Summer Courses

Come in Italy this summer and study art and design! NABA Summer Courses offer two-week intensive research and project experiences in the fields of Design, Fashion, and Visual & Digital Arts in Milan. You’ll 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. 

NABA also offers Summer Courses in Italian Culture & Lifestyle, which are designed for people of all ages and abilities who wish to explore their passion in a new creative environment while experiencing Milan, the world capitals of fashion, arts and design.

NABA Summer offer comprise introductory, intermediate, and advanced courses distributed along three summer sessions. You can combine courses to create a two, four or six week session, thus making the most of your time in Milan and fully experiencing NABA’s teaching approach and values.

All Summer Programs are conducted in English. 


NABA will award ECTS credits for its Summer Courses, so it will be easier for students to transfer their credits to other Universities and Academies that use or acknowledge the ECTS system.
Upon successful completion of each 2-week summer course  (45  hours  of classes), NABA will issue 3 ECTS credits that can be transferred at the option of each student’s home  university.
Interested students should require NABA ECTS course syllabus to NABA Summer Courses Office at and submit it to their home  universities in order to verify the possibility of having the ECTS credits issued by NABA for the summer courses  recognized in their  study curriculum. In order to obtain the ECTS credits students must be over  18, shall have completed the High School studies and be enrolled in a university study path,  meet  the admission requirements of the course and achieve  the course  learning outcomes and objectives.



NABA helps international students find accommodation. Students can choose among a number of single  and shared  room at Campus  walking distance, in apartments managed by the school.
Furthermore, NABA has developed agreements with a certain number of real estate agencies that have a variety selection of apartments in different area of the city and, at the same time,  has developed contacts with private landlords that rent  out  apartments close to the Campus  and in various area. NABA has also special deals with hostels, residence and hotels.
For further information, please contact NABA Housing Office via email at or via phone at +39 02 97 372 295


Please check with an Italian embassy or consulate in your country of origin to determine whether you need a visa to enter Italy.
If you do need a VISA, NABA will provide you with an admission certificate (upon complete payment of your tuition fees) so that you may obtain a visa from your local Italian embassy/consolate.
Please be aware that the visa application and issuing process may take more than a month, so consider applying for your visa well in advance. It is your responsibility to apply for the visa in time.
In the event that your visa application is denied, NABA will reimburse your full tuition fee (minus the 150 EUR administrative fee) only if you send proof of the visa rejection (that is, the official letter or email sent by the embassy/consulate denying the visa).