National Institute of Design (NID)

Global Exchange School


Global Exchange School
  • Ahmedabad, India

Final dates announced on exchange school's website.

Spring Semester

December — April

Fall Semester

July — November

Open to RISD students

Open to Juniors + Seniors. Minimum 3.0 GPA required.

Eligible RISD Departments
  • Film/Animation/Video
  • Furniture Design
  • Glass
  • Graphic Design
  • Industrial Design
  • Interior Architecture
  • Textiles

University Website
Exchange Website
Course Catalog

Spring Semester Application Deadlines
RISD Deadline: Sep 13, 2019
School Deadline: Sep 22, 2019
Fall Semester Application Deadlines
RISD Deadline: Mar 8, 2020
School Deadline: Apr 8, 2020
Academic Credits
Minimum 12 RISD credit equivalency
Instruction Language
  • English

Full English instruction

Apply for Global Exchange & AICAD

Ready to Apply? Applications for Fall 2020 Global Exchange and AICAD Exchange are now open! Deadlines vary per partner school and are listed on each partner school's page.
If your host school is an Association of Independent Colleges of Art & Design Exchange partner (typically based in North America), apply to RISD Global by March 10.

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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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