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Roof top view of Lisbon. Photograph: Mary Elmer De-Witt.


  • Pratt in Puerto Rico
    • The courses ADE 414/614 Community-Based Internship include a spring break to Puerto Rico. In addition to a deep dive into Puerto Rican history, politics and culture, students work with children and young people in schools, museums and community-based organizations. The course is an institute-wide elective, all UG and G students are eligible to apply, applications are required. Students in the MA and Advanced Certificate programs in art and design education can register for and attend the program (not for credit). Information sessions are held mid-fall. 
  • Pratt in Portugal
    • A semester-long exchange with Lusófona University in Lisbon, Portugal. Students take coursework in art and design education and studio electives at the University and complete  student-teaching in visual art (in English) in Lisbon public high schools. Information sessions are held mid-fall. BFA seniors and BFA/MA graduate students in their fifth year are eligible to apply, applications are required.

Questions about any of these opportunities? 


Aileen Wilson

Chair, Art and Design Education

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Faculty and students on a walking tour, Santurce, San Juan, Puerto Rico