Welcome to the Office of the Vice Provost for International Initiatives
Our core mission is to create and facilitate life-changing international experiences for our students and all members of the Georgia Tech community while striving for inclusive excellence.
A leading public research university, Georgia Tech is very intentional about its global approach to higher education and has placed its commitment to strengthening its role as a convener of worldwide collaboration among the key priorities in its 2020-2030 strategic plan.
International experiences through partnerships change our worldview and help us learn more about ourselves and each other. Our global approach to education, research, and economic development makes us more knowledgeable of other people and helps us become more diverse and inclusive along the way, locally and abroad.
Georgia Tech keeps expanding its reach and amplifying its impact by leading with a culture of collaboration through strategic partnerships with international institutions and world regions fostering innovation to address global challenges and improve the human condition.
As we engage in rewarding and motivating international activities, we strive to establish best practices through transparency, ethics, and compliance with laws and regulations in achieving our mission.
Georgia Tech’s international initiatives are motivated by the success of its students and researchers while advancing the interests and security of communities, locally, regionally, and nationally.
I am honored to step into the role of Vice Provost for International Initiatives and very fortunate to join a dedicated and talented team. Our team is looking forward to working with our students and all members of the Georgia Tech community. We want to thank alumni, corporations, and foundations for their generous support. Private philanthropy is key to achieving our mission.
Bernard Kippelen, Vice Provost for International Initiatives
and Steven A. Denning Chair for Global Engagement
Bernard Kippelen, Vice Provost for International Initiatives and Steven A. Denning Chair for Global Engagement