Exposure to different cultures and philosophies is particularly valuable
for the art student, and Tyler encourages its students to widen their
range of experiences and explore other artistic environments through
study in special programs both in this country and abroad. Programs
are offered both during the academic year and the summer.
For more information go to www.temple.edu/studyabroad.
Tyler in Rome
Since 1966, Temple University's Rome Program, at the Villa Caproni, has
offered students an extraordinary opportunity to live, work, and study
in one of the most important cities in the history of Western civilization.
Outstanding faculty, staff, and facilities attract students from colleges
and universities throughout the United States and abroad.
The Villa Caproni is located near the Piazza del Popolo, overlooking
the Tiber River. Fully equipped studios, academic classrooms, a library,
and an art gallery are housed in the Villa. The program offers courses
of study in painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, sculpture, art
history, architecture, and liberal arts. Courses and field trips introduce
students to the cultural heritage of Rome, from ancient antiquity
through the Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque periods, up to the
contemporary Italian art scene. Field trips outside of Rome to such
cities as Florence, Venice, Naples, Pompeii, and Siena are also an
important part of the curriculum.
Sophomores, juniors, seniors, and graduate students who are matric-
ulated at Tyler may apply. Click here for more information about Rome.
Summer Collaborative Design Workshop in Rome
Imagine spending part of your summer in Rome, creating a digital
visual diary of your Roman experience or collaborating with
journalism students to create an arts and culture magazine about
Rome. Intro to Digital Photography introduces students to digital
photography and imaging software on the computer and digital
output to inkjet printers, and helps them gain an understanding of the
aesthetic possibilities of photography through assignments, lectures
on important photographers, photo field trips in Rome, and visits to
contemporary photo exhibits. In the Graphic Design Collaborative
Workshop, students contribute to both the content and the design
of the magazine, according to their individual areas of expertise.
Photographers are responsible for documenting the visual aspects of
design in the city; graphic designers create the magazine's masthead,
page layouts, and illustrations; journalists write and edit feature
stories about Roman art and culture. Click here for more information about the summer collaborative design workshop.
Architecture Fall Semester in Japan
Temple University Japan offers a Fall Semester Architecture Program,
conducted in English, as part of its regular undergraduate study
broad program. The program is geared toward students majoring in
Architecture, Architectural Studies, Landscape Architecture, and Urban
Design/Studies. The program is comprised of a six-credit studio course
and a three-credit seminar; students choose their remaining course(s)
from a broad range of Japanese language and Asian Studies courses.
The academic program is enriched by special activities in and around
Tokyo, and a weekend excursion to Kyoto is conducted as part of the
seminar course. The joint architecture/urban design curriculum uses
the rich architectural heritage of Japan"”ancient and contemporary"”
as the broad subject of its theory courses and studio projects.
This program is offered as an option in Tyler's four-year BS in
Architecture degree and permits study in Japan in either the third or
fourth year, fall semester. Five-year BArch majors may be admitted by
special permission. Click here for more information about studying abroad in Japan.
Temple University Japan
The department of Art & Art Education offers a four-year BA Art/
Digital Media concentration major in the Temple University Japan
program. Undergraduate students may also take individual digital
photography, art history, and architecture courses on the Japan campus.
Courses are taught by Tyler faculty and are fully coordinated with the
Architecture, Art & Art Education, and Art History departments of
Temple University. Click here for more information about studying abroad in Japan.
Tyler Workshop in Scotland
The Tyler Art Workshop in Scotland is a four-week summer studio
art program in which students experience different elements of
Scotland's culture in urban and rural environments. The program is
offered by the Crafts Department, Tyler School of Art, in conjunction
with the Glasgow School of Art and, in alternating years, the
Edinburgh College of Art, specific to the Metals/Jewelry/CAD-CAM
program. The course's structure is directed towards studio art majors
with one year of studio experience beyond the freshman level. The
program emphasizes the creation of artwork based on the student's
cross-cultural experiences during the program. Access to Scottish
artist/educators, travel and museum visits, as well as lectures and
slide presentations, supplement the curriculum. Click here for more information about the workshop in scotland.