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By making a gift to support global engagement at Ohio State, you join a growing community of alumni, friends and partners who are committed to scholarship, excellence and innovation on an international scale. Whether your philanthropic passion is supporting education abroad experiences, the study of languages, research on major global issues or bringing the best and brightest international students and scholars to Ohio State, we look forward to connecting you with opportunities to be a champion for current and future generations of Buckeyes.

Make your gift online today to support the university's global initiatives or browse the list of priority funds available through the Office of International Affairs. We invite you to contact us directly to discuss your interests and questions about supporting global initiatives at Ohio State.

Global Programs and Initiatives

Ohio State is committed to being a preeminent global university — one that prepares its students and faculty to participate actively in knowledge-based collaborations around the world. Critical components of this goal include expanding and strengthening Ohio State's global presence and continuing to provide and foster exceptional opportunities for students and faculty to make an impact.

We invite you to connect and discuss your interests to support global initiatives at Ohio State.

Angha Childress
Executive Director of International Advancement
sirpurkar.1@osu.edu
614-247-6101

Area Studies Centers

The Area Studies Centers advance knowledge and awareness of international cultures and world regions. The centers work with Ohio State departments to identify programmatic needs, sponsor a wide range of academic activities including lectures, symposia, conferences and library resources, as well as outreach activities for P-12 students and teachers.

Global Programs and Initiatives

Ohio State is committed to becoming a preeminent global university — one that prepares its students and faculty to participate actively in knowledge-based collaborations around the world. Critical components of this goal include expanding and strengthening Ohio State's global presence through the establishment of Global Gateway offices, and continuing to provide and foster exceptional opportunities for students across disciplines to study abroad.

  • Global Gateway General Fund (313757)
    Provides general funds to support the Global Gateway initiatives, offices, and staff
  • OSU Brazil Gateway (313396)
    Provides funds to support a future Global Gateway office in Brazil
  • OSU China Gateway (313397)
    Provides funds to support the Global Gateway office in Shanghai and country-wide programs in China
  • OSU India Gateway (313398)
    Provides funds to support the Global Gateway office in Mumbai and country-wide programs in India

Our planet constantly faces many major complex health challenges. The Global One Health initiative (GOHi) works to stem and prevent these health crises around the globe. A donation to GOHI is a donation to support research, training and outreach programs that improve and secure our global health systems. Give today (Fund 315673).
Your donation to GOHi would support:
  • Student Scholarships
  • Research Funding
  • Biennial International Congress on Pathogens at the Human-Animal Interface (ICOPHAI
  • Annual One Health Summer Institute to train public health professionals in East Africa

Ohio State proudly welcomes more than 6,000 international students and 1,500 international scholars who currently study, teach or conduct research on campus. The Office of International Affairs serves as the point of support for these students and scholars, assisting with the transition to life at Ohio State and in Columbus; providing social, cultural and educational programs; and answering questions related to personal concerns, cultural differences, immigration regulations and financial matters.

The Mershon Center for International Security Studies works to advance the understanding of national security in a global context. The center accomplishes its mission through the hiring of world-class faculty, funding interdisciplinary faculty and student research, and hosting an array of speakers, conferences and workshops on international security issues.