From June to August, NABA offers two-week intensive courses in the fields of Design, Fashion, Fine Arts, Multimedia Arts, Communication, Italian Culture in Milan and Rome.

You will be immersed in Italy’s thriving creative community through visits to museums, companies, production facilities, and design studios. Guided by skilled Italian and international professionals, you will explore trends in fashion and design and learn how to research and present a creative idea.

Upon successful completion of each 2-week summer course in Milan, in Rome as well as for the Two Cities, Double Experience programmes (45 hours), NABA will issue 3 CFA credits that can be transferred at the option of each student’s home university.

All Summer Courses are conducted in English.


Are you interested in other courses? Take a look to our catalogue!


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3D character design

Milan Campus 

During this course, students will be introduced to the world of CGI, throughout the fundamental teachings of polygonal modeling.

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Accessories design

Milan Campus 

Focused on the discovery of the fundamentals of luxury accessories brand collections, specifically of Made-in-Italy shoes and bags, the aim of the course is to plan a new Luxury accessory brand made in Italy.

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Digital Illustration 1

Milan Campus 

Throughout this course, students will learn how to create effective graphic vector images applicable in many different professional and design areas. 

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Digital illustration 2

Milan Campus 

This course aims to introduce students to the field of motion graphics. Alternating lectures to practice, students will learn eventually to create short videos or GIFs.

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Fashion design 1

Milan Campus 

An inspiring discovery of the Italian Fashion pipeline with lectures by experienced professionals and guided visits to Milan’s best fashion areas and showrooms. 

Fashion design 2

Milan Campus 

An innovative approach to the Italian Fashion System, discovering the reasons of success of the big Italian brands thanks to the trips on the most important fashion location in Milan. 

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Fashion image and styling 1

Milan Campus 

An approach to Italian Fashion System: interpreting personality, lifestyle and needs of the audience through the application of trend skills, creating looks for a fashion magazine, and proposing new fashion images using clothing, accessories, photos and location combos. 

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Fashion image and styling 2

Milan Campus 

This course is focused on the field of Fashion Styling through a blended teaching method: theoretical and practical lessons, included the possibility to visit fashion show rooms.