The Question: "How will you compete in a global economy?"  

-Director Dr. Dean Kazoleas

Study Abroad Scholarship!: Maxwell Scholarship Application (Mark International in Title)PDF File

CSUF STUDY ABROAD APPLICATION: REtuRN TO JUIM LEE in INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS UH-242

 Study Abroad Programs

The Maxwell Center manages international programs for the College of Communications at Cal State Fullerton. As part of its student centered internationally focused educational efforts the Maxwell Center has developed and will continue developing and supporting communications focused study abroad programs. Currently the list of programs includes those outlined below, and others will be added as they become available. Click on the links for additional information such as course programs, living arrangements, costs and contacts.

 

Short-Term Programs

Athens - Greece

COM Greece: Athens (Summer)

This summer program starts on the CSUF campus for the first 1/3 of the course. Students then travel to Greece with their professor and EF tours, touring Athens, and nearby islands while learning the history and culture of Greece. Courses include: HCOM 320 Intercultural Communication (GE & COM collateral). Cost includes tuition, airfare, hotel, and most meals. Cost is $4900

 

Florence Summer Program - Florence, ItalyPDF File
Florence - Italy

This summer program allows you to live and study in beautiful Florence, Italy, while taking courses courses offered in the College of Communications. The program typically runs from June 3 to July 3. Courses include COMM 334/351, Feature/Travel Writing; COMM 426, Global Media Systems; CTVA 337T: The Italian Cinema; CTVA 360, International Reality TV; CTVA 375, Documentary Film & TV and HCOM 432, Contemporary Rhetoric. This program includes field trips to the Chianti wine district, Siena and San Gimignano; a three-day trip to Rome (with tours of the Forum, Coliseum, and Vatican Museums), and guided tours of the Uffizi gallery and Palazzo Pitti. For more information go to www.theflorenceprogram.com

 

Ensenada, Mexico (Intercession 2018)PDF File Mexico - Ensenada

This Intercession 2018 program will center around international public relations, with a focus on travel and tourism in Baja, California and Ensenada, Mexico.  Credit will be earned for COM 470 International Public Relations, which is an elective for COM students and a collateral course for RTVF majors.  The course will be offered in collaboration with CETYS, which is a university system within Mexico. The linkage with CETYS will allow CSUF students to work together with students from Mexico on a tourism based campaign project. From a logistical standpoint the course will start January 4th with an orientation and background lectures and then will travel to Ensenada from January 6th-January 12th 2018. Final presenations will take place the week of January 16th back on the CSUF campus. For more information contact Dr. Dean Kazoleas at dkazoleas@fullerton.edu

 

Ensenada, Mexico (Summer) - Two Options AvailablePDF File
Ensenada - Summer

This summer program has two options to study at CETYS University in Ensenada, Mexico. A unique experience that blends learning from international faculty from around the world (all in English) with visits to industry, as well as cultural and recreational activities. The program runs from July 17 to July 28. The first option: Direct enroll. Cost: Approximately $600, price is for hotel and recreational activities. No academic credit. The second option: Independent study through CSUF. Cost: $300 for COM 499 Credit, plus $600 for hotel and recreational activities. Course offered: COM 499, the course will focus on International Public Relations, which is an elective for COM students. Ensenada is renowned for its tourist oriented activities such as surfing, scuba diving, kayaking, whale watching and sport fishing. It's also known for its award winning cuisine and is considered a safe environment. Some interesting places to visit in Ensenada are wineries, the seafood market, local beaches, museums and galleries. 

 

Salzburg College (Summer) - Salzburg, AustriaPDF File Austria - Salzburg

This program was put in place to help CSUF students study in Europe, and affordably fulfill their internships. The cost is just $8000 for Tuition (9 units) and 12 weeks of room and board. Study near the alps in beautiful Salzburg, Austria at Salzburg College which delivers a high quality study abroad experience for English speaking students. Salzburg lies between Munich and Vienna and is centrally located within the heart of Europe which is easily accessible by train. Students enrolled in this very affordable 10 week summer program  take courses in German, Austrian Culture and Business and complete an international internship (COM 495). For more information go to www.salzburgcollege.edu

 

IeiMedia Valencia Summer Journalism Program - Valencia SpainPDF File Valencia - Spain PDF File

Study in Valencia Spain with IeiMedia's journalism summer program, which is taught by professors from CSUF and other American Universities.  Valencia is the 3rd largest city in Spain and is located on the coast of the beautiful Mediterranean Sea. This program trains students to write and produce content across a wide variety of platforms. Students that attend this program will take advantage of  "home-stay" living arrangements that provide three meals a day provide a great opportunity to learn and practice Spanish. Students in this program will take COM 438T Specialized Reporting: International Journalism, with credit through Jamestown University. For more information go to  http://ieimedia.com/valencia

 

Semester PROGRAMS

 

DIMA - South KoreaPDF File

South KoreaDIMA (Dong-Ah Institute for Media and Arts) is a state of the art communications oriented college located in Anseong, South Korea, which is just 40 minutes from beautiful Seoul. DIMA features professional level studios and equipment, as well as internationally reknowned faculty in film, entertainment, media, and media management. Students can take required & collateral courses (all in English!) including: CTVA 325/425 video field production, CTVA 327/427video/editing post-production, CTVA 210 audio production, COM 310 media ethics, COM 321 photography, COM 362 PR Writing,COM 470 international PR, COM 410 research methods, and others.  All students also receive an international communications internship (COM/CTVA 495). For more information go to http://eng.dima.ac.kr/main.html.

 

Shenyang City University - Shenyang ChinaPDF File Shenyang - China

Shenyang City University features a modern college of communications and media which is located on a beautiful campus in Northeast China. Shenyang is home to 8 million people and hosts a large number of large foreign companies. The beauty of SYCU's campus stems from its history as a resort, and the campus also hosts a college of hotel and hospitality management.  Students can take required & collateral courses (all in English!) including: Chinese 100/101, Global/Chinese Media COM 426, CTVA325/425 video field production, CTVA 327/427 video/editing post-production. All students also receive an international communications internship (COM/CTVA 495).

 

Florence Semester Program - Florence ItalyPDF File
Florence - Summer - Italy

This fall semester program allows you to live and study in beautiful Florence, Italy, while taking courses offered in the College of Communications. The program typically runs from Sept. 17-Dec. 10. Courses include COMM 334/352, Feature/Travel Writing; COMM 426, Global Media Systems; CTVA 350, Story Structure; CTVA 370, World Cinema; CTVA 377T: The Italian Cinema; CTVA 455, First Draft Screenplay; CTVA 456, Rewriting the Screenplay. Students also can take any online courses offered at CSUF, including COMM 425, History & Philosophy of American Mass Communication, COMM 407, Communications Law, and CTVA 300, Language of Film. This program includes field trips to the Chianti wine region, Siena and San Gimignano, a four-day excursion to Rome (with guided tours of the Forum, Coliseum, and Vatican Museums) and a three-day visit to Turin (with tours of the Museo Nazionale del Cinema and the Museo Egizio di Torino), plus guided tours of the Uffizi gallery and Palazzo Pitti. For more information, go to www.theflorenceprogram.com

 

Salzburg College - Salzburg AustriaPDF File Austria - Summer

Study near the alps in beautiful Salzburg, Austria at Salzburg College which delivers a high quality study abroad experience for English speaking students. Salzburg lies between Munich and Vienna and is centrally located within the heart of Europe which is easily accessible by train. Students enrolled in this program can take required and collateral courses (all in English) including: intercultural communications, international public relations, global marketing, the art of propaganda, photography,  german (all levels), and many courses in art & music. Students can also register for an international internship (COM 495). For more information go to www.salzburgcollege.edu

 

SKEMA (EAI CERAM) - Antiopolis/Sophia, FrancePDF File

Study in the South of France at SKEMA which is an international business school that delivers an exciting and cultural educational experience for English speaking students. SKEMA is located in Antiopolis which is near the city of Antibes in Antiopolis - Francesouthern France and lies between Cannes and Nice on the Mediterranean sea.  Because of its location in central Europe, cities such as Barcelona (Spain), Genoa (Italy), and even Monte Carlo (Monaco) are easily accessible by train. Students enrolled in this program can take required & collateral courses (all in English) including: COM 300 Visual Communication, COM 101 Writing for Mass Media, Intro to Film (CTVA 271), HCOM 320 Intercultural Com, HCOM 200 Com Theory,  COM 351 Intro to Advertising, COM 361 Intro to PR, and many more.  For more information go to http://www.skema.edu/campus/sophia-antipolis/

 

Volda University College - NorwayPDF File

Study communications and get GE courses in beautiful Norway at Volda University College, located in the small city of Volda - Norway Volda.  Volda university provides an excellent international educational experience combined with a valuable Norwegian cultural educational for English speaking students. Because this is an exchange program credits are easily transferred, and again all courses are in English. Volda is located on the western fjords of Norway, and is closer to Scenic Alesund and Bergen. Oslo the capital of Norway is 1 hour away by air, which is inexpensive. Students enrolled in this program can take communications, collateral, and GE  courses (all in English) including: Courses in Mass Communications, Photography, Visual Communications, Editorial Design, Animation, as well as Literature and Culture based classes. For more information on Volda University go to http://www.hivolda.no/english and for information on the specific programs and related courses please click here to go to Volda University's course list.

 

CSU PROGRAM: University of Uppsala - Uppsala, SwedenUppsala - Sweden PDF File

Study communications in Sweden at Uppsala Universitet at an international university with a focus on communications and business. The University of Uppsala provides an excellent educational experience combined with a valuable Scandanavian cultural educational for English speaking students. Because this is a CSU Program credits are easily transferred, and again all courses are in English. Uppsala is located near Stockholm, which is the capital of Sweden. The beautiful fjords of Sweden, and Norway are nearby, and train travel to Oslo, Norway, or Copenhagen, Denmark is relatively inexpensive. Students enrolled in this program can take required & collateral courses (all in English) including: Mass Com and Society (COM 233), Global Media Systems (COM 426), Communications Technologies (COM 422), Organizational Communication, and many more. If you are interested in this program please be aware that the deadline for application for Fall 2018 is March 1, 2018 . For more information on the broader CSU program go to http://www.calstate.edu/ip/programs/sweden/index.shtml

 
CSU PROGRAM: Hochschule der Medien - Stuttgart, GermanyStuttgart - Germany PDF File

Study in central Germany at an international university with a focus on communications and business. The Hochscule der Medien delivers an exciting and powerful cultural educational experience for English speaking students. Because this is a CSU Program credits are easily transferred, and again all courses are in English. Stuttgart is located in central Germany, an area which is filled with forests, mountains, and castles. Because of its location in central Europe, countries such as Switzerland, Austria, and France are just a few hours away by train. Students enrolled in this program can take required & collateral courses (all in English) including: Visual Communication (COM 300), Advertising, Communications Technologies (COM 422),  Photography (COM 321), Media Production and many more.  If you are interested in this program please be aware that the deadline for application for Fall 2018 is March 1, 2018. For more information on the broader CSU program go to http://www.calstate.edu/ip/programs/germany/academic-programs.shtml and for information on the specific programs and related courses please go to http://www.hdm-stuttgart.de/english/exchange_students/minors.

Other Programs: Programs exist in countries such as  Germany, Ireland and Israel. Contact Director Dean Kazoleas for more information.