Escola Superior de Disseny i Enginyeria (ELISAVA)

Elisava is the strength of its student body, more than 17,000 students from all over the world, those who have left their mark and those who enter today stepping hard to break schemes. It is a plural space that is nourished by a constantly changing multicultural society, where innovation is urgent and absolutely necessary.

At-A-Glance

What
Global Exchange School
Where
  • Barcelona, Spain
When

Final dates announced on exchange school's website.

Spring Semester

January — June

Fall Semester

September — December

Who
Open to RISD students

Juniors + Seniors. Minimum 3.0+ GPA required.

Eligible RISD Departments
  • Architecture
  • Film/Animation/Video
  • Furniture Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Industrial Design
  • Photography
Links

Exchange Website
University Website
Fact Sheet
Exchange Requirements + Structure
Housing Information

Academic Credits
Minimum 12 RISD credit equivalency
Instruction Language
  • Spanish
  • Catalan

No English instruction

About ELISAVA

Language

Spanish language proficiency, Basic or intermediate level – A2 European level, is highly recommended.

Academic Credits

ELISAVA utilizes the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) to award academic credit for coursework. For transfer to RISD, 2ECTS is equivalent to 1 RISD credit.

Exchange Course Restriction

The following courses and programmes not available for exchange students: Final Degree Project course (4th year), “Study Abroad” programme, Master degrees, Postgraduate degrees.

Apply for Global Exchange & AICAD

The entire application process will be completed using an online application portal. Apply the semester before you plan to attend.

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1:1 Advising Session

Have questions? The RISD Global team is available to meet for a 1:1 advising session. We can give you more information about your study options, help you figure out which program makes sense for you, and assist you with the application process.

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