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  • Partnership with Waseda

    Aiji Tanaka, president of Waseda University in Tokyo, Japan, visited Ohio State on April 29 to sign renewals of international agreements between the College of Arts and Sciences and Waseda.

  • Birth Outcomes in Congo

    Marcel Yotebieng and Jesse Kwiek have been working to optimize HIV, Tuberculosis, and maternal and child health service delivery for almost two decades.

  • Buckeyes Cheer on Roma

    #BuckeyesAbroad on European Model of Sport study abroad program traded in their Scarlet and Gray for the Yellow and Red of AS Roma

  • Engagement Awards

    Ohio State – South Africa Antibiotic Stewardship “Train-the-Trainer” mentoring program wins 2019 Distinguished International Engagement Award.

International Partnerships

Okayama University

Memorandum of Understanding

Memorandum of Understanding Between The Ohio State University College of Dentistry, Columbus, Ohio, U.S.A. and Okayama University Dental School, Okayama, Japan


Ohio State Contact Information

  • The Ohio State University, College of Dentistry


International University Contact Information

  • Okayama University, Dental School


Location of International University

  • Okayama, Japan



  • The College of Dentistry of The Ohio State University and the Dental School of Okayama University, in recognition of their common interests in developing bilateral relations, are convinced that cooperation between the two institutions contributes to cultural enrichment, scientific progress, and the consolidation of friendship between the two countries, agree to establish the following Agreement of Cooperation.
  • This Agreement will generally promote activities in the following principal areas:
  1. Exchange of students
  2. Exchange of faculty and staff
  3. Collaborative research, instructional, and cultural programs
  4. Exchange in research information


Duration of the agreement

  • This Agreement is established for five (5) years, effective from the date of signing. It will be in force from 5 April 2016 to 5 April 2021. In order to enhance the efficacy of their cooperative activities, OSU and Okayama agree that it shall be possible to introduce changes and additions to this Agreement by means of mutually agreed upon additional written clausesIt may be renewed for additional five (5) years if both institutions, acting independently, agree in writing to renew it at least six (6) months before it expires.


Note: Please see entire agreement for details.