Study Abroad

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Georgia Tech's School of Civil and Environmental Engineering encourages its students to become global citizens by offering not only opportunities to study and research abroad but also dedicated funds to make traveling a reality for all students.

International Travel Funding

CEE students have access to several dedicated funding sources to support travel overseas. Whether you're planning an organized study abroad trip or just traveling to experience the world, there could be money available to help you pay for it. Explore all of our travel funds here — and keep in mind that each fund has slightly different requirements and a dedicated application. Click to learn more about the different travel funds available to students.

Summer Abroad Program

The CEE Summer Abroad Program is designed to increase students’ knowledge of civil engineering, enhance their technical ability to analyze materials and structures and understand the role of the environmental regulatory process in project development within a global framework. Students will have the opportunity to live, travel and learn in London, Edinburgh and Paris, all while developing their skills as engineers and leaders. Click here to learn more.


Take your studies to the next level in the Global Engineering Leadership Minor. This minor trains engineer-leaders to have the technical expertise, global awareness and leadership skills to solve the grand challenges facing the world in the 21st century. The minor is offered through the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering but is open to all College of Engineering majors. Click here to learn more.

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Georgia Tech-Shenzhen

CEE offers programs for undergraduate and graduate students at GT-Shenzhen, Georgia Tech’s degree-granting campus located in Shenzhen, China. Shenzhen is a vibrant, high-tech city with a population of more than 13 million known as the “Silicon Valley of China.”

Sustainability Study Abroad

Offered for the first time in Fall 2023, this semester-long study abroad program features CEE courses taught in English by faculty at GT-Shenzhen. The program will also include sustainability-themed field trips, including visits to coastal wetland reserves and restoration sites, a wastewater treatment plant, waste-to-energy generation facility, and an electric vehicle design and production company. Students will also have opportunities for Chinese language and cultural immersion. Contact Program Director and Professor Jian Luo: for more details.

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MS in Environmental Engineering

The MS in Environmental Engineering program is one of five graduate degrees offered at GT-Shenzhen. Admission and requirements for the master’s degree are the same as those at the Atlanta campus. Students in Atlanta and Shenzhen have the option to exchange, further enhancing their global experiences.

Application deadlines:
Fall Semester – May 1
Spring Semester – October 1

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