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.

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RISD Global is remote Mondays and Friday, and in-person Tuesday - Thursday.

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WS Italy: Rome from Pantheon to MAAM
Rome, Italy 2017
European Honors Program
Rome, Italy 2014

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 Studies

Global Summer Studies are open to undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled at RISD or in other art and design institutions worldwide, as well as recent RISD graduates.

COVID-19 Update: RISD Global is committed to doing everything possible to ensure these programs can take place, but please note RISD continues to monitor and work with ever-changing travel regulations and COVID protocols. We will keep the community informed if significant changes or alerts come up.

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Global Futures Lab
Isfahan, Iran 2017

Teach Globally

RISD Global supports and strengthens faculty practices and pedagogy that focus on global topics and specific geographies.

Teach Globally
Morocco: Crafting the City
Fez, Morocco 2018

Connect with Us

RISD Global advocates for cross-cultural learning and exchange as a way to strengthen creative agency. We shape opportunities for engagement with local communities and diverse traditions of making, and support initiatives to address the challenges, meanings, and relevance of art and design in a global context.

Connect with Us

For students: Let's Talk!

RISD Global is operating on a hybrid working schedule in Spring 2023. We still have several ways to connect. Schedule a 1:1 Advising Appointment or simply reach out via phone or email.

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Xu Bing
Providence, RI, USA 2019

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European Honors Program
Rome, Italy 2016
Argentina: Hi/Low Tech
Buenos Aires, Argentina 2017