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  • Best in Show Winner

    Steven Hirsch, an alumnus, earned the Best in Show award for his submission “Beneath the Glacier” that he photographed in Iceland.

  • Global Ambassadors

    We are still accepting global ambassador applications! Deadline to apply is March 20.

  • Global Engagement News

    Check out the newsletter to stay updated on Global Engagement's activities on campus and in Columbus.

  • Global Competencies

    Watch video of Ohio State students reflecting on how they developed global skills through education abroad programs.

Help make a difference in an international student’s experience as a Buckeye!

Last year, the Office of International Affairs started the Exchange Partner Program, which pairs undergraduate degree-seeking students with incoming exchange students to help them feel at home on our campus and promote cross-cultural understanding at Ohio State.

Exchange students differ from the majority of our international students because they study at Ohio State for only a semester or one academic year and are not seeking a degree. The students enroll primarily in the College of Arts and Sciences but are majoring in a variety of disciplines. They come from many different countries including Australia, China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, South Korea, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom.

Because their time at Ohio State is shorter, they have to quickly acclimate and learn the ropes of living in Columbus and attending the university. Being matched with a current Ohio State student is an excellent way to help their transition and give them support during their time here.

The application for the 2018-2019 academic year is now open and will close on January 31, 2018. Students interested in being part of the program should read the eligibility requirements and the full list of duties before applying. 

  • 2017 Fulbright Reception

    2018 Fulbright Week at Ohio State

    This year's Fulbright Week at Ohio State will take place March 26 - 30 and will include events celebrating past recipients as well as a series of workshops and informations sessions t ...

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Education Abroad Profile

Sierra enjoys the view in New Zealand

Sierra Jepsen

Sierra Jepsen, sophomore, agricultural business and applied economics major, traveled to New Zealand in December 2013 to study Human and Animal Interactions.

“I was really excited to ...

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