NORTH AMERICA PARTNER INSTITUTIONS

CANADA

 


 

ALBERTA COLLEGE OF ART & DESIGN (ACAD) **
Calgary, Alberta

Programs: Ceramics, Drawing, Fibre, Glass, Jewellery + Metals, Liberal Studies, Media Arts + Digital Technologies, Painting
Terms: Fall – Sept to Dec; Winter/Spring – Jan to Apr
Language of Instruction: English
Course Load: 15 credits
Housing: Residence available and off-campus housing assistance also available 

EMILY CARR UNIVERSITY ****
Vancouver, British Columbia

Programs: Communication Design, Industrial Design, Visual Arts, General Fine Arts, Photography, Fine Arts and Creative Writing, Critical + Cultural Practices, Animation, Film, Video + Integrated Media
Terms: Fall – Sept to Dec; Winter/Spring – Jan to Apr
Language of Instruction: English
Course Load: 15 credits
Housing: No student residence. They will provide you with housing information
Student Reports:  ArtVisual Culture

NSCAD UNIVERSITY **
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Programs: Art Education, Art History, Critical Studies, English, Film Studies (Film History), Ceramics, Jewellery, Textiles and Fashion, Digital Design, Graphic Design, Interdisciplinary Design, Product Design, Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture, Film, Media Arts, Photography 
Terms:  Fall – Sept to Dec; Winter/Spring – Jan to Apr 
Language of Instruction: English 
Course Load: 15 credits 
Housing:  No student residence.  They can help with housing information

UNITED STATES

ART ACADEMY OF CINCINNATI **
Cincinnati, Ohio

Programs: Art History, Communication Arts - Digital Arts,  Communication Arts - Photography, Drawing, Fine Arts - Digital Arts, Fine Arts - Photography, Illustration, Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture, Visual Communication Design 
Terms: Fall – late Aug to early Dec; Winter/Spring – Jan to Apr
Language of Instruction: English 
Course Load: 15 credits 
Housing: Residence available      

CALIFORNIA COLLEGE OF THE ARTS (CCA) ****
San Francisco and Oakland, California

Programs: Animation, Architecture, Ceramics, Community Arts, Fashion Design, Film, Furniture, Glass, Graphic Design, Illustration, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Jewellery/Metal Arts, Painting/Drawing, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, Textiles, Visual Studies, Writing and Literature
Terms: Fall – early Sept to mid-Dec; Winter/Spring – mid Jan to early May
Language of Instruction: English
Course Load: 15 credits
Housing: Student residence may be available
Student Reports:  ArtDesign

CLEVELAND INSTITUTE OF ART (CIA) *
Cleveland, Ohio

Programs: Biomedical Arts, Ceramics, Communication Design, Drawing, Enameling, Fiber & Material Studies, Foundation Glass, Illustration, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Jewelry & Metals, Liberal Arts, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, T.I.M.E. - Digital Arts
Terms: Fall – late Aug to Dec; Winter/Spring – Jan to Apr 
Language of Instruction: English
Course Load: 15 credits
Housing: Off-campus only 
Student Reports:  Art, Design

COLLEGE FOR CREATIVE STUDIES (CCS) ***
Detroit, Michigan

Programs: Advertising Design, Animation and Digital Media, Art Education, Crafts, Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Illustration, Interior Design, Photography, Product Design (Note: Transportation Design not available to mobility/exchange students)
Terms: Fall - Sept to Dec; Winter/Spring - Jan to early May
Language of Instruction: English
Course Load: 15 credits
Housing: Residence available
Student Reports:  Art, Design

COLUMBUS COLLEGE OF ART & DESIGN (CCAD) *
Columbus, Ohio

Programs: Advertising & Graphic Design, Fashion Design, Fine Arts, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Illustration, Media Studies, Animation, Foundation Studies, Liberal Arts, Photography
Terms: Fall – late Aug to Dec; Winter/Spring - Jan to mid-May 
Language of Instruction: English
Course Load: 15 credits
Housing: Residence available
Student Reports:  Design

KANSAS CITY ART INSTITUTE *
Kansas City, Missouri

Programs: Animation, Art History, Ceramics, Fibre, Graphic Design, Digital Filmmaking, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, Studio Art in Creative Writing (Note:  Interdisciplinary Arts not available to mobility/exchange students)
Terms: Fall – late Aug to Dec; Winter/Spring – Jan to mid-May 
Language of Instruction: English
Course Load: 15 credits
Housing: Residence available
Student Reports:  Art

LAGUNA COLLEGE OF ART & DESIGN (LCAD) **
Laguna Beach, California

Programs: Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Illustration, Game Art, Animation, Liberal Arts 
Terms: Fall – late Aug to Dec; Winter/Spring – Jan to mid-May 
Language of Instruction: English
Course Load: 15 credits
Housing: No student residence.  They can help with housing information
Student Reports:  Art

LESLEY UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF ART & DESIGN
Boston, Massachusetts

Programs: Fine Arts (includes drawing, painting, printmaking,sculpture, ceramics, new media), Illustration, Animation, Digital Filmmaking, Graphic Design, Interactive Design, Photography, Art History
Terms: Fall – early Sept to mid Dec; Winter/Spring – late Jan to mid-May
Language of Instruction: English
Course Load: 15 credits
Housing: On-campus housing available

LYME ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS *
Old Lyme, Connecticut

Programs: Painting, Sculpture, Illustration
Terms: Fall – late Aug to Dec; Winter/Spring- mid-Jan to mid-May 
Language of Instruction: English
Course Load: 15 credits
Housing: No student residence. They can help with housing information

MAINE COLLEGE OF ART (MECA) **
Portland, Maine

Programs: Liberal Arts, Art History, Ceramics, Graphic Design, Illustration, Metalsmithing and Jewellery, New Media, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, Woodworking & Furniture Design
Terms: Fall – Sept to Dec; Winter/Spring – Jan to Apr 
Language of Instruction: English
Course Load: 15 credits
Housing: Residence available

MARYLAND INSTITUTE COLLEGE OF ART (MICA) **
Baltimore, Maryland

Programs: Art History, Ceramics, Drawing, Environmental Design, Experimental Animation, Fiber, General Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Illustration, Interactive Media, Interdisciplinary Sculpture, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Video
Terms: Fall – late Aug to Dec; Winter/Spring – mid-Jan to early May
Language of Instruction: English
Course Load: 15 credits
Housing: Residence available
Student Reports:  ArtDesign

MASSACHUSETTS COLLEGE OF ART (MASSART) **
Boston, Massachusetts

Programs: Animation, Architectural Design, Art History, Art Teacher Education, Ceramics, Community Education, Fashion Design, Fibres, Film/Video, Glass, Graphic Design, Illustration, Industrial Design, Jewellery and Metalsmithing, Museum Education, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture
Terms: Fall –Sept to Dec; Winter/Spring – late Jan to mid-May 
Language of Instruction: English
Course Load: 15 credits
Housing: Residence available
Student Reports:  Visual Culture

MEMPHIS COLLEGE OF ART (MCA) *
Memphis, Tennessee

Programs: Liberal Studies, Digital Cinema, Digital Media, Drawing, Graphic Design, Illustration, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture
Terms: Fall – late Aug to Dec; Winter/Spring – late Jan to early May 
Language of Instruction: English
Course Load: 15 credits
Housing: Residence available

MILWAUKEE INSTITUTE OF ART & DESIGN (MIAD) *
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Programs: Liberal Studies, Communication Design, Drawing, Illustration, Industrial Design, Integrated Studio Arts, Interior Architecture + Design, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, Time-Based Media
Terms: Fall – late Aug to Dec; Winter/Spring – mid-Jan to early May 
Language of Instruction: English
Course Load: 15 credits
Housing: Residence available

MINNEAPOLIS COLLEGE OF ART & DESIGN (MCAD) *
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Programs: Advertising, Animation, Comic Art, Drawing/Painting, Filmmaking, Fine Arts Studio, Furniture Design, Graphic Design, Illustration, Photography, Print Paper Book, Sculpture, Web + Multimedia Environments
Terms: Fall – late Aug to Dec; Winter/Spring – late Jan to mid-May 
Language of Instruction: English
Course Load: 15 credits
Housing: Residence available

MONTSERRAT COLLEGE OF ART *
Beverly, Massachusetts

Programs: Animation + Interactive media, Book Arts, Graphic Design, Illustration, Interdisciplinary Arts, Painting + Drawing, Photography + Video, Printmaking, Sculpture, Art history, Creative Writing
Terms: Fall – late Aug to Dec; Winter/Spring – late Jan to mid-May 
Language of Instruction: English
Course Load: 15 credits
Housing: Residence available

MOORE COLLEGE OF ART & DESIGN *
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Programs: Art Education, Art History, Curatorial Studies, Fashion Design, Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Illustration, Interior Design, Photography & Digital Arts, Textile Design, Liberal Arts
Terms: Fall – late Aug to Dec; Winter/Spring – late Jan to early May
Language of Instruction: English
Course Load: 15 credits
Housing: Residence available

OREGON COLLEGE OF ART & CRAFT (OCAC) *
Portland, Oregon

Programs: Book Arts, Ceramics, Drawing and Painting, Fibre, Metals, Photography, Wood, General Studies
Terms: Fall – Sept to Dec; Winter/Spring – mid-Jan to early May 
Language of Instruction: English
Course Load: 15 credits
Housing: On and off-campus housing/assistance available
Student Reports: Design

OTIS COLLEGE OF ART & DESIGN ****
Los Angeles, California

Programs: Architecture/Landscape/Interiors, Communication Arts, Digital Media, Fine Arts, Product Design (Note:  Fashion Design and Toy Design not available to mobility/exchange students)
Terms: Fall – late Aug to Dec; Winter/Spring – Jan to May 
Language of Instruction: English
Course Load: 15 credits
Housing: Student residence may be available.  They can provide off-campus housing information
Student Reports:  ArtDesign

PACIFIC NORTHWEST COLLEGE OF ART (PNCA) **
Portland, Oregon

Programs: Communication Design, General Fine Arts, Illustration, Intermedia, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture
Terms: Fall –Sept to Dec; Winter/Spring – Jan to May 
Language of Instruction: English
Course Load: 15 credits
Housing: Residence available 
Student Reports:  Art

PENNSYLVANIA ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS (PAFA) *
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Programs: Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture, Liberal Arts
Terms: Fall – late Aug to Dec; Winter/Spring – Jan to May
Language of Instruction: English
Course Load: 15 credits
Housing: No student residence. They can help with housing information

PENNSYLVANIA COLLEGE OF ART & DESIGN (PCA&D) *
Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Programs: Digital Media, Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Illustration, Photography
Terms: Fall - Sept to Dec; winter/Spring - Jan to May
Language of Instruction: English
Course Load: 15 credits
Year Level: Junior
Housing: Residence available

RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN (RISD) ****
Providence, Rhode Island

Programs: Apparel Design, Architecture, Ceramics, Film/Animation/Video, Furniture Design, Glass, Graphic Design, Illustration, Industrial Design, Interior Architecture, Jewellery/Metalsmithing, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture Textiles
Terms: Fall –Sept to Dec; Winter/Spring –Feb to May 
Language of Instruction: English
Course Load: 15 credits
Housing: Residence available
Student Reports:  Design

RINGLING SCHOOL OF ART & DESIGN **
Sarasota, Florida

Programs: Fine Arts, Graphic and Interactive Communication, Illustration, Interior Design, Painting, Photography & Digital Imaging, Printmaking, Sculpture (Note: Advertising Design, Business of Art and Design, Computer Animation, Digital Film, Game Art and Design and Motion Design are not available to mobility/exchange students)
Terms: Fall – late Aug to Dec; Winter/Spring –Jan to May 
Language of Instruction: English
Course Load: 15 credits
Housing: Residence available
Student Reports:  Design

SAN FRANCISCO ART INSTITUTE  ****
San Francisco, California

Programs: Contemporary Practice, Design and Technology, Film, Liberal Arts, New Genres, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, History and Theory of Contemporary Art, Urban Studies
Terms: Fall –Sept to Dec; Winter/Spring –Jan to May 
Language of Instruction: English
Course Load: 15 credits
Housing: No student residence available for exchange students.  They will provide you with off-campus housing information
Student Reports:  Art

Note: SFAI will only accept students from OCAD U if they have students who want to study at OCAD U in the same semester. 

SCHOOL OF THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO (SAIC) ****
Chicago, Illinois

Programs: Arts Administration and Policy, Architecture, Interior Architecture and Designed Objects, Art Education, Art History, Theory, and Criticism, Art and Technology Studies, Art Therapy, Ceramics 
Design for Emerging Technologies, Fashion Design, Fibre and Material Studies, Film, Video and New Media, Historic Preservation, Liberal Arts, Painting and Drawing, Performance, Photography 
Print Media, Sculpture, Sound, Visual Communication, Visual and Critical Studies (Note: Cooperative Education not available to mobility/exchange students)
Terms: Fall –Sept to Dec; Winter/Spring –Jan to May 
Language of Instruction: English
Course Load: 15 credits
Housing: No student residence available for exchange students.  They will provide you with off-campus housing information
Student Reports:  ArtDesign

SCHOOL OF THE MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS AT TUFTS *
Boston, Massachusetts

Programs: Art Education, Ceramics, Drawing, Film/Animation, Foundations, Glass, Metals, Painting, Performance, Photography, Print and Paper, Sculpture, Sound, Text and Image Art, Video, Visual and Critical Studies
Terms: Fall –Sept to Dec; Winter/Spring –Jan to May 
Language of Instruction: English
Course Load: 15 credits
Housing: Residence available

UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS **
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Programs: Acting, Animation, Ballet, Crafts, Communication, Film/Animation, Film/Digital Video, Foundation, Graphic Design, Illustration, Industrial Design, Jazz Dance, Jazz Studies: Composition, Jazz Studies: Instrumental Performance, Jazz Studies: Vocal Performance, Liberal Arts, Modern Dance, Multimedia, Musical Theater, Painting/Drawing, Photography, Printmaking/Book Arts, Sculpture, Theater Design and Technology, Theater Management and Production, Writing for Film and Television
Terms: Fall –Sept to Dec; Winter/Spring –Jan to early May 
Language of Instruction: English
Course Load: 15 credits
Housing: Student residence may be available
Student Reports:  Art

WATKINS COLLEGE OF ART, DESIGN & FILM *
Nashville, Tennessee

Programs: Film, Fine Art, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Photography
Terms: Fall –Sept to Dec; Winter/Spring –Jan to early May 
Language of Instruction: English
Course Load: 15 credits
Housing: Student residence may be available

 


 

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INTERNATIONAL PARTNER INSTITUTIONS

AUSTRALIA

 


 

GRIFFITH UNIVERSITY ***
Brisbane, Australia

Programs: Animation, Art Theory, Digital Design, Film and Screen Media, Game Design, Graphic Design, Indigenous Art, Industrial Design, Interdisciplinary Painting, Interdisciplinary Print Media, Interdisciplinary Sculpture, Interior Environments, Jewellery and Small Objects, Photography, Product Design, Visual Communication Design
Terms: Trimester 1: late Feb to mid June; Trimester 2: early Jul to mid Oct
Language of Instruction: English
Course Load: 40 credit points
Housing: Student housing is usually available
Student Reports:  Art

RMIT UNIVERSITY ***
Melbourne, Australia

Programs: Advertising, Animation, Games and Interactive Media, Graphic and Communication Design, Fashion, Fine and Visual Art, Furniture, Industrial and Product Design, Interior Design, Photography, Textiles (Note: The Architecture program does not accept exchange students at the undergraduate level.)
Terms: Semester 1 – early Mar to late Jun; Semester 2 – mid Jul to mid Nov
Language of Instruction: English
Course Load: 48 credit points
Housing: No student residence.  They will provide information on off-campus accommodation options
Student Reports:  DesignDigital Futures

BRAZIL

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDADE CATÓLICA DO RIO DE JANEIRO (PUC-RIO) *
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Programs: Architecture and Urbanism, Product Design, Visual Communication, Digital Media, Fashion Design
Terms: Semester 1 – Mar to Jul; Semester 2 – Aug to Dec
Language of Instruction:  Portuguese.  A small number of courses are offered in English each year.  Portuguese as a Second Language classes are available for exchange students (you are required to pay a registration fee for these classes)
Course Load: 20 credits
Housing:
 No on-campus housing. They offer a homestay program for international students.
Student Reports:  Design

UNIVERSIDADE DE BRASILIA (UnB) *
Brasília, Brazil

Programs: Architecture and Urbanism, Industrial Design, Visual Arts
Terms: Semester 1 – Mar to Jul; Semester 2 – Aug to Dec
Language of Instruction: Portuguese.  Free Portuguese as a Second Language classes are available for exchange students
Course Load: 20 credits
Housing: A limited number of spots are available in student housing. They will provide information on off-campus rental options

UNIVERSITY OF CAMPINAS (UNICAMP) *
Campinas, Brazil

Programs: Art Courses (Only for Art major applications)
Terms: Semester 1 – Feb to Jul; Semester 2 – Aug to Dec
Language of Instruction: Portuguese 
Course Load: 20 credits
Housing: No student residence. They will provide you with off-campus housing information

CHINA

ONTARIO-JIANGSU STUDENT (OJS) EXCHANGE PROGRAM *
Jiangsu, China

The Ontario-Jiangsu Student Exchange Program has an application deadline of January 31 for both the fall and winter terms of the following year.  ALL applications must be submitted to OCAD U International Student Services in the January before you want to go on exchange.

1. Jiangnan University

Programs: Industrial Design
Terms: Fall – Sept to mid Jan; Winter/Spring – mid Feb to Jul
Language of Instruction: Industrial Design courses are taught in English
Course Load: 20 credits
Housing: Student residence is available
Student Reports:  Design

2. Nanjing University of the Arts

Programs: Painting, Calligraphy, Sculpture, Art History, Industrial Design, Environmental Design, Graphic Design, Jewellery, Textiles, Design Theory, Performing Arts, Video and Film
Terms: Fall – Sept to mid Jan; Winter/Spring – mid Feb to Jul
Language of Instruction: Mandarin, but a limited number of English-medium courses may be available.  It may be possible to arrange project-based independent courses with English-speaking instructors to ensure you obtain full credit for the exchange
Course Load: 20 credits
Housing: Student residence is available
Student Reports:  Art

3. Xi'an Jiaotong Liverpool University

Programs: Architecture, Industrial Design, Urban Planning & Design
Terms: Fall – Sept to mid Jan; Winter/Spring – mid Feb to Jul
Language of Instruction: English 
Course Load: 20 credits
Housing: Student residence is available

CZECH REPUBLIC

FILM AND TV SCHOOL OF THE ACADEMY OF PERFORMING ARTS (FAMU) *
Prague, Czech Republic

Programs: Film, Television, Photography, and New Media
Terms: Fall – late Sept to mid Jan; Winter/Spring – mid Feb to mid-May (It is recommended that OCAD U students apply for the Winter/Spring term)
Language of Instruction: No Czech language requirements for exchange students.  Classes for exchange students are taught mainly in English
Course Load: 30 ECTS
Housing: No student residence.  They will provide you with off-campus housing information
Student Reports: Art
Note:  FAMU only accepts exchange applications once a year in the spring.  ALL applications must be submitted to OCAD U International Student Services in the February before you want to go on exchange.

DENMARK

DESIGNSKOLEN KOLDING ***
Kolding, Denmark

Programs: Industrial Design, Interactive Media, Fashion, Textiles, Graphic Design, Illustration
Terms: Fall – early Sept to late Dec; Winter/Spring – early Jan to late June
Language of Instruction: Classes are taught mainly in Danish, but you can interact with professors and students in English 
Course Load: 30 ECTS
Housing: No student residence.  They will provide you with off-campus housing information
Student Reports:  Design

ROYAL DANISH ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS - SCHOOL OF DESIGN (KADK) ****
Copenhagen, Denmark

Programs: Visual Communication, Furniture Design, Space and Materials, Craft - Glass and Ceramics, Game and Interaction Design, Fashion Design and Textiles
Terms: Fall – early Sept to late Jan; Winter/Spring – early Feb to late June (It is recommended that OCAD U students apply for the winter/spring semester.)
Language of Instruction: Classes are taught mainly in Danish, but exchange students will receive guidance in English and will be able to take exams in English
Course Load: 30 ECTS
Housing: No student residence. They will provide you with off-campus housing information
Student Reports:  Design

FINLAND

LAHTI UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED SCIENCES (LAMK) ***
Lahti, Finland

Programs: Furniture Design, Package/Product Design, Interior Architecture, Industrial Design, Fashion Design, Jewellery & Object Design, Graphic Design, Multimedia Production, Photography, Animation, Game Design
Terms: Fall – Sept to Dec; Winter/Spring – Jan to May
Language of Instruction: Classes are taught mainly in Finnish, but you can interact with professors and students in English
Course Load: 30 ECTS
Housing: Student residence is normally available
Student Reports:  Design

TAMPERE UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED SCIENCES (TAMK) **
Tampere, Finland

Programs: Media, Fine Art, Photography, Animation 
Terms: Fall – late Aug to mid Dec; Winter/Spring – early Jan to early June
Language of Instruction: The Media program is taught entirely in English.  Fine Art courses are taught in Finnish and English
Course Load: 30 ECTS
Housing: No student residence.  They will provide you with off-campus housing information
Student Reports:  Art

FRANCE

L’ÉCOLE DE DESIGN NANTES ATLANTIQUE ***
Nantes, France

Programs: Industrial Products, Brand Design, Retail & Interior Design, Digital Media Design
Terms: Fall – late Sept to early Feb; Winter/Spring – mid Feb to mid-June (It is recommended that OCAD U students apply for the Winter/Spring semester)
Language of Instruction: English (exchange students are placed in the International Class)
Course Load: 30 ECTS
Housing: Accommodation is offered in nearby university residences.  Places are limited.  Assistance is provided for students who do not receive a place in university residence
Student Reports:  DesignDigital Futures

ÉCOLE SUPÉRIEURE DES BEAUX-ARTS (ENSBA) **
Paris, France

Programs: Fine Arts (Painting, Drawing, Printmaking/Bookmaking) Ceramics, Digital Technologies, Foundry, Photography, Woodworking
Terms: Fall – late Sept to late Jan; Winter/Spring – early Feb to late Jun (It is recommended that OCAD U students apply for winter/spring semester)
Language of Instruction: An advanced level of French is required
Course Load: 30 ECTS
Housing: No student residence.  They will provide you with off-campus housing information.  Visit http://etudiantscanadiens.org/en/ for other option
Student Reports:  Art

ÉCOLE SUPÉRIEURE ART & DESIGN DE SAINT-ÉTIENNE (ESADSE) **
St. Étienne, France

Programs: Fine Art, Design, Visual Communication
Terms: Fall – late Sept to early Feb; Winter/Spring – mid-Feb to late Jun (It is recommended that OCAD U students apply for the winter/spring semester)
Language: An advanced level of French is required
Course Load: 30 ECTS
Housing: No student residence.  They will provide you with housing information
Student Reports:  Art

PENNINGHEN ***
Paris, France

Programs: Art Direction (Graphic Design and Digital Design, Branding and Global Design, Visual Communication, Editorial Design), Interior Architecture (Residential Design, Retail and Scenic Design, Commercial Design)
Terms: Fall – late Sept to late Jan; Winter/Spring – late Jan to early Jun (It is recommended that OCAD U students apply for the winter/spring semester)
Language: An advanced level of French is required
Course Load: 30 ECTS
Housing: No student residence.  They will provide you with off-campus housing information.  Visit  http://etudiantscanadiens.org/en/ for other option
Student Reports:  Design

GERMANY

UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED SCIENCES EUROPE (formerly BTK University of Applied Sciences) ***
Berlin, Germany

Programs: Photography and Communication Design
Terms: Fall/Winter semester – mid Oct to mid Feb; Spring/Summer semester – early Apr to mid-Jul (It is recommended that OCAD U students apply for the spring/summer semester)
Language of Instruction: English
Course Load: 30 ECTS
Housing: Student residence may be available.  They will provide info on off-campus housing
Student Reports:  ArtDigital Futures

UNIVERSITÄT DER KÜNSTE BERLIN (UdK) ****
Berlin, Germany

Programs: This exchange is open to Industrial Design and Graphic Design students
Terms: Fall/Winter semester – mid Oct to mid Feb; Spring/Summer semester – early Apr to mid-Jul (It is recommended that OCAD U students apply for the spring/summer semester)
Language of Instruction: A basic knowledge of German is highly recommended.  Classes are taught in German, but you can interact with professors and students in English
Course Load: 30 ECTS
Housing: No student residence.  They will provide you with off-campus housing information
Student Reports:  Design

INDIA

THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF DESIGN (NID) *
Ahmedabad, India

Programs: Animation Film Design, Ceramic and Glass Design, Exhibition Design, Film and Video Communication, Furniture and Interior Design, Graphic Design, Product Design, Textile Design
Terms: Semester 1 - mid-Jul to early Dec; Semester 2 – early Jan to mid-May
Language of Instruction: English
Course Load: 
Housing: Student residence is usually available

ISRAEL

BEZALEL ACADEMY OF ARTS AND DESIGN *
Jerusalem, Israel

Programs: Architecture, Ceramics and Glass Design, Fine Art, Industrial Design, Jewellery and Fashion, Photography, Visual Communication, Screen-Based Arts (Animation and Video)
Terms: Term 1 – mid Oct to late Jan; Term 2 – late Feb to late Jun (It is recommended that OCAD U students apply for Term 2)
Language of Instruction: No Hebrew language requirements for exchange students.  Classes are taught mainly in Hebrew, but there is usually a limited selection of courses available in English.  You can interact with professors and students in English
Course Load: 15 points
Housing: Student accommodation is available at the Hebrew University
Student Reports:  ArtDesign

NORWAY

OSLO METROPOLITAN UNIVERSITY (OsloMet) (Formerly Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences) **
Oslo, Norway

Programs: This exchange is open to Industrial Design students
Terms: Fall Semester - mid-Aug to mid-Dec; Winter Semester - early Jan to Jun
Language of Instruction: No Norwegian language requirements for exchange students.  Classes are taught mainly in Norwegian, but there is usually a limited selection of courses available in English.  You can interact with professors and students in English.
Course Load: 30 ECTS
Housing: International students can apply for affordable student housing through the Student Welfare Association (SiO)
Student Reports: DesignMaster of Design

SWEDEN

(HDK) STENEBY SCHOOL OF DESIGN AND CRAFTS - University of Gothenburg ***
Dals Långed, Sweden

Programs: Wood Oriented Furniture Design, Textiles, Iron and Steel for Public Spaces 
Terms: Fall semester only.  Fall semester - early Sept to mid-Jan, but you can make special arrangements to finish in December
Language of Instruction: No Swedish language requirements for exchange students.  Classes are taught mainly in Swedish, but you can interact with professors and students in English.
Course Load: 30 ECTS
Housing: Student residences are available for exchange students
Student Reports:  Design

MALMÖ UNIVERSITY **
Malmö, Sweden

Programs: Interaction Design, Visual Communication
Terms: Fall Semester – mid-Aug to mid-Jan; Winter/Spring Semester - mid Jan to early Jun (It is recommended that OCAD U students apply for winter/spring semester)
Language of Instruction: No Swedish language requirements for exchange students.  Some courses are taught in English and you can interact with professors and students in English
Course Load: 30 ECTS
Housing: Student residence is available
Student Reports:  Design

SWITZERLAND

ÉCAL – ÉCOLE CANTONALE D’ART DE LAUSANNE ****
Lausanne, Switzerland

Programs: Film, Fine Art, Graphic Design, Industrial and Product Design, Media and Interaction Design, Photography
Terms: Winter/Spring semester only -  late Feb to early Jul
Language of Instruction: French, with some courses offered in English.  A basic command of French is highly recommended
Course Load: 30 ECTS
Housing: They will provide information on off-campus housing
Student Reports:  ArtDigital Futures

UNITED KINGDOM

UNIVERSITY OF DUNDEE - DUNCAN OF JORDANSTONE COLLEGE OF ART & DESIGN **
Dundee, Scotland

Programs: Graphic Design, Interior and Environmental Design, Jewellery and Metal Design, Textile Design, Fine Art, Animation, Illustration, Time-Based Art
Terms: Fall – mid-Sept to mid-Dec; Winter/Spring – mid-Jan to end of May
Language of Instruction: English
Course Load: 60 Scottish credits
Housing: Student residence usually available
Student Reports:  Art, Design

EDINBURGH NAPIER UNIVERSITY ***
Edinburgh, Scotland

Programs: Graphic Design, Interior and Spatial Design (Interior Design, Lighting Design, Exhibition Design), Product Design, Photography
Terms: Fall - early Sept to mid Dec; Winter/Spring - early Jan to early May
Language of Instruction: English
Course Load: 60 Scottish credits
Housing: On-campus accommodation may be available. They can help with off-campus accommodation
Student Reports:  ArtDesign

GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART (GSA)  ****
Glasgow, Scotland

Programs: Fashion & Textiles, Interaction Design, Interior Design, Product Design, Silversmithing & Jewellery, Visual Communication (consists of Graphic Design, Illustration and Design Photography), Painting & Printmaking, Fine Art Photography, Sculpture & Environmental Art (Note:  Exchange students are not accepted in Architecture, Product Design Engineering or Engineering with Architecture)
Terms: Semester 1: mid Sept to mid Jan; Semester 2: late Jan to late May
Language of Instruction: English
Course Load: 30 ECTS
Housing: Student residence may be available.  They will also provide information on off-campus housing
Student Reports:  ArtDesign
Note: GSA only accepts exchange applications once a year in the spring.  ALL applications must be submitted to OCAD U International Student Service in the February before you want to go on exchange.

UNIVERSITY OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE **
Gloucestershire, England

Programs: Advertising, Animation, Fashion Design, Graphic Design, Illustration, Interior Design, Media Production, Photography, Product Design
Terms: Semester 1 – Sept to Dec; Semester 2 - Jan to Jun
Language of Instruction: English
Course Load: 60 credits
Year Level: 2
Housing: On-campus accommodation may be available. Their accommodation team will assist you
Student Reports: Design

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHAMPTON - WINCHESTER SCHOOL OF ART  **
Winchester, England

Programs: Fine Art (New Media, Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture), Fashion & Textile Design (Fashion Design, Textile Art, Textile Design, Textiles & Fashion Promotion) 
Note: Exchange students are not accepted into Graphic Arts programs (Advertising, Graphic Design, Illustration & Digital Animation, Photography & Digital Media) or Fashion Marketing

Terms: Winter/Spring semester only - early Feb to early May
Language of Instruction: English
Course Load: 30 ECTS
Year Level: 2
Housing: Student residence is usually available
Student Reports:  Art

VIETNAM

RMIT VIETNAM **
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Programs: Digital Media (includes communication design, interactive design, 3D design, digital illustration and film)
Terms: Semester 1 – late Feb to late May; Semester 2 – late Jun to late Sept; Semester 3 - mid Oct to late Jan
Language of Instruction: English
Course Load: 48 credit  points
Year Level: 2
Housing: Student residence may be available