Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA)

Global Exchange School

At-A-Glance

What
Global Exchange School
Where
  • Beijing, China
When

Final dates announced on exchange school's website.

Spring Semester

February — June

Fall Semester

September — January

Who
Open to RISD students

Juniors + Seniors. Minimum 3.0+ GPA required.

Eligible RISD Departments
  • Apparel Design
  • Architecture
  • Film/Animation/Video
  • Industrial Design
  • Jewelry + Metalsmithing
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Printmaking
  • Sculpture
Links

University Website
Fact Sheet

Academic Credits
Minimum 12 RISD credit equivalency
Instruction Language
  • Chinese

No English instruction

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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