Exchange Schools

NSCAD University, as part of the Association of Independent Colleges of Art + Design, benefits from Exchange Partnerships with fellow institutions in Canada and the USA. Visit their site to view the list of partners: AICAD

Independent Exchange Agreements exist between NSCAD and the following institutions around the world:

Ar.Co. Centro de Arte e Comunicacao Visual, Lisbon, Portugal

Australian National University (Canberra School of Art), Canberra, Australia
Catholic University of Daegu, Daegu, Korea *Visiting Student pay domestic tuition rate
Centro Universitario de Artes TIA, Madrid, Spain *Film and Photography
Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec
Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee, Scotland
Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux Arts, Paris, France *Must speak French
Ecole Superieure des Arts Appliques Duperre, Paris, France *Craft
Fachhochschule Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany *Design
Fachhochschule Manneheim, Manneheim, Germany *Design
Fachhochschule Pforzheim, Pforzheim, Germany
Fachhochschule Schwäbisch Gmünd, Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany *Design
Fashion Institute of Technology, New York City, NY
Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands *Limited application to once yearly
Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland *Limited application to once yearly
Hanyang University, Ansan, South Korea *Visiting Student pay domestic tuition rate
KEA Copenhagen School of Design and Technology, Copenhagen, Denmark *Not every year
Kookmin University, Seoul, Korea *Jewellery
Kunsthochschule Berlin-Weissensee, Berlin, Germany *Limited application to once yearly
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana
Kyoto City University of the Arts, Kyoto, Japan
Lingnan University, Hong Kong
National College of Art and Design, Dublin, Ireland * Limited application to once yearly
Montana State University, School of Art, Bozeman, Montana
Oslo National Academy of the Arts, Oslo, Norway
Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia                                        
University of Brighton, Brighton, England
University of Canterbury, School of Fine Arts, Christchurch, New Zealand
University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh, Scotland *Jewellery & Sculpture
University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia
University of Ulsan, Ulsan, Korea

Exchange / Off Campus Application Deadlines

  • Fall or Summer  March 15th
  • Winter                 September 15th

Some exchange partners only review applications for fall or winter once a year. Please consult with  the Coordinator Off Campus, International, and Advising for a list of these schools.

Summer study will be considered on a case by case basis only. Please inquire well in advance of the summer semester to see what may be possible. For some schools our summer semester is a regular semester (ie Australia)

Students should consult the Coordinator Off Campus, International and Advising four to sixteen months in advance of their planned off campus semester.


NSCAD Exchange Application

NSCAD Off Campus Study Application

NSCAD Faculty Recommendation

NSCAD Art in Schools Application