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  • Locations: Berlin, Germany; Paris, France
  • Program Terms: Maymester
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Faculty Led Program Length: Short-Term Faculty-Led
Housing: Hotel Academic Courses: ITD
Minimum GPA: 2.50 Office Location: Study Abroad Office JAAC 1009
Program Fee: $6750
Program Description:

Belmont in Paris, Berlin, and the Bauhaus



Belmont in Paris, Berlin, and the Bauhaus: A Design Exploration

Berlin is a thriving creative hub built over centuries around the River Spree. Home to nearly 3.5 million people, it is an energetic place with an electric artistic energy constantly causing growth and change throughout the city. Paris offers some of the world’s richest architectural history and most stunning sites. Beauty abounds, with design details greeting you each step of your day. From fresh baguettes and croissants at every boulangerie, to Gothic cathedrals and romantic tree-lined avenues, Paris encompasses a complete design experience with a vibrant life on the street, only becoming of “The City of Lights.” Experience the social and built environments of these cities, and examine the great design impact of the Bauhaus with Professors Eliot, Moore, and Jacobson.

Please review program dates (this program will have classes in Nashville prior to departure). Please make necessary arrangements for your time in Nashville.​

  • Catacombs of Paris                                                                                                                  
  • Foundation Louis Vuitton
  • Opera Garnier
  • Parc de La Villette
  • Pere Lachaise
  • Saint Chapelle

  • ​Reichstag
  • Märkisches Museum
  • Checkpoint Charlie
  • Libeskind Jewish Museum
  • Memorial for the Murdered Jews
  • DZ Bank Building
  • RAW Gerlande Cultural Center
  • Brandenburg Tour
  • National Gallery
  • Eastside Gallery
  • YAAM

Day trips: Versailles, Villa Savoye, and Dessau-Bauhaus


All courses will satisfy major requirements in the BELL Core and for BFA Interior Design Students. This program is open to all majors. Participants must take at least one course offered in France and Germany, and may take up to all three courses.  You should consult individual program faculty to see how online options fit into your study abroad program.
  • ITD 1950: Culture and Context of Design History (counts as ITD 1100, ITD 2200, or ITD 2300 - 3 hours)
  • ITD 3950: Contemplative Places & Spaces (counts as ITD 3100 or 4100- 3 hours)
  • ITD 3950: Design Interaction (counts as ITD 3020- 3 hours)

On-Campus classes: May 11-13


ENG 3950: (equivalent to ENG 3010): Third Year Writing (satisfies BELL Core requirement)FAC: Moore: Metropolitan
REL 3950: (equivalent to REL 3050): Religion Jr. Cornerstone (satisfies BELL Core requirement)


1. Program Fee: $6,750: This fee will include round-trip airfare from Nashville, housing, some meals, some group events, group travel, and student health insurance.

Costs not covered by the program fee include: Course texts/supplies, and personal expenses. 

2. Belmont Tuition
Tuition is charged at the special study abroad tuition rate of 2/3 off the cost of normal Maymester tuition. For every 3 hours of study abroad credit you register for, you pay for only one hour.  

Program Deposit: $500 due at time of acceptance 


Faculty-Led Application Process
Dates and Deadlines
All requirements must be completed by the Study Abroad Office deadlines: online materials are due by 11:59 PM on the deadline date. 
  • Spring Break Programs: November 15
  • Maymester Programs: February 1
  • Summer Programs: February 15 

How to Apply
1. Please click the Apply Now button (found at the top-right of this page and/or at the bottom of this page) to apply. 
2. You will automatically be directed to your myBelmont account to log-in. 
3. After logging in to your myBelmont account, if you are not re-directed back to Belmont Global, open a new window for Belmont Global to complete your application. 


Rebecca Moore
O'More College of Architecture, Art, and Design                                                                                              HITCH 300B    

Jayme Jacobson
O'More College of Architecture, Art, and Design  ​ • HITCH 301

Finis Eliot

O'More College of Architecture, Art, and Design • HITCH 300C


Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.