News & Updates

COVID-19 Updates
Guidance for students, scholars, faculty and staff relating to international travel and services.
East Asian studies scholarship competitions now open
Apply for Louise Zung-Nyi Loh Memorial Scholarship and Intensive Chinese Language Scholarship.
Brazil Gateway's virtual photo exhibit
To celebrate the Brazil Gateway’s accomplishments from 2020, we are hosting a virtual photo exhibit.
Daniel Lesman named a 2021 Rhodes Scholar
Lesman is Ohio State’s ninth Rhodes Scholar, and the third Buckeye to be honored in three years.
Education Abroad Spring Semester 2021 Update
OIA is monitoring health & safety resources to assess the viability of all programs and destinations
2020 International Photography Exhibition Winners Announced
The exhibition features 40 photographs taken overseas in 25 different countries by 36 Buckeyes.
The Ohio State Global One Health initiative releases
View the Activity & Impact Report that highlights accomplishments, partnerships and ongoing efforts.
Spring 2021 updates
Please keep in mind the following key information from the Office of International Affairs (OIA).

Events & Deadlines


Beijing Alumni Club Thanksgiving Dinner

5:30 - 8 p.m. China Time

Grandma's Kitchen No.28 Shique Alley, Beixinqiao, Dongcheng District, Beijing


Education Abroad Getting Started Session

2:30 - 3:30 p.m.



Education Abroad Getting Started Session

4:30 - 5:30 p.m.



Global May Paris Information Session

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.


Units, Centers & Programs

Education Abroad

International Students

International Scholars

Area Studies Centers

Global One Health initiative

Global Gateways

Global Engagement

International Partnerships

Global Risk & Safety


Sly Worthy Jr.

Sly Worthy Jr. studied abroad on the Higher Education in the Dominican Republic program.

View Sly Worthy Jr.

International Strategic Plan

Ohio State is undertaking an enterprise-wide planning process to reimagine the international dimension of our mission.

View International Strategic Plan

Shanvanth Rayal Arnipalli

Shanvanth Rayal Arnipalli is a third-year undergraduate student majoring in environmental science.

View Shanvanth Rayal Arnipalli

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