Study Abroad

Take advantage of exchange and study-abroad programs at CCA. We have something for both current students and visiting students. Take your work to the next level, add to your portfolio, and earn college credits.


Study-abroad programs for artists

Expand your horizons

Discover new ways of making and learning and expose your art to diverse audiences by studying abroad. You’ll explore new cultures and unique perspectives, meet other artists and designers, get introduced to historically and aesthetically significant cities, develop your artistic abilities, and broaden your understanding of what it means to be a creative citizen in the 21st century.

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Current students

We offer a variety of two- to three-week programs for CCA students interested in studying abroad. Available during the summer, these programs are led by faculty who often have intimate knowledge of destination cities.


Kickstart your art or design practice

Spend a summer abroad

Explore exotic destinations while earning credits through our unique summer study-abroad programs designed and led by CCA faculty.

From experiencing Graphic Design in Seoul to traveling to the art capitals of Paris and London, immersive courses around the entire globe are available.


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Have questions?

Our study abroad team can help answer your questions about current programs, registration, and financial aid. Please reach out to [email protected].

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