Study Abroad

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)

Fulda University Campus

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 English. Click on the following link for more information: City University College of Humanities & Social Sciences Bilateral Exchange (Hong Kong)

City University of Hong Kong

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).

SF State Office of International Programs - Study Abroad Programs

Office of International Programs (OIP) holds a weekly study abroad information session, which is the first and required step to apply for study abroad. Please RSVP to attend. OIP also provides funding information for your study abroad.

Testimonies and Photo Essays of Study Abroad Alumni:

For additional information, please contact Dr. Jocelyn Hermoso,