Study Abroad for Studio Art

An art class in Siena, Italy

An art class in Siena, Italy

There are exciting options around the world for those majoring in Fine Arts to study abroad. Many Fine Arts majors study abroad to gain important cross-cultural perspectives, learn new techniques and styles, develop their language abilities, or gain first-hand experience. This page contains information that will assist Fine Arts majors in the Studio Art Program determine how best to integrate study abroad into their Brandeis academic careers.

Sample of Approved Programs

Brandeis offers a wide range of programs for students pursuing studies in Studio Art. Students in the past have studied at such places as:

For more details on other programs for Fine Arts majors, visit the study abroad approved programs list. There you can filter options to search for unique program traits like internships or research. Additional programs might have acceptable coursework, but this list shows the primary locations where Studio Art 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. 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 Studio Art here.

Receiving Credit in Studio Art

Students wishing to receive credit in Studio Art 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. 

Studying Abroad as a Studio Art Major

Zoe Gale

Studio Art major Zoe Gale studied abroad on Brandeis in Siena in summer 2019.