Question. Critique. Create.
Our students ask questions that matter, think critically about education, and creatively express their understanding within a community of learners.Our Program
What is CHID?
CHID is a one-of-a-kind program where students enjoy the freedom of an interdisciplinary liberal arts degree within the context of a renowned research university.About CHID
CHID Turns 40
40 years ago, we founded an undergraduate program centered on student leadership, radical pedagogies, and public service. Today, these core values remain our north star.Our History
Through engagement with local scholars, artists, political leaders, activists, and community members, our study abroad programs prepare students to engage with an increasingly globalized world.Study Abroad
If you can dream it, you can achieve it
We offer students the freedom to tailor their education to their own intellectual interests and professional goals.Our Courses
Art, Urbanism, and Innovation in Lyon
In the United States, science and technology are understood as practical drivers of society, whereas the arts are largely considered optional and apart. But exploring older societies, such as the major centers of Europe, reveals the primary role of arts and culture in the formation of cities and their civilizations.
Quarter Offered: Early Fall Start 2020
Application Deadline: March 1, 2020