Welcome: International Education Center

Exterior View of International Education Center with Blue Sky and Clouds

Thank you for visiting Georgia College & State University and its webpages, and for your interest in learning more about the International Education Center.  The International Education Center - Georgia College’s global hub - houses:

  • The Study Abroad offices, and
  • International Student & Scholar Services

Each year, students from an average of thirty different nations study at Georgia College in pursuit of both undergraduate and graduate degrees.

  • They love the high quality of GCSU academics, the personal attention of faculty and staff, and the safety and historical importance of friendly Milledgeville.

Study Abroad: GCSU students can study most anywhere in the world – over 30 different countries (even Antarctica) for academic credit. 

  • How long? Programs can be as short as a few weeks on faculty-led programs or as long as a semester or even an entire academic year
  • How many?  Nearly 250 GCSU students study abroad each year
  • How much?  Students can use their financial aid, and numerous scholarships are availableStudy Abroad *is* affordable!
    •  International's innovative “New Horizons” scholarships are specifically designed to benefit under-represented populations of all types including minorities, students with disabilities, first-gens, and many more. 
  • What else?  We also have numerous exchange program offerings abroad that can further reduce the cost.

Not quite ready to travel?  The International office also offers its internationally-noted “Border-Free GCSU” program. 

  • Border-Free GCSU leverages the online environment to provide students with several categories of international participation and experience without any need for travel.

Additionally, International is the home of the International Club, open to both domestic and international students

  • The club is one of the biggest and most active student organizations on campus and sponsors and creates internationally themed programs and events popular on campus. 

Finally, be sure to:

Read a sample  issue of International's "GC Global" newsletter

  • Designed by GCSU Mass Communication students, it's read on six continents!

Check out the latest issue of International's "Crossroad" news magazine.

  • Created entirely by the interns of the International Education Center, it looks at international education and study abroad from a student perspective.

Thank you, again, for your interest in GCSU and the International Education Center

  • We look forward to speaking with you about all the Center - and GCSU - has to offer.