RISD students are encouraged to engage in off-campus learning experiences that enhance creative practices through multidisciplinary exploration of various cultures. Five-week travel/study courses are available during Wintersession and through Global Summer Studies experiences, with semester-long programs now offered in Rome and Seoul. In addition, the RISD Global Exchange Program offers wonderful opportunities to study at 43 other colleges and universities throughout the world.


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Global Exchange Program

Global Summer Studies

RISD in Rome | European Honors Program

RISD in Seoul

Time. Space. Place: Global Thoughts and Practices at RISD

Wintersession Travel Courses