Study Abroad

Complete your Liberal Arts requirements in Europe. Study Abroad: Seminar in Europe exposes students to the art of featured regions within the broader context of European history and artistic culture. Explore the extraordinary architecture and visit the extensive collections of paintings, sculptures, and decorative objects housed in Europe’s world-renowned museums.

Summer Study Abroad—Florence, Italy

This program is offered as a study abroad program in Florence, Italy during 7 weeks of summer semester. Classes are offered Monday through Thursday during the semester. Proposed classes during the summer study abroad program will be in the areas of Painting & Architecture.

Program Highlights:

  • Day excursions to small Italian towns
  • On-location painting and drawing or printmaking and book arts classes with Academy instructors
  • Museum visits

The departments participating in Study Abroad typically include:

  • Architecture
  • Fine Art Painting & Drawing
  • Photography

Summer Semester – Florence, Italy (PDF) Get the Study Abroad Italy brochure.

For more info:

Dana Sornstein

Study Abroad

Learn Art in Florence, Italy!

Work throughout the city of Florence during our Study Abroad program in Italy. This program is 7 weeks during the Summer semester.

Summer Semester Abroad Facilities & More



Liberal Arts Intersession Museums & Trips

Paris Fashion Scholarship Exchange

Through the Sister City Scholarship Exchange Program, the School of Fashion awards 2 scholarships to study in Paris with Studio Berçot each year. These scholarships are a tremendous honor and awarded only to the very best students. Many past recipients stayed in Paris to work at Saint Laurent, Dior and Maison Margiela to name a few.

Program Highlights:

  • The scholarship awards full tuition for one year
  • Living and travel expenses are the responsibility of the student
  • All instruction is in French


  • All fashion design, knitwear and 3D seniors
  • MFA and BFA students
  • Candidates must pass the DELF B1

U.K. Fashion Exchange

Through the Exchange Program, the School of Fashion selects 2 students each year to study at the Kingston University Fashion Department right outside of London.

Program Highlights:

  • Students selected can study one semester or a full year at Kingston
  • Living and travel expenses are the responsibility of the student


  • All fashion design, knitwear and 3D juniors and seniors
  • BFA students

Liberal Arts: Seminar in Europe

The Liberal Arts Department and the School of Art History run a three-week intensive traveling course, where students study and write about the art they see in some of Europe’s greatest collections. Lectures accompany the museum visits, and students explore the extraordinary art and architecture of the cities they visit. You’ll visit 9 of the best museums that London has to offer, from the British Museum to the National Gallery of Art to the Tate Modern. Our two day trips from London will be Salisbury & Bath and Windsor Castle. You’ll also get to explore the Tower of London, Westminster Abbey, St. Martins in the Fields and more.


  • Undergraduate and Graduate students must have a GPA of 2.0 or greater.

A few highlights

  • Windsor Castle
  • Tower of London
  • National Gallery
  • And much more!

Information Session for Fine Art Study Abroad Program

Join our information session to learn more about the Fine Art Study Abroad program. In this session, we will cover classes offered, schedule, costs, financial aid, and answer any other questions you may have. The session will be held both on-site and online for your convenience. Check out the Study Abroad information session poster.

If you have any issues accessing the online meeting room, please contact the Online Help Desk:  | 415.618.3545 or 1.888.431.ARTS

*Please note although the Study Abroad program is open to all majors and levels, this information session is for students who are interested in participating in Fine Art classes

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