The Summer Institute offers international students a unique opportunity to experience life on an American campus.
The 2017 dates are June 30 – August 1. Please visit the Application Instructions tab for information about application deadlines. Please note that the following schedule is subject to change.
June 30: Arrive in Atlanta
July 3: Orientation
July 4: National holiday / Fireworks at Centennial Olympic Park
July 5: Classes begin
July 26: Final exams begin
August 1: Program ends
Weekends are free for CityPass excursions (see below), shopping, or travel on your own.
Summer Institute students live in a safe and modern on-campus housing at the University Commons, located at 141 Piedmont Avenue. Students are assigned to a four-bedroom apartment in which they have a private bedroom, and shared kitchen, living room, dining room, and bathroom.
The University Commons offers amenities such as:
- Free laundry
- 24-hour security
- Study lounge
- Community lounge with TV
- Shuttle to campus and nearby shopping
What Does the Program Fee Include?
The 2017 program fee is $4,700. *Note: airfare and visa fees are not included.
- In-state Tuition & Fees
- Flexible meal plan
- Medical Insurance
- Transportation & Excursions
- “Breeze Card” for local transportation
- Transportation to/from airport plus two trips to local attractions
- Admission to Atlanta attractions, which may include
- World of Coca-Cola
- Georgia Aquarium
- High Museum of Art
- Zoo Atlanta
- Stone Mountain Park
- GSU PantherCard
- Access to Recreation Center & Library