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Major Guide: Art History

Finally, you can come face-to-face with the Old Masters, a Picasso, or a Pollack.

It is one thing to sit in a lecture hall and learn about the history of the world’s most influential artists, but it is something else to immerse yourself in art culture by visiting museums, galleries, and exhibitions.

Below, are recommended programs for Art History majors. These programs have been pre-approved and will allow you to take a full load of Art History courses.
*This is not an exhaustive list.

Prague city and river view Anne Street - Dublin

CEA Prague: Full Curriculum

ISA Rome: Business, Communications, International Relations & Liberal Arts

University College Dublin

Program Type: UT Affiliate

Program Location: Prague, Czech Republic

Program Type: UT Affiliate

Program Location: Rome, Italy

Program Feature: Internship placements available

Program Type: UT Direct

Program Location: Dublin, Ireland

Quick Look: Many courses incorporate an active learning style that takes you out of the classroom and into the city, lending real-world context to lessons. Visual Arts in Central Europe thematic track available, among others. Quick Look: The American University of Rome is canopied by lush gardens and has spectacular views of the city, including remnants from the Roman Empire. Quick Look: UCD is Ireland’s largest and most international university, with nearly 1 in every 5 of its 33,000 students from outside Ireland’s borders.


Sydney opera house and bay area Florence city view

University of New South Wales

UT in Florence

Program Type: UT Exchange

Program Location: Sydney, Australia

Program Type: UT Affiliate

Program Location: Florence, Italy

Quick Look: Ranked as the fourth best student city in the world, Sydney is home to around 500 multinational companies and over 100 beaches. With over 32,000 undergraduate students, the UNSW campuses are large and lively. Quick Look: Florence is celebrated as the cradle of the Italian Renaissance, the place where Dante, Brunelleschi, Botticelli, da Vinci, Machiavelli and Galileo changed forever the way we see the world.

UTK Art History in Paris

UTK Summer Academic Internships

CEA Galway: Irish Studies

Program Type: UT Faculty-directed

Program Location: Paris, France

Program Type: UT Academic Internship

Program Locations: Australia; Barcelona, Spain; Beijing, China; Hong Kong, China; Prague, Czech Republic; Tokyo, Japan

Program Type: UT Affiliate

Program Location: Galway, Ireland

Quick Look: Taking advantage of Paris’s artistic holdings, we will examine iconic masterworks like Michelangelo, David, Monet, Sunrise, and Jackson Pollock in person. Students will receive credit for ARTH 173: Western Art II. Quick Look: Have a customizable internship in a global city, gaining professional experience while developing real-world connections. Quick Look:Experience an introduction to Irish Studies with key topics such as identity, emigration, and religion. Your time in class is enhanced by elective specific field trips, dramatic performances and guided tours.
Florence city view

IES Abroad Berlin: Metropolitan & Urban Studies

UT in Florence

Program Type: UT Affiliate

Program Location: Berlin, Germany

Program Type: UT Affiliate

Program Locations: Florence, Italy

Quick Look: This English-taught program explores topics in Urban Studies, Architecture, and Environmental Studies in Berlin, a city that has both rebuilt and redesigned itself over the past century. Quick Look: These programs are well-suited for students seeking summer academic credits as well as independent students seeking a meaningful educational experience.