made in my entire life – leaving my country to study at such a great university!"
— Daniela Castillo,
Columbus State University offers a variety of educational programs in many diverse fields.
The Center for International Education (CIE) serves international students, students interested in studying abroad and international education, and those who seek a fresh cultural experience through study abroad.
CIE occupies the International House
We are located at the corner of Clearview Circle and University Avenue
on the main CSU campus
Reserve the Spencer Event Hall for your CSU department, organizational meeting, student organization or personal events.
2013 Global Education Scholarship through CEA Global Education - $750
- Nathalie Vincent, CSU Nursing Student
Over one hundred applicants pursued these scholarships, but there were only 12 to give. Nathalie achieved her scholarship with distinction, so she was at the top. She will be studying with CEA this summer in the 4-week program in Paris, France .
2013 USG Regents' Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Award
- Dr. Susan Hrach, CSU Professor of English
Single recipient of this award.
Dr. Hrach's nomination highlighted her work in study abroad.
Read the Press Release
2012 Crouch Award Winner
- Willietta Grant
From the 250-300 study abroad program students in the 6 European Council summer programs, one student is named the Outstanding Study Abroad Student. Willietta is CSU's first winner of this honor.
Award Background: In 2009 the European Council established the Charles Crouch Award. It is awarded to one European Council student each summer that demonstrated the values that the late Dr. Charlie Crouch supported and pursued. Dr. Crouch, a historian of France at Georgia Southern University, encouraged students to demonstrate a passion and commitment to the cross-cultural learning through study abroad. The winner is selected from a pool of students who are nominated by the faculty members on each summer's program.
2011-12 Cougar Pride Award Winner
- Christine Murphey, Administrative Coordinator
Center for International Education
2011 GCIS Student Award
- Melora Slotnick - 2nd Prize (2011)
2010 National Society of Collegiate Scholars - $5000 Study abroad scholarship
- Shanikia Young
2009 ITC Grant - "Internationalizaing the Campus Grant" Award
- CSU Center for International Education
2009 GCIS Student Award
- Amanda Rodwell - 1st Prize
2008 Phi Beta Delta International Honor Society
Regional Chapter Award
- CSU Delta Nu Chapter
2008 GCIS Faculty Award
- Dr. Joel Tishken
2006 GCIS Faculty Award
- Dr. Florence Wakoko-Studstill
Most Internationalized Academic Unit
- Department of Biology
Spring 2011 (PDF)
2012-13 Annual Report (PDF)
2009-10 Annual Report (PDF)
2008-09 Annual Report (PDF)
International Students: csuinternational
Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00AM-10:00AM EST or by appointment
Study Abroad Students: TBA
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Last Updated: 10/25/13