Semester at Sea

Sam Ford spent a semester studying around the world.

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Opportunities for OSU-Cascades Students

Going abroad is one of the best means of gaining the experience you need to be competitive in the job market today. It's also a great way to see the world while expanding your academic experiences. Use these resources to begin the journey of discovering how an education abroad experience will fit into your degree plan here at OSU-Cascades.

  • Go to the Getting Started with OSU GO website to to begin exploring and researching the opportunities student have at OSU.
  • Explore International Internships.
  • View the online First Steps presentation to learn the basics of education abroad programs.
  • Meet with your Academic Advisor to discuss how education abroad will fit into your academic curriculum at OSU-Cascades. You may need to meet with additional advisors if you have multiple majors and/or minors.
  • Contact Maribeth Erlich, OSU-Cascades study abroad advisor at 541-322-2090 or to set up a next steps meeting. Please include your name, OSU ID#, countries/programs of interest, and your availability.
  • Make sure you've filed your FAFSA and that you're researching scholarships and financial aid options for your time abroad.

OSU International Business Exchange Program

Each spring term students from the OSU-Cascades business program study in Bad Mergentheim, Germany as part of an exchange program with Berufsakademie Mosbach- University of Cooperative Education. Students take courses in international business, taught in English, while experiencing the culture of Germany.

Application Deadline: October prior to exchange

Contact Maribeth Erlich, Study Abroad Advisor at 541-322-2090 or

Resources for Education Abroad Students

Opportunities for OSU-Cascades Faculty

Going abroad is just as beneficial for faculty as it is for students. Expand your connections globally and enhance your classroom teaching through Fulbright placements or teaching for a quarter on one of our study programs. Work with our research office to obtain grant funding for projects abroad as well. Follow the appropriate links below for information on current international resources:


Contact Maribeth Erlich, Study Abroad Advisor at 541-322-2090 or