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Georgia Tech Lorraine

Academics, research, and innovation converge at Georgia Tech-Lorraine. Georgia Tech’s first international campus, is located in Metz, France, less than 90 minutes from Paris by train.The year-round campus offers programs in engineering, the sciences, business, French, and liberal arts for undergraduates from Georgia Tech and other U.S. universities. Students from around the world can pursue a Master's or PhD in France's dynamic Grand Est region at an excellent value. 

Master's Programmes

Computer Science & IT (2)
Engineering & Technology (2)

About

History

​Georgia Tech-Lorraine was established in 1990 in Metz, France. Georgia Tech-Lorraine fosters the flow of ideas, creates new opportunities, and nurtures the development of leadership and innovative thinking in its students. Over 9,000 undergraduate, masters and doctoral students have spent a semester or more on the Metz campus, enriching their education with a global perspective.

Education

  • Undergraduate students from Georgia Tech and other U.S. institutions come year-round to spend a semester or more on campus. And, it's not just for engineers; the campus welcomes students in business, the sciences, French, International Affairs and more.
  • Georgia Tech-Lorraine offers Master's and PhD programs in the areas of Aerospace Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering. Students graduate with a degree from highly-ranked Georgia Tech.

Research

Research is conducted for industry and government by the Georgia Tech Research Institute, various academic schools and departments, and more than 100 interdisciplinary research units.

Career

Georgia Tech-Lorraine, in collaboration with its corporate partners, posts internships and job opportunities to students and alumni. Being exposed to the corporate world and developing the capacity to work effectively in a global market will be an asset when entering the job market.

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GSSA 2019

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Services

Housing services

  • Undergraduate students live in residence halls just a short walk away from campus. Most dorms offer studio apartments complete with a small kitchenette and full bathroom.
  • Most graduate students stay in ALOES graduate student housing. If you will be coming to Metz with a family, you will need to rent an apartment.

Library services

The GTL campus library is a technical and scientific library with all of the basic textbooks for the required courses. The library is open during building operating hours.

ICT services

When students arrive, they will receive their personal GTL computer account (ID + password). Students will have access to the Computer Lab everyday during building opening hours. 

Medical services

  • Students have 24/7 access to an emergency contact at GTL who can advise on how to obtain medical care. 
  • All students are given an emergency card on arrival with pertinent phone numbers and emergency procedures.

Student Life

Campus life

  • The campus is located in the heart of Europe in the Grand Est region by the borders of Belgium, Luxembourg, and Germany, less than 90 minutes from Paris by high-speed train. The highly innovative Lorraine campus offers programs that create synergies between academics, research, and innovation. 
  • The heart of Georgia Tech-Lorraine is housed in one secure building where you will find classrooms, labs, faculty and administrative offices, and a student lounge. 
  • The small campus fosters a strong sense of community, and students enjoy small class sizes and highly accessible faculty.

Sports facilities

  • Gym: Georgia Tech-Lorraine staff and the BDE work to establish a schedule with a local university’s gym each semester, based on availability. There are also several reasonably priced gyms in the Technopole. Additional information will be provided upon arrival.
  • Soccer: The fields located across the lake from Georgia Tech-Lorraine have set times for use by Georgia Tech-Lorraine students. This is a great way to meet and connect with local students, but you may want to start referring to soccer as football.
  • Basketball: Students usually have access to a court and are sometimes invited to form a team to play with a local team.
  • Softball: Students can participate in a softball tournament with teams from nearby schools.

Accreditation

The Georgia Institute of Technology is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral degrees.

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