Middle East Partnerships
Georgia Tech -Lorraine
Established as Georgia Institute of Technology’s first international campus in 1990 in Metz, France,Georgia Tech-Lorraine is a highly innovative institution offering year-round undergraduate, masters and PhD programs. GT Lorraine is also home to a strong sponsored research program through the GT-CNRS Unité Mixte Internationale 2958 (UMI), an international joint laboratory between Georgia Tech and the French Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) and an operator of the Lafayette Institute, an international open-innovation center. GT Lorraine is fully integrated into French and American structures- it is an affiliate of the Georgia Institute of Technology, and incorporated under French Law.Middle East.
Check out this video to hear from some students and professors about life in Lorraine.
Abu Dhabi, UAE
The Georgia Institute of Technology and Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research (KUSTAR) have formalized their partnership to develop cutting edge engineering-based education and research initiatives in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the United States.The two parties will explore areas where Georgia Tech may provide assistance with short- and long-term faculty and administrative needs and encourage exchange experiences for students and faculty.
KUSTAR’s main campus is located in Abu Dhabi, while it operates with another campus in Sharjah, and presently offers bachelor degrees in Computer, Communication, Electronic, Software, Mechanical, Aerospace and BioMedical Engineering, Master’s and Doctorate degree programs in Computer, Telecommunication and Electronic Engineering, in addition to the Master’s degree in Information Security. In the future, KUSTAR will also offer degrees in other disciplines of Engineering, Logistics and Management, Life Sciences and Homeland Security.
Find out more here.
The most prominent feature of the Georgia Tech-Singapore campus is the Logistics Institute-Asia Pacific (TLI-AP), a collaboration with the National University of Singapore that offers research and education programs in global logistics. TLI-AP's role is to deliver leading-edge research and development in logistics engineering, technology, and management and to provide high-quality post-graduate education in logistics at the master's and PhD levels.
The Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering, a joint department of Georgia Tech's College of Engineering and Emory University's School of Medicine, offers a PhD in biomedical engineering conferred jointly with Peking University. The unique program is designed for students who want to learn and work in a global economy and in global health settings. For more information, please click here.
The Georgia Tech-Shenzhen Master of Science (M.S.) Degree Program in Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) launched successfully in Shenzhen, China on August 18, 2014. Approved by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and by the Chinese Ministry of Education, this truly unique program allows students from all over the world to receive a high quality education offered by Georgia Tech’s own faculty, gain experiences studying and living in China, and interact with multinational companies in China.
The M.S. ECE degree that is offered in Shenzhen is identical to its counterpart offered at the Atlanta campus, and the admission and degree requirements are also the same as in Atlanta. GT-Shenzhen is located inside the Shenzhen High Tech Industry Park, in close proximity to hundreds of high tech companies, making it easy for students to gain internship experiences. GT-Shenzhen is less than four miles from the border crossing with Hong Kong. Watch this video to find out more about the Shenzhen program.
Georgia Tech and the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) have formed a dual degree program in electrical and computer engineering. This agreement will allow students to attend both schools in undergraduate or graduate studies. Undergraduates from Georgia Tech would spend their first and fourth years at Georgia Tech and second and third at KAIST.
Latin America Partnerships
Costa Rican trade industry will be able to increase trade across borders and make existing trade more productive, thanks to a new Georgia Tech Trade, Innovation & Productivity (TIP) Center that opened in the capital city of San Jose on August 20, 2009. The new TIP Center in Costa Rica is the latest addition to a network of centers around the world established by Georgia Tech that utilize research, innovation, and education. The Center, a member of the Productivity for Progress Institute, is a joint development of the Supply Chain & Logistics Institute (SCL), the Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, and the College of Management at Georgia Tech in partnership with the Foreign Trade Corporation (PROCOMER) and the Chamber of Industries in Costa Rica.
The newest international program is the Georgia Tech Panama Logistics Innovation & Research Center. This center was formed out of a collaboration between H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, SENACYT (Secretaria Nacional de Ciencia, Tecnologia e Innovación) and Gobierno Nacional República de Panamá in order to increase logistics and trade ability for Panama.