2020-21, 2021 Academic Publications

Academic Publications for 2020-21 and 2021 CSU IP Participants

The documents below contain important academic information pertaining to programs operating during the 2020-21 academic year and the 2021 calendar year. On-site academic year programs beginning in the fall of 2020-21 have been suspended due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. Spring 2021 and calendar year programs are currently being offered. To access the documents, click on the hyperlinked document. Note that publications which are not linked below are in the process of being updated. Check this webpage regularly for updates. 
Academic Guide for CSU IP Participants This document (also known as the "Academic Guide") contains three sections:
  • ​Section I: Academic Planning. Section I contains information on the academic planning process and how courses are applied towards your degree.
  • Section II: Academic Policies. Section II contains academic policies which are applied to all IP participants while abroad regardless of the program of study. topics include but are not limited to CSU Registration, Enrollment Requirements, Minimum/Maximum Unit Load in a Semester, Attendance, Examinations, Assignment of Grades, Grading Symbols, Credit/No Credit Option, Course Withdrawals and other policies.
  • Section III: Academic Reporting. Section III contains information about the academic reporting process including when to expect your academic report at the end of your studies abroad. 

Required Courses for CSU IP Participants for 2020-21 and 2021 is a reference table which lists the courses that CSU IP participants are required to take during their year abroad. Required courses are organized by country, study center and academic track (study area).  

 Academic Bulletins are catalogs for specific study centers and contain academic information on program requirements, grading, units and courses. Most bulletins below will be available by the end of October. Keep checking this webpage for updates.​ In the interim, refer to the publications for the previous year or click here

Fall 2020 Program Spring 2021 Programs 2021 Calendar Year
Virtual International
Program (VIP) - Fall 2020
Germany: Virtual Tü-VIPP - Spring 2021

Italy: Virtual International
Program (VIP) - Spring 2021

France - Paris
Japan - Toyko
Japan - Tsukuba
South Africa
Spain - Granada
Spain - Jaén
Spain - Madrid
United Kingdom
South Africa
All on-site programs have been suspended for 2020-21 until further notice. In Spring 2021, two virtual programs were offered:
  • Germany through the University of Tübingen
  • Italy through the CSU Florence Center