International Programs

International Programs

The Department has two primary study abroad opportunities.  We also support the multiple ancillary programs offered through the CSU.  Our two department focused programs are:  

  • Fall Term in Castiglion Fiorentino, Italy
  • Summer Term in Beijing, China

Internationl travel is a priority for the department and the department offers a number of student scholarships to support such travel.


Landscape Architecture, Fall Term

Castiglion Fiorentino, Italy

  • The longest running international program within the college and department; one of the oldest in the University celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2017- a unique opportunity for the college with approximately 600 alumni of the program across the 25 years.
  • 12 immersive weeks in Italy at the Santa Chiara Study Center
  • Numerous field trips to significant sites, exhibitions, landscapes and cities of Italy including a week each in Rome and Venice
  • The program is culturally supported by the community of Castiglion Fiorentino and its citizens
  • The program runs projects that are in direct service to the rural community. 
  • Includes graduate and undergraduate programs, it also includes undergraduate students from San Luis Obispo and UC Davis making it an even more unique program through the collaboration amongst universities.

ENV China

CHINA+JAPAN ENV SUMMER PROGRAM: ENV Interdisciplinary Study Abroad Summer Program

Application deadline: FEB. 9, 2018 - Early-Bird Deadline to apply and receive Travel Award.
Price increase after Feb. 9th

Summer Program Dates - June 27-July 31, 2018
Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Urban  Regional Planning

Information, application, travel grants at:
THIS YEAR: TRAVEL GRANTS available for early applicants

Travel awards will be guaranteed to the first 8 applicants from each department who submit a completed application + $500 program deposit. See details on program blog site.