Office of Global Studies and Engagement

Mission Statement

Fort Valley State University’s Office of Global Studies and Engagement is invested in supporting the internationally focused goals of our university’s students, faculty, and staff. Our office prepares domestic and international students to be successful in the global economy and provides them with opportunities for cultural immersion experiences both on campus and abroad. Our office also provides robust support to faculty members and staff engaged with international programs and partnerships.

Study Abroad

Study Abroad is an excellent way for current students to gain academic credit and cultural competencies while engaging in an exciting, hands-on academic experience in a foreign country. Study Abroad programs at Fort Valley State University are typically short-term, faculty-led options. For more information on program options and how to get started, as well as information on how to finance study abroad program, please see the links below.

International Students

Fort Valley State University welcomes international students from all across the globe. Our international students form a vibrant community who contributes greatly to our university’s campus experience. If you are an international student interested in applying to Fort Valley State University, please visit the Office of Recruitment and Admissions International Student Admissions page.

Current international students are invited to join the International Student Organization on campus.  If you are a current international student with support needs, you may contact the Office of Recruitment and Admissions or our office directly with your questions.

International Partnerships

Fort Valley State University is committed to expanding the impact of our institution’s research and teaching across the globe. One of the most effective ways we accomplish this is through the establishment of partnership agreements with international universities and organizations. The Office of Global Studies and Engagement is committed to supporting academic departments, faculty, and university staff in the establishment of partnership agreements that benefit the university. Partnership Agreements can be related to a number of programmatic areas, such as student and faculty mobility and collaborative research. If you are a faculty or staff member interested in getting more information about how to establish an international partnership, please contact our office.

Current Partnership Agreements

(more to come!)