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Edinburgh College of Art

Edinburgh College of Art
Art majors can spend the spring semester studying at the Edinburgh College of Art.
Location: 
Edinburgh, Scotland
Language of Instruction: 
English
Term: 
Spring
Academic Disciplines: 
Art
Visual Art
Program Type: 
Semester or Academic Year
Highlights: 
  • Art students can spend a semester studying at the Edinburgh College of Art 
  • Discover the history and architecture of Edinburgh and the surrounding area 
  • Open to undergraduate and graduate students
Program Summary: 

The Edinburgh College of Art (ECA) lies just to the south of Edinburgh's famous castle. The modern center of the city, located to the north of the castle, boasts buildings over two hundred years old. This area is known as the 'New Town'. The students will enjoy exploring the finest assembly of Georgian architecture to be found anywhere in the world.

Eligibility: 

Art majors for the spring semester exchange.
 

Further Reading: 

Application Procedures

All applicants will be required to complete several documents for each study abroad application.  Below is a list of documents that will need to be completed for an application.

        a. Statement of Purpose
        b. Academic Plan and Approval Form
        c. Verification of Minimum GPA Requirement
        d. Portfolio CD (Statement of Purpose, Portfolio of Design Work, Resume)
        e. Autobiography
        f. Official Transcript
        g. Authorization to Release Student Information
        h. Student Conduct Verification
        i. Financial Aid Questionnaire

For more detailed information about the application process, please visit our Application Process page.

For more information, contact: 

David Wiley
Program Coordinator
Office of Study Abroad
dwiley@ku.edu
785-864-3742 


Announcements

Deadlines extended for selected Winter Break, Spring Break, and Spring semester-long study abroad programs! See below for full list of programs: 

Programs with Extended Deadlines (PDF)

 

Study Abroad Financial Advising
The Office of Study Abroad has weekly 'You Can Afford to Study Abroad' Financial aid and Scholarship Info Sessions/Open Meetings on Wednesday afternoons from 4:00-5:00 pm and Thursday afternoons from 12:30-1:30 pm in room 203 Lippincott Hall.  For those that can not attend the weekly Info Sessions, we also offer individualized study abroad financial planning as well as financial aid and scholarship advising for students.  Please visit 108 Lippincott Hall or call 785-864-3742 to set up an appointment.

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