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With the Bachelor in Culinary Arts, choose an educational path of excellence and acquire in 3 years the complete needed culinary know-how and management competencies to succeed as a Chef and/or a Manager in the international restaurant industry, or to open your own establishment. Enrollment opening: January 4, 2016 Intake: September 5, 2016 Duration: 3 years

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Come experience this high-altitude haven for all things fun! Live 9,000 feet above sea level in the beautiful country of Ecuador. Experience markets, mountains, and culture in the city, with beaches, jungles, crater lakes, and the Galapagos all nearby. On Semester in Ecuador you will study at Universidad San Francisco de Quito, a top-notch university, and improve your Spanish with language and ...

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Spend the summer in the sunny and cosmopolitan city of Cannes with AIFS. You’ll earn up to 13 credits through a variety of courses studying at the Collège International de Cannes. Courses are taught in English or French, and no previous French language study is required. Students choose a 4, 6, 8, 10 or 12 week program, with four different sessions offered. AIFS offers a Maymester Program to...

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Take advantage of the chance to live and learn in Sydney, one of the most beautiful and livable cities in the world! Students can immerse themselves in the academic and student culture of Macquarie University, the University of New South Wales, or the University of Sydney. All offer an array of disciplines covering the spectrum from engineering to art history. Sydney will be your classroom....

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Athena's partner school in Florence, Italy, Lorenzo de' Medici (LdM), is a private institution located among several buildings in the center of this charming Renaissance city. The campus' main building dates back to the 13th century and, before being renovated, was originally a convent and church. Florence was the heart of the Renaissance, and its artistic flair is still tangible. With that ...

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Study in Rome, at John Cabot University. Low cost. Earn credit. Open to all students and adults worldwide. Transcript issued by John Cabot Univ. Italian Language & Culture courses for all levels. Cultural courses taught in English and Italian. Cultural activities and excursions. Low cost housing options. Semester, Year, Quarter, Summer, and Monthly terms. All levels welcome. Can pay in $U...

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Be inspired by immaculate Renaissance architecture, passionate art pieces, as well as a vibrant and historical culture! Florence is arguably one of the most desirable cities in the world and offers a great learning environment as well as opportunities for internships, service learning, and volunteering. Ideal for someone who doesnt mind the hustle and bustle of a touristy city and for those...

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The Florianópolis program offers students the opportunity to immerse themselves in the incredibly diverse and dynamic culture of Brazil while living on a beautiful sub-tropical island and studying at one South America’s most prestigious universities. The program is ideal for students who want to learn about the world’s fifth-largest country, one of the fastest-growing economies (sixth-largest i...

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Program Overview Spend your summer improving your language skills and immersing yourself in Spanish culture in a city on the beautiful Mediterranean coast. Summer study abroad in Alicante offers you two tracks of study. Students interested in beginning their study of Spanish, or studying about an aspect of Spanish culture in English, can take one, two or three, four week sessions. In all cases,...

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Learn Spanish in Costa Rica, one of the most beautiful countries in the world. Discover a country of friendly people and breathtaking scenery. The mountainous landscape is dotted with volcanoes, cascading waterfalls, and rushing rivers. Costa Rica is situated between two coastlines, the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, giving it miles of stunning seashore that supports an amazing array of s...

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Granada is one of the most unique cities in the world. Come and experience the remarkable historical intersection of a trio of cultures and religions. In Granada -- as in other parts of Andalusia -- Christianity, Arabic and Jewish influences have melded to create a beautifully hybrid culture, art and architecture. Granada is an experience unlike any other you’ll have in Spain: its various histo...

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Curriculum Highlights: Multi-country summer program in Europe: Earn up to 8 credits in the summer while studying in 9 amazing European cities. Students from the U.S. and other countries travel together (with the professors) taking classes, visiting universities, companies and international organizations. Open to all majors. U.S.-accredited university. Acquire a solid understanding of European...

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Florence University of the Arts (FUA) presents a contemporary and thorough approach to a Liberal Arts education, along with an extensive curriculum in Studio Arts. With small classes taught by a highly qualified international faculty, every course aims to enhance the social, intercultural and professional experience of each student. Programs are offered in English during the spring and fall ...

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Study abroad for a semester or an academic year in Argentina through Mente Argentina's flexible, exciting Academic Semester and Academic Year Programs. Study in an Argentine university and obtain academic credit at their home university. Mente Argentina has made agreements with the most prestigious universities in Argentina. We offer individualized pre-departure consulting for each student t...

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The FIE Open Enrollment Semester in London incorporates 14 weeks of study with an FIE Key Course and two to three elective courses. The semester is divided into two phases with an orientation at the start and a mid-term break, for a total of 15.5 weeks. All students will take courses during the first phase, and can choose one of four course pathways during the second phase: internship, research...

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Studying Culinary Arts Abroad

Few fields feature a greater diversity of subject matter that is dependent on studying abroad to such a degree than the culinary arts. Wherever you choose to study culinary arts abroad, you will be learning about a specific culture of cuisine, so choose wisely. Study abroad is your opportunity to become a master of any style of cooking your heart is set on!

Why Study Culinary Arts Abroad

If you are pursuing a career in the culinary arts, then odds are you have some considerable opinions about food. Whatever your favorite style of cooking or wherever you believe lies the greatest potential for innovation, study abroad is your chance to literally choose a point on a map and go there to learn about culinary arts.

How about studying viniculture in Florence, cooking in Mumbai, or restaurant management in Paris? There are literally hundreds of paths you can take when you decide to study culinary arts abroad; the choice is yours!

Locations

While every country has a somewhat unique culinary culture, some places on earth are especially famous for their national brand of cookery. Although the following locations are some of the most popular places to study culinary arts abroad, also bear in mind that you are by no mearns limited to these locations. A world of food awaits you, so get creative! 

In the Americas, the United States, Mexico, and Argentina stand out as some of the most popular destinations for studying culinary arts abroad. The United States features a tremendous amount of culinary influences (the “melting pot” metaphor can be taken literally). Mexico and Argentina each have more distinct national flavors, which are influential around the world. 

In Europe, France and Italy reign supreme as the culinary giants. While it is of course possible to take culinary courses in most countries across Europe, such as in Spain, Greece, and Portugal, for example, France and Italy are generally considered the most prestigious on the international level. 

In Asia there are a huge diversity of options that await culinary arts students. Japan, China, Thailand, Vietnam, and India are just a handful of Asian countries that boast internationally renown cuisine. Even within these countries there is a huge amount of culinary variance from region to region!

Studying Culinary Arts Abroad

The food industry is absolutely massive, for the most basic reason that everyone, everywhere needs to eat to survive. From restaurants to corporate relations to catering services, there is a tremendous amount of professional diversity within the field of culinary arts. As you can therefore imagine, there are also a ton of different culinary arts courses you can take while studying abroad. 

Some of the most popular subject areas within the field of culinary arts include nutrition, hospitality, baking, pastries, and viniculture, and these all in addition to whatever specific cooking courses are inspired by the local culture, such as courses on local wine production or even the art making gelato. Truly you will have your hands full with the amount of courses you may want to take while studying culinary arts abroad. 

Culinary arts is different from most academic subjects in that you will most often be studying the subject at a school specifically devoted to the field. Culinary arts schools exist in different shapes and sizes all around the globe; they also offer different degree programs, ranging from professional cooking certifications to bachelor’s in gastronomy.

Spend some time sifting through all the different culinary arts study abroad programs available; there are truly a plethora of options. It’s possible to study culinary arts abroad for just a few weeks in the summer and take a casual cooking course, but it is just as easy to take a few years to study abroad and pursue an advanced degree in your subfield of choice.

The question is: where will your culinary adventure take you?

Benefits & Challenges

Specialization. Studying culinary arts abroad is an opportunity to learn in-depth about a specific country’s cuisine. Wherever your favorite style of food comes from, you can go there and begin to master the art firsthand!

Resume Building. After you study culinary arts abroad and begin your career, you will find that your study abroad experience displays a range of skills and abilities to potential employers. Wouldn’t you want a chef in your kitchen that had the ambition to cultivate their art overseas?

Beyond the Food. While gastronomy is a big part of travel regardless of your academic aspirations, don’t forget that studying abroad will be a much larger experience than just the food. It is the chance to break out into the world and have an adventure that can change you and shape your worldview.

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