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Programs Abroad

Australia

Sydney College of the Arts (Sydney)*

Semester Dates Fall: July to November; Spring: February to June
Application Deadlines September 15 for spring, March 1 for fall
Language of Instruction English
Subjects Ceramics, Digital Media and Film, Glass, Jewelry, Photography, Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture, Art History
Housing Not available through the institution; students are responsible for their own housing

Belgium

LUCA School of Arts (Brussels)

Semester Dates Fall Only: September to December
Application Deadlines March 1
Language of Instruction Dutch/English
Subjects GD
Housing Not available through institution; students must secure their own housing; resources available through LUCA.

Bolivia

SIT: Multiculturalism, Globalization, and Social Change (Cochabamba)

Semester Dates Fall: August to December; Spring: February to May
Application Deadlines September 15 for spring; March 1 for fall
Language of Instruction Spanish and English (minimum three semesters college-level Spanish required)
Subjects Academic topics for this program include Multiculturalism, Globalization, and Social Change.  All SIT programs include language study, field study seminar, and independent study.
Housing Homestays are provided by SIT and are required.

Canada

Alberta College of Art and Design (Calgary)*

Semester Dates Fall: September to December; Spring: January to April
Application Deadlines September 15 for spring, March 1 for fall
Subjects Ceramics, Drawing, Fiber, Glass, Jewelry and Metals, Media Arts and Digital Technologies, Painting, Photography, Print Media, Sculpture, Visual Communications Design
Housing May be available through Alberta

Emily Carr University of Art and Design (Vancouver)*

Semester Dates Fall: September to December; Spring: January to April
Application Deadlines September 15 for spring, March 1 for fall
Language of Instruction English
Subjects Animation, Ceramics, Communication Design, Digital Visual Arts, Drawing, Film/Video, Industrial Design, Interactive Media, Painting, Photography, Print Media, Sculpture
Housing Not available through the institution; students are responsible for finding and securing housing

Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (Halifax)*

Semester Dates Fall: September to December; Spring: January to April
Application Deadlines September 15 for spring, March 1 for fall
Language of Instruction English
Subjects Art History, Ceramics, Drawing, Film and Video, Interactive Media, Jewelry, Painting, Performance Art, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, Textiles
Housing Not available through the institution; students are responsible for finding and securing housing

Ontario College of Art and Design (Toronto)*

Semester Dates Fall: September to December; Spring: January to April
Application Deadlines September 15 (for spring), March 1 (for fall)
Language of Instruction English
Subjects Advertising, Criticism and Curatorial Practice, Drawing, Environmental Design, Graphic Design, Illustration, Industrial Design, Integrated Media, Liberal Studies, Material Art and Design, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture/Installation
Housing Contact institution for details
Extra Application Item AICAD Mobility application and OCAD application forms

Chile

Universidad Finis Terrae (Santiago)*

Semester Dates Fall (July - September); Spring (March - July)
Application Deadlines September 15 for spring; March 1 for fall
Language of Instruction Spanish (must have Advanced Spanish)
Subjects Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, and Sculpture
Housing Not available through school; students are responsible for their own housing

China

Central Academy of Fine Arts (Beijing)

Semester Dates Fall (September to mid-January); Spring (late-February to late-June)
Application Deadlines September 15 for spring; March 1 for fall
Language of Instruction Mandarin/English
Subjects Architecture, Design, and Fine Art
Housing  Dorm available, not guaranteed

SIT: Language, Cultures, and Ethnic Minorities(Kunming)

Semester Dates Fall: September to December; Spring: February to June
Application Deadlines September 15 for spring; March 1 for fall
Language of Instruction Chinese and English (Chinese language study is required, but there is no language pre-requisite for this course/program)
Subjects Academic topics for this program include Chinese language, Cultures, and Ethnic Minorities.  All SIT programs include language study, field study seminar, and independent study.
Housing Homestays are provided by SIT and are required.

Czech Republic

Academy of Arts, Architecture, and Design (Prague)

Semester Dates Spring only: February to June
Application Deadlines March 1 (for spring of following year)
Language of Instruction Czech (Some instructors can speak some English). 
Subjects

 Ceramics, Fashion, Glass, Illustration, Metal and Jewelry, Painting, Photography, Sculpture, Textile Arts, Visual Communication. 

Housing Dorm available, not guaranteed.

FAMU (Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts) in cooperation with CET

Semester Dates Fall (August to December); Spring (January to May)
Application Deadlines September 15 (spring); March 1 (fall)
Language of Instruction English, Czech
Subjects Video, Photo, or New Media, Czech language, possibility of other CET courses
Housing Student apartments through CET; housing is required
Structure of Program CET will provide an orientation, one week of intensive Czech upon arrival, a few hours of Czech a week during the semester and activities/field trips. Students will take studio classes with FAMU. Students can also take one academic class with CET.

Denmark

DIS: Danish Institute for Study Abroad (Copenhagen)

Semester Dates Fall: August to December; Spring: January to May
Application Deadlines September 15 (for spring), March 1 (for fall)
Language of Instruction English
Subjects Architecture, Interior Architecture, Urban Design, Pre-Architecture, Art History, Liberal Arts, Danish Studies
Housing Available through DIS and required; housing options include host families, shared apartments, and single or shared dormitory rooms
Scholarships Students may be considered for partial scholarships of up to $5,000 based on financial need.
Extra Application Items (1) $50 application fee (This fee will be credited to your DIS bill once you actually enroll.) (2) In order to be considered for a scholarship award, submit DIS's scholarship application to MICA's International Affairs office along with the rest of your study abroad application materials.

France

Paris College of Art (Paris)

Semester Dates Fall: August to December; Spring: January to May
Application Deadlines September 15 (for spring), March 1 (for fall)
Language of Instruction English (intensive French language study is also available)
Subjects Communication Design, Critical Studies, Design Management, Fashion Design, Fine Arts, Illustration, Photography
Housing Paris College of Art Housing is required

Ecole Superieure de Arts et Medias de Caen (Caen)

Semester Dates Fall only
Application Deadline March 1
Language of Instruction French and English; must have minimum of Intermediate French
Subjects Graphic Design, Fine Art (PM, PH, CM, FB), and Media
Housing Student Residence available/required

Germany

Hamburg University of Applied Sciences (Hamburg)*

Semester Dates Spring only: March to July
Application Deadlines September 15 (for spring)
Language of Instruction English (Course work and projects in English are possible) and German
Subjects Communication Design (Graphic Design, Advertising Design, Photography, Typography, Type Design, Interactive Media, Time-based Media); Illustration; Textile, Fashion, and Costume Design
Housing Guaranteed on-campus housing for students who apply by the appropriate deadline.
Extra Application Items (1) Hamburg health insurance application (purchasing the insurance is required). (2) If MICA accepts your application for Hamburg, you will also need to send Hamburg a wire transfer payment of an administrative fee (210 Euros).

Ghana

SIT: Social Transformation and Cultural Expression (Accra)

Semester Dates Fall: August to December; Spring: January to May
Application Deadlines September 15 for spring; March 1 for fall
Language of Instruction Asante Twi and English (Asante Twi language study is required, but there is no language pre-requisite for this course/program)
Subjects Academic topics for this program include Social Transformation and Cultural Expression. This program also offers workshops in traditional Ghanian dance and drumming, and bead-making, sculpture, and batik.  All SIT programs include language study, field study seminar, and independent study.
Housing Homestays are provided by SIT and are required.

India

SIT: National Identity and the Arts (New Delhi)

Semester Dates Fall: September to December; Spring: February to May
Application Deadlines September 15 for spring; March 1 for fall
Language of Instruction Hindi and English (Hindi language study is required, but there is no language pre-requisite for this course/program)
Subjects Academic topics for this program include National Identity and the Arts.  All SIT programs include language study, field study seminar, and independent study.
Housing Homestays are provided by SIT and are required.

Indonesia

SIT: Arts, Religion, and Social Change (Bedulu, Central Southern Bali)

Semester Dates Fall: September to December; Spring: January to May
Application Deadlines September 15 for spring; March 1 for fall
Language of Instruction Bahasa Indonesia and English (Bahasa Indonesia language study is required, but there is no language pre-requisite for this course/program)
Subjects Academic topics for this program include Arts, Religion, and Social Change.  All SIT programs include language study, field study seminar, and independent study.
Housing Homestays are provided by SIT and are required.

Ireland

Burren College (Ballyvaughan)

Semester Dates Fall: September to December; Spring: January to April
Application Deadlines September 15 (for spring), March 1 (for fall)
Language of Instruction: English
Subjects: Drawing, Painting, Photography, Sculpture, Liberal Arts (including Irish Studies)
Housing: Available through Burren and required. Housing options include single or shared rooms in modern houses near the College or in the village of Ballyvaughan.

Israel

Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design and Rothberg International School (Jerusalem)*

Semester Dates Fall (only for students who can stay from August to mid-January); Spring (February to June)
Application Deadlines September 15 (for spring)
Language of Instruction Hebrew (can communicate with faculty and fellow students in English)
Subjects Animation, Architecture, Ceramic and Glass Design, Fashion, Film and Video, Fine Art, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Jewelry and Metal Design, Photography, Academics, and Hebrew
Housing Dorms through Rothberg International School - housing is required
Structure of Program Students take a required Hebrew or Arabic class during the first 2 weeks of the program. They will also take an elective at the Rothberg International School and, then, take studio classes at Bezalel Academy of Arts.

Italy

MICA@SACI (Studio Art Centers International, Florence)

Semester Dates Fall (September to December); Spring (January to April)
Application Deadlines September 15 (for spring); March 1 (for fall)
Language of Instruction English
Subjects All majors eligible; please consult with International Affairs.
Housing Centrally located apartments through SACI - housing required.

Japan

AICAD In Japan - Osaka University of Arts (Osaka)* in cooperation with CET

Semester Dates Fall: September to January; Spring: January to July
Application Deadlines September 15 (for spring), March 1 (for fall)
Language of Instruction English and Japanese; Intensive Japanese at Osaka Gakuin University (OGU) prior to start of classes at Osaka University; Students will also continue Japanese and cultural studies throughout program at OGU. Art classes are taken at Osaka University of Arts (OUA).
Subjects Animation, Print Making, Fiber, Glass Blowing, and Ceramics.
Housing Shared student apartments with Japanese roommate- housing required.

Korea

Korea National University of Arts (Seoul)*

Semester Dates Fall: September to December; Spring: March to June
Application Deadlines September 15 (for spring); March 1 (for fall)
Language of Instruction Korean
Subjects School of Visual Arts: Art Theory, Design, Fine Arts
Housing Limited housing assistance may be available
Extra Application Item Copy of passport

Hongik University (Seoul)*

Semester Dates Fall: September to December; Spring: January to June
Application Deadlines: September 15 (for spring), March 1 (for fall)
Language of Instruction: Korean, some English
Subjects: Ceramics, Industrial Design, Metal Art & Design, Oriental Painting, Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture, Textile Art, Visual Communication Design, Woodworking and Furniture Design
Housing: Dorms available

Madagascar

SIT: Urbanization and Rural Development (Antananarivo)

Semester Dates Fall: August to December; Spring: January to May
Application Deadlines: September 15 (for spring), March 1 (for fall)
Language of Instruction: French, Malagasy, and English (minimum three semesters college-level French required).
Subjects: Academic topics for this program include Urbanization and Rural Development.  All SIT programs include language study, field study seminar, and independent study.  
Housing: Homestays are provided by SIT and are required.

Morocco

SIT: Field Studies in Journalism and New Media (Rabat)

Semester Dates Fall: August to December; Spring: January to May
Application Deadlines: September 15 (for spring), March 1 (for fall)
Language of Instruction: French or Arabic and English (French or Arabic study is required, but there is no language pre-requisite for this course/program).
Subjects: Academic topics for this program include Field Studies in Journalism and New Media.  Previous college-level coursework in writing, journalism, communication, and/or media is required.  All SIT programs include language study, field study seminar, and independent study.  
Housing: Homestays are provided by SIT and are required.

Nepal

SIT: Tibetan and Himalayan Peoples (Kathmandu)

Semester Dates Fall: August to December; Spring: January to May
Application Deadlines: September 15 (for spring), March 1 (for fall)
Language of Instruction: Nepali, Tibetan, and English (Nepali or Tibetan study is required, but there is no language pre-requisite for this course/program).
Subjects: Academic topics for this program include Tibetan and Himalayan Peoples.  All SIT programs include language study, field study seminar, and independent study.  
Housing: Homestays are provided by SIT and are required.

The Netherlands

Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Cooperation with IES*

Semester Dates Fall, Spring
Application Deadlines March 1 (for fall and spring)
Language of Instruction English/Dutch (Dutch classes available)
Subjects Architectural Design, Fashion, Jewelry, Textiles, Ceramics, Fine Arts, Glass, Visual Communication, Audio-Visual Design
Housing Provided by IES and required 

Willem de Kooning Academy (Rotterdam)*

Semester Dates Fall only (September to January)
Application Deadlines March 1
Language of Instruction Dutch (primarily), English
Subjects Animation, Audiovisual Design, Fashion, Graphic Design, Interactive Media
Housing Dorm available, not guaranteed
Extra Application Item three (3) recent passport photos

Nicaragua

SIT: Youth Culture, Literacy, and Media (Managua)

Semester Dates Fall: August to December; Spring: January to May
Application Deadlines: September 15 (for spring), March 1 (for fall)
Language of Instruction: Spanish and English (minimum three semesters college-level Spanish required).
Subjects: Academic topics for this program include Youth Culture, Literacy, and Media.  All SIT programs include language study, field study seminar, and independent study.  
Housing: Homestays are provided by SIT and are required.

Poland

Academy of Fine Arts (Wroclaw)*

Semester Dates Spring only: February to June
Application Deadlines September 15 (for spring)
Language of Instruction Polish
Subjects Ceramics and Glass, Graphics, Interior Architecture and Industrial Design, Painting and Sculpture
Housing The institution may offer limited assistance in finding housing.

Samoa

SIT: Pacific Communities and Social Change (Apia)

Semester Dates Fall: August to December; Spring: January to May
Application Deadlines: September 15 (for spring), March 1 (for fall)
Language of Instruction: Samoan and English (Samoan study is required, but there is no language pre-requisite for this course/program).
Subjects: Academic topics for this program include Pacific Communities and Social Change.  All SIT programs include language study, field study seminar, and independent study.  
Housing: Homestays are provided by SIT and are required.

Senegal

SIT: National Identity and the Arts (Dakar)

Semester Dates Fall: August to December; Spring: January to May
Application Deadlines: September 15 (for spring), March 1 (for fall)
Language of Instruction: French, Wolof, and English (minimum three semesters college-level French required).
Subjects: Academic topics for this program include National Identity and the Arts.  This program also offers independent studio work in sculpture, ceramics, painting, bronze, sous-verre, batik, furniture-making, dance, music, instrument-building, fashion design, photography, film, or theatre. All SIT programs include language study, field study seminar, and independent study.  
Housing: Homestays are provided by SIT and are required.

Singapore

Nanyang Technological University*

Semester Dates Fall: August to November; Spring: January to May
Application Deadlines September 15 (for spring), March 1 (for fall)
Language of Instruction English
Subjects Digital Animation, Digital Filmmaking, Interactive Media, Photography and Digital Imaging, Product Design, Visual Communication
Housing Available through the institution

South Africa

SIT: Multiculturalism and Human Rights (Cape Town)

Semester Dates Fall: August to December; Spring: January to May
Application Deadlines: September 15 (for spring), March 1 (for fall)
Language of Instruction: Afrikaans, isiXhosa, and English (isiXhosa and beginning Afrikaans study are required, but there is no language pre-requisite for this course/program).
Subjects: Academic topics for this program include Multiculturalism and Human Rights.  All SIT programs include language study, field study seminar, and independent study.  
Housing: Homestays are provided by SIT and are required.

Spain

Universidad Politécnica de Valencia (Valencia)*

Semester Dates Spring only: February to June
Application Deadlines September 15 (for spring)
Language of Instruction  Spanish. Occasional art and design courses may be offered in English
Subjects Ceramics, Fine Arts, Industrial Design, Visual Communication
Housing Institution may offer limited assistance in finding housing

Sweden

Konstfack (Stockholm)*

Semester Dates Fall only: August to January
Application Deadlines September 15 (for spring), March 1 (for fall)
Language of Instruction Swedish (Instructors and students can speak English)
Subjects Animation, Ceramics and Glass, Fine Arts, Furniture Design, Graphic Design, Illustration, Industrial Design, Interior Architecture, Metal Design, Textiles (Illustration and Graphic Design may be unavailable to exchange students in the spring semester)
Housing Institution may offer limited assistance in finding housing

United Kingdom

The Arts University College at Bournemouth (Bournemouth, England)*

Semester Dates Fall: September to December; Spring: will vary by department; January or February to April or May (there are two spring terms and students attend both)
Application Deadlines September 15 (for spring), March 1 (for fall)
Language of Instruction English
Subjects Animation Production; Costume for the Screen and State; Fashion Studies; Film and Television; Film Production; Fine Art; Graphic Design; Illustration; Modelmaking for Design and Media
Housing Limited on-campus housing may be available

Edinburgh College of Art (Edinburgh, Scotland)*

Semester Dates Spring only: January to April
Application Deadlines September 15 (for spring)
Language of Instruction English
Subjects Graphic Design, Photography
Housing Students are responsible for finding and securing housing. Limited assistance may be available.
Special Note Students typically earn a maximum of 12 credits for the trimester at ECA

Glasgow School of Art (Glasgow, Scotland)*

Semester Dates Fall only
Application Deadlines March 1
Language of Instruction English
Subjects Animation, Arts and Media, Digital Screen Arts, Film and Video, Fine Art, Journalism, Photography (availability varies by campus)
Housing Not available through the institution. Students are responsible for finding and securing housing

University for the Creative Arts (Canterbury, Epsom, Farnham, Maidstone, Rochester)*

Semester Dates Fall (September to January); Spring (January to June)
Application Deadlines March 1 (Fall); September 15 (Spring)
Language of Instruction English
Subjects Animation, Photography, Digital Arts, Illustration, Fine Arts, Film & Video, Product Design, Fashion/Textiles
Housing Dorms available, not guaranteed

United States

AICAD Domestic Mobility Program

Institutions A list of AICAD member institutions with links is available on AICAD's website. Most AICAD member institutions participate in the exchange program. NOTE: Member institutions that do not participate in the exchange program are Art Center College of Design, California Institute of the Arts, Cornish College of the Arts, Parsons the New School for Design, Pennsylvania College of Art & Design, Pratt Institute, and School of Visual Arts.
Semester Dates Available in fall and spring. Semester dates vary by institution, but most are similar to MICA's.
Application Dates September 15 (for spring); March 1(for fall)
Subjects Vary by institution. More than 30 affiliated arts institutions in the U.S. and Canada participate in the AICAD domestic exchange program.
Housing Availability and assistance vary by institution.

New York Studio Residency Program (New York, NY)

Semester Dates Fall: September to December; Spring: January to May
Application Deadlines September 15 (for spring), March 1 (for fall)
Subjects Digital Arts and Video, Fiber Arts, New and Mixed Media, Painting, Photography, Sculpture, and Related Visual Arts.
Program Independent studio track (10 credits independent studio, 3 credits Critical Seminar, and 3 credits Contemporary Art Seminar).
Housing Not available through the program. Students are responsible for finding and securing housing in NYC.

Vietnam

SIT: Culture, Social Change, and Development (Ho Chi Minh City)

Semester Dates Fall: September to December; Spring: January to May
Application Deadlines: September 15 (for spring), March 1 (for fall)
Language of Instruction: Vietnamese and English (Vietnamese study is required, but there is no language pre-requisite for this course/program).
Subjects: Academic topics for this program include Culture, Social Change, and Development.  All SIT programs include language study, field study seminar, and independent study.  
Housing: Homestays are provided by SIT and are required.

 

*Programs with a star are direct exchange programs.  Please be sure to read about how exchange programs work on our Policies & Expectations page.