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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2D Animation (intermediate)

The course will cover all the aspects connected with the production of a successful short movie: drawing, design, animation, storyboarding, acting, timing, and scriptwriting.

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3D Character Design (introductory)

During this course, students will be introduced to the world of CGI, throughout the fundamental teachings of polygonal modeling. The course objective is to teach participants how to develop humanoid and mechanical figures.

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Accessories Design (intermediate)

This course is focused on the discovery of the fundamentals of luxury accessories brand collections, specifically of Made-in-Italy shoes and bags.

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Creative Writing (advanced)

Investigating the realm that connects a text with its image, Creative Writing teaches students to develop a new method to represent and rearrange of the key concepts of Visual Arts.

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Design and digital fabrication (intermediate)

This course will enable students to design and to produce small-size objects and products through a process of digital fabrication.

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Digital Illustration 1 (introductory)

This coursewill teach how to create effective graphic vector images applicable in many different professional and design areas, by focusing on practicing with various tools to create from simple graphs to basic shapes, icons, illustrations, and logos.

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Digital Illustration 2 (intermediate)

This course aims to introduce students to the field of motion graphics, by implementing photos, illustrations, texts and vector graphics to set up a project, and on how to import creative contents into software to develop simple animations.

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Engraving (introductory)

Throughout the analysis of foundational artistic and pictorial techniques, participants will acquire the knowledge of different twodimensional and three-dimensional visual portrayals.