Advice & Insight from an Unforgettable Study Abroad Year in Jordan

August 28, 2019

NISO Peer Mentors Lend Support to OU’s New International Students

August 21, 2019

On Journey to Africa Program, Students Study Media & Trauma in South Africa

August 7, 2019

Study Abroad Diary: Two Days in Tuscany, Italy

August 2, 2019

Diaspora Studies: Learning about Dispersed Peoples in Spain & Morocco

July 3, 2019

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May 12, 2020

Four University of Oklahoma students were awarded the U.S. Department of State’s prestigious Critical Language Scholarship for summer 2020. OU was second in the Big 12 for student placements and one of only two Oklahoma schools with students receiving the scholarship.


August 28, 2019

OU Senior Libby Trowbridge in Amman, Jordan.

OU's Arabic Flagship Program is one of only seven such programs in the United States, and draws students each year who wish to study the Arabic-speaking world. Students who study languages, like Arabic, that are considered "c...

May 6, 2019

The College of International Studies is proud to announce that nine recent University of Oklahoma graduates have received Fulbright grants for the 2019-2020 academic year! The Fulbright Program offers one of the country’s most prestigious grants funding study, research...

April 17, 2019

Every April, the College of International Studies holds International Awareness Week (IAW), five days of events that celebrate world cultures, international education and study abroad through presentations, workshops and other activities. This year, international stude...

December 3, 2018

On the evening of Tuesday, November 13, OU’s study center in Arezzo, Italy hosted its first Take Back the Night event, partnering with local organizations in the Tuscan city and drawing a crowd of around 60 participants from the university and the community at large. T...

June 20, 2018

The College of International Studies is proud to announce that eight recent University of Oklahoma graduates have been awarded Fulbright grants for the 2018-2019 academic year! Established in 1946 and funded through the US State Department Bureau of Educational and Cul...

The Virtues of Study Abroad is a yearly volume published by the College of International Studies that explores the way travel and intercultural exchange promote human flourishing through the development of vital character traits. This year’s book, Volume V, features se...

April 18, 2018

This year, OU students founded the university’s first-ever Model Arab League (MAL) team — and they’re already gaining recognition in the region. At the Southwest Model Arab League Conference in Commerce, Texas earlier this month, the team took home awards for “Outstand...

April 2, 2018

We’re excited to announce that four of OU’s best and brightest have been awarded the US Department of State’s prestigious Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) for the summer of 2018! The CLS program was founded as part of a government effort to promote the study of 14 “...

January 29, 2018

My name is Mitchel McCormick, I am from Ardmore, Oklahoma, and I am 22 years old. At OU, I am a senior Latin American Studies major with a Spanish minor, and I spent three semesters studying at the OU in Puebla study center.

When going abroad for the first time, one gen...

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SNAPSHOT of the Week
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Our Snapshot of the Week comes from Persian Cultural Week, a series of events and talks held at the Norman Public Library sponsored by the OU Iranian Student Association, Farzaneh Family Center for Iranian and Persian Gulf Studies and Iranian Cultural Association. This photo was taken just after Norman Mayor Breea Clark declared March 2020 Iranian American Heritage Month in the City of Norman. Thank you to all who made this special week possible!  Photo via @ISA.OU.Norman on Facebook.


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