Courses are taught in English by Georgia Tech faculty assigned to the Chinese campus which is located in one of the fastest-growing cities of Asia, a technological epicenter sometimes referred to as the Silicon Valley of China.
Surrounding SZVUP, is the Shenzhen High-Tech Industrial Park, housing numerous multinational companies where Georgia Tech-Shenzhen students can pursue co-op or internship opportunities within walking distance of their classrooms.
On December 2, 2016, Georgia Tech, Tianjin University and Shenzhen government signed a 3-party agreement to establish a Georgia Tech Tianjin University Shenzhen Institute (GTSI). Leveraging the education and research expertise of Georgia Tech and Tianjin University, the high-tech and innovative environment of Shenzhen, GTSI aims to become a world-class institution with strong support from the Shenzhen government. Financial resources provided by the Shenzhen government include land, buildings, startup funding, annual subsidy, as well as research center support.
Latin America Center
The strategic objectives of the Center are to improve the logistics performance of the country and to aid in developing the logistics and trade capabilities that will enable Panama to become the trade hub of the Americas. In 2017, Georgia Tech signed an agreement with Universidad Tecnológica de Panamá to create a joint Center for Research, Education, and Innovation.
The unique program is designed for students who want to learn and work in a global economy and in global health settings. Program graduates are prepared to become world leaders of innovation who can contribute to cultural, political, economic, and health concerns in their home countries and around the world.
C4NGL is a collaboration between Georgia Institute of Technology (GT) and the National University of Singapore (NUS) that offers research expertise in simulation, modelling, and optimization in logistics and supply chain management systems. C4NGL's role is to deliver cutting-edge systems design, research and developmental capabilities in general business, particularly in logistics and supply chain management or engineering related industries, for Singapore and Asia.
Georgia Tech is also a founding member of The Logistics Institute Asia-Pacific (TLIAP) with NUS.
Middle East and North Africa (MENA)
These efforts have resulted in a number of programs and partnerships that are mutually beneficial and fits well within Georgia Tech’s 25-year strategic vision, especially the global impact and footprint of the Institute. Some of these programs are students and faculty centric while others are research and entrepreneurship centric.
Furthermore, Georgia Tech delivered degree programs to certain cohorts of students in MENA. So far, these programs have had a positive impact on our campus, students, and faculty in Atlanta as well as hundreds of students and multiple organizations in MENA. We are anticipating an exponential growth of these programs and partnerships and we look forward to the next decade making an impact in such a strategic region.