OSU welcomes distinguished visitors from around the world and values the contribution these visitors make to the internationalization of the University. The Division of International Programs helps co-ordinate the visits of delegations from international institutions, universities, government offices and other organizations that have a University wide scope and are consistent with our international mission, values and goals, as well as in accordance with the OSU Strategic Plan 3.0 (http://leadership.oregonstate.edu/strategicplan).
International Programs strives to arrange visits that maximizes the opportunity to exchange information, share ideas and to identify possibilities for sustainable collaborations.
We regret that we are unable to pay for visitor’s meals, nor assist with hotel or transportation arrangements.
There may be additional costs due to catering, room reservations, photography etc., that will be the responsibility of the visitor.
Meetings will be conducted in English, and we are unable to provide interpreters for our visitors.
Please inform International Programs of progress in obtaining necessary travel documents. We are unable to schedule appointments until we receive confirmation of the visitor’s definite dates on campus.
OSU will generally accommodate visits from inquiring institutions. In some cases, the University may have to decline the visit request if International Programs determines that:
Please see the OSU Delegation/Visit Request Form and submit for consideration of your visit.
We will contact you within 7-10 business days of your submission.
For further information please contact Debbie Parkins in International Programs, Deborah.Parkins@oregonstate.edu or (541) 737-1503.