Study Abroad

Reasons to study abroad

  • Earn academic credit. Any study abroad program will help you meet graduation requirements if you plan ahead.
  • Build your knowledge about animals and how different cultures care for and use them.
  • Gain cross-cultural awareness to better understand the role of the U.S. in the global animal industry.
  • Learn about people and their different perspectives.
  • Invest in yourself by showing that you value other cultures and that you are academically curious.



Preparing for your trip

Department of Animal Sciences Programs

Verify dates and deadlines on the Ohio State Study Abroad site.

Short-term Opportunities

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Human & Animal Interactions Education Abroad

Winter Break  

The 2021 HAI (ANIMSCI 6194) study abroad course will be a domestic group study in Hawaii. The dates are December 27, 2021 to January 8, 2022.  Access this informational session with Dr. Kelly George for more information.

Scotland: Scotland Ruminants     This spring break program will expand your understanding of small ruminant animals and the origin of many U.S. livestock breeds. Students also visit the University of Glasgow, host of the FEEPASS Veterinary Medicine program.
Panama: Through the Lens of Agriculture, Sustainability, and Diversity summer 2020 11/1/2019  

South Africa: Exotic Animal Behavior & Welfare (summer 2020)

summer 2020 11/1/19  


Northern Germany and Netherlands: Europe (various locations) Equestrian Studies - Animal Sciences (spring 2020)

Spring Break 2020 10/1/2019  
European Dairy Studies May 2021 01/02/2020  

Department Study Abroad Contact:

Kelly George

College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences Programs

The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences offers over 20 study abroad options to students. Approximately 25% of the students in our college will graduate with at least one study abroad experience. Click here for more information.

College Study Abroad Contact:

Kelly Newlon



The Ohio State University Study Abroad Programs

An additional 80 programs are offered at the university level. Ohio State also partners with organizations that will allow you to enroll directly into other universities around the world. Click here for more information.