Are you looking for ways to get involved with international activities on campus? Check out the list below of events, activities and organizations with an international theme or focus!

Conversation Partners & Language Cafe

The Conversation Partner program provides a great opportunity to practice speaking the language you are studying and to learn greetings and important phrases from other countries. It's an online system that serves as a tool to meet somebody on campus and develop a friendship, with the goal of hopefully meeting a speaker with whom you can do a language exchange. The Language Cafe creates a comfortable environment for you to meet your conversation partner and share your campus and career experiences while offering a great place to begin your global journey. 

Exploring culture through conversations, The Language Cafe creates an environment where people gain deeper cross cultural understanding through multilingual conversations. It provides an opportunity for Georgia Tech grad and undergraduates, faculty, staff and alumni and Language Institute students, to socialize and practice speaking a second language. Please visit the Language Institute's website for more information.

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GT Cultural Organizations

There are many cultural organizations on GT’s campus from the Asian American Student Association to the Caribbean Student Association and everything in between. Check out the full list on OrgSync, the GT student organization portal.

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Looking for a neat place to live and get involved on campus? I-House is an on-campus residence option for students interested in promoting cultural exchange and awareness and exploring the global dynamics of politics, current events, economics and culture.


International Ambassadors at Georgia Tech



International Ambassadors at Georgia Tech (GTIA) is made up of some of the best talent Georgia Tech can offer, with members from around the world and across Tech’s disciplines. With just over 60 tight-knit members, representing over 20 nationalities from 5 continents, GTIA is an organization that champions international culture and diversity. GTIA believes that in our differences there is beauty, strength and inspiration to do more.

Check out the GTIA website and the GTIA Facebook Page or look them up on OrgSync, the GT student organization portal.

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International Coffee Hour

Sponsored by OIE and varying student organizations/campus departments. Free coffee, food, and a chance to meet new people from all over the world. Everyone is welcome. See the upcoming events tab for the next event.

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OIE Photo Contest

Held each fall semester, submissions are accepted in a variety of categories from both study abroad students and international students at Georgia Tech.

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Study Abroad Open House

Come learn about all the opportunities to study abroad during your time at Georgia Tech. Open Houses are usually held once a semester. See the upcoming events tab for the next event. 


Culture Fest

A week of activities to promote diversity on Tech’s campus. Events include  the popular food fest each Spring on the Skiles Walkway.

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First-year students are highly encouraged to take a First-Year Seminar course. There are sections that focus specifically on aspects of global competency and one for international students who are adjusting to life at Georgia Tech. Visit the GT1000 Website for more info.

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IEW (International Education Week)

A week of events in mid November to celebrate international education exchange at GT. Events vary year to year and are open to all. Check out the IEW website for updates and information.

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International Spouse Group

Georgia Tech's International Spouse Group is a space for spouses of Georgia Tech students who are looking for a community in Atlanta. Many members of the group have moved to Atlanta with their spouse who may be interning, doing a fellowship, or working on a PhD or other degree at Tech.


Study Abroad Fair

Interested in expanding your world view? GT has over 80 partner universities in over 30 countries and leads 35+ faculty-led programs, come find out which one you’ll study at. Held each year in October.

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Study Abroad Peer Advisors

If you’ve returned from a study abroad program, and want to talk about your experience, consider applying to work with OIE. Applications accepted each fall semester. Click here for more information about being a peer advisor.