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Office of Global Opportunities

Welcome to the Office of Global Opportunities

Ohio University was among the first universities in the United States to endorse the NAFSA Association of International Educators' statement on "Principles for U.S. Study Abroad." In part, this document states: 

"One of the most effective ways to increase U.S. understanding of other languages and cultures and to improve our ability to function effectively in this interdependent world is to provide individuals with opportunities to study abroad. By living and studying in another country, people learn to live with and appreciate different points of view and gain a more global perspective on life's challenges and opportunities." Read more about our office.

80+
OHIO Credit Programs offered around the world
50+
Countries that students traveled to in 2018-2019
1150+
Students studied away in 2018-2019
27%
Applicants awarded scholarships in 2018-2019

Global Opportunities Blog

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Academics Abroad


Studying abroad is one of the most enriching experiences one can have in college. While excursions and group outings are often at the forefr...

How to Stay Connected to Friends and Famil...


While away, it is easy to feel disconnected from your friends and family. Depending on when you choose to travel, your FOMO (fear of missing out) may ...

Weekend Trips in Europe – How to be a Week...


So, you're ready to go abroad. How exciting! College is certainly a great time to travel and live elsewhere. If you are on a long-term program you mig...

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How Can We Help You?

Spring 2020 Update

Our physical office will be closed until further notice, but our team is still here to assist you! You can connect with us in the following ways:

  1. Use our Bookings calendar system to schedule a 15-minute drop-in advising session with one of our peer advisors. Drop-in advising is available Monday - Friday from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. EXTENDED HOURS now available Monday, Wednesday, and Friday until 6:00 PM and Saturday from 10:00 – 12:00 PM.
  2. Email global.opportunities@ohio.edu to schedule an appointment. Be sure to include a brief description of what you would like to discuss, several dates/times that you will be available, and a phone number to reach you. Our staff will respond within 1-3 business days to schedule a Teams or Phone appointment. 
  3. Check out our virtual office to meet our team.

More information about our virtual advising options can be found on our Contact Us page.