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Internationalization and Global Engagement

Oregon State University’s role as a land grant institution and premier 21st century research university demands engagement with global issues, a collaborative and globally focused research and innovation enterprise, and delivery of transformative education that prepares graduates to work effectively in a diverse society and as global citizens. These priorities reach across all elements of OSU’s mission – education, research, and engagement – and are a shared responsibility and campus-wide endeavor.


2024-25 application cycle is open!

The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program offers over 800 awards in more than 135 countries for university faculty, artists and professionals to teach, conduct research and carry out professional projects around the world. 

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Internationalization Grant

The Office of Faculty Affairs is pleased to announce an Internationalization Grant pilot program, which will award up to $5,000 for projects that advance the university’s internationalization agenda.

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Global Events

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Global News

Pavan Akula, assistant professor of civil engineering in the OSU College of Engineering, teams up with universities in India and US industry partners on a project to explore carbon dioxide capture and sequester in 3D-printed building materials, funded by the US Dept. of Energy. 

OSU has nine faculty on the Fulbright U.S. Scholar program this academic year, earning the distinction of being a “Top Producer.” Of doctoral institutions, only two universities in the US sent more than 9, and two other universities also produced nine, putting OSU in the top 5 nationally. Learn more on our Fulbright U.S. Scholar program website

After 20 years of painstaking restoration, archaeologists have begun to reassemble the wreck of a 15th century ship found in a south Wales riverbank. "There are archaeological ships on display around the world but nothing from the period of the 15th Century so this is what makes this so significant and special,” said the project curator and OSU alumnus, Toby Jones. 

Randy Bell, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs in the College of Education, is currently serving as a Fulbright Scholar at Vietnam National University. "Living abroad can be difficult, and even a little scary at times, but just like crossing a busy street in Hà Nội, faith, courage, and little help from your friends can get you where you want to be."

Michael Rataj making a basketball shot

Michael Rataj (pronounced ruh-tie), an OSU first-year international student spent time playing on four different youth national teams and a professional team in his native Germany before arriving in Corvallis to join the men's basketball team. He traveled with the team to Italy over the summer which gave him a chance to get to know his teammates better. He chose OSU because of his interest in biohealth sciences.

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