Global Studies Forum Addresses Increased Immigration and Forced Migration

An upcoming forum will explore the causes, consequences and responses to the increased number of forced migration and refugee movements globally.

Georgia State University’s Global Studies Institute will host the forum, Emerging Global Issues Forum on Forced Migration, Immigration and Security on March 30, 2017.

“In the global city of Atlanta, we have a unique… more »

International Exchange Student Buddy Program

Posted On September 1, 2016

What is the International Exchange Student Buddy Program?

When new international exchange students come at Georgia State University, they’re starting a life-changing adventure and are sure to have some questions along the way.  Adjusting to a new cultural environment can be fun and exciting, but it can also be intimidating and challenging.  That’s where our wonderful… more »

Spring Break Study Abroad Programs

Posted On March 8, 2016

Spring Break study abroad programs are unique study abroad experiences that open up the opportunity to study abroad to a wide variety of GSU students. Have you ever thought to study abroad sounded great but there’s a long list of reasons that it “just isn’t for me”? The program costs are too high? Can’t take that much time… more »

Turkey Study Abroad 2015, a Traveling Think Tank

Abbas Barzegar of Religious Studies traveled to Turkey last year to explore the Syrian refugee crisis and the operations of faith-based non-governmental organizations (NGO) in refugee zones. This summer, Barzegar will continue this exploration with a group of graduate and undergraduate students for Georgia State University Turkey 2015, the Study Abroad Think Tank.

“I realized… more »

College Adds New Study Abroad Program during Spring Break

Recent changes to the Federal Pell Grant Program have made it harder for students who receive these grants to study abroad during the summer, because Pell Grant is only awarded two semesters per academic year. In response, the College of Arts and Sciences has taken steps to increase the number of international opportunities available to… more »

New program connects Georgia State University students and international exchange students

The College of Arts and Sciences has added a new program to its roster: The International Exchange Student Buddy Program. Headed by Director of International Programs, Gayle Nelson, the program sets out to enrich and ease the study abroad experience for incoming international exchange students.

The International Student Program matches Georgia State University students from… more »

New study-abroad program in India launches this fall

For the first time, Georgia State University students can experience academic life in India.

“This is a part of the world that students have a lot of interest in, but there’s not a lot of opportunity,” said Dr. S. Rashid Naim, director of undergraduate studies for Political Science. “It’s a very important part of the… more »