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Georgia Southern University



Georgia Southern is a Carnegie Doctoral/Research University and a member of the University System of Georgia. We are a major University with an enrollment of nearly 20,000 students, granting Bachelors, Masters, Specialist, and Doctoral degrees in hundreds of programs of study. Consistently featured in U.S. News & World Report's America's Best Colleges, our focus is on YOU, the student.


Georgia Southern is recognized world-wide for offering students a superior university education taught by exceptional and caring faculty. With many majors to choose from, hundreds of student organizations to get involved in, and tons of events on campus, Georgia Southern provides you with big-time opportunities.
Students from over 100 countries across the world currently study at Georgia Southern University. International students come to live and study on a naturally beautiful, safe, and traditional U.S. American university campus surrounded by cutting edge technology and a welcoming local culture.


The Center for International Studies provides visa information and assistance with questions both big and small. In addition, the Center hosts International Student Orientation and many other programs throughout the year just for international students. Students whose first language is not English and who have not studied exclusively in English must submit TOEFL or IELTS scores to Georgia Southern. For admission, we require TOEFL scores of at least 69 internet-based, 193 computer-based or 523 paper-based. IELTS scores required for admission are 5.5 or better.


Statesboro, Georgia

Georgia Southern University is located in Statesboro, a small city which offers an impressive list of amenities and cultural activities such as ballet, symphonies, and theatre and outdoor activities such as hiking and canoeing. Statesboro and Bulloch County are less than an hour from Savannah, Georgia by car. The beautiful beaches of Georgia, Florida and South Carolina are only a day-trip away. The Georgia Southern University campus is one of the most naturally beautiful in the state, spreading over a 675-acre (2.73 km˛) landscape of lawns, lakes, and towering pines.

Web Links for Students Interested in Studying at GSU on the North American Mobility Grant

At Georgia Southern, the North American Mobility Grant is administered by the Center for International Studies. This link takes you to their webpage, where you will find general information useful for all exchange students interested in studying at Georgia Southern.

This link takes you to the webpage for the Georgia Southern course schedule. Here, you will find information about courses available for you to take while you are on exchange at Georgia Southern.

You can take a video tour of the campus with this link.

Contact Information

Project Director and Administrative Coordinator at Georgia Southern University:
Dr. Jeff Palis
Center for International Studies
Phone: (912) 478-0332; Email: jpalis@georgiasouthern.edu