Education Abroad

As a participant in this program, you will learn the full range of responsibilities of architects, surveyors, and artists who work on archaeological projects from the early stages of organizing the site to final publishing of results.

This study abroad course, which is open to advanced undergraduate and graduate students across the university, will take place in the city of Puebla, Mexico and in Tecuanipan, Mexico (farming community near Puebla) in collaboration with the University Iberoamericana Puebla (www.iberopuebla.mx) and Casita de Barro (

May 31, 2019 to July 7, 2019

This program will expose you to the architectural, landscape, urbanistic, and artistic traditions of Italy, which are considered by many academics to be at the foundations of these disciplines. You will learn by direct exposure to architectural, landscape, and urban sites. Most of the coursework is conducted in situ, directly in the buildings, gardens, and piazzas being studied.

May 27, 2014 to July 8, 2014

As a part of this program, you will learn about the architecture, urbanism, and landscape traditions of France through direct encounters with historic and contemporary examples. Emphasis will be placed on the architects journal or sketchbook as a method of seeing, recording, and analyzing. You will also receive instruction in plein air sketching and drawing with particular emphasis on the medium of watercolor.

In Southern Italy, students have the opportunity to study the history of ancient Roman architecture at the archaeological sites in Pompeii and Stabiae. Working alongside archaeologists and architects, students survey and draw excavations and structures.

May 26, 2017 to July 7, 2017

This program will expose you to the architectural, landscape, urbanistic, and artistic traditions of Italy, which are considered by many academics to be at the foundations of these disciplines. You will explore Rome, Florence, and Vicenza and learn by direct exposure to architectural, landscape, and urban sites.

This past summer, a unique partnership with the international design firm Gensler set the stage for a study abroad program like no other.