Ireland: Illustrating Myths in the Burren
Aran Islands, Ireland 2016

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
European Honors Program
Rome, Italy 2018

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 graduates and new professionals practicing in the field.

COVID-19 Update: Global Summer Studies 2022 are under review. More information will be released soon.

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Global Futures Lab
Ahmedabad, India 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: Clay-in-Context
Providence, RI, USA 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: Let's Talk!

RISD Global is fully remote, but we still have several ways to connect. Schedule a 1:1 Virtual Advising 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
Argentina: Hi/Low Tech
Buenos Aires, Argentina 2017