Azores: Walk and Work with Wood
Ponta Delgada, Azores, Portugal 2019

RISD GLOBAL is a hub for global discourse in art and design. We value cross-cultural exchange and experiences that inspire creative agency.

What We Do

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RISD Global is fully remote, but you can still schedule a virtual meeting or advising appointment with the RISD Global team.

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Design Collaboration in Ghana
Accra, Ghana 2010
Design Collaboration in Ghana
Accra, Ghana 2010

Study Globally

RISD Global works to create and support a variety of immersive travel, learning, and exchange opportunities for RISD students beyond campus.

Study Globally

Global Summer Studios

RISD Global Summer Studios are 3-week art and design virtual studios, led by RISD faculty, that are designed to broaden perspectives, de-center experiences, and reframe assumptions by exploring the intersections of crafts, art, and design as they manifest around the world.

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Global Futures Lab
Isfahan, Iran 2017

Research and Teach

RISD Global supports and strengthens faculty research, practice, and pedagogy that focus on global topics and specific geographies.

Research and Teach
Morocco: Crafting the City
Fez, Morocco 2018

Connect with Us

RISD Global initiates and develops global partnerships that enable new kinds of education opportunities and expand avenues for research and teaching.

Connect with Us

For students: connect with us!

RISD Global is fully remote, but we still have several ways to connect! Schedule a 1:1 Virtual Advising Appointment, chat with us during Drop-In Hours (without an appointment), or simply reach out via phone, email, Instagram, or GChat.

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Xu Bing
Providence, RI, USA 2019

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European Honors Program
Rome, Italy 2016
Italy: See Naples and Die
Naples, Italy 2019