Over the past 17 years, CCA has developed an extraordinary reputation for unique summer study-abroad programs, designed and led by CCA faculty.
Some courses are interdisciplinary and should be of interest to students from many different disciplines; others are discipline specific.
Summer 2016 Destinations
Complete course descriptions and details for each program will be posted by Friday, December 18, 2015. Summer study-abroad registration will begin Monday, February 22, 2016.
- Aix-en-Provence in France with Allison Smith (this program only: open to students between their freshman and sophomore year as well as more advanced students)
- Iceland (Interdisciplinary) with Brook Hinton
- Italy: Florence, Milan, Naples, Rome (Interdisciplinary) with Mariella Poli
- Berlin (Architecture focus but open to students from other disciplines) with Antje Steinmüller & Chris Falliers
- Japan (Design focus, but open to students from other disciplines) with Doug Akagi
- Japan (Animation History) Anime/Hiroshima Animation Film Festival with Steve Segal
- London/Milan/Amsterdam (Industrial Design History) with Mara Holt Skov
- London/Paris (Illustration History) with Randy Chavez
- Scandinavia (Design & Furniture) with Leif Petersson
- Paris (Design focus, but open to students from other disciplines) with Erik Adigard, Jeremy Mende
- + New York Studio (Painting focus, but open to students from other Fine Arts disciplines) with Linda Geary
Past Summer 2015 Destinations
- Berlin with Karen Fiss
- China with Lisa Findley
- Iceland with Brook Hinton
- Italy with Mariella Poli
- Japan with Douglas Akagi
- London/Paris with Randy Chavez
- New York Studio with Linda Geary
- Paris with Erik Adigard
- Rome with Katherine Rinne
- Switzerland with Leigh Markopoulos
- Vienna/Madrid with Mauricio Soto and Antje Steinmüller
(While New York is not overseas, it is a world away and provides an additional unique opportunity to explore a venue outside of California. The same registration policies/deadlines apply.)
See International Student Affairs & Programs (ISAP) for fall and spring international exchange opportunities.
Office of Special Programs
Oakland campus, Ralls 201
Office Hours: Monday–Friday
8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
Dean of Special Programs