Ohio State Navbar

The Ohio State UniversityOffice of International Affairs

give a donation

  • Signature Event Chair

    Apply to become the co-chair, or chair-elect, of one of our signature events—Thanksgiving or Taste of OSU.

  • Best in Show Winner

    Patrick Cheng, undergraduate student, earned the Best in Show award for his submission “Mother and Daughter of the She Ethnic” that he photographed in Xiapu, Fujian, China.


    Students can contact village@osu.edu for valuable insights and advice on everyday questions and concerns.

  • Global Engagement News

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

International Partnerships

MidAmerican Global Ventures

Memorandum of Understanding

Memorandum of Understanding Between The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, U.S.A. and MidAmerican Global Ventures, LLC, Columbus, Ohio, U.S.A.

Ohio State contact information

·         The Ohio State University


International university contact information

·         MidAmerican Global Ventures, LLC


Location of international university

·         Columbus, Ohio, U.S.A.



·         Commitments of MAG Ventures:

1.    Conduct annual EB-5 workshops to educate OSU personnel, students, and other stakeholders of the benefits of EB-5 financing.

2.    Market EB-5 financing opportunities to regional developers and businesses.

3.    Provide regular updates on EB-5 programs, projects, and opportunities.

4.    For regional projects, accepted by MAG Ventures, MAG Ventures will work with OSU to develop marketing materials with key regional information included.

·         Commitments of OSU:

1.    An OSU representative may serve on MAG Ventures Advisory Board, which will meet on a quarterly basis.

2.    Assist in coordinating and organizing EB-5 workshops for OSU’s stakeholders.

3.    Identify MAG Ventures and describe the resources and services it offers on agreed upon materials, as an available economic development resource.

4.    Have the opportunity to join MAG Ventures investment trips to build relationships and market EB-5 investment projects from OSU’s region.

5.    Receive regular EB-5 program updates as well as MAG Ventures updates.


Duration of the agreement

·         This agreement will be in effect for a period of three (3) years, beginning on the effective hereof, and can be renewed by the parties by mutual agreement. This agreement can be terminated for any reason by either party upon sixty (60) days written notice to the other party.


Note: Please see entire agreement for details