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Global Partnerships

Global Partnerships

The School of City and Regional Planning has several international partnerships that allow for our students to participate in experiences abroad during their time at Georgia Tech. Students can fully immerse themselves in another country while studying toward their graduate degree.

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Tongji - Georgia Tech Exchange Program in Shanghai

This unique exchange program prepares M.Arch and MCRP students for global practice by enabling them to earn an additional master's degree upon completing two semesters at the host institution.

Georgia Tech’s MCRP students earn a Master of Urban and Rural Planning (MURP) degree from Tongji University.

Students in this program pay in-state tuition rates during the year of the exchange. While in Shanghai, students will receive a round trip airfare reimbursement (up to 10,000 RMB), free housing, a monthly stipend for 9 months and can apply for a scholarship.

Tongji University’s School of Architecture and Urban Planning (CAUP) has been ranked as No. 1 in China.

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CEPT University (Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India)

SCaRP’s Indian partner university, CEPT, takes its name from the Centre for Environmgntal Planning and Technology, and is focused on designing, planning, constructing and managing human habitats.  Its Faculty of Planning was established in 1972 and is regularly ranked in the top two among Indian planning schools.  SCaRP and CEPT have exchanged faculty and students and conducted joint studios together.

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University of Guadalajara (Jalisco, Mexico)

SCaRP’s Mexican partner, Universidad de Guadalajara, is a public university authorized in 1791, and focused on innovation and sustainability.  Its planning department is housed in the Center for Arts, Architecture, and Design, a college of 6,000+ students and 500+ faculty.  SCaRP’s and CUAAD’s partnership enables faculty and student exchange as well as joint studio projects and research.

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Habitat UNI

SCaRP is a member of UN-Habitat’s University Network Initiative, promoting the engagement of universities with Habitat’s mission of advancing sustainable development worldwide.  The UNI partnership affords opportunities to engage with other universities active in sustainability worldwide, as well as participation in UN-Habitat projects and events.  


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