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Here are a few of the main international events held at OHIO each year:

International Week

Since the 1970s,  International Week  has allowed students from diverse backgrounds to experience and learn from the traditions of their friends, classmates, and fellow members of the Athens community.


International Education Week

International Education Week  is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education is part of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs' efforts to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences in the United States.

Athens International Film and Video Festival

Founded in 1974, the  Athens International Film and Video Festival  has presented independent films from around the world. The Festival is sponsored by the Athens Center for Film and Video, a project of the College of Fine Arts at Ohio University.

International Women's Day Festival

Ohio University is proud to take part in the International Women’s Day Festival each year.  Click here  for more information.

International Student Union Events

International Student Union sponsors a wide range of international events at Ohio University throughout the year. Just a few of the International Student Events held at OHIO each year are Africa Cultural Week, Sakura Festival, Indonesian Night, Chinese New Year Gala and Hispanic Heritage Month.  Click here  for more information about International Student Union.






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