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Welcome to the Office of Global Affairs and International Studies

Ohio University Office of Global Affairs and International Studies (OGAIS) is the University’ central hub for all things global – be it global education and research, student and faculty mobility, international students and scholars, and global partnerships. Aiming to transform the University’s teaching, learning, research, ethos, and network to be globally engaged and competent, OGAIS works closely with campuses, colleges, administrative units, faculty, staff, students, and partners across the university and the world. OGAIS helps Ohio University become nation’s best transformative learning community, creating and supporting global leaders.  

250+
Undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in Global Studies and International Studies
1,500+
Students advised for study away opportunities (2018-19)
14%
Study away participation rate (2018-19, Athens, Undergraduate)
1,200+
International students and scholars served (2018-19)
7,000+
Active international alumni

Featured News

  • OHIO extends current restrictions on all official student travel through Spring 2021

    Ohio University has extended student travel restrictions for OHIO-sponsored programs through spring semester 2021.
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  • Office of Global Opportunities is accepting applications, proposals for two virtual programs

    Applications and proposals are being accepted for the Virtual Global Connections Professional Development Program: South Africa and Kenya, and for spring implementation of virtual global experiences.
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  • Crowdfunding campaign launched to support international education at Ohio University

    Ohio University has launched a new crowdfunding campaign to support international education as it kicks off its 8th annual International Education Week celebration. 
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