International students, faculty, and staff, please follow the links below for ODU's communication. We would also like to emphasize that the staff in the Center for Global Engagement (757-683-4419) are always available to support you.

Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL)

Faculty, are you interested in incorporating meaningful, online global experiences in your courses? Apply for free enrollment in a part-time, three-week online SUNY workshop called COIL Foundations. COIL connects students and faculty in different countries for collaborative projects. Learn more about the program here

Dragas Family Scholarship

Dragas Family Scholarship funds a first-year or sophomore, undergraduate, international applicant from Greece planning to study at Old Dominion University. International applicants are individuals intending to apply for an F-1 visa who hold citizenship in a country outside the U.S. and who don't also possess U.S. citizenship or permanent residency. Click here to learn more and apply.

#YouAreWelcomeHere Scholarship

ODU offers two annual, renewable scholarships for up to four years of study that cover 50% of tuition at the time of initial enrollment. The scholarship is open to first-year international students admitted for undergraduate degree-seeking study at ODU. 

International Student Resources

Resources for New & Returning Students

Find a complete list of resources to help prepare for the semester. 

New Student Orientation

New International Student Orientation helps you become familiar with ODU resources and services.

ODU Online

Students all around the world can complete undergraduate, graduate, and certificate programs at ODUOnline.

International Admissions

Information for undergraduate, graduate, and non-degree applicants.

Journal for International Students

JIS is a quarterly publication on international education.

Fulbright Association Newsletter

Read about Fulbright stories and upcoming events.

Faculty Exchange: Making it Happen

Can you teach without speaking the language? You certainly can. Click on the tabs below to explore your options.

UKK Faculty Exchange Program - Suspended Until Further Notice


The University of Kitakyushu is a long-time ODU & Norfolk Sister Cities partner.

The University of Kitakyushu has offered the opportunity to send one faculty member to teach an American society/American culture-related course to their students this summer.

The program is open to full time faculty members from Humanities, Social Sciences and Liberal Arts. Click to learn more.

Henan University Program - Suspended Until Further Notice

Vanessa Hodges, Great Wall of China

The Center for Global Engagement offers ODU faculty members serval teaching opportunities in China during the summer months.

Faculty members teach 2 to 3-week courses in a variety of academic disciplines. 

Henan University is one of the oldest and key universities in China. Click here to learn more about this program.



Beijing Wuzi University Program - Suspended Until Further Notice

Beijing Wuzi University invites professors to teach entry/intermediate-level courses in the summer to undergraduate students.

There is a demand for teaching experience in logistics, economics, management, and information systems.

Beijing Wuzi University, a long-time ODU partner, places priority on international collaborations and is proactive in exploring academic exchanges with the outside world. Click here to learn more about this program.

Global Partners

ODU is a diverse, inclusive university that is committed to developing and sustaining international partnerships that enhance scholarship and learning opportunities.