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Major Guide: Architecture

Transform your mind and world through off-campus experiences in global urban centers that broaden your horizons and make you a better designer.

Living and studying in a new environment is not only a fun adventure, but it also enriches your experience and education, while you explore different perspectives and immerse in diverse influences.

Below, are recommended programs for Architecture majors. These programs have been pre-approved and will allow you to take a full load of major courses.

Copenhagen, Denmark

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DIS Study Abroad in Copenhagen, Denmark

IAAD: Bauhaus University Architecture Program

*Spring semester only

Program Type: UT Affiliate

Program Location: Copenhagen, Denmark

Program Features: Study-tour

Program Type: UT Exchange

Program Location: Weimar, Germany

Program Features: Student clubs & organisations

Quick Look: Study in the heart of medieval Copenhagen, Denmark. You’ll be surrounded by history and tradition in this beautiful city, but the Danish capital is also on the forefront of sustainability, design, urban planning and architecture. Quick Look: Bauhaus-Universität Weimar’s campus is located downtown in one of the most beautiful mid-sized towns in Germany. Known for its art and culture, Weimar was also the hometown of many famous German writers, philosophers and composers.
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University of Arkansas: Rome Center for Architecture

UT Architecture Semester in Krakow

*Spring semester only

UT Architecture Semester in Tokyo

*Fall semester only

Program Type: UT Affiliate

Program Location: Rome, Italy

Program Type: UT Exchange

Program Location: Krakow, Poland

Program Feature: Study-tour

Program Type: UT Faculty-directed

Program Location: Tokyo, Japan

Quick Look: Study in the city that boasts one of the finest examples of Roman architecture and engineering, the Colosseum, while exploring other ancient architectural feats like the Pantheon IRL. Quick Look: Study on one of UT’s oldest exchange programs, in a city that was spared many of the ravages of World War II and has been widely recognized for its significant efforts in historic preservation Quick Look: Learn to communicate ideas of space (ma) in Japanese design, as you explore one of the largest cities in the world, from its edgy architecture to kitschy anime.

*This is not an exhaustive list: additional UT Faculty-directed programs for architecture are offered every summer, but this list is not finalised until October.

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UTK Finland Summer Architecture Institute

DIS Study Abroad in Copenhagen, Denmark

Program Type: UT Faculty-directed

Program Location: Helsinki, Finland

Program Type: UT Affiliate

Program Location: Copenhagen, Denmark

Program Feature: Study-tour

Quick Look: This 15-credit hour summer abroad program in Finland focuses on the role of architecture and design within the broader context of the Finnish national cultural identity Quick Look: Engage in explorations of Scandinavian design philosophies, combining strong traditions with the contemporary energy of new-wave architects and designers.