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Study Abroad

The experience of studying abroad can be invaluable for you as a film major. Your firsthand experience abroad can help you gain new perspectives in areas such as production and screenwriting, while also providing opportunities to study and experience the film industry of your host country. CU-Boulder offers more than 70 programs throughout the world with various types of film courses. These programs offer credit that counts as if you had taken the courses in residence at the University of Colorado at Boulder; in some cases, also fulfilling major and/or A&S core requirements. Depending on the program you select, you may spend a few weeks abroad, a few months abroad, or even a full academic year.

Prior language study or other prerequisites are necessary for some programs, so early planning for study abroad is essential. For further information and next steps, please visit the CU-Boulder Study Abroad Programs website at 

Study Abroad in Paris and Rome

Film Studies professor, Suranjan Ganguly, offers film classes (Film 3402) in Paris and Rome in alternate summers which count as upper division Critical Studies electives. They also fulfill the upper division Literature and Arts core requirement. Both classes are strongly interdisciplinary and focus on the relationships between film, art, and architecture. They run for three weeks (generally from mid-May), are taught in English, and involve screenings, lectures, discussions, and excursions. All majors can apply. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required. For more information, contact Prof. Ganguly at

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Film Studies Program, ATLAS room 329, Film Studies, , Campus Box 316, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado 80309-0316. ph 303.492.7574 fx 303.492.1362