Study Abroad for Art History
There are many wonderful options all over the world for those studying Art History to study abroad. Many Fine Arts majors study abroad to gain important cross-cultural perspectives, develop their language abilities, learn a new perspective on art, gain hands-on experience, or attain a global experience. This page contains information that will assist History of Art majors/minors determine how best to integrate study abroad into their Brandeis careers.
Sample of Approved Programs
Brandeis offers a wide range of programs for students pursuing History of Arts studies. Students in the past have studied at such places as:
- Brandeis in Siena: Making, Seeing, and Mastering Art in Tuscany - Siena, Italy
- University of Botswana (CIEE) - Gaborone, Botswana
- College Year in Athens - Athens, Greece
For more details on other programs for Fine Arts majors, visit the approved study abroad programs list. Click on "Advanced Search" to filter options or search for unique program traits like internships or research. Additional programs might have acceptable coursework, but this list shows the primary locations where art history courses may be available.
Study Abroad Liaison
To assist students with their academic choices abroad and to help answer any questions about receiving major/ minor credit while abroad, each academic department and program has assigned a faculty member to serve as the Study Abroad Liaison. Fine Arts majors who plan to study abroad should speak with the study abroad liaison before they go abroad, and again once they have returned from study abroad.
The liaison for Fine Arts: History of Arts is Prof. Jonathan Unglaub.
Receiving Credit in History of Arts
Before going abroad, you can find out whether a specific course will or will not count as a History of Arts elective by speaking with the Study Abroad Liaison in History of Arts. It is strongly recommended that you do this prior to going abroad. In order to formally request History of Arts Abroad credit for the course, you must contact your Study Abroad Liaison upon your return to Brandeis and after you have received a grade for the course. The final step would be to fill out a Petition to Request a Substitution for a Requirement.