Examples of Franco-American cooperation in the Southeast United States
Georgia Tech is a driving force in the cooperation between France and the U.S. Southeast.
In 1990, Georgia Tech established a campus in Metz, Georgia Tech Lorraine, which is the only American campus on French soil. This program benefits both the technological dynamism of the Metz urban area, and American and French students who are offered the opportunity to follow an international curriculum in France and the United States at the various Georgia Tech campuses.
The International Joint Unit (UMI) of the CNRS created in 2006, the only existing UMI on French soil, has enabled Georgia Tech Lorraine (GTL) to establish research partnerships with French laboratories, including ENSAM-Paris Tech, Supélec, University of Franche-Comté, LAAS-CNRS of the University Paul Sabatier in Toulouse.
In addition to these academic cooperations, since 2010 Georgia Tech has co-organized with the Consulate General of France in Atlanta the France-Atlanta program, an annual series of events designed to foster cooperation around innovation between France and the U.S. Southeast in the fields of science, business, culture and humanitarian affairs. Discover the full program on the France-Atlanta website.