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Education Abroad

OSU students from numerous disciplines increasingly travel to Africa to study. 

Some participate in short or long-term programs arranged through their departments and OIA. 

Other students participate in other institutions programs, or arrange their own independent study, internships, field experience, or research. 


Current OSU Programs


Current Specialized Programs

Short term programs for STEP students are available in Ghana, Tanzania, and Uganda.  

Many alternative programs in Africa are also available through non-OSU providers. 

For the comprehensive list, visit Education Abroad’s Search Programs.

Population and Health in Sub-Saharan Africa, led by Dr. Sam Clark, is a new month-­long experiential learning program in South Africa. 

It provides students with a broad understanding of health and population issues affecting Africa, with a specific emphasis on South Africa.

Uganda Global May students at Qaddafi Mosque