Study Abroad


COVID-19 Update on Education Abroad

Travel for Office of International Affairs managed programs during autumn semester, winter break and spring semester is being assessed for viability. Program viability decisions will be rendered as follows:

  • Summer term programs
    • Later summer faculty-led: February 28
    • Third party provider, direct enroll, international exchange programs: March 14

Should it be determined that a program is not viable, decisions may be rendered earlier than the published deadline dates. These viability dates are for OIA-managed programs only.

Learn more at OIA Covid-19 Updates. Should students have questions or need to speak with an education abroad specialist, please call 614-292-6101 or email


Education Abroad for Students of French and Italian

The Office of International Affairs and the Department of French and Italian sponsor a variety of language and culture study abroad programs. Education abroad can expand your worldview, enhance your career prospects and ultimately change your life. At Ohio State, you have the opportunity to gain an education abroad experience by taking classes through an exchange program or foreign university, complete an independent study or service learning project, conduct research or participate in an internship program. This guide offers preliminary information on current programs. For further information about application procedures, accommodations, costs, and credits, please consult the Office of International Affairs


A variety of funding opportunities are available for students of French or Italian towards tuition or studying abroad in OSU Approved French or Italian programs. Students majoring in Romance Studies whose primary languages is French or Italian are also eligible for many awards. Applications for departmental awards are generally due in early spring.

FRIT Departmental Scholarship Competition

Other Funding Opportunities for students of French or Italian


Students of French: Louise Yahiaoui

Students of Italian: April Weintrit