International Activities

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In association with the ACS Committee on International Activities, the Office of International Activities (OIA) is the indispensable resource that advises and helps the American Chemical Society, the chemistry community, and individual chemists to advance globally. 

ACS international center

The ACS International Center™ is a new segment of the ACS website devoted to providing listings of programs and opportunities, ACS-sponsored and non-sponsored, for funding of international research.

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Upcoming Events

250th National Meeting, Boston, MA - August 16-20, 2015


Recent News

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  • At the 98th Canadian Chemistry Conference & Exhibition in Ottawa, Canada, the Mexican Chemical Society President Lena Ruiz Azruara (Left), the Canadian Chemical Society President Youla Tsantrizos (Back) and the ACS President Dr. Diane G. Schmidt (Right) took the above photo.

Visa/Travel Information

Travel to the U.S. - U.S. visa process, visa waiver program, resolving visa issues

Travel from the U.S. - Information about planning your trip, traveling and doing business in other countries


Programs and Activites

Programs & Events - OIA activites around the world

Global & Regional Activities - Conferences, symposia, and workshops around the globe

Science & Human Rights - Monitoring the world for violations of scientists' human rights


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About ACS International Activities

The ACS OIA has a variety of programs, international alliances, and activities that involves ACS staff, members, and other chemistry professionals. To learn more, see the International Activities Committee (IAC) page. Questions or comments? Email intlacts@acs.org.

International Chemical Sciences Chapters - Providing international members with a means of connecting outside of the U.S.

Global Alliances and Partnerships - Extending our reach to find solutions for challenges around the globe