What is the IP?
The International Plan is Georgia Tech's globally-focused degree designation, recognizing students who have committed to making global competence a core part of their GT experience. Read More
Why is global competency important?
Employers are making it clear that they are looking for graduates who are not only talented in their fields, but who can also work in diverse groups, adapt quickly to new cultures, and contribute to global expansion efforts. Through the IP, undergraduate students have the opportunity to gain significant international experience, language proficiency, and intercultural aptitude as part of their degree requirements, making them ideal candidates for competitive positions in today's global economy.
Ready to join the IP? First, be sure to:
Confirm you’re in an eligible major.
Check out IP Tracks to see suggested path- ways for your major and language. This tool will help you start to imagine what your Inter- national Plan can look like!
Follow the application deadlines:
Aug 1—Fall priority
Sept 1—Final Fall
Look for the decision to be sent to your GT email address. (All IP correspondence will be sent to your GT email account!)
Once you have been accepted, complete the required online orientation. Instructions will be included in your e-acceptance letter.
First Year and New IP Student?
Register for the IP section of GT 1000, GT’s freshman seminar. Meet other IP students, get started on your IP plans, and take part in intercultural activities. Fall and Spring sections available.
Interested? For more info, contact Colette Fournier at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Through the International Plan, Georgia Tech strives to produce graduates who are globally competent, particularly in the context of their major. Students are encouraged to join the program as early as possible (freshman year) in order to be able to maximize your time in the IP. To stay on track, you can do a self-audit with the checklist. Also, an individualized progress report will be emailed to you each semester. With proper planning and good advisement, the IP requirements should help you complete your degree requirements as well. If you have questions, feel free contact us at any time!
Need a refresher on IP requirements and policies? View the orientation videos at your convenience!
IP Student Resources
LINKS Intercultural Meet Up Group
Have an international experience here on campus through LINKS Intercultural Partner Group! IP students and international students come together for cultural exchange during events throughout the academic year. See the LINKS website for more information and to get involved!
The administration of the International Plan is a collaborative effort between the Office of International Education, faculty representatives from participating majors, academic advisors, and other related campus departments. Below are resources that faculty and advisors may find helpful as they work with students who are participating in the International Plan.
If your academic unit would like to become a participating major in the International Plan, please click here for more information on how to join.
Your Major's IP faculty advisor:
Colette Fournier, International Plan Advisor
Office Location: Savant Building Suite 211
Please call or email to schedule an appointment
The School of Modern Languages
Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts
Office Location: Swann Building
Global Internship Program
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