Office of International Initiatives

Excellence Through Global Engagement

The Office of International Initiatives coordinates and supports GSU’s university-wide agenda to internationalize education. Our central focus is to infuse global content and perspectives into all aspects of teaching, research and service to prepare globally competent 21st century citizens and leaders. Working collaboratively with academic and administrative units of the university and through outreach initiatives to external constituencies, OII promotes internationalization through:
Study Abroad Programs Study Abroad Programs offers guidance and support to the ever-increasing number of Georgia State students who pursue international academic experiences. We also work closely with faculty who design and lead innovative study abroad programs. Strategic Planning and Development

The Strategic Planning and Development unit provides planning and development support to the Associate Provost to promote university wide collaborations, explore and initiate international initiatives and partnerships and further global engagement as we implement Goal 5 of GSU a€™s newly adopted strategic plan (2011-2016/21).

International Initiatives and Partnerships

The International Initiatives and Partnerships unit implements and supports university-wide internationalization efforts. It offers advice, and liaises between colleges and non-academic units to plan and coordinate strategic initiatives, partnerships, and data to measure international outcomes.

International Student and Scholar Services

International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS) offers immigration support, cultural programming, and orientation programs to international students, faculty and staff in order to strengthen the intercultural and international dimensions of Georgia State University.

Upcoming Events

10/05/2012  Atlanta Korean Film Festival

10/05/2012 – 10/20/2012 Atlanta Asian Film Festival



10/15/2012, 3:00 – 5:00 PM Six Part Talk Simulations with Students.

10/16/2012 3:30 – 5:00 PM Panel Session with Anthony Kim and Nicholas Hamisevicz.

10/23/2012 4:00 – 5:00 PM Fewsmith Talk by Dr.Joseph Fewsmith

International Visitors

September 13, 2012 – GSU Welcomes Visitors from Korea

International News @ GSU

Math beyond the numbers

Model UN team wins awards in Turkey

 Impressive finish for Moot Court team in Brazil

 College of Law faculty writes bill to recognize Atlanta as a center for international commercial arbitration













Travel-Related Resources

 U.S. Embassies Abroad Currency Exchange Travel Alerts & Warnings
 International Newspapers  Travel Immunization  US Passport Info
 International Dialing Codes  Foreign Embassies Country Watch