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  • People's Choice Voting

    The 2019 International Photography Exhibition is open for People’s Choice Award voting. Vote by liking images in the Facebook album.

  • Pinta Awarded Fellowship

    Justin Pinta has been awarded the prestigious Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship by the U.S. Department of Education.

  • Study Abroad in London

    Fisher College of Business marketing specialization major Diana Rybacki studied abroad in London via AIFS.

  • International Events

    The week of November 18-22 marks the 19th annual celebration of International Education Week.

Buckeyes studying abroad in Rome The Ohio State University is ranked in the top 10 nationally among doctoral institutions for the number of students studying abroad and is in the top 20 for hosting international students, according to a national report released today.

Ohio State ranks 7th among the nation’s colleges and universities and 3rd in the Big Ten with 2,941 students studying abroad in 2017-18, an 8 percent increase over the previous academic year. The university also ranks 2nd in the nation for the number of students participating in short-term programs with 2,821 studying abroad for one to eight weeks during the academic year.

Ohio State ranks 19th in the nation with 8,020* international students enrolled in 2018, a 12.8 percent increase in enrollment from 2017. The move into the nation’s top 20 and the increase in enrollment can be attributed to more international students participating in Optional Practical Training (OPT) last year. In 2017, Ohio State had 928 students participating in OPT, while in 2018 there were 1,406 students. OPT is a program that offers international students the opportunity to continue their education through hands-on practical work experience that is directly related to a student’s major area of study. The training is authorized by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services for a maximum of 12 months.

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2019 International Scholar Research ExpositionThe 14th Annual International Scholar Research Exposition is on display in Bricker Hall during November and December 2019. Current international J-1 visiting scholars to The Ohio State University were invited to submit research summaries and 34 finalists from 16 different countries were asked to create research posters for display. The posters will be on display outside the university President's office and near the Office of the Vice President of Research, on the first and second floor of Bricker Hall.

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International at Ohio State

  • La Bellissima Venezia

    People's Choice Voting Open

    The Office of International Affairs annual International Photography Exhibition is open for People’s Choice Award voting. We’ve run this competition and exhibition featuring Buckeye photogr ...

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  • Danielle Schoon and Melinda McClimans awards UITL grant

    UITL Grant Supports Tools for Evaluating Gains in Intercultural Awareness

    Danielle V. Schoon, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures and Melinda McClimans, Middle East Studies Center, were awarded a $2,000 Research and Implementation Grant from the University Instit ...

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