International Programs

A world of opportunities.
There has never been a better, or more important, time for students to take advantage of global learning opportunities. The staff in the Office of International Programs is here to guide you as you explore these opportunities on our campus and abroad.

At Northern, students, faculty and staff members come from around 50 different countries. Our office encourages the development of cultural awareness and sensitivity to diversity by providing extensive opportunities to engage in cross-cultural experiences and dialogue.

Interested in studying at Northern as an international student? Request information

Are you a current student interested in study and travel abroad opportunities? You can travel, live and learn in countries such as France, Germany, Korea, Chile, and China. Learn more

Interested in deepening your knowledge of Japanese culture and language? The Japan Outreach Initiative at Northern is here to help. Learn more

Did you know that Mandarin Chinese is one of the most widely spoken languages in the world? The Confucius Institute at Northern can assist you in registering for college or community classes. Learn more

Are you interested in becoming part of the Friendship Family Program? Learn more

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International Programs in the News

Student standing outside in a city in Chile

NSU senior to take teaching job in Lithuania after graduation

ABERDEEN, S.D. – The spring 2020 Northern State University Noon Forums will kick off Wednesday, Jan.

ABERDEEN, S.D. – International pianist Dr. Pei-Lei Lin will visit Northern State University to work with students and present a public performance.