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!


2d Animation
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.

This course is not available at the moment

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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.

This course is not available at the moment

Narrative Per Le Arti Visive
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.

This course is not available at the moment

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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.

This course is not available at the moment

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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.

This course is not available at the moment

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Fashion Design 1 (introductory)

Alternatings lectures by experienced professionals to guided visits to Milan’s best fashion areas and showrooms, students will be given an overview of the Italian Fashion System, and they will learn to produce fashion sketches, to carry out research to be used to develop a fashion collection.

This course is not available at the moment

Fashion Image & Styling I
Fashion image and styling 1 (introductory)

Students will develop an understanding and gain experience in style-hunting and image styling as the foundations of fashion and project development approach.

This course is not available at the moment

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Interior Design for Hotels

The course will enable participants to understand the combination of aesthetics, functionality, and of operational aspects necessary to design successful hotels, by exploration of the extensive and complex field of interior design within the hospitality industry, and of the way it is changing and evolving.

This course is not available at the moment