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 Art History 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 Art History 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 LiaisonTo 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. As every department has different policies regarding credit from abroad, the Study Abroad Liaison can assist you with guidance on major/minor credit. Find the Study Abroad Liaison for Art History here.
Receiving Credit in Art History
Students wishing to receive credit in Art History for coursework done off-campus during the academic year should discuss these plans with the Study Abroad Liaison. All students as part of their application process for either a summer or semester term abroad will be required to have a course proposal reviewed by the department if they wish to receive credit in that major/minor. For the semester, this is an initial conversation and students should continue to discuss plans with the department as they have more course information (syllabi, etc.). For the summer, courses are pre-approved. Upon return, semester students should complete the Petition to Request Substitution for a Requirement form for final and formal review.