Faculty Programs

As part of its efforts to internationalize the campus and establish its global presence, Georgia State University offers targeted professional development programs for visiting scholars. The University offers four distinct faculty programs, two of which, are year-round, and the other two are summer programs.

Year-Round Faculty Programs

Faculty Mentoring Program

A professional development program designed to engage scholars from around the world and visiting scholars are paired with Georgia State University faculty to engage in academic mentoring including: research, syllabi development, and enhancement course evaluation. Also, scholars have the opportunity to enhance their English language proficiency through the Intensive English Program.

Faculty Mentoring Program - Lab

A professional development program to grant scholars the opportunity to delve deeper into laboratory sciences under the guidance of an experienced Georgia State University Faculty Mentor. Participants take part in cross-cultural experiences and possible travel within Georgia. Also, scholars have the opportunity to enhance their English language proficiency through the Intensive English Program.

Summer Faculty Programs

Faculty Pedagogical Summer Program

A short-term professional development program designed to enhance pedagogical skills. Visiting international scholars also participate in classroom observations and develop or redesign courses for feedback and evaluation. Additionally, participants will engage in cross-cultural experiences through coordinated activities and events.

Summer Faculty Mentoring Program

A professional development program designed to engage scholars from around the world  the month of July, or June and July. Visiting scholars are paired with Georgia State University faculty to engage in academic mentoring. Participants take part in cross-cultural experiences. Also, scholars have the opportunity to enhance their English language proficiency through the Intensive English Program.

Quick Facts  

 

Duration  Available English Language Courses  Program Dates  Mentoring Included Quick view  
Faculty Mentoring Program ​1 month – 12 months
  • Oral Communication for Academic Purposes
  • Reading and Listening for Academic Purposes
  • Structure and Composition
Flexible Yes Mentoring program including research, syllabi development,  class observation
Faculty Mentoring ProgramLab  ​1 month – 12 months
  • Oral Communication for Academic Purposes
  • Reading and Listening for Academic Purposes
  • Structure and Composition
Flexible Yes delve deeper into laboratory sciences under the guidance of a Georgia State University Faculty Mentor
Faculty Pedagogical Summer Program
​1 Month ​June 30 – August 1 No Focusing on pedagogical skills
Summer Faculty Mentoring Program – 1 Month  ​1 Month
  • Conversation Partners
​June 30 – August 1​ Yes Engage in academic mentoring, language proficiency, professional development
Summer Faculty Mentoring Program – 2 Month  2 Months
  • Oral Communication for Academic Purposes
June 1 – August 1 Yes Engage in academic mentoring, language proficiency, professional development