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  • Locations: Berlin, Germany; London, United Kingdom; Paris, France; Venice, Italy
  • Program Terms: Maymester
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Minimum GPA: Good Standing Language of Instruction: English
Program Type: GSU Program Director: Cynthia Farnell
Sponsoring College: College of the Arts Sponsoring Department: Art and Design
Credit Type: GSU Credit Credit Level: Graduate Credit, Undergraduate Credit
Program Description:
Inside/Outside Contemporary Art & Architecture: London, Paris, Berlin, Venice Biennale
May 7 - June 3, 2019 | 6 Credit Hours
Cynthia Farnell | Arts & Humanities Building (Welch Galleries/Ste. 117) | 404-413-5230 |
Dan Powell |

Students interested in applying should click the Apply Now button to login with their Campus ID and password and complete all application components. Because the program size is limited, early application is strongly advised. Individual interviews may be scheduled with students upon receipt of the application. 

Berlin, Germany We will explore contemporary art and architecture London, Paris and Berlin with our final stop in Italy at the Venice Biennale. The contemporary art scene is global, dynamic and interconnected, with exciting opportunities for dialog that transcend geographic borders. How are artists, curators, critics, historians and audiences in different geographic locations connected? How do regional and local art scenes participate within the global milieu? Students will explore the contemporary art scenes in London, Paris, Berlin and the Venice Biennale with visits to cutting edge galleries, museums, alternative spaces and artists' studios. We will also explore important architectural sites in each city with the goal of deepening our understanding of the relationship between contemporary architecture and urban space.

IMAGE DESCRIPTION HERE There will be a few class sessions prior to departure, where the program's coursework will be discussed, and students will receive important pre-departure information about health, safety & insurance. There may also be at least one class session held after returning to Atlanta for debriefing. Please note: Georgia State University reserves the right to alter travel and other arrangements if required by circumstances.

Tuesday, May 7 - Depart Atlanta, Hartsfield International Airport
Wednesday, May 8 - Arrive London
Thursday, May 9 – Sunday, May 12 - Explore London museums, galleries, architectural sites and artists' studios
Monday, May 13 - Free day in London
Tuesday, May 14 – Train to Paris
Wednesday, May 15 - Saturday, May 18 - Explore Paris museums, galleries and architectural sites
Sunday, May 19 – Free day in Paris
Monday, May 20 – Travel to Berlin via train
Tuesday, May 21 – Saturday, May 25 - Explore Berlin museums, galleries, architectural sites and artists' studios
Sunday, May 26 - Free day in Berlin
Monday, May 27- Train to Venice
Tuesday, May 28 - Saturday, June 1 – explore Venice Biennale
Sunday, June 2 – Free day in Venice
Monday, June 3 - Depart Venice returning to Atlanta


Participants will stay in comfortable, double-occupancy hotel rooms near the center of each city.
IMAGE DESCRIPTION HEREThere are no prerequisites for this course. Because the program size is limited, early application is strongly advised. Individual interviews will be scheduled with students upon receipt of the application.

  • Transient students should visit the Transient Student tab on the How to Apply page of our website
  • International students at Georgia State who hold F-1 visas must contact the Office of International Students and Scholar Services at (404) 413-2070 to discuss possible implications of study abroad for their immigration status.

Participants who successfully complete the program's courses will receive 6 semester hours of course credit at Georgia State University. Undergradaute students should register for ART 4980 and graduate students should register for ART 6980. Students from other institutions should follow their institution's regulations concerning transfer credits.
Program cost may vary at any time according to currency fluctuations and changing travel arrangements. The program cost is tentatively set at $4,650, PLUS regular Georgia State University tuition and fees. Nonresident/out-of-state students will pay in-state tuition plus a $250 fee in addition to the program cost.
Program Cost Includes:
  • Round-trip airfare/train fare
  • Hotel accommodations, double occupancy
  • Subway pass for London
  • Travel between cities & local transit
  • Selected city orientations
  • Group rate tickets for selected museums and the Venice Biennale
  • International insurance
Program Cost Does Not Include:
  • Georgia State tuition and fees
  • Passport or visa fees
  • Meals
  • Excess baggage charges and tips
  • Personal expenses
  • Public transit tickets in Paris, Berlin and Venice
  • Museum admission not on itinerary
  • Travel not associated with the program
Payment Schedule
January 18, 2019: $1,825 deposit & first payment due
February 8, 2019: $1,825 payment due
March 8, 2019: $1,000 remaining balance due

All payments are non-refundable upon receipt
Financial Aid & Scholarships

Georgia State University students may use any financial aid they currently receive for the term they study abroad, including: Pell Grant, Federal Direct Loans (Subsidized and Unsubsidized Stafford Loans and PLUS loans), Perkins Loan, HOPE Scholarship, and other scholarships. Please note: due to federal regulations, these funds are not availble in time to use for your inital payments! Georgia State University students may be eligible for the IEF Scholarship and the International Access Scholarship.

Students who:

  • Meet the eligibility requriements
  • Are accepted into a program
  • Pay a deposit by the deposit deadline

will be considered for these scholarships based upon the program application they submit. Visit the scholarship page on our website or stop by the Study Abroad Programs Office for advisement to learn more about other scholarship opportunities & financial aid for study abroad.
IMAGE DESCRIPTION HERE Students particpating in GSU-sponosred programs must complete a Health Clearance upon acceptance to their program. Please print this page to take with you to your appointment. Prior to departure, Study Abroad Programs will enroll students in international insurance for the duration of their study abroad, the cost of which is included in the program fee. The U.S. State Department's website provides important international travel information about health, safety & security.

Students traveling on this program should expect:
  • Sun exposure
  • Long distance walking

Required Vaccinations: There are no required vaccinations for this program. Please consult the CDC's travel page and discuss any recommended vaccinations with your physician.

Interested in studying abroad, but not quite sure where to get started? Meeting with a Peer Advisor is your first step in studying abroad! All of our Peer Advisors have study abroad experience and can can help you define your goals for studying abroad and point you to resources to make your study abroad experience a success. After you meet with a Peer Advisor to learn the basics about studying abroad, you are eligible to come in to meet with a Study Abroad Advisor during walk-in advising hours. Study Abroad Advisors are here to guide you through the entire study abroad process, from choosing a program and applying to scholarships to making sure you're readjusting to life back on campus when you return. To view our current advising schedule, please visit our website.


Study Abroad Programs Office
Georgia State University
International Center
Dahlberg Hall, 3rd Floor
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
(404) 413-2529

This program is currently not accepting applications.