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European Honors Program

The European Honors Program (EHP) in Rome is a unique pre-graduation residency for select RISD juniors and seniors. Founded in 1960, it was the first program of its kind to be hosted in Italy by a US art and design institution. Sharing a cross-disciplinary space with peers from diverse creative backgrounds, students in the semester-long program develop independent studio practices while benefitting from immersion in Italy’s culture, language and art-historical context. EHP participants also become part of an ever-expanding professional network in Europe.

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