Study Abroad

Our study abroad programs are more than art tourism

Herron's study abroad programs are among the most powerful ways to discover the historical impact of art and design in the world and over time while making memorable friendships.

Programs are offered during spring and summer semesters over several weeks. Destinations vary by year including one or several stopovers in France, Italy, Greece, Spain, Germany, the United Kingdom, and Southeast Asia. As a student studying abroad, you will experience the trip of a lifetime while delving into international culture on location in museums, archeological sites, monuments, and design firms. In turn, your understanding of global contexts will help form your identity as a professional artist, designer, or scholar.

Study abroad stories

Exploring Italy's art and culture

Summer 2017

18 students covered nearly 160 miles on foot and consumed countless gelati while exploring art history and European culture across various destinations in Italy. Enjoy a few of their highlights and some post-study reflection.

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Spring break abroad in London

Spring 2018

Two students chronicle their spring break exploring all that London and the surrounding area has to offer, including museums, galleries, and historical sites, guided by a painting professor and Herron's gallery director.

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Experiencing Danish design and culture

Summer 2018

See how 22 students and two faculty members traveled to Copenhagen to experience one of Europe's modernist design epicenters and embrace "hygge," a defining characteristic of Danish culture.

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IUPUI financial aid and scholarships

The scholarships, grants, and subsidized and unsubsidized loans you receive from Student Financial Assistance for study at IUPUI may be used to pay for study abroad programs.

You may also be eligible for study abroad scholarships through the IUPUI Study Abroad Office.

Venice Biennale Sessions

Since 2009, Herron School of Art and Design has been an official educational partner for the Venice Biennale Sessions. Students on the "Exploring Art in Italy" trip in the fall of 2022 will attend La Biennalie di Venezia's prestigious 59th Annual International Art Exhibition.

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