International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS)

ISSS strives to provide friendly, quality service to the 1,597 international students and scholars on campus and to remain up-to-date on the ever-changing regulations that affect your immigration status. Whether you are new to the Georgia State family or have questions about your immigration status, the staff in ISSS welcome the opportunity to assist you.
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Summer Institute

The Summer Institute is a four-week program designed for international students, who will experience life in the United States by attending classes with Georgia State students and living in on-campus housing. This program is ideal for students who want to experience all that beautiful downtown Atlanta has to offer, both academically and culturally, in a convenient summer term that works well with most countries’ academic calendars.

International Visitors

Georgia State welcomes visitors from around the world. Whether you need assistance with the International Visitors Form, figuring out who visitors should meet with, or just need advice on cultural considerations and external resources to consult, the Office of International Initiatives is here to help.

International Admissions

With students from over 160 countries, Georgia State is a truly international campus.  Our students enjoy our vibrant Atlanta campus, the Southeast’s economic, governmental, and cultural center.

Intensive English Program (IEP)

The IEP prepares you for placement in a demanding academic environment. IEP’s courses cover the essential skill areas of academic writing, process writing & grammar, intensive reading, extensive reading, and oral communication and fluency.