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International Education

COVID-19 Updates

The Office of International Education continues to monitor federal and international travel advisories and restrictions, as well as guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the World Health Organization, and the U.S. Department of State.  The University and the Office of International Education have had to make some challenging decisions in regards to international programs to provide as safe an environment as possible for students, faculty and staff.  The latest updates can be found here at the link below.

Latest COVID-19 Updates 


Welcome

Welcome to the Office of International Education (OIE) at the University of South Alabama. The OIE is a division of Global USA and works to advance the Global Engagement Priority of the University’s Strategic Plan. OIE provides to the University community information and support on international partnerships and is responsible for the coordination, facilitation, and oversight of the University of South Alabama's international programs. It is charged with developing and administering study abroad; establishing international academic exchange programs; creating and maintaining institutional international agreements; reviewing and approving university related travel abroad for students, faculty, and staff; and serving as a resource for international visitor protocol.

Mission

The Office of International Education incorporates global perspectives into educational endeavors at the University of South Alabama.  

Values

Advocacy + Inclusivity + Passion + Dependability + Innovation

Annual Reports

2018-2019 Academic Year OIE Annual Report (PDF)

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  Latest News
Ard Receives Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award
Ard Receives Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award
Wednesday - September 29, 2021
University of South Alabama Director of International Education & Study Abroad Dr. Bri Ard has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Award for 2021-2022. While in Bucharest, Romania, Ard will teach American Studies at the University of Bucharest and conduct a qualitative research project on Romanian student life.
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USA Receives Grant for Students to Study Abroad
USA Receives Grant for Students to Study Abroad
Thursday - June 17, 2021
The Office of International Education at the University of South Alabama has been selected by the Institute of International Education (IIE) to receive an IIE American Passport Project grant that will enable 25 South Alabama students to obtain a U.S. passport and support their study abroad journeys.
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USA Student Wins Competitive Gilman Scholarship
USA Student Wins Competitive Gilman Scholarship
Thursday - June 17, 2021
The University of South Alabama announced senior Rebecca Culberson as a 2021 Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship recipient. Culberson is an international studies major at South and will receive a $4,000 stipend for travel.
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