Requirements vary according to the program and school.
Georgia Tech-Lorraine offers masters and PhD programs. All students must either be current Georgia Tech students, or apply to and be accepted by either the School of Aerospace Engineering, the College of Computing, the School of Electrical & Computer Engineering, or the School of Mechanical Engineering at Georgia Tech, indicating "Lorraine" as their campus of choice. There is no formal application for Georgia Tech-Lorraine.
If you are a current OMSCS (Online Master of Science Program in Computer Science) student wishing to study at Georgia Tech-Lorraine for a semester or more, please click this link to jump to information on this page which describes the process of applying to spend a semester or more at Georgia Tech-Lorraine.
Click on the FAQ below if you are a non-dual-degree masters student who has received an offer to start your masters program at Georgia Tech-Lorraine. Find answers to all your questions, from funding to the possibility of transferring to the Atlanta campus after your first two semesters of study on the Lorraine campus.
Current Georgia Tech Students
All current Georgia Tech engineering masters degree students may spend a semester or more at Georgia Tech-Lorraine. There is no formal application -- it can be as simple as switching your campus from "Atlanta" to "Lorraine." If you are an international student, you must first contact an International Students & Scholars (ISSS) advisor in the Office of International Education (OIE) to make sure that you will be able to spend a semester in France on your visa.
Besides the fantastic experience of spending a semester on Tech's European campus, it is also an excellent value - all masters students pay in-state tuition when studying at Georgia Tech-Lorraine!
- Ask your advisor to change your campus from "Atlanta" to "Lorraine."
- Contact the Georgia Tech-Lorraine office in Atlanta to let us know of your intent by May 1 for the Fall semester, and by October 1 of the previous year for the Spring semester. Contact Andrea Gappell if you have any questions on the program.
Current Georgia Tech Students in the OMSCS Program
Students who are currently enrolled in the Online Master of Science Program in Computer Science may be eligible to spend a semester or more at Georgia Tech-Lorraine after completing two semesters in the OMSCS program.
Interested students who are currently in their second semester of the program should reach out to Andrea Gappell in the Georgia Tech-Lorraine office for more information. In your email, please include your GTID along with the specialization you are pursuing in the OMSCS program, and she will assist you. All requests to study at Georgia Tech-Lorraine will be reviewed, and then either approved or denied, on an individual basis by the College of Computing.
Remember that if you choose to spend a semester or more on the Lorraine campus, and are approved for the program, you will be paying the regular Georgia Tech-Lorraine tuition and fees and will only be allowed to take courses listed on the Georgia Tech-Lorraine course schedule. All master's students studying at Georgia Tech-Lorraine pay Georgia Tech's in-state tuition rate, and benefit from reasonable housing costs in France. Please review the Bursar's site for more details on tuition and fees. Also note that that it is not possible to register for OMSCS courses listed on the Georgia Tech-Lorraine course schedule unless you are registered to study on the Lorraine campus.
Should you need clarification on studying at Georgia Tech-Lorraine if you are an OMSCS student, do not hesitate to email Andrea Gappell.
Starting an MS or PhD program at the Lorraine Campus
Complete your entire degree at Georgia Tech-Lorraine, or transfer to the Atlanta campus after two semesters of study. The choice is yours! Students in Aerospace Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering may study at Georgia Tech-Lorraine. Students in other engineering disciplines may spend a semester at Georgia Tech-Lorraine, so long as they complete 9 semester hours of courses.
Please check the admission requirements and deadlines for applying to the school of your choice. Please note that you must apply to and be accepted by one of the schools below in order to study at Georgia Tech-Lorraine. As we are one Georgia Tech, the admissions requirements are the same on both campuses. If you would like to begin your studies on the Lorraine campus, please select "Lorraine" as your campus of choice on the application:
- School of Aerospace Engineering
- School of Computer Science
- School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
- School of Mechanical Engineering
Current Partner Institution Students: Dual-degree Master's Program
Add a master's degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology to your CV. Georgia Tech is consistently ranked in the top 10 for graduate engineering programs.
- Language of instruction is English, with courses taught primarily by Georgia Tech faculty.
- Flexibility to complete the Georgia Tech masters program at the Lorraine campus, or opt to spend a semester at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia.
- Gain exposure to the U.S. culture both on the Lorraine campus and in Atlanta.
- Participate in the master's hooding ceremony if you spend your final semester in Atlanta.
Students from an approved partner institution should contact their office of International Relations for application deadlines and instructions on how to apply.
All Other Prospective Students: Dual-degree Master's Program
Earn a second masters degree from one of our prestigious partner institutions
Continue your studies at one of our partner institutions and earn a second masters degree in addition to the degree from Georgia Tech.
- Language of instruction at most partner institutions is English.
- Students will be "fast-tracked" through the application process to the partner institutions, facilitated by Georgia Tech-Lorraine.
- Excellent opportunity for those students interested in an international career.
- Gain insight into European culture.
Contact Dr. Bertrand Boussert for more information on opportunities to complete the dual-degree program.
Global Engineering Immersion Program (GEIP)
Expand your horizons by spending a semester on each of Georgia Tech's three campuses.
Electrical & Computer Engineering majors may spend a semester at each of Georgia Tech's three campuses: Atlanta, Georgia; Metz, France; and Shenzhen, China.
Visit the GT-Shenzhen page for more information on the China campus.
Contact Andrea Gappell for more information on pursuing this option.