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About The Office of International Affairs

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The Office of International Affairs provides planning and support for UC San Diego's engagement with the world outside the United States and assists the campus in defining objectives for collaboration in research, education, and service with institutions in other countries. OIA works with University leadership on the effectiveness and efficiency of processes in support of global research and education, and serves as a resource for academic divisions, research units and professional schools on executing their international strategy, including MOU and agreement development.

Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Office of International Affairs (OIA) to work with global partners that advance UC San Diego's goals to be a world leader in teaching and research, while contributing to global well-being through international partnerships and service.