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Study Abroad Programs

The College of Education and Human Ecology (EHE) offers numerous opportunities to expand your educational experiences around the world. EHE students are eligible to enroll in a variety of education abroad experiences, including those offered by the college. Program fees for EHE-coordinated programs receive significant subsidies from the college.

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Update on Education Abroad

Effective July 1, 2021, the university will again allow business-related travel in line with updated health and safety requirements and our continued focus on fiscal responsibility. In support of a safe, gradual resumption of travel, international risk management and the International Travel Policy Committee will assess and review all student international travel. The Office of International Affairs will provide regular updates and guidance for students, scholars, faculty and staff relating to international travel and services. Read more here.

Faculty-led Experiences

Additional global education opportunities are also available from The Ohio State University.

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Education Abroad Grants and Scholarships

Need funding support? There are several different ways that EHE and the university can help support your education abroad experience:

Program Subsidies

All EHE faculty-led education abroad programs are significantly subsidized by the college. This means that program fees associated with the education abroad experience are heavily discounted. Students do not need a special application as these subsides are built directly into the advertised program fee for each program. In 2018-19, faculty-led study abroad course subsidies totaled approximately $100,000.

Regional campus EHE students may be eligible for additional funding opportunities from their campus.

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Global Option in Education and Human Ecology

The Global Option is a designation on a student’s transcript recognizing their international experiences during their time at Ohio State. To obtain this designation, students must complete a series of undergraduate courses and experiences with global components.

The Global Option, which can be incorporated into most EHE programs of study at any of our five campuses, is designed to be completed without adding significant time to graduation.