Program Details

Join us for a fun, fast-paced, educational opportunity to live and study in the dynamic city of Atlanta and experience engaging cultural activities. Interact with local GSU and international students for language practice, cultural exploration, and friendship!

Disclaimer: Students must be at least 18 years old at the time of the program start date (July 22, 2020). All applicants must be born before July 22, 2002.

Program Dates – July 22 – August 5, 2020

View the 2019 iSPEED Calendar.

Become a Summer Sessions participant to enjoy the following experiences!

Interactive Workshops

While in the dynamic city of Atlanta, you will attend four of these interactive lectures led by Georgia State University faculty:

  • Exploring Human and Civil Rights
  • Culture Shock: Adapting to Life in the U.S. and Atlanta
  • Business Etiquette
  • Dining out in Atlanta
  • The News Media

For more information click here

Additional Excursions

In addition to cultural workshops, you will participate in field trips to various locations around Atlanta.

See a full list of locations with descriptions here

Housing & Meals

Summer Session participants will be housed in the University Commons, our most well-known accommodation facility on campus. The Summer Sessions program fee covers the cost of 14 nights, but students may purchase additional nights as needed.

Click here to learn more about your accommodation and meals

Explore Florida as well!

You will also enjoy a 3-day trip to Pensacola, Florida with costs COVERED by your Summer Sessions program costs!

For more information, click here.

Program Cost

English: $2050

Robotics: $2250

Includes program fee, housing, meal plan, and cultural workshops and excursions, including the Florida trip. Students are responsible for visa fees, insurance, airfare, and personal expenses in Atlanta and Florida.

Application Now Open! Click Here to Apply

Program Deadlines :

Application Deadline – April 15, 2020

Full Payment Deadline – May 15, 2020


June 1st – applicants who withdraw from the program by this date will receive a full refund minus a $200 nonrefundable fee.

After June 1st – applicants who withdraw during this time will not receive a refund.

Contact Information

The Office of International Initiatives

Telephone: 404-413-2530
Fax: 404-413-2537