WELCOME TO FUTA INTERNATIONAL STRATEGY OFFICE
Welcome to the International Strategy Office (ISO) website of the Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA). The ISO has been specifically designed to help stimulate, facilitate and coordinate the internationalization and globalization agenda of the University. To this effect, services rendered by the ISO include facilitation of collaborations/partnership through Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) with local and international institutions, stimulating exchange of faculty members, staff and students with partner institutions/organizations, admission processing for prospective exchange or international students, writing letters of introduction/support to Embassies on behalf of staff and students who are planning to embark on international study,conference or trip as well as seeing to welfare and hosting of international guests/visitors to the University.
Annually, the ISO assists FUTA students to secure graduate and undergraduate admissions into the University’s partner institutions abroad. From the point of application to the point of visa processing and flight bookings, the ISO professional staff helps in processing the whole admission exercise efficiently and comfortably. The ISO aims to promote the University through various international platforms in a professional manner as well as help guide prospective students overcome the many complexities and challenges associated with international admission application process and the ever-changing visa regulations if and when applicable. Most importantly, the Office encourages both staff and students of the University to feel free to ask any question regarding the services and/or information contained on this website. The ISO team looks forward to your queries and applications.
The International Strategy Office (ISO) at the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) facilitates, stimulates, sustains and promotes the University’s international relationships with other foreign universities and institutions. The Office is the hub for answers to questions on international collaborations/partnerships/linkages between FUTA and its partner foreign universities/institutions, international contacts, international researchers, international admissions, assisting of international students, the facilitation of the Universitys students/faculty members/staff on studying or interning outside of Nigeria and hosting of international scholars/conferences.
Our vision is to become an excellent and a formidable hub of international activities where an active and competitive presence of FUTA in the ever dynamic global academic space is ensured and sustained.
We aim to work collaboratively with all schools, directorates and units in FUTA and other foreign institutions to promote and enhance the University’s internationalization and global competence.
Operationally, services provided by the International Office are described hereunder: