Global Perspectives: IDSVA Students Share Their Experiences and Insights

Exploring the World: Student Travel with e-flux Education

IDSVA is a unique institution that exists wherever its students and faculty are located. Recently, students from Mexico City, Athens, and Marrakech shared their experiences and thoughts about the program.

One student, Maggie McKee, found the structure of IDSVA appealing as an international teacher. She appreciated that she could continue working during the program while being with her family and having rich and intense learning opportunities. 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 the captivating journey around the world that was made possible by IDSVA’s blend of online and in-person residencies.

Amy Schuessler expressed gratitude for the opportunity to travel as part of the program, particularly emphasizing the magical experience of being in Mexico City. Elliot Bowers emphasized the privilege of studying, conversing, and being challenged by fellow students in beautiful locations around the world.

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

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