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Ohio State joins prestigious Universitas 21

Universitas 21 is a network of research-intensive universities spanning 16 countries, working together to foster global citizenship and institutional innovation through research-inspired teaching and learning, wider advocacy for internationalization, student mobility and connecting students and staff. Ohio State’s inclusion in this prestigious organization will provide a wealth of opportunities for collaboration, as well as support for the university’s own goals for internationalization.

 “Ohio State is honored to be admitted to the ranks of Universitas 21,” said William Brustein, vice provost for global strategies and international affairs at Ohio State. “The university looks forward to the enhanced global connections that will result from being part of such an elite international network. Through our involvement in Universitas 21 we hope to identify mutually beneficial research opportunities, share teaching and learning methodologies and best practices as well as explore ways to develop dynamic international experiences for students.”   

Members of Universitas 21 include University of Amsterdam, University of Auckland, University of Birmingham, University of British Columbia, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, University of Connecticut, University of Delhi, University College Dublin, University of Edinburgh, Fudan University, University of Glasgow, University of Hong Kong, Korea University, Lund University, McGill University, University of Melbourne, Tecnológico de Monterrey, University of New South Wales, University of Nottingham, University of Queensland, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, National University of Singapore, University of Virginia, Waseda University and — as of May 2013 — University of Johannesburg, University of Maryland and The Ohio State University.

For more information about Universitas 21, visit universitas21.com.