The University of Georgia offers a world-class education on a beautiful campus. Located in Athens Georgia, the classic college town we offer many opportunities in and out of the classroom.

UGA continues to rank among the top 100 public and private research universities for federal research and development expenditures, and is consistently rated among the top college towns for quality of life. Athens’ cosmopolitan populace and varied cultural and recreational opportunities, combined with southern hospitality and small-town convenience, makes it a desirable place to live and work.


  • World renowned researchers
  • Support for postdoc researchers
  • Enjoyable and friendly research community


  • Cutting-edge research
  • Research that has real world and important applications
  • Great research resources (core facilities, libraries, technology, supply support)
  • World-renowned research centers

Expand Your Horizons

  • As a Research university we offer a wide range of research opportunites
  • UGA offers a large number of interdisciplinary collaborations
  • We also strive to collaborations with other Universities in Georgia and beyond

College Town Comforts

  • Low cost of living
  • Hospitable people
  • Good weather
  • Access to recreational opportunities on and off campus
  • Athens provides numerous cultural amenities and is also close to Atlanta

Get Involved in the College experience

  • University sponsored volunteer opportunities in Athens