Faculty Led Travel Programs

  • Summer program

  • 3 – 6 KCAI credits

  • Tuition and fees paid to KCAI

Each summer, faculty members lead overseas trips as well as trips to locations within the U.S., allowing you to experience firsthand the rich artistic and cultural heritage around the country and the world while earning credit towards your degree. You can earn up to six credits over 3 – 5 weeks while studying off-campus with fellow KCAI students in structured programs thoughtfully designed and led by members of our esteemed KCAI faculty. Program locations may vary from year to year. Recent destinations have included Argentina, Hungary, France, Italy, Germany, Mexico, Peru, Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand.


  • Minimum 2.0 GPA. Some specific programs may require higher GPA.
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Completed at least one semester at KCAI
  • Good academic and financial standing
  • Other eligible participants:  graduating seniors, alumni, and students from other colleges.


Scholarship opportunity for Faculty-Led Travel Programs

The Blitt family generously provides the Rita and Irwin Blitt Scholarship for International Travel.  Students who are accepted into a KCAI faculty-led travel program are eligible to apply for this scholarship to help cover travel expenses.

Financial aid may be available for FLTP.  Please contact the Financial Aid office to see if you are eligible.

Faculty Lead Travel Programs Opportunities Summer 2020

Hungary – Tradition and Innovation

Dates:  May 17 – June 21, 2020
Academic Credit:  6 studio elective credit hours
Trip Leaders: George Timock, KCAI Professor Emeritus and Nathan Neufeld, Instructor and Artist
Estimated Trip+Tuition Cost:  $4,600 (excluding airfare and meals)
Application and Deposit Priority Deadline: December 2, 2019
Application and Deposit Deadline: March 1st, 2020

trip information

trip Syllabi

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