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Looking for something to do over winter break? Explore your options to study abroad during May session. With over 40 programs from which to choose, you can easily find the program that helps you achieve your personal and academic goals. Use the online search engine to narrow your choices depending on your specific interests. As an added incentive, students enrolled full time during spring semester 2015 can take up to three credits during May session with no tuition costs. The deadline to sign up is January 1.

You can study social issues and human rights in Nicaragua, public health perspectives in India, child welfare in Australia. Or, you can spend four weeks studying the history, culture and major events of Brazil, China, Great Britain, Hungary, Mexico, Morocco or Uganda as part of Ohio State's Global May study abroad programs. These programs are geared toward first and second year students, are taught in English and are led by Ohio State faculty.

With so many opportunities, it is best to take your time, consider all of your options and determine what is most important to you. Get started right away by learning more about how to choose the program that's right for you.

Ohio State students traveling abroad for the purpose of undergraduate or graduate/dissertation research, service and volunteering, international internships or independent study as part of their academic program are required to enroll in Ohio State’s supplemental study abroad health insurance. The supplemental insurance includes coverage for emergency assistance, evacuation and repatriation.

Students can visit the study abroad insurance page for more information on how to apply.

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    Ohio State Wins Senator Simon Award for Campus Internationalization

    The Ohio State University has been selected to receive NAFSA’s Senator Paul Simon Award for Comprehensive Internationalization which recognizes institutions for overall excellence in internat ...


Maureen Lare on Santa Cruz Island

Maureen Lare

Maureen Lare, a junior in environmental science, studied abroad in the Galapagos Islands during Autumn 2011.

"We flew out to the Galapagos Islands which became our home for three month ...


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