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The Office of International Studies provides services for students, their families, faculty and staff who wish to learn about and engage in international educational experiences at MSU Denver

Study abroad gave me a heightened sense of confidence in myself and inspired me to pursue my dreams because after studying abroad I knew that I can accomplish anything I want as long as I work hard and stay committed.  Tony White, Lorenzo de Medici Tuscany (API), Italy



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Due to the health crisis we are currently facing, the Office of International Studies’ staff will be working remotely until informed otherwise.  Please see the following information below regarding how we we are working remotely:  

* Phone calls to our work lines are not available during this time. 

Students and Staff:  Please e-mail us and if you would like to set up a time to chat using Microsoft Teams (accessible through your Student/Staff Hub or downloaded to your desktop or phone), please let us know some good days and times for you and we’ll arrange a video chat. 

* We are still taking student appointments using our schedule an appointment link but please be aware that it will take place via Microsoft Teams using the video chat feature. 


Parents, Partners, and Community Members:  Only e-mail communication is available during this time.   


Our thoughts are with our study abroad students that needed to return home from their programs.  We are here to support you and your families throughout these challenging times. Students currently abroad with our program providers, please continue to follow their instructions in order to ensure a safe return and please also follow the instructions from the CDC and Department of State.   

Please connect with us regarding any questions or concerns you may have.  We will soon get through this. 

All the best,

Your OIS Team 



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Fulbright Student Award! - Application now open.  Please click the Fulbright Student Award for details.  

Study in Spain next summer! 

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Come hike El Camino de Santiago Pilgrimage and earn 6 credits next summer.  

Please contact your faculty leader, Dr. Lunden MacDonald for program details: 

¡Buen camino! 

*please see our special events tab for additional opportunities  

Mission Statement

The mission of the Office of International Studies is to assist MSU Denver in achieving a greater degree of internationalization on campus.  The Office of International Studies will accomplish this mission by providing comprehensive advising and assistance to students interested in participating in study abroad courses and experiences; promoting a wide range of international educational opportunities; collaborating with faculty in developing study abroad courses; assisting faculty to participate in international professional development activities; and strengthening existing and developing new partnerships with institutions of higher education and community organizations.

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In order to best serve everyone, we kindly ask that you call only once and if a staff member is unavailable to take your call, please leave a message and we will call you back as soon as possible. Thank you for your understanding: 303-615-1222

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