Study Abroad

Drake University offers a variety of international study programs on every inhabited continent with learning opportunities in more than 60 countries. Interim, summer, semester and year-long programs are available to students with or without foreign language backgrounds. There are a number of study abroad programs designed specifically for art and design students in cities such as Buenos Aires, Argentina; Dublin, Ireland; Florence and Milan, Italy; Freiburg, Germany; and Melbourne, Australia.

Drake University is also a consortium member of Studio Art Centers International in Florence, Italy. There are competitive scholarships for SACI available to students from consortium schools. Founded in 1975, SACI is a U.S. non-profit 501c (3) university-level institution in Florence offering undergraduate and graduate students fully accredited studio art, design, conservation, and liberal arts instruction. SACI's study programs include: Academic Year Abroad, Academic Semester Abroad, BGSU M.F.A. Program, Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Year Abroad, and Summer Studies.

Fine Arts News
September 22, 2016
The Drake University Chamber Choir, choirs from four Des Moines area high schools, and a professional orchestra will perform Gabriel Faure’s well-known Requiem at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9.
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