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ELIGIBILITY

The International Exchange Program is only open to students currently attending a college or university that has an established exchange agreement with SVA.

Applicants are accepted to the departments above based on the quality of the work presented in their portfolio and on a space available basis, as determined by the department chair.


English Proficiency

Applicants are not required to submit a TOEFL score, however they must be able to communicate in English at a relatively high level, be able to complete all required coursework and actively take part in class discussions and critiques.

Accepted International Exchange Students must submit their declaration of Finance form with a minimum of $13,000.00 as US dollar amount and an official statement from their financial institution stating a minimum of $13,000.00 as US dollar amount.

List of Exchange Schools
Gerrit Rietveld Academy of Art and Design Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Willem de Kooning Academy Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-Arts Paris, France
Ecole Nationale Superieure des Arts Decoratifs Paris, France
Ecole Superieure D'Audiovisuel Toulouse, France
Universitat der Kunste Berlin Berlin, Germany
School of Design and Crafts Gothenburg, Sweden
Haute ecole d'art et de design Geneva, Switzerland
Zurich University of the Arts Zurich, Switzerland
Ecole Cantonale d'Art de Lausanne Lausanne, Switzerland
Centro de Arte & Comunicacao Lisbon, Portugal
Academia des Artes Visuales Mexico City, Mexico
University of Art and Design (Aalto University) Helsinki, Finland
Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design Prague, Czech Republic
ESAG-Penninghen Paris, France
Kunsthøgskolen i Oslo Oslo, Norway
Paris College of Art Paris, France
Tsinghua University Beijing, China
Central Saint Martins London, United Kingdom
London College of Communication London, United Kingdom
LUCA School of Arts, campus Sint-Lukas Brussel Brussels, Belgium
Majors Available in the Exchange Program

Animation
Film and Video
Fine Arts
Graphic Design
Illustration
Interior Design
Photography
Visual and Critical Studies

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