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Participants dance and waive the flags of their nations during the annual International Street Fair 2015.

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 students invited to attend first virtual global opportunities fair

    Ohio University students interested in learning more about study away experiences are invited to attend the first virtual Global Opportunities Fair.
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  • OHIO partners with Kenyatta University to offer international learning experience on global environmental change

    In an age of global connectivity, OHIO students are learning skills of international collaboration to address pressing issues of global environmental change within different regional contexts.  
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  • Ohio University’s International Education Week 2020 to be celebrated virtually

    This year, in place of an on-campus event, the International Education Week Committee and Office of Global Affairs are hosting a virtual celebration for International Education Week from Nov. 16-20.
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