International Summer Program to Explore, Experience & Discover

Join us for an opportunity to live and study in the dynamic city of Atlanta and experience engaging cultural activities.



Visit various attractions in downtown Atlanta, including World of Coca-Cola, Georgia Aquarium, and much more!

Explore other U.S. Cities

Take a trip to Pensacola, Florida with fellow students and Georgia State staff.


U.S. college life

Experience the exciting culture of American college campus life.

Dynamic downtown Atlanta

See what it’s like to live in the heart of a bustling, major U.S city.


New friendships

Meet new people from various different cultural backgrounds and make long-lasting connections.

A world of opportunity

Atlanta is a distinctly international city, home to people of all origins and backgrounds.

iSPEED (Non-credit)

Disclaimer: Students must be at least 18 years old at the time of the program start date (July 18, 2019). All applicants must be born before July 18, 2001.

Program Dates – July 18 – August 1, 2019

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Become an iSPEED 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
  • Communication across Cultures
  • Atlanta Street Art
  • Theater and Improv as Art
  • The Science of Learning

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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

iSPEED participants will be housed in the University Commons, our most well-known accomodation facility on campus.

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 iSPEED program costs!

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Program Cost$1950

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 will open soon 

Program Deadlines :

Application deadline – May 1, 2019

Full Payment Deadline – May 15, 2019 


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

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