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 its 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

Summer Program (Non-credit)

Disclaimer:  Students must be at least 18 years old at the time of the program start date (July 18, 2018). All applicants must be born before July 18, 2000.

Program Dates – July 18 – August 1, 2018

iSPEED participants will attend four interactive cultural lectures led by GSU faculty throughout their two-week stay.

Lecture topics include subject areas such as:

  • Art
  • Music
  • Intercultural communication
  • Contemporary social issues

Housing and Meals

  • Stay in safe and modern on-campus housing at the University Commons. Each four-bedroom apartment includes a private bedroom and shared kitchen, living room, dining room, and bathroom. Amenities include free laundry, Wi-Fi, 24-hour security, study lounge, community lounge with TV, and shuttles to campus and nearby shopping.
  • Enjoy 10 meals at a buffet-style student dining hall while in Atlanta.

Program Cost: $1950

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

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Program Deadlines :

Priority Application – April 1st 

Final Application deadline – May 1st 

Full Payment Deadline – May 15th 


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
E-mail: [email protected]

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