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The College of International Studies aspires to be a national center of excellence and innovation in international education. Our goals are to broaden international exchange and research partnerships and to enhance the global fluency of our students so they can become compassionate, open-minded global citizens and leaders

The David L. Boren College of International Studies (CIS) advances international educational opportunities for all OU students, and ranked in the top 40 for doctoral-granting institutions in the Institute for International Education's 2018 Open Doors report. CIS houses the Dean’s Staff, the Department of International and Area Studies, the office of Education Abroad, the office of International Student Services, the OU in Arezzo and OU in Puebla Study Centers, and several international institutes and centers. Together, these entities enhance research and learning about global affairs and amplify global engagement for the entire University of Oklahoma campus.


Seven OU Students & Alumni Receive 2020-2021 Fulbright Grants

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Four OU Students Awarded Critical Language Scholarships

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Congrats to our CIS 2020 Student Award Winners!

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Congrats to our graduating MA students who are embarking upon new careers! 

Abigail Agosta
will begin a position as a Court Advocate with nonprofit agency Domestic Violence Intervention Services (DVIS) in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Cecilia Cain
has been selected to serve in the Peace Corps as a Community Economic Development Promoter in Paraguay. 

Meagan Harden
has accepted a place in the Ph.D. program in the University of Hawaii-Manoa's Department of Geography. 

Moriah Hayes
has accepted a position with the Natural Resources and Workforce Development team at the State of Wisconsin’s Legislative Fiscal Bureau. 

Tasden Ingram
has accepted a position with the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD).

Britt Leake
has received the prestigious Nehru Fulbright Scholarship to India, and has been accepted into the Political Science PhD program at UC-Berkeley.

Lily Lohrey
has received the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship to teach abroad in Moldova.


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