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  • Locations: Troyes, France
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: GT applicants only
  • Estimated Program Costs: Academic Year, Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2020 09/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission 02/20/2020 06/30/2020

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Level: Undergraduate Program Type: University Exchange
Credit Hours: 12 Weeks per term: 21
Language of Instruction: French Academic Disciplines: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
Preferred Participating Majors (Exchange Programs): Housing Type: On-Campus Residence Hall, Private Apartment
Advisor: Cassy McInnis International Service Learning: No
Affiliated with GT Serve-Learn-Sustain: No
Program Description:
 
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Location Information

PROGRAM DATES
Academic Year:  early September – late June  (see "Note" in Academic Information regarding included Intersemesters)
Spring semester:  late February – late June  (see "Note" in Academic Information regarding included Intersemesters)
 
LOCATION
This university is located in Troyes, France. To learn more about this city and country, please visit:
http://www.state.gov
http://www.lonelyplanet.com

HOST INSTITUTION
Global E³ is an exchange program for engineering students: a student can study abroad while continuing to pay tuition at home. With member universities in 18 countries, students at 50+ universities have the opportunity to study abroad. Global E³ exchanges about 200-250 students a year. Georgia Tech is a member of Global E³ and GT students may apply to go abroad for a semester or academic year to GE³ partner institutions such as UTT.

The University of Technology of Troyes is a state university, established in 1994. The city of Troyes is located in the "Département de l'Aube". Its missions are education, research, and transfer in the field of technology.

HOUSING
  • on-campus student housing
  • off-campus apartments/rooms for rent
For more information about housing possibilities, please click here.

MEALS
  • no meal plan
  • on-campus dining

Eligibility
  • Georgia Tech degree-seeking student.
  • Good Academic Standing with a 3.0 (or higher) GPA at time of application
  • Undergraduates must have completed at least two full-time semesters of study at GT. 
  • At least 18 years of age by the program's departure date
  • Be able to stay at the host university for the duration of their semester, INCLUDING through their exam period
  • Be in Good Standing with the Office of Student Affairs and Housing
  • All Non-U.S. Citizens are welcome to apply to participate in an exchange outside of their home country only. This rule applies to all who do not have a U.S. passport, including U.S. Permanent Residents.
  • All study abroad participants are required to have a passport prior to any visa deadline dates, and any needed visas prior to departure date (Students are responsible for securing all required travel documents per the host country’s regulations prior to departure).

Academic Info
NOTE: Students may participate in this program for during the spring semester or for an academic year (including the relevant intersemesters). Intersemesters: early August - late August; late January - late February

COURSE INFORMATION
For detailed information about the classes offered, click here.


LANGUAGE INFORMATION
Most UTT courses are taught in French. GT recommends that students complete at least 2 years of college level French or have the equivalent advanced/3000 level of skills before participating in this program. For a list of courses taught in English or in French/English, please click here.

 
Credit for courses taken as a part of exchange programs is received by transferring the credits back to Georgia Tech. For more information about this, click here.  Here you will find the foreign credit approval form, the foreign credit approval form instructions, and a link to the registrar's Equivalency Table.

CREDIT TRANSFER SYSTEM
1.4 ECTS credits = 1 GT credit

GRADING SYSTEM
ECTS Grade = US Grade
            A, B = A
                C = B
                D = C
                E = D
          FX, F = F 
  • Complete information about how to apply for or renew a U.S. passport is available here.
  • You must obtain all proper immigration documents, such as an official passport and a visa if required. Students are responsible for securing all required travel documents per the host country’s regulations. For visa information visit the U.S. State Department website here.
US citizens should begin the visa process by registering through the French Consulate's CampusFrance web site: click here.
Essential Functions of Study Abroad


OIE is committed to supporting students with disabilities who plan to embark on an international experience. Along with this one of a kind experience comes with the knowledge that there are different cultural viewpoints and legal standards for disabilities throughout the world. Contact your study abroad advisor for additional details about the essential functions of this particular study abroad program. Notify the Office of International Education and the Office of Disability Services about your accommodation needs as soon as possible, but at a minimum, we suggest at least six months before your expected departure. Please note, that depending on your needs, it may take longer to determine if accommodations are in place for the program that you have chosen.
Experiences of Former Students
Want to hear from former study abroad students about the realities of daily life at the host school? Want to see snapshots from around the world - taken by former study abroad participants? Check out these helpful links: Peer Advisors and Study Abroad Photo Contest.

Can't find a student perspective for your particular program? Contact this program's Exchange Abroad Advisor for a list of recent participants who are eager to tell other GT students about studying abroad.
 
Advisor Information
 
Cassy McInnis