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Office of International Education

Welcome to Armstrong State University, home to more than 260 international students from over 70 countries. The Office of International Education is organized to assist non-immigrant international students, faculty members, internationally-born citizens and permanent residents with orientation, academic advisement and adjustment to Armstrong and to the Savannah community. Additionally, our office helps promote, coordinate and administer study abroad and exchange programs that are developed by faculty and offered by the University System of Georgia.

As you start your studies in a new university and culture, the Office of International Education would like your stay at Armstrong to be as enjoyable as possible. You probably have many questions such as: Whom do I talk to when there is a problem? Where will I live? Where do I eat? This website provides you with information on living at the University, in the town of Savannah and in the United States. The Office of International Education staff, as well as many other members of the University community, are available to answer your questions and to assist in any way possible. Please contact us with your concerns or questions or just stop by to say "hello." We are looking forward to meeting you!

Mission Statement

Armstrong State University aspires to prepare students with the global knowledge, attitudes and skills that will enable them to function as citizens of the world. The university actively supports a comprehensive approach to international education. This approach includes:

NEWS:

Read More Director of International Education Dorothée Mertz-Weigel Selected for Japan Studies Fellowship

(May 16, 2017) – Armstrong State University Director of International Education Dorothée Mertz-Weigel, Ph.D., has been selected to participate in a Japan Studies Institute Fellowship at San Diego State University from June 5-18, 2017. The two-week Summer Institute will focus on the study of modern Japan and encourages participants to develop strategies for incorporating Japanese studies into courses on their campuses.

Read More Schedule Announced for 2017 Savannah Asian Cultural Festival on April 21 and 22

(April 18, 2017) – The City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Armstrong State University will present the 2017 Savannah Asian Cultural Festival, one of the South’s largest Asian celebrations, on April 21 and 22. All events will take place at Armstrong’s main campus at 11935 Abercorn St. in Savannah. The festival is free and open to the public.

Read More Armstrong and City of Savannah to Present 2017 Savannah Asian Cultural Festival on April 21-22

(March 23, 2017) – The City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Armstrong State University will present the 2017 Savannah Asian Cultural Festival, one of the South’s largest Asian celebrations, on April 21 and 22. All events will take place at Armstrong’s main campus at 11935 Abercorn St. in Savannah. The festival is free and open to the public.

Read More Armstrong Welcomes Visiting Dean, Professor from Germany

(March 2, 2017) – Georg Maas, Ph.D., Dean of Philosophy and Professor of Music at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg in Germany, recently visited Armstrong State University to observe university classes, meet with campus officials and tour the city of Savannah.

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