Global Learners: How IDSVA’s Unique Structure Allows for Flexible, Engaging Education Around the World

Exploring the World: Student Travel with e-flux Education

The IDSVA program is a unique institution that does not have a physical campus, but rather exists wherever its students and faculty are located. During recent residencies in Mexico City, Athens, and Marrakech, students shared their experiences and thoughts about the program.

One student, Maggie McKee, appreciated how the structure of IDSVA appealed to her as an international teacher. She was able to continue working during the program while also being with her family and having rich learning opportunities during the course of three years. Another student, Monica Bryant, described IDSVA as the ideal PhD program due to its hybrid format of online coursework and global residencies.

Rikiesha Metzger highlighted how IDSVA’s blend of online and in-person residencies made it possible for her to have a captivating journey around the world. Amy Schuessler expressed gratitude for the opportunity to travel as part of the program and emphasized how she enjoyed being in Mexico City particularly. Elliot Bowers emphasized how studying, conversing, and being challenged by fellow students in beautiful locations around the world was a privilege.

IDSVA stands out from other programs with its unique approach to education. Those interested in learning more can book a conversation with Molly Davis, Director of Admissions, apply for enrollment in 2024, or contact info [at] for further information.

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