School of Architecture

foreign studies programs

Any student wishing to expand his or her education through foreign study opportunities has several options. Consideration should be given to what best fits your degree plan and needs. Scheduling an appointment for advising at the School of Architecture is recommended: There is also an Office of International Education/Study Abroad (OIE/Study Abroad), which has an extensive list of resources available for all students. 

For students interested in foreign travel and study opportunities there are three basic types of programs: 

Exchange Program  This semester-long, fully credited program is a pre-established relationship with a university set up for the Spring semester of the third year of study for undergrad or the spring semester second year of study for grad students.  At present students may conduct an exchange program with architecture schools at the

Summer Faculty Led Programs  These programs are directed and led by School faculty and in the past have traveled to locations such as Tokyo, Guatemala, Rome, Paris, Barcelona, and Vancouver. Students interested in this option are recommended to attend the summer interest meetings held in the Spring semester within the School of Architecture or contact the leading faculty member directly. 

Non-accredited programs  There are several programs that have University level connection but do not necessarily provide credit for curriculum within the major. Students interested in this option are encouraged to contact the Office of International Education/Study Abroad (OIE/Study Abroad), for program options and location.  Upon program verification and selection a follow-up meeting should be made with advising department at