Extended Education and International Programs

Education Abroad

#StudyAbrOtters class of 2020!

Congratulation #StudyAbrOtters, class of 2020!

The Education Abroad Team is excited to announce that 146 students among the graduating class of 2020 (6%) participated in an Education Abroad program or National Student Exchange program during their time at CSUMB. We are proud of these students and the commitment they took to embark in a journey that took them to a foreign country or a different U.S. state/territory for a short-term, a semester, or a year.

#StudyAbrOtters Yearbook for the Class of 2020!

  • Fall 2019 Exchange Program: Germany - Hochschule Worms, University of Applied Sciences

    Degree: Humanities and Communication, B.A.

    Sara Adams
  • Winter 2020 Program: Germany - Hochschule Fulda University of Applied Sciences

    Degree: Human Development and Family Studies, B.A.

  • Fall 2018 Exchange Program: Japan - Nagoya University of Foreign Studies

    Degree: Japanese Language and Culture, B.A.

  • Summer 2019 Program: Germany - Hochschule Fulda - University of Applied Sciences

    Degree: Kinesiology, B.S.

    Karina Alonzo-Velazquez
  • Fall 2019 Exchange Program: England - University of Roehampton

    Degree: Liberal Studies, B.A.; minor in Human Development

    Cum Laude

  • Spring 2018 Faculty-led Program: Norway - University of Stavanger

    Degree: Master of Social Work, M.S.C.

  • Summer 2019 Program: Czechia - Masaryk University

    Degree: Social and Behavioral Sciences, B.A.

  • Summer 2019 Faculty-led Program: Spain - Global Citizenship: Applied Research and International Service Learning in Rural Communities

    Degree: Psychology, B.A.

  • Spring 2017 Exchange Program: Ireland - National University of Ireland, Maynooth

    Degree: Marine Science, B.S.

  • AY 2017-2018 Exchange Program: Spain - Universidad Pontificia Comillas

    Degree: Business Administration, B.S.

    Cum Laude

  • Summer 2017 Program: Mexico - Faculty-led 'Enriqueciendo Su Cultura' Program in Puebla - Anahuac Mayab University

    Degree: Liberal Studies, B.A.; minor in Human Development

  • Summer 2017 Program: Germany - Hochschule Fulda - University of Applied Sciences

    Degree: Psychology, B.A.

  • Summer 2017 Program: Norway - University of South-Eastern Norway

    Degree: Business Administration, B.S.

  • Spring 2018 Exchange Program: Spain - Universidad Pablo de Olavide

    Degree: Kinesiology, B.S.; minor in Spanish Language and Culture

    Rocio Becerra
  • AY 2017-2018 Exchange Program: England - Roehampton University

    Degree: Psychology, B.A.

  • Spring 2017 Exchange Program: Australia - University of Wollongong

    Degree: Marine Science, B.S.

  • Fall 2018 Exchange Program: Scotland - University of Stirling

    Degree: Human Communication, B.A.

    Cum Laude

  • Summer 2018 Program: Germany - Hochschule Bremen University of Applied Sciences

    Degree: Collaborative Health and Human Services, B.A.

    Cum Laude

  • Summer 2019 Faculty-led Program: Spain - Global Citizenship: Applied Research and International Service Learning in Rural Communities

    Degree: Social and Behavioral Sciences, B.A.

  • Summer 2017 Faculty-led Program: Mexico - Faculty-led 'Enriqueciendo Su Cultura' Program in Puebla - Anahuac Mayab University

    Degree: Human Communication, B.A.

    Magna Cum Laude

    Yazmin Calvillo
  • Summer 2019 Program: South Korea - Kookmin University

    Degree: Psychology, B.A.

  • Fall 2019 Exchange Program: Germany - Hochschule Worms, University of Applied Sciences

    Degree: Business Administration, B.S.

    Leland Carrillo
  • AY 2017-2018 Exchange Program: Spain - Universidad de Deusto

    Degree: Psychology

    Ruby Castillo
  • Fall 2018 Exchange Program: Ecuador - Universidad San Francisco de Quito

    Degree: Kinesiology, B.S.; minor in Spanish Language & Hispanic Culture

  • Spring 2018 Faculty-led Program: Norway - University of Stavanger

    Degree: Master of Social Work, M.S.C.

  • Winter 2020 Program: Australia - Deakin University

    Degree: Business Administration, B.S.

  • AY 2018-2019 Exchange Program: Japan - Nagoya University of Foreign Studies

    Degree: Global Studies, B.A.

  • Summer 2019 Program: Costa Rica - CSU-LSAMP Program

    Degree: Marine Science, B.S.

    Cum Laude

  • AY 2017-2018 Exchange Program: England - University of Roehampton

    Degree: Psychology, B.A.; minor in Statistics

    Cum Laude

    Emily Cordova
  • Summer 2018 Faculty-led Program: Italy - Faculty-led Business Program at the University of Urbino

    Degree: Business Administration, B.S.

    Daisy Coronel
  • Summer 2019 Program: France - École Pour l'Informatique et les Techniques Avancées (EPITA)

    Degree: Communication Design, B.S. with a concentration in Game Design and Interactive Media

  • Winter 2020 Program: Costa Rica - Ecotourism Adventure in Costa Rica

    Summer 2019 Program: Madrid, Spain

    Degree: Sustainable Hospitality Management, B.S.

    Magna Cum Laude

    Mary Kelley
  • Spring 2018 Exchange Program: England - Roehampton University

    Degree: Psychology, B.A.

  • Summer 2018 Program: Spain - CSUMB Faculty-led Program in Leon

    Degree: Liberal Studies, B.A.

  • Summer 2019 Program: England - University of Sussex

    Degree: Cinematic Arts and Technology, B.A.

    Toni Erebia
  • Spring 2018 Exchange Program: France - Paris School of Business

    Degree: Kinesiology, B.S.

    Cum Laude

  • Fall 2017 Faculty-led Program: Costa Rica - Ecotourism Adventure in costa Rica

    Degree: Communication Design

  • Spring 2018 Exchange Program: Morocco - ISA

    Degree: Global Studies, B.A.

  • AY 2017-2018 Exchange Program: Japan - Chuo University

    Degree: Social and Behavioral Science, B.A.

  • Winter 2017 Program: Costa Rica - Maximo Nivel

    Degree: Kinesiology, B.S.

  • Summer 2019 Program: Costa Rica - CSU-LSAMP Summer Research Training Expedition

    Degree: Marine Science, B.S.

  • Fall 2019 Exchange Program: England - University of Essex

    Degree: Psychology, B.A.

  • AY 2017-2018 Exchange Program: Japan - Dokkyo University

    Degree: Japanese Language and Culture, B.A.

    Magna Cum Laude

  • Fall 2017 Exchange Program: Australia - Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT)

    Degree: Human Communication, B.A.

  • Fall 2018 Exchange Program: England - Northumbria University

    Degree: Communication Design, B.S.

    Alyson Guthormsen
  • Fall 2018 Exchange Program: Spain - Universidad Pontificia Comillas

    Degree: Human Communication, B.A.

  • Fall 2019 Exchange Program: New Zealand - Unitec Institute of Technology

    Degree: Biology, B.S.

    Cum Laude

    Morga Haag
  • AY 2017-2018 Exchange Program: Japan - JF Oberlin University

    Degree: Business Administration, B.S.; minor in Japanese Language and Culture

    Magna Cum Laude

  • Spring 2019 Exchange Program: New zealand - UNITEC Institute of Technology

    Degree: Liberal Studies, B.A.

    Kristiansen Harvuot
  • AY 2017-2018 Exchange Program: Scotland - University of Stirling

    Degree: Biology, B.S. with a concentration in Molecular Biology

    Madeleine Hayman
  • AY 2017-2018 Exchange Program: South Korea - Soongsil University

    Degree: Human Communication, B.A.

    Cum Laude

  • Summer 2019 Program: Denmark - University of Southern Denmark

    Degree: Communication Design, B.S.

  • Summer 2019 Program: South Korea - Kookmin University

    Degree: Business Administration, B.S.

  • Spring 2019 Exchange Program: Spain - Universidad de Deusto

    Degree: Psychology, B.A.

  • AY 2017-2018 Exchange Program: Japan - Ritsumeikan University

    Degree: Japanese Language and Culture, B.A.

  • Summer 2019 Faculty-led Program: Vietnam - Service Learning Component of GS 339S in Ho Chi Minh City

    Degree: Global Studies, B.A.

  • Fall 2018 National Student Exchange Program (NSE): USA - Louisiana State University at Alexandria

    Degree: Human Communication, B.A.

  • Summer 2019 Faculty-led Program: Spain - Global Citizenship: Applied Research and International Service Learning in Rural Communities

    Degree: Kinesiology, B.S.

  • Winter 2020 Program: Costa Rica -Ecotourism Adventure in Costa Rica

    Degree: Biology, B.S.

    Jessica Ibarra
  • Summer 2018 Program: Japan - JF Oberlin University

    Degree: Communication Design, B.S.

  • AY 2015-2016 Exchange Program: England - University of Leeds

    AY 2018-2019 Exchange Program: Australia - Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT)

    Degree: Communication Design, B.S.

  • Summer 2019 Program: Germany - Hochschule Fulda University of Applied Sciences

    Degree: Visual and Public Art, B.A.

  • Spring 2018 Faculty-led Program: Norway - University of Stavanger

    Degree: Master of Social Work, M.S.C.

  • Summer 2019 Program: South Korea - Kookmin University

    Degree: Kinesiology, B.S.

    Julia Jimenez
  • Fall 2017 Exchange Program: England - Northumbria University

    Degree: Psychology, B.A.

    Ariyana Johnson
  • Summer 2019 Faculty-led Program: Spain - Global Citizenship: Applied Research and International Service Learning in Rural Communities

    Degree: Social and Behavioral Sciences, B.A.

  • Fall 2018 Exchange Program: England - University of Leeds

    Degree: Business Administration, B.S.

    Paulina Joseph
  • Summer 2018 Program: Ireland - University of Limerick

    Degree: Biology, B.S. with a concentration in Ecology, Evolution, Organismal Biology

    Magna Cum Laude

  • AY 2018-2019 Exchange Program: Japan - Nagoya University of Foreign Studies

    Degree: Japanese Language and Culture, B.A.

  • AY 2018-2019 Exchange Program: Japan - Toyo University

    Degree: Japanese Language and Culture, B.A.

  • Spring 2019 National Student Exchange Program (NSE): USA - SU of New York at Stony Brook

    Degree: Business Administration, B.S.

    Ingeborg Kjoellesdal
  • Fall 2019 Exchange Program: Scotland - University of Stirling

    Degree: Environmental Science, Technology and Policy, B.S.

    Samantha Lee
  • Fall 2018 Exchange Program: Japan - Okayama University

    Degree: Japanese Language and Culture, B.A.

    Hannah Little
  • Spring 2019 Exchange Program: Australia - University of the Sunshine Coast

    Degree: Marine Science, B.S.

    Magna Cum Laude

    Brittney Lockett
  • Summer 2019 Program: Japan - J.F. Oberlin University

    Degree: Psychology, B.A.

  • Summer 2019 Program: Germany - Technische Universitat Dortmund

    Degree: Human Communication

  • Summer 2019 Program: Colombia - Universidad de La Salle

    Degree: Spanish Language and Hispanic Cultures

    Magna Cum Laude

    Jose Lopez
  • Winter 2020 Program: Germany - Hochschule Fulda University of Applied Sciences

    Fall 2018 Exchange Program: Mexico - Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara (UAG)

    Spring 2018 Exchange Program: Spain - Universidad Pablo de Olavide

    Spring 2017 National Student Exchange Program (NSE): Puerto Rico - University of Puerto Rico, Humacao

    Degree: Collaborative Health and Human Services, B.A. with a concentration in Social Work

    Jocelyn Lopez Sanchez
  • Summer 2019 Program: Norway - University of South-Eastern Norway

    Degree: Collaborative Health and Human Services

  • Summer 2018 Faculty-led Program: Spain - Faculty-led Program in Leon

    Degree: Global Studies, B.A.

    I loved the experience studying aboard, I am so grateful to have been part of this experience.
    Vanessa Maguina
  • AY 2016-2017 Exchange Program: England - Roehampton University

    Degree: Cinematic Arts and Technology, B.A.

  • AY 2017-2018 Exchange Program: Japan - JF Oberlin University

    Degree: Mathematics, B.S.

  • Fall 2019 Exchange Program: Spain - Universidad Rey Juan Carlos

    Summer 2019 Program: Colombia - Universidad de La Salle

    Degree: Spanish Language and Hispanic Cultures, B.A.

    Carelen Matias
  • Spring 2018 Exchange Program: Spain - Universidad del Pais Vasco

    Degree: Business Administration, B.S.

    Cum Laude

  • Fall 2019 Exchange Program: Spain - Universidad Pontificia Comillas

    Degree: Global Studies, B.A.

    Amanda Mauriz
  • Summer 2019 Program: Netherlands - Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences

    Degree: Human Communication, B.A.

    Magna Cum Laude

  • Summer 2018 Program: Faculty-led Business Program at the University of Urbino

    Degree: Business Administration, B.S.

  • Summer 2019 Faculty-led Program: Spain - Global Citizenship: Applied Research and International Service Learning in Rural Communities

    Degree: Social and Behavioral Sciences, B.A.

  • Summer 2018 Faculty-led Program: Spain - Faculty-led Program in Leon

    Degree: Psychology, B.A.

  • Summer 2018 Faculty-led Program: Spain - Faculty-led Program in Leon

    Degree: Social and Behavioral Sciences, B.A.

  • Spring 2018 Exchange Program: Spain - Universidad Pontificia Comillas

    Degree: Human Communication

  • Summer 2018 Program: Spain - TRIO program in Salamanca

    Degree: Cinematic Arts and Technology, B.A.

    These past fours years as an undergraduate have changed my life tremendously. For every challenge that I faced, I came back stronger than before and now I'm ready to continue my educational journey to grad school.
    Eros Molina
  • Winter 2020 Program: Costa Rica - Ecotourism Adventure in Costa Rica

    Degree: Environmental Studies, B.A.

  • Fall 2019 National Student Exchange Program: USA - University of Hawaii at Hilo

    Degree: Marine Science, B.S.

  • AY 2018-2019 Exchange Program: Japan - Okayama University

    Degree: Japanese Language and Culture, B.A.

    Cum Laude

  • Summer 2018 Faculty-led Program: Spain - CSUMB Faculty Led Program in Leon

    Degree: Spanish Language and Hispanic Cultures, B.A.

    Sarah Nelson
  • Summer 2019 Program: Netherlands - TRIO Program at the Hague University of Applied Sciences

    Degree: Human Communication, B.A.

  • Spring 2017 Exchange Program: Ireland - National University of Ireland, Maynooth

    Degree: Music, B.A.

  • Spring 2018 Faculty-led Program: Norway - University of Stavanger

    Degree: Master of Social Work, M.S.C.

  • Summer 2019 Program: Colombia - Universidad de La Salle

    Degree: Psychology, B.A.; minor in Human Development

  • Spring 2018 Exchange Program: Ecuador - Universidad San Francisco de Quito

    Degree: Marine Science, B.S.

    Brenton Peck
  • Summer 2017 Program: China - Southwestern University of Finance and Economics

    Degree: Biology, B.S.; concentration in Molecular Biology

  • Spring 2017 Exchange Program: Spain - Universidad de Deusto

    Degree: Business Administration, B.S.

  • Summer 2019 Faculty-led Program: Vietnam - Service Learning Component of GS 339S Class in Ho Chi Minh City

    Degree: Global Studies, B.A.

  • Fall 2018 Exchange Program: Japan - Nagoya University of Foreign Studies

    Degree: Cinematic Arts and Technology, B.A.

  • Summer 2017 Faculty-led Program: Mexico - Faculty-led 'Enriqueciendo Su Cultura' Program in Puebla - Anahuac Mayab University

    Fall 2018 Exchange Program: Ecuador - Universidad San Francisco de Quito

    Degree: Psychology, B.A.

  • AY 2017-2018 Exchange Program: Japan - Toyo University

    Degree: Communication Design, B.S.

  • Fall 2017 Exchange Program: England - Northumbria University

    Degree: Kinesiology, B.S.

  • Fall 2017 Exchange Program: Australia - University of Wollongong

    Degree: Marine Science, B.S.

    Magna Cum Laude

  • Spring 2018 Faculty-led Program: Norway - University of Stavanger

    Degree: Master of Social Work, M.S.C.

  • AY 2017-2018 Exchange Program: England - Roehampton University

    Degree: Psychology, B.A.

  • Fall 2019 Exchange Program: Spain - Universidad Rey Juan Carlos

    AY 2017-2018 Exchange Program: Spain - Universidad del Pais Vasco

    Degree: Psychology, B.A.

    Magdalena
  • Summer 2019 Program: Scotland - University of Stirling

    Degree: Kinesiology, B.S.

  • Winter 2020 Program: Germany - Hochschule Fulda University of Applied Sciences

    Fall 2018 Exchange Program: Mexico - Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara (UAG)

    Spring 2018 Exchange Program: Spain - Universidad Pablo de Olavide

    Spring 2017 National Student Exchange Program (NSE): Puerto Rico - University of Puerto Rico, Humacao

    Degree: Collaborative Health and Human Services, B.A.; with a Concentration in Social Work

    Gustavo Rua
  • Spring 2017 Exchange Program: Morocco - Affiliate Program ISA

    Winter 2019 Program: Germany - Hochschule Fulda University of Applied Sciences

    Degree: Global Studies, B.A.

  • Summer 2019 Program: Japan - Nagasaki University (NU)

    Degree: Human Communication

  • AY 2019-2020 Exchange Program: Australia - Deakin University

    Degree: Biology, B.S.

  • Summer 2018 Program: South Korea - Kookmin University

    Degree: Computer Science, B.S.

    Cum Laude

  • Summer 2017 Program: Czechia - Masaryk University

    Degree: Human Communication, B.A.

    Sarah Smith
  • Summer 2018 Faculty-led Program: Spain - Faculty-led Program in Leon

    Degree: Global Studies, B.A.

  • Summer 2019 Program: Costa Rica - CSU-LSAMP Program

    Summer 2018 Program: South Korea - Kangwon National University

    Degree: Biology, B.S.; with a concentration in Molecular Biology

    Nathalie Solorzano
  • Spring 2018 Exchange Program: Chile - Universidad de Vina del Mar

    Degree: Global Studies, B.A.

    Daniela Suarez
  • AY 2017-2018 Exchange Program: England - University of Leeds

    Degree: Music, B.A.

    Jay Thao
  • Winter 2020 Program: Costa Rica - Ecotourism Adventure in Costa Rica

    Spring 2019 Program: Italy - John Cabot University

    Degree: Biology, B.S.

  • AY 2018-2019 Exchange Program: Japan - Okayama University

    Degree: Japanese Language and Culture, B.A.

    Magna Cum Laude

  • Summer 2019 Faculty-led Program: Spain - Global Citizenship: Applied Research and International Service Learning in Rural Communities

    Degree: Social and Behavioral Science, B.A.

  • Summer 2018 Program: Netherlands - Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences

    Degree: Collaborative Health and Human Services, B.A.

    Magna Cum Laude

  • Summer 2016 Faculty-led Program: Costa Rica - Environmental Field Studies

    Degree: Environmental Studies, B.A; with a concentration in Environmental Education

  • Summer 2019 Program: England - University of Leeds

    Degree: Psychology, B.A.; with a minor in Humanities and Communications

  • AY 2017-2018 Exchange Program: England - CSUIP

    Degree: Human Communication

  • Fall 2019 Exchange Program: South Korea - SolBridge International School of Business

    Summer 2019 Program: South Korea - Chonnam National University

    Degree: Business Administration, B.S.

  • Winter 2020 Program: Germany - Hochschule Fulda University of Applied Sciences

    Degree: Environmental Science, Technology, and Policy, B.S.

    Magna Cum Laude

  • Fall 2017 Exchange Program: Argentina - Universidad Catolica de Cordoba

    Summer 2017 Program: Colombia - Universidad de La Salle

    Degree: Social and Behavioral Sciences, B.A.; with a concentration in Social History

    Lisset Vega
  • Summer 2019 Faculty-led Program: Spain - Global Citizenship: Applied Research and International Service Learning in Rural Communities

    Degree: Social and Behavioral Sciences, B.A.; with a concentration in Sociology

    Annamarie Vermeulan
  • Summer 2019 Faculty-led Program: Spain - Global Citizenship: Applied Research and International Service Learning in Rural Communities

    Degree: Social and Behavioral Sciences, B.A.; with a concentration in Sociology

    Viridiana Vidales
  • AY 2018-2019 Exchange Program: Japan - Toyo University

    Degree: Japanese Language and Culture, B.A.

  • Summer 2019 Program: Germany - Hochschule Fulda University of Applied Sciences

    Degree: Psychology, B.A.

  • Spring 2020 Exchange Program: Netherlands - Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences

    Summer 2019 Faculty-led Program: Vietnam - Service Learning Component of GS 339S Class in Ho Chi Minh City

    Degree: Psychology, B.A.

  • Summer 2019 Faculty-led Program: Spain - Global Citizenship: Applied Research and International Service Learning in Rural Communities

    Degree: Social and Behavioral Sciences, B.A.

    Cum Laude

  • AY 2017-2018 Exchange Program: England - University of Essex

    Degree: Kinesiology, B.S.

  • Summer 2019 Program: Norway - University of South-Eastern Norway

    Degree: Environmental Studies, B.A.

  • AY 2018-2019 Exchange Program: Japan - Dokkyo University

    Degree: Japanese Language and Culture, B.A.

  • Spring 2020 Exchange Program: Netherlands - Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences

    Summer 2019 Faculty-led Program: Vietnam - Service Learning Component of GS 339S Class in Ho Chi Minh City

    Degree: Psychology, B.A.

  • Summer 2018 Program: Colombia - Universidad de La Salle

    Degree: Master of Social Work, M.S.C.

  • Spring 2020 Exchange Program: England - University of Sussex

    Degree: Marine Science, B.S.

  • Summer 2018 Faculty-led Program: Spain - Faculty-led Program in Leon

    Degree: Human Communication, B.A.