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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.

Visa and vaccine in the USA

The processing time for a visa to study in the USA can take a long time, therefore, you should start the application as soon as you have been accepted for exchange studies at a university in the USA. The same goes for arranging the necessary vaccines you need to start your studies in the US.

Exchange opportunities

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.