Ready to Go Global?

Researching different programs can help you make the best choice for your study abroad experience. The Office of Global Education has all the information students need on choosing a program, applying, and getting ready to leave.

The College of Arts & Media is excited to offer students the opportunity to diversify their learning experience by studying in a new and different environment.

Studying abroad gives students the chance to learn about themselves and incorporate different perspectives into their work. CU Denver offers a number of Study Abroad programs for CAM students to choose from. Taking the time to research locations and program specifics will ensure students choose the best program for their needs.


CAM students travel to New York City, Denmark, the Czech Republic, Italy, Singapore and India. Will you be among them? Read more about the unique opportunities available for Winter, Maymester, and Summer terms in the fields of visual arts, sound, design, music, and film.

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Czech Republic: Recording Studio in Prague

Come study music production in one of the most beautiful cities on Earth. Immerse yourself in the music and culture of Prague, the city of a thousand spires.

Denmark: Scandinavian by design

Denmark: Scandinavian by Design

Design is apparent in every facet of Scandinavian culture—from print media to city planning. Come visit a variety of design firms and meet professionals working in Motion Design, Virtual Reality, Urban Planning, and more.

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India: Bollywood Connections

Bollywood Connections is a two-week study abroad program designed in collaboration with the Indian film institute Whistling Woods International, based in Mumbai. Students will learn filmmaking in a different country and culture and create stories that are universally relevant

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Drawing in Italy

Students work at the Santa Reparata International School of Art with course studies that focus on travel as a mode of artistic practice through an exploration of methods in drawing, illustration, printmaking, and book arts. Students of all skill levels are welcome. 

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Italy: Photography in Florence

Photography in Florence investigates the relationship between artistic theories, historic works of art, and early photographic processes in the unique setting of Florence, Italy. Students shoot negatives with large format cameras in a variety of beautiful and historically significant locations.


A semester abroad is full immersion into culture, life, and education at a foreign university.

Becoming creatives-to-the-world requires empathy, observation, the embrace of difference, and an understanding of our own one-of-a-kind voice and how that voice lives within the global context. Now, while students within the College of Arts & Media are exploring their creative and scholarly voices, they too can explore the world through two semester-long study abroad programs, focused on the creative industries.

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ArtsHub Asia: Semester in Malaysia

Explore your creative and scholarly voice while studying in Malaysia, a world leader in cultural and creative entrepreneurship.

Sunway University School of Arts welcomes CAM students to integrate knowledge and practice.
Students will learn and create while taking courses in programs as diverse as adverting and branding, audio technology, communications, contemporary music, design, design communications, graphics and multimedia, digital film production, theatre and film.

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ArtsHub Asia: Semester in Singapore

Explore your creative and scholarly voice while studying in Singapore, a southeast Asian country that is home to one the world's fastest growing creative economies.

Taught in English, programs at LASALLE College of the Arts and Raffles School of Music align with those at CU Denver, with degrees in animation, arts management, audio recording and production, contemporary music, design communication, and fine arts (with an focus on contemporary western and Asian cultures).


In 2019 CAM students traveled to Singapore, Italy, Czech Republic, India, and Japan. Discover more about their unique international experiences.


Photography in Florence: Visual Arts in Italy

With the winding medieval streets of Florence as a backdrop, students created images inspired by some of the most significant works in art history, while using studying the relationship between artistic theories, historic works of art, and early photographic processes.

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Exploring the Creative Economy: Visual Arts in Singapore

Led by Visual Arts faculty Travis Vermilye and Michelle Carpenter, students across disciplines traveled to Singapore for a study of one of the world’s most thriving and energetic creative economies. 

Recording in Prague: Recording Arts in Czech Republic

While walking the streets that Dvorak, Mozart, and Beethoven called home, Recording Arts students participated in immersive recording and mix sessions, learning music production and recording in a city full of culture and musical legacy.

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Making a Lasting Impact: MEIS in Uganda

In collaboration with the the Global Livingston Institute (GLI), a nonprofit organization committed to education and economic opportunities, students and faculty from the College of Arts & Media (CAM) recently traveled to Masaka, Uganda, to assist with the iKnow Concert Series.

Bollywood Connections: Film & Television in India

Ten Film & Television students, led by Roma Sur, traveled to Mumbai, India to collaborate with India’s top film school to produce a bi-lingual short film in “Bollywood”, the movie capital of the eastern hemisphere.