Testimonials & Photo Gallery


“FMP is such a great program that I have improved my English efficiency, teaching techniques and cultural awareness. IEP courses are my favorite, I learned a lot from teacher’s lectures. At the same time, I made a lot of friends from all over the world, I love the life in Atlanta.” 

– Lisha Wang, Foreign Language School, Shandong University of Technology


“Thanks to Faculty Mentoring I had the opportunity to learn English and American history, politics, society, and culture in class and tutoring. I also met lovely classmates and teachers from all over the world, completed various tasks, and communicated with them.

For more than nine months, I had the opportunity to participate in research projects related to tobacco control in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, School of Public Health, GSU. In cooperating with two mentors and other members in our team, I learned knowledge and skills, which will help me in my future research work. I look forward to more cooperation with GSU in scientific research in the future.

Thanks to the Special Programs team for carefully arranging so many activities each week. During the activities we felt warmth like in family and made new friends. The time I spent in Atlanta, is the longest time I have left home in 30 years. I began to miss Atlanta. I hope in the future, I will return to Atlanta again and have the opportunity to visit you and other teachers in GSU.”

-Ping Jiang, Pubic Health, Shanghai JiaoTong University School of Medicine


“It was a great experience. I spent more than four months in Atlanta. I was lucky to have my training period at Georgia State University. From day one when I met Mrs. Ahu and her team responsible for FMP program, they were so helpful. They encouraged me to get involved in many activities like sports and doing outdoor tours.

My training in the department of computer science was very beneficial to me, all the staff and my mentor Dr. Alex tried to help me to catch the most important techniques and knowledge. It was my first time to leave my home for a long time. I was happy and I felt like Atlanta was my second home.

I hope I can have the chance to come back again.”

– Randa Issa, Genetics and Immunology, El Sadat City University

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