USA: Parsons School of Design
Parsons The New School for Design is a prestigious private design and art school situated in Greenwich Village, in New York. Parsons offer studies in Architecture, Design and Fashion and has been ranked as the best art and design school in the US.
University in brief
Language of instruction: English
Academic calendar: August-December and January-May
Credit system: 15 credits is equivalent to 30 ECTS credits
Note: TOEFL needed, digital portfolio is demanded.
Number of spots: 1 semester spot
Grade requirements: It is mandatory for architecture students that applies for exchange studies to submit a portfolio. The quality of the portfolio is evaluated by a jury that consist of the Programme Directors and a team of teachers at the School of Architecture. By reviewing the portfolio, the jury assesses whether the applicant can be considered to be nominated for an exchange spot.