South Africa: Art and Science of Conservation
Hoedspruit, South Africa 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 remote Mondays and Friday, and in-person Tuesday - Thursday.

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European Honors Program
Rome, Italy 2018
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 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.

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Global Futures Lab
Ahmedabad, India 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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Italy: See Naples and Die
Naples, Italy 2019
European Honors Program
Rome, Italy 2016