Morocco Initiative
Providence, United States 2018

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

RISD in Rome

Since 1960, RISD has maintained its site in Rome as a space for interdisciplinary exchange and immersive learning. As the first US art and design school with a significant presence in Italy, RISD in Rome has educated over 1,800 students and engaged with institutions across the city, country and Europe for 6 decades.

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European Honors Program
Rome, Italy 2018
Italy: Rome from Pantheon to MAAM
Rome, Italy 2017

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

Wintersession Travel Courses

RISD Wintersession Travel Courses are rich, short-term global learning opportunities, led by RISD faculty, that take place for up to 5 weeks between fall and spring semesters.

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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

Engage with Us

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

Engage with Us
Italy: See Naples and Die
Naples, Italy 2019

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Berlin, Germany

Universität der Künste Berlin (UdK)

2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Architecture; Graphic Design; Industrial Design
Erfurt, Germany

Fachhochschule Erfurt: University of Applied Sciences

2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Architecture
Jerusalem, Israel

Bezalel Academy of Art & Design

2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Architecture; Apparel; Ceramics; Glass; Film/Animation/Video; Graphic Design; Industrial Design; Jewelry & Metalsmithing; Photography
Stuttgart, Germany

Hochschule für Technik Stuttgart (HFT)

2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Architecture; Interior Architecture
Kyoto, Japan

Kyoto Seika University (KSU)

2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Architecture; Film/Animation/Video; Illustration; Painting; Printmaking; Textiles
Munich, Germany

Technical University of Munich (TUM)

2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Architecture
Prague, Czech Republic

The Academy of Arts, Architecture & Design (AAAD / UMPRUM)

2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Barcelona, Spain

Escola Superior de Disseny i Enginyeria (ELISAVA)

2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Architecture; Film/Animation/Video; Furniture; Graphic Design; Industrial Design; Photography
Cologne, Germany

Köln International School of Design (KISD)

2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Film/Animation/Video; Furniture; Graphic Design; Industrial Design
London, United Kingdom

Chelsea College of Art

2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Textiles
Lausanne, Switzerland

University of Art and Design Lausanne (ECAL)

2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Film/Animation/Video; Furniture; Graphic Design; Industrial Design; Photography
Geneva, Switzerland

HEAD Geneva

2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Apparel; Architecture; Ceramics; Graphic Design; Industrial Design; Interior Architecture; Jewelry & Metalsmithing; Painting; Photography; Sculpture
Dublin, Ireland

National College of Art and Design (NCAD)

2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Apparel; Ceramics; Glass; Industrial Design; Jewelry & Metalsmithing; Painting; Printmaking; Sculpture; Textiles
Milan, Italy

Politecnico di Milano

2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Apparel; Furniture; Industrial Design
Sèvres, France

Strate School of Design

2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Industrial Design
Zürich, Switzerland

Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK)

2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Film/Animation/Video; Graphic Design; Illustration; Industrial Design; Painting; Photography; Sculpture
Eindhoven, Netherlands

Design Academy Eindhoven (DAE)

2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Industrial Design; Furniture
Helsinki, Finland

Aalto University: School of Arts, Design and Architecture (Aalto ARTS)

2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Apparel; Architecture; Ceramics; Film/Animation/Video; Furniture; Glass; Graphic Design; Illustration; Industrial Design; Photography; Textiles
Tokyo, Japan

Tama Art University (TAU)

2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Film/Animation/Video; Graphic Design; Illustration
Paris, France

École Supérieure Nationale des Beaux-Arts (ENSBA)

2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Painting; Sculpture
Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Edinburgh College of Art, University of Edinburgh

2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Film/Animation/Video; Illustration; Industrial Design; Painting; Photography; Sculpture; Textiles
Madrid, Spain

Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Madrid (ETSAM/UPM)

2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Architecture
Seoul, South Korea

Ewha Womans University

2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Apparel; Ceramics; Graphic Design; Industrial Design; Painting; Sculpture; Textiles
Paris, France

French National School for Advanced Studies in Design (ENSCi Les Ateliers)

2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Industrial Design; Textiles
Glasgow, Scotland

Glasgow School of Art

2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Graphic Design; Industrial Design; Jewelry & Metalsmithing; Painting; Photography; Printmaking; Sculpture; Textiles
Basel, Switzerland

Academy of Art and Design (HGK)

2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Graphic Design
The Hauge, Netherlands

Royal Academy of Art the Hague (KABK)

2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Film/Animation/Video; Furniture; Graphic Design; Industrial Design; Interior Architecture; Photography; Textiles
Copenhagen, Denmark

Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts (KADK)

2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Architecture; Film/Animation/Video; Furniture; Graphic Design; Interior Architecture; Painting; Sculpture
Beijing, China

Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA)

2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Apparel; Architecture; Film/Animation/Video; Industrial Design; Jewelry & Metalsmithing; Painting; Photography; Printmaking; Sculpture
Utrecht, Netherlands

Utrecht School of the Arts (HKU)

2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Apparel; Architecture; Film/Animation/Video; Illustration; Graphic Design; Photography; Sculpture
Stockholm, Sweden

Konstfack University of Arts, Crafts and Design

2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Ceramics; Furniture; Glass; Graphic Design; Illustration; Industrial Design; Interior Architecture; Painting; Sculpture; Textiles
Tallinn, Estonia

Estonian Academy of Arts (EKA)

2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Apparel; Architecture; Ceramics; Glass; Graphic Design; Industrial Design; Interior Architecture; Jewelry & Metalsmithing; Painting; Photography; Sculpture; Textiles
Gothenburg, Sweden

Gothenburg University, Academy of Design and Crafts (HDK)

2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Ceramics; Graphic Design; Industrial Design; Jewelry & Metalsmithing; Textiles
Monterrey, Mexico

La Universidad de Monterrey (UDEM)

2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Apparel; Architecture; Graphic Design; Illustration; Industrial Design; Interior Architecture; Painting; Photography; Printmaking; Sculpture
Santiago, Chile

Universidad UNIACC (University for the Arts, Sciences, and Communication)

2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Apparel; Architecture; Film/Animation/Video; Graphic Design; Illustration; Industrial Design; Photography; Textiles
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Universidad Torcuato di Tella (UTDT)

2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Architecture
Sydney, Australia

Sydney College of Art, University of Sydney

2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Ceramics; Film/Animation/Video; Glass; Jewelry & Metalsmithing; Painting; Printmaking; Sculpture
Ahmedabad, India

National Institute of Design (NID)

2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Film/Animation/Video; Furniture; Glass; Graphic Design; Industrial Design; Interior Architecture; Textiles
Melbourne, Australia

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT)

2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Architecture; Graphic Design; Interior Architecture; Photography; Textiles
Canberra, Australia

Australian National University, School of Art & Design (ANU)

2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Ceramics; Film/Animation/Video; Furniture; Glass; Jewelry & Metalsmithing; Painting; Photography; Sculpture
Wellington, New Zealand

Victoria University of Wellington

2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Architecture; Industrial Design; Interior Architecture
Adelaide, Australia

AUSTRALIA - Witness Tree Project: Memory, Place and Cultural Ecology

Winter 2020
Wintersession Travel Course
Furniture; History, Philosophy, & Social Sciences
Mexico City, Mexico

MEXICO - Pre-Columbian to Contemporary: Architecture & Crafts

Winter 2020
Wintersession Travel Course
Theory and History of Art and Design; History, Philosophy, & Social Sciences
Rome, Italy

European Honors Program - Spring 2020

Spring 2020
European Honors Program
RISD Global
Paris, France

FRANCE - Photography in Paris

Winter 2020
Wintersession Travel Course
Photography
Oaxaca, Mexico

MEXICO - Material Propositions: Oaxaca

Winter 2020
Wintersession Travel Course
Architecture
Tokyo, Japan

JAPAN - Papers, Temples & Print

Winter 2020
Wintersession Travel Course
Printmaking; Theory and History of Art and Design
Oaxaca, Mexico

MEXICO - Color, Mestizaje & Design Futures

Winter 2020
Wintersession Travel Course
Textiles
Rome, Italy

European Honors Program - Fall 2019

Fall 2019
European Honors Program
RISD Global
Rome, Italy; Florence, Italy; Orvieto, Italy; Assisi, Italy

RISD in ROME: Illustrating Dante's Inferno

Summer 2019
Summer Studies Travel Course
Illustration
Hoedspruit, South Africa

South Africa: Art and Science of Conservation

Summer 2019
Summer Studies Travel Course
History, Philosophy, & Social Sciences; Liberal Arts Elective
Copenhagen, Denmark

Denmark: Design Seminar and Workshop

Summer 2019
Summer Studies Travel Course
Furniture
Rome, Italy; Venice, Italy

RISD in ROME: Drinking, the Italian Way - Re-Evaluating the Vessel

Summer 2019
Summer Studies Travel Course
Industrial Design
Kyoto, Japan; Tokushima, Japan

Japan: Papermaking and Puppet Theater

Summer 2019
Summer Studies Travel Course
Printmaking
Ponta Delgada, Portugal; Ribeira Grande, Portugal

Azores: Walk and Work with Wood

Summer 2019
Summer Studies Travel Course
Architecture; Industrial Design; Interior Architecture
Seoul, South Korea

Of House and Home: Rethinking-Reworking, a Century of Korean Housing 1910-2010

Spring 2019
Global Field Trip
Architecture
Rome, Italy

European Honors Program - Spring 2019

Spring 2019
European Honors Program
RISD Global
Paris, France

France: Photography in Paris

Winter 2019
Wintersession Travel Course
Photography
Surama, Guyana; Georgetown, Guyana

Guyana: Exploring Art and Science of Bio Diversity in Guyana

Winter 2019
Wintersession Travel Course
History, Philosophy, & Social Sciences; Literary Arts & Studies
Tokyo, Japan; Tokushima, Japan

Japan: Papers, Temples and Print

Winter 2019
Wintersession Travel Course
Printmaking; History of Art & Visual Culture
Lisbon, Portugal; Sines, Portugal; Évora, Portugal; Mértola, Portugal; Faro, Portugal

Portugal: Mapping Portugal: Bio-geo Cultural Heritages

Winter 2019
Wintersession Travel Course
Interior Architecture; Literary Arts & Studies; Liberal Arts Elective
Naples, Italy; Rome, Italy

Italy: See Naples and Die: Panorama and the Poetics of City

Winter 2019
Wintersession Travel Course
Landscape Architecture; Literary Arts & Studies
Mexico City, Mexico

Mexico: History, Pre-Colonial, Colonial and Contemporary Arts

Winter 2019
Wintersession Travel Course
History, Philosophy, & Social Sciences; History of Art & Visual Culture
Munich, Germany; Weiden, Germany

Germany: Advanced Studio - Crystal Clear

Fall 2018
Global Field Trip
Industrial Design
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; Providence, United States

Where is Africa?

Academic Year 2018
Global Faculty Fellowship
Architecture; RISD Global; RISD Museum
Rome, Italy

European Honors Program - Fall 2018

Fall 2018
European Honors Program
RISD Global
Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo: Bike Building

Summer 2018
Summer Studies Travel Course
Industrial Design
Rome, Italy

RISD in ROME: Artistic Practice in Public Space

Summer 2018
Summer Studies Travel Course
Graphic Design
Hoedspruit, South Africa

South Africa: Art and Science of Conservation

Summer 2018
Summer Studies Travel Course
History, Philosophy, & Social Sciences; Liberal Arts Elective
Burren, Ireland; Dublin, Ireland; Aran Islands, Ireland

Ireland: Illustrating Irish Myths and Legends in the Burren

Summer 2018
Summer Studies Travel Course
Illustration
Copenhagen, Denmark

Denmark: Danish Design Workshop

Summer 2018
Summer Studies Travel Course
Furniture
Lisbon, Portugal; Ponta Delgada, Portugal; Providence, United States

Resources and Places: Focus Portugal

Academic Year 2018
Multi-year Initiative
Architecture; Industrial Design; Interior Architecture
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; Zanzibar, Tanzania

East Africa: Between Content and Container Vol. 3

Spring 2018
Global Field Trip
Architecture
Boisbuchet, France

France: From Horizontal to Vertical

Spring 2018
Global Field Trip
Architecture; Interior Architecture; Textiles
Casablanca, Morocco; Fez, Morocco; Marrakech, Morocco

Morocco: Advanced Studio - Pattern | Performance | Clay

Spring 2018
Global Field Trip
Architecture; Ceramics; Interior Architecture
Malmö, Sweden; Copenhagen, Denmark

Sweden and Denmark: Beyond Borders - Designing Resiliency for the Urban Landscape

Spring 2018
Global Field Trip
Architecture
Rome, Italy

European Honors Program - Spring 2018

Spring 2018
European Honors Program
RISD Global
Lisbon, Portugal

Portugal: Material Practices

Winter 2018
Wintersession Travel Course
Architecture; Industrial Design; Literary Arts & Studies; Liberal Arts Elective
Paris, France

France: Photography in Paris

Winter 2018
Wintersession Travel Course
Photography
Haida Gwaii, Canada; Vancouver, Canada

Canada: Haida Made

Winter 2018
Wintersession Travel Course
Furniture
Venice, Italy; Perugia, Italy; Florence, Italy

Italy: Renaissance Painting Techniques/Perugia to Venice

Winter 2018
Wintersession Travel Course
Illustration; History of Art & Visual Culture
Kyoto, Japan; Naoshima, Japan

Japan: Contemporary Works and Their Execution

Winter 2018
Wintersession Travel Course
Architecture; Ceramics
Fez, Morocco

Morocco: Crafting the City

Winter 2018
Wintersession Travel Course
Interior Architecture; History of Art & Visual Culture; Ceramics
Monterrey, Mexico

Mexico: Un-Wall the Border

Fall 2017
Global Field Trip
Architecture
Rome, Italy

European Honors Program - Fall 2017

Fall 2017
European Honors Program
RISD Global
Fez, Morocco; Casablanca, Morocco; Providence, United States

Crafting the City: Focus Morocco

Academic Year 2017
Multi-year Initiative
Architecture; Ceramics; Interior Architecture; Theory and History of Art and Design
Isfahan, Iran; Havana, Cuba; Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; Lima, Peru; Ahmedabad, India

Global Futures Lab

Academic Year 2016
Global Faculty Fellowship
Industrial Design
Havana, Cuba

Researching Cuba: Print and History

Summer 2015
Global Engagement for Curriculum Development Grant
History, Philosophy, & Social Sciences; Printmaking
Xu Bing
Providence, United States 2019
European Honors Program
Rome, Italy 2016