TECHsplore Semester is the ideal program for universities that want to partner to send groups of 10+ students to study abroad at Georgia Tech for the fall (August-December) or spring (January-May) semester. Students enroll full-time, take classes within a specific academic unit, and participate in cultural exchange programs and events. TECHsplore Semester partnerships require commitment from a GT academic department and the Office of International Education. Recent partnerships include the School of Mechanical Engineering, the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and the School of Aerospace Engineering.
TECHsplore is the only pathway for international students to attend Georgia Tech (GT) as visiting non-degree seeking students without a bilateral exchange agreement. Activities and events provided to participants can vary somewhat depending on the specific arrangement and the TECHsplore agreement with the sending institution or organization. Through this short-term study opportunity, students take classes at a top-ranked university while receiving cultural and contextual information about GT and the USA. TECHsplore participants receive academic support and on-going social engagement with the campus community while participating in fun extracurricular and cultural activities.
Why Georgia Tech?
Georgia Tech is a leading research institution that provides an academic experience with a focus in technology in the areas of engineering, computing, business, design, liberal arts, and the sciences. The stunning GT campus has plenty of outdoor areas, an active and engaged student population, and ample opportunities for community involvement. With a focus on education, career preparation, and research leadership, Georgia Tech is also leading innovation with its role in developing the Tech Square startup scene.
Atlanta, Georgia, is a growing city that provides ample educational, cultural, and economic opportunities. Just steps away from the Georgia Tech campus, students have access to one of the most diverse cities in the United States. Atlanta is a regional hub to 1200+ multinational companies, a World Trade Center, 15+ Fortune 500 companies, and the world's busiest airport. Georgia Tech is located in the heart of the Midtown neighborhood of Atlanta, a walkable area of the city with access to green spaces, grocery stores, restaurants, museums, and more.