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Study Abroad Expo 2015

The 2015 Ohio State Study Abroad Expo will be held on Friday, September 18, 2015 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Buckeye Reading Room in the Thompson Library. During the expo, there will be tables set up so students can speak to experts about studying abroad.

Students can also learn more about how to get started studying abroad by visiting the "Getting Started" section of the study abroad website.

2015 Exhibitors

The Study Abroad Expo is the perfect opportunity for students to get a sense of the full range of study abroad offerings at Ohio State. Many programs are available to students of all majors.

Over 100 programs have been developed by Ohio State faculty and staff and are exclusively available to Ohio State students. These programs have been organized by department, division, or college; students can expect the following campus units at the Expo:

  • College of Arts and Sciences: Arts and Humanities
  • College of Arts and Sciences Natural and Mathematical Sciences
  • College of Arts and Sciences: Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • College of Education & Human Ecology
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences
  • College of Social Work
  • College of Public Health
  • Department of East Asian Languages & Cultures
  • Department of French & Italian
  • Department of Germanic Languages & Literatures
  • Department of Near East Languages & Cultures
  • Department of Slavic and East European Languages & Cultures
  • Department of Spanish & Portuguese
  • Fisher College of Business
  • Honors & Scholars

The Office of International Affairs also partners with a number of universities to provide additional study abroad opportunities. Students can come prepared to learn more about the program offerings of the following providers:

AIFS - American Institute for Foreign Study
AMIDEAST
Arcadia University, The College of Global Studies
Ben Gurion University
CIEE - Council on International Educational Exchange
DIS - Danish Institute for Study Abroad

Hebrew University of Jerusalem
IES Abroad
ISA - International Studies Abroad
School for Field Studies
Semester at Sea
Siena Art Institute
Siena Italian Studies
Tel Aviv University
University of Minnesota, Learning Abroad Center

View the 2015 Study Abroad Expo map (PDF).

First Year Experience

The Office of International Affairs has partnered with First Year Experience to include the Study Abroad Expo as part of the First Year Success Series. The Success Series helps to promote student success by offering short courses on the common concerns and questions first-year students have during their transition to university life. As one of the Success Series events, the Study Abroad Expo can help first year students to complete a survey class requirement and to learn more about when, how and why it is important to study abroad during their time at Ohio State. Students who attend the Study Abroad Expo will have the opportunity to speak with program providers, faculty resident directors, student past participants and staff advisors about the different ways to study abroad at Ohio State. To earn credit for attending, students must demonstrate that they have taken full advantage of the resources at the Expo by completing a short "scavenger hunt." Interested students are asked to check in at Table 43 upon arrival to collect the necessary documents. Once they have completed the scavenger hunt, students’ BuckIDs will be swiped and attendance taken. More information can be found at fye.osu.edu.