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
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
Art, Literature, and the Avant-Garde in the City of Light
When Baron Haussmann reconstructed Paris into the “City of Light” (1852-1870), he produced an urban space that came to represent the Western world's break with tradition and the emergence of modernity.
Quarter Offered: Autumn 2022
Application Deadline: February 15, 2022