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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 University Global Network Fellows seek to strengthen international alumni engagement

    The new OHIO Global Network Fellows program, a collaboration of the Office of Global Affairs, Ohio University Alumni Association, and Division of University Advancement, kicks off this summer.
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  • Virtual International Student Orientation provides valuable support for new international students 

    Amidst a year filled with uncertainties and need for innovation, Ohio University found new ways to offer robust and connecting orientation events for incoming international students.
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  • Helen Zia talks to Athens community about contributions of Asians and Pacific Islanders to American culture

    More than 100 people attended "Real Talk About Big Questions," the April 23 virtual event led by Dr. Ji-Yeung Jang, interim executive director for Global Affairs.
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