Council for the Progress of Cities
Increasing the well-being of those who make their homes in the world’s cities, and making cities more creative, productive, livable and sustainable are grand challenges of the 21st century. Urban research universities have a unique responsibility in addressing these challenges. In accordance with Goal 4 of Georgia State’s strategic plan, the Council for the Progress of Cities advances the urban mission of the university by strengthening and promoting interdisciplinary research and teaching activities aimed at developing effective solutions to complex challenges facing cities and their regions.
Creative Media Industries Institute
The Creative Media Industries Institute is an interdisciplinary institute introduced in fall 2014 to build on the university’s strengths in media production, research, design, the arts, music management and digital publishing by preparing students for careers that transcend traditional degree programs.
Urban Studies Institute
The creation of the Urban Studies Institute provides an exciting opportunity for a dedicated group of scholars, staff and students to build a new academic program with national and international visibility, and with social relevance to the local community. The Institute is housed in the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, one of the leading public policy schools in the nation, with extensive research networks in Atlanta and cities around the world.