The study abroad deadline is fast approaching! In order for us to approve, nominate and support your application with one of our exchange partners, or programming affiliates, the Office of International Education must receive your Fall 2023 application no later than March 1, 2023. If you have not done so, please attend any one of our information sessions (below) to research a program that is right for you. Preparing a study abroad application requires time and great effort. You will need in-depth advising from your academic advisor to select overseas courses for MICA credit; time to speak with the faculty chair of your respective major department for overseas course approvals; obtain letters of recommendation from select faculty; and time to talk with a study abroad advisor to help chart your progress to completion. If you intend on studying abroad in Fall 2023, please review the information on this website to help get you started.
MICA is widely recognized for administering an impressive selection of semester and summer study abroad and exchange opportunities - a reflection of our strong commitment to educating artists and designers who wish to gain a global perspective to influence their practice.
The Office of International Education (OIE) manages study abroad and exchange programs in over 30 countries, as well as off-campus study opportunities in the United States through our partnership with the Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design (AICAD) consortium. In addition to international program management, we offer comprehensive study abroad advising, information sessions and workshops, and logistical advice and support throughout every student's off-campus, or international experience. We partner with various student service offices on MICA's campus to condense the process, so students and their parents feel confident understanding how academics, financial aid, and others, apply to their overall experience.
Take a look at our Study Abroad Info Sessions below to learn more about up-and-coming events, learning opportunities, and ways to begin charting your journey abroad.
Study illustration in London with MICA: the trip is open to undergraduate and graduate students in all majors-18 years or older with a valid passport-who have completed at least one year of college. For all programs, credits can be applied to Studio Elective. For most programs, an additional 3 credits can be elected for Art History. For questions regarding the program please contact Rebecca Bradley: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you intend to study abroad fall 2022, obtaining a passport, in addition to academic advising, should be at the top of your to-do list. According to the U.S. Department of State, ordering a passport for the first time could take more than 12-weeks to process due to limited staffing and operations at passport centers. Order your passport today!
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Take some time to listen to our podcast featuring MICA's own, Savannah Imani Wade, study abroad alumna. Savannah shares a personal narrative of her journey and discusses her transforming experience where art and activism intersect.