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Study Abroad Opportunities

Architecture

Rome

Required Semester Abroad:

All architecture majors are required to study abroad at the Pantheon Institute in Rome, Italy during the Fall Semester or the Spring Semester of their fourth year... Read more

Summer Abroad:

In addition to the required semester abroad in Rome, architecture majors are encouraged to consider an additional international experience during the summer... Read more

Art History

Florence, Italy

Programs of Note for Art History Majors:

Established by Temple’s Tyler School of Art in the 1960s, Temple Rome offers a variety of art history courses from ancient to contemporary most of which use the city as a classroom... Read more

Graphic Design

SACI

Programs:

Because of the highly structured curriculum of the Graphic Design program, graphic design majors who wish to study abroad during the Fall or Spring semester without delaying graduation are limited to one study abroad program... Read more

Summer Abroad:

Graphic Design majors and minors who prefer not to be away from University Park during the Fall or Spring semesters might consider a summer semester abroad... Read more

Landscape Architecture

Barcelona

Required Semester Abroad:

All landscape architecture majors are required to study abroad either the Spring Semester of their fourth year or Fall Semester of their fifth year. The preferred study abroad program for this semester abroad is the Academy of International Education (AIB) in Bonn, Germany... Read more

Alternative Semester Abroad:

The Department of Landscape Architecture has approved a few other programs that will satisfy the study abroad requirement. This list represents the Penn State sponsored study abroad programs that may be attended as an alternative to AIB Bonn, Germany... Read more

Summer Abroad:

Penn State sponsors a wide variety of summer programs, many of them are led by Penn State faculty, through which students can earn General Education credits. Penn State’s department of Landscape Architecture has also developed two summer... Read more

Music

Ireland

Music Education Majors:

Because Music Education majors have required courses every Fall and Spring semester, it is very difficult for them to study abroad in the fall or spring without delaying their graduation... Read more

Music Performance Majors:

Listed below are the Penn State-sponsored study abroad programs that are most popular with music majors. Some offer music performance workshops while other offer music history and other related courses... Read more

Theatre

London

BA Acting Majors:

All BA Acting majors who have entered the School of Theatre since the Fall of 2014 are required to study abroad at the Theatre Academy London (TAL) during the Spring Semester of their junior year... Read more

Other Options:

IES is a study abroad consortium that offers multiple “tracks” in London and in Dublin which may appeal to theatre majors... Read more

Visual Arts

Rome

Art Education Majors:

Because of the required courses every Fall and Spring semester, Art Education majors find it most convenient to study abroad in the Summer. Art Education majors may study abroad in the Fall or Spring but it requires careful planning and could delay graduation... Read more

Studio Majors:

Established by Temple’s Tyler School of Art in the 1960s, Temple Rome offers a variety of upper-level studio courses in painting, drawing, sculpture, printmaking, photography, and graphic design... Read more