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SAI students at the Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti (NABA) don't just learn about design, they live it. NABA instructors are world-renowned artists, professionals, and designers who live and work in Milan.
Milan, Italy
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Study Abroad
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Program Description:

SAI invites students to immerse themselves in creativity in Milan!

SAI partners with the Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti (NABA), an elite design school which subscribes to the philosophy that creativity is best cultivated in an international atmosphere. NABA was founded in 1980 and is the only design school in Italy accredited by the Italian Ministry of Education. Instructors are world-renowned artists, professionals, and designers working in Milan and NABA’s teaching method stresses cultural, theoretical, and practical aspects of design.

SAI oversees and coordinates all aspects of student enrollment, including application processing, course selection and credit, visa advising, housing, student health insurance, and transcripts. In addition, SAI provides comprehensive student services, from the moment of application, through the on-site experience, until students return home.

Setting Description:
Milan is synonymous with cutting-edge fashion, and it is also internationally renowned as a center for interior, industrial and product design. Filled with the world's premier fashion and design studios, the city provides students with an outstanding opportunity to explore the present and the future of design in Milan’s international environment.
The Summer Courses present 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 Design, Fashion, Graphic and Communication, together with the opportunity to experiment with a topical project theme, under the guidance of renowned professionals and in cooperation with big companies.

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