International Study Center

Study in Atlanta

Big City Opportunities

Atlanta is one of the top ten largest cities in the USA. It is the capital of the state of Georgia, in the south of the country.

Atlanta is also the number one filming location in the USA, with a larger film and television industry even than Hollywood. This is partly due to its accessibility and the diverse environments that can be used for locations. You might find the next superhero movie or your favourite TV shows being created all around the city and even on campus.

Major global corporations have set up their offices in Atlanta, including Coca-Cola and CNN. This means you will have plenty of opportunities to engage with companies before starting your career.

Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport is the world's busiest airport, making the city easy to fly to from around the world.

What to Do in Atlanta

Whatever you like to do with your free time you will find something you love in Atlanta city, and you don’t need a car to take it all in. Atlanta offers a range of eco-friendly ways to get around. Next door to campus you can walk around the shops of Brookhaven Town. Whether you prefer to ride the bus or take the train, the transport system, MARTA, has stops at key attractions in Atlanta, including:

  • Atlanta Botanical Garden
  • CNN Center
  • Fox Theatre
  • Georgia Aquarium
  • Piedmont Park.

Outdoor Adventures

Pack a picnic and go for a bike ride in Piedmont Park. Hike on Stone Mountain. Taking the outdoors indoors you can experience climates from the tropics to the desert at Atlanta Botanical Garden.

Live Sports

Watch a Falcons (National Football League) game at the Georgia Dome. Take a trip to Turner Field to see the Braves (Major League Baseball). Cheer on the Hawks (National Basketball Association) at Philips Arena.

World-class Arts

Living in Atlanta city gives you plenty of options for indulging your creative side, including opera, ballet, orchestral performances and puppetry arts. Visit the High Museum of Art, the Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA), or the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center.

Great Places to Eat

Some of the best things to do in Atlanta involve food. The city is known for its amazing places to eat. You can try upscale Southern cooking as well as international cuisines, from fried green tomatoes to Korean food.

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International Year

Improve your English language skills, adjust to living in the USA and start earning credits towards your degree in a supportive environment.

Why the International Study Center?

Studying at the ISC will teach you the skills you need to succeed in the rest of your degree and help you make friends.