BASW Study Abroad Programs

The School of Social Work offers two study abroad programs to BASW students as part of its commitment to fostering a global perspective to social work practice and SF State University’s strategic goal of promoting equity in international education. These programs are part of bilateral exchanges between SF State and partner institutions overseas which offer students unique opportunities to study abroad as part of their social work degree.


Hochschule Fulda, Germany Bilateral Exchange Program (Fall only). Students participate in the International Social Work Course offered by Fulda Hochschule Department of Social Work. Fulda is a historic town in the state of Hessen located 98 kilometers northeast of Frankfurt. The program is offered in English. Click on the following link for more information: Hochschule Fulda Bilateral Exchange (Germany)


City University of Hong Kong Bilateral Exchange Program (Fall and Spring). Students take a minimum of 12 units of social work courses offered by the City University of Hong Kong. Students have the option of studying abroad in either the Fall or Spring semester. The courses are taught in in English. Click on the following link for more information: City University College of Humanities & Social Sciences Bilateral Exchange (Hong Kong)


Important Deadlines

     September 15:            

Deadline for Applications for City University of Hong Kong (Spring semester, calendar year)

     March 1:         

Deadline for Applications for Fulda Hochschule & City University of Hong Kong (Fall semester, academic year)


Study Abroad Links

SF State Office of International Programs - Study Abroad Programs

Attend a study abroad information session held weekly at the Office of International Programs, Village at Centennial Square, Building C (between Student Services and Humanities)

Study Abroad Scholarship & Financing


Testimonies and Photo Essays of Study Abroad Alumni




For additional information, please contact Dr. Jocelyn Hermoso (