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 to Georgia Tech, indicating "Lorraine" as their campus of choice.
Click on the FAQ below if you have received an offer to start your masters program at Georgia Tech-Lorraine. Find answers to all your questions, from funding to transferring to the Atlanta campus after your first two semesters of study.
Current Georgia Tech Students
All current Georgia Tech engineering masters degree students may spend a semester or more at Georgia Tech-Lorraine. It can be as simple as switching your campus from "Atlanta" to "Lorraine." If you are an international student, then 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.
Ask your advisor to change your campus from "Atlanta" to "Lorraine." Spend a semester or more at Georgia Tech-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 contact Dawn Rutherford in the College of Computing for more information. Please include your GTID along with the specialization you are pursuing in the OMSCS program in your email request to Dawn Rutherford. All requests will be reviewed on an individual basis by the College of Computing.
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.