To prepare you for success in our global society, RIT offers a range of exciting study abroad opportunities that will enhance your academic experience, provide the opportunity to explore other cultures, and allow you to gain valuable international experience that will benefit your future career goals. The RIT Education Abroad and International Fellowships office offers over 600 short-term and long-term programs in over 60 different countries offering coursework in a variety of disciplines.
RIT Education Abroad offers 4 different types of programs:
- Global Campus Programs allow students to directly enroll in one of RIT’s international campuses located in Dubrovnik & Zagreb, Croatia; Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Pristina, Kosovo; Beijing & Weihei, China.
- Faculty-Led Programs are designed and developed by RIT faculty members, who lead a group of students on a short-term program abroad.
- Exchanges are culturally immersive programs that allow a student to directly enroll in a local university and are usually major specific.
- Affiliate Programs are facilitated by partner universities and organizations to enhance the variety of locations and course offerings available to students.
RIT students from the School of Photographic Arts and Sciences took a six-credit photography
course documenting the culture, food, and people of Croatia.