Spend a semester or a year at Nanyang Technological University
Singapore is a tiny nation (approximately 697 square kilometers — that's just three times the area of Washington, D.C.) that has had a big impact on the global economy. Located between Indonesia and Malaysia, Singapore is in the heart of Southeast Asia and has benefitted from its auspicious location. With strong international trading links and a highly developed free market economy, Singapore has become one of the world's most cosmopolitan and prosperous countries. What better place to study international relations, business or finance?
Dates of program:
One semester or one year
Eligibility and selection process:
About Nanyang Technological University:
Nanyang Technological University (NTU), located in the southwestern region of Singapore, is the academic home to more than 33,000 undergraduate and graduate students from around the globe. A research-intensive public university with a truly international faculty, NTU offers programs in business, engineering, physical sciences, humanities, arts, and social sciences. Its main campus is the largest in Singapore, and served as the Olympic Village of the inaugural Youth Olympic Games in August 2010.
NTU has 16 residence halls across the campus housing some 9,200 students. All new exchange students are guaranteed on-campus housing. There are a range of room types (single, double, etc.) that vary from building to building. Off-campus options are also available.
Courses and credits:
At NTU, students can choose from a variety of credits in business, communication, arts and humanities, social science, and physical sciences. NTU also offers courses in Mandarin Chinese and other languages.
Additional Information on Singapore
To learn more about this study abroad destination, please visit the CIA World Factbook.
Health and safety
Ohio University Office of Education Abroad suggests you follow the recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control for healthy travel to your destination: http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/singapore.htm. Please familiarize yourself with these recommendations and requirements prior to applying to a program.
Refer to the State Department site for information related to safety and security at this destination: http://www.travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_1017.html.
Entry and exit requirements
U.S. citizens are required to have a valid U.S. passport when traveling outside of the United States. If you plan to study or travel abroad in the next year, apply for your passport now: http://travel.state.gov/passport/passport_1738.html.
Some countries also require a visa to legally enter and reside in the country. Entry and exit requirements for this country can be found at http://www.travel.state.gov/travel/travel_1744.html.
U.S. citizens will need a visa in order to enter and study in Singapore for the length of this program. For assistance with application or admission matters, please contact the NEMS Programme office via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org , or via telephone (65) 6790-6888.
For more specific visa related information please visit OEA's Visa Information Page.
Information for NON-US citizens can be found at http://www.ohio.edu/educationabroad/Students/intlstudents.html.
For more information contact:
Office of Education Abroad
Walter International Education Center
Yamada International House, 56 E. Union Street, Athens OH 45701 (740) 593-1840