Summer Courses

Summer Courses

There are many reasons why you should consider taking a summer course: To learn something new, get a taste of a city you have never visited before, get to know an institution or maybe you are considering a new career direction.  Summer courses are ideal for high school students, students who want to upgrade a specific skill or simply want to travel and learn at the same time.


  • NewSchool of Architecture & Design



    Our two week Summer Courses give creative students the opportunity to learn from experienced professionals in the exciting design district of San Diego, California.

    Great cities inspire great design. Together with Los Angeles and San Francisco, San Diego, California is at the forefront in game-changing creativity and technology. Our campus lies in the heart of the San Diego design district close to leading design studios, construction sites and innovative global companies. Whether you are exploring the downtown skyscrapers, visiting San Diego’s world-class museums, or soaking up the sun on the beach, there is plenty to keep you inspired.


    Minimum age of 16. International and US Students who are 16 and 17 years old must stay with a local family in a Homestay. Students who are at least 18 years old can choose to be placed in shared room with private bathroom, within walking distance to campus.


    All classes are held in English, so you will be required to have a fluent understanding of the English language. All courses are open to all levels of experience.


    SESSION 1: July 5 – July 15, Deadline to apply June 5, 2016

    SESSION 2: July 25 – August 5, Deadline to apply June 25, 2016

    SESSION 3: August 8 – August 19, Deadline to apply July 8, 2016


    Tuition Only:

    One Session: $1,490

    Two Sessions: $2,490

    Tuition & Housing:

    One Session: $2,220

    Two Sessions: $3,950


    To register, email our admissions advisor at

  • NABA Milano


    NABA Summer School proposes a wide and updated synthesis of NABA know-how, giving a view of the most significant trends of the market, of industrial creation processes, of artistic and social expression, of Interior and Product Design, Fashion Design, Styling, Accessories, Digital and Visual Arts, together with the opportunity to experiment with a topical project theme, under the guidance of renowned professionals that will help students to delve into a design environment simulating a professional studio, gaining profound insight into the technical components of the design process.

    NABA Summer School Educational Offer is wide-ranging and diversified: it includes beginner level courses, intermediate level courses and advanced level courses.

    All classes are held in English. Must be at least 17 years of age to register.


    1,595 EUR for a 2 week session (45 hours of lesson over 9 days)

    2,795 EUR for a 4 week session (90 hours of lesson over 18 days)

    3,995 EUR for a 6 week session (135 hours of lesson over 27 days)

    The fees include: class work, lectures and guided visits included in the program. The fees do not include: travel expenses, accommodation, local transportation and meals.


    Upon successful completion of each two week summer course (45 hours of classes), NABA will issue 3 ECTS credits that can be transferred the student’s home university.


    There are several accommodation options we can arrange for you. Shared and single room options within walking distance of campus are available.  Rental fees start at approx. 500 EUR per month.  Email our admissions advisor for more details.


    To register, email our admissions advisor at