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United Kingdom, Bournemouth

Creative Make-up for Media & Performance

Ideal for those who want to work as a make-up artist or pursue further studies in this subject, this course gives you the skills and techniques needed to explore this key creative...

United Kingdom, Bournemouth

Portfolio Preparation for Art, Design & Media

Created for those who wish to explore a variety of art and design subjects, this course gives you an excellent opportunity to learn and experiment in a specialist environment and e...

United Kingdom, Bournemouth

Animation Design and Production

Gain an insight into the world of animation design and production with our course focusing on hand drawn animation, with the chance to explore cutout and stop motion. A series...

United Kingdom, Bournemouth

Hands-on Film Making

Create your own short film and learn the fundamentals of the filmmaking process with this fast paced summer course. Ideal for budding filmmakers, you will be introduced to the c...

United Kingdom, Bournemouth

Practical Photography

Develop your photography skills as well as your confidence in our highly practical photography summer course. Working in our industry-standard studios or out on location, you wi...

Turkey, Istanbul

The Turkish Art via Museums

Within 2 weeks, participants will visit the Istanbul Modern, Pera Museum, Istanbul Painting and Sculpture Museum etc. to learning about the contemporary Turkish Art. Student can...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 590
United Kingdom, London

London on Film

This module introduces students to important and distinctive aspects of London as a centre of film-making, since 1895. The module focuses on three key topics: London-based studi...

Greece, Kavala

Sharp minds: cutting design manually and digitally

This class is for both beginners and advanced students to learn about the long multi-cultural history of paper cutting as well as the unique world of paper cutters and public art t...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4.5 ECTS
United Kingdom, Bournemouth

Portfolio Preparation for Art, Design & Media

Created for those who wish to explore a variety of art and design subjects, this course gives you an excellent opportunity to learn and experiment in a specialist environment and e...

United Kingdom, Bournemouth

Hands-On Film Making

Create your own short film and learn the fundamentals of the filmmaking process with this fast paced summer course. Ideal for budding filmmakers, you will be introduced to the c...

United Kingdom, Bournemouth

Practical Photography

Develop your photography skills as well as your confidence in our highly practical photography summer course. Working in our industry-standard studios or out on location, you wi...

United Kingdom, Bournemouth

Complete Fashion Design

Through a combination of studio work, practical exercises and excursions, this course will introduce you to both the design and promotion side of the fashion industry. Delivered f...

United Kingdom, Bournemouth

Animation Design and Production

Gain an insight into the world of animation design and production with our course focusing on hand drawn animation, with the chance to explore cutout and stop motion. A series o...

United Kingdom, London

London & Film

This module is intended to introduce you to some significant debates within British film studies through a focus on three key historical moments in British film-making and the repr...

Spain, Monda

Illustrator Summer Course

* 2 weeks Illustrator (800€) 17 July to 28 July * 2 weeks Illustrator + 3 weeks PhotoShop (2.000€) 17 July to 18 August • Taught in English • 5 days a week (Mon-Fri). Study Hour...

language English
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 800
Spain, Monda

AutoCad Summer Course

AutoCad - 2 weeks (800€) 17 July to 28 July • Taught in English. • 5 days a week (Mon-Fri). Study Hours: 9:00 -13:00 • Required Equipment: Laptop and software installed....

language English
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 800
Spain, Monda

Photography Summer Course

* 2 weeks Photography Basic (800€) 17 July to 28 July OR * 5 weeks Photography Basic + PhotoShop (2.000€) 17 July to 18 August OR * 3 weeks Photography + Multimedia (1.200€) 1...

language English
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 800
Spain, Monda

Screen Print Summer Course

* 2 weeks Screen Print (800€) 17 July to 28 July • Taught in English. • 5 days a week (Mon-Fri). Study Hours: 9:00 -13:00 • Required Equipment: Laptop and software installed (Yo...

language English
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 800
Spain, Monda

Photoshop Summer Course

* 2 weeks Photography - 17 July to 28 July. • Taught in English. • 5 days a week (Mon-Fri). Study Hours: 9:00 -13:00 • Required Equipment: Laptop and software installed (You ca...

language English
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 800
Spain, Monda

Fashion Design intensive Summer Course

5 weeks (2.000€) 18 July to 19 August Taught in English. 5 days a week (Mon-Fri). Study Hours: 9:00-13:00 We help you find good non expensive accommodation in Monda for the time...

language English
duration 5 weeks
Spain, Monda - Marbella

3D Printing

3D printing is an ideal tool for creative people to turn ideas into real 3D objects. You will be taught how to use a 3D printer and how to quickly print your own prototypes. The S...

language English
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 800

Introduction to Digital Photography

Are you interested in digital photography and photographic images? Do you want to develop your practical digital camera skills? This module will give you an understanding of how a...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
France, Paris

Paris Summer School | Revolutions

Explore Paris through tailored seminars on the theme of Revolutions given by experience academics and visit major sites such as the Palace of Versailles, UNESCO and the Picasso Mus...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 10 ECTS
Estonia, Tallinn

Your Own Shortfilm

Tallinn Summer School, in cooperation with the Baltic Film and Media School (BFM) offers an inspiring course of practical film-making. During the three-week course, experienced...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 615
United Kingdom, Nottingham

Fashion Knitwear

We're now taking applications from fashion and textile design students from around the world who wish to visit the UK and study abroad this summer. The course is ideal if you ar...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
fee GBP 1
France, Paris

Arts Foundation in France - English-Speaking session

This Summer School is dedicated to people from all-­over the world who want to reveal their artistic talent, thanks to a two-­week Summer School in Paris (French-speaking session a...

language English
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 780
France, Paris, Nantes & Strasbourg & Rennes

Arts Foundation in France - French-Speaking session

This Summer School is dedicated to people from all-­over the world who want to reveal their artistic talent, thanks to a two-­week Summer School in Paris (French-speaking session a...

language French
duration 2 weeks
Greece, Kavala

Drawing in the 21st centruy

This introductory course investigates basic principles of visual communication through traditional drawing and their applications to mobile digital media and technology. Drawing as...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4.5 ECTS
France, Nantes/Paris

Arts Management

The Arts management program is an introduction to the management of artistic and cultural activities in Europe with a focus on the French system. The program presents both the gene...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
United Kingdom, London

Action! Introduction to Film Studies

This module will introduce students to the discipline of film studies, by focusing on the main theoretical and technical aspects of filmmaking. Through lectures, seminars, scree...

The English Country House: A Social History

Country houses (stately homes) are one of Britain’s greatest contributions to world culture, but who created them and why? Have they always functioned as ‘containers’ for art colle...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
United Kingdom, London

London & Film

This module is intended to introduce you to some significant debates within British film studies through a focus on three key historical moments in British film-making and the repr...

United Kingdom, London

Museum of London: Curating the City

This module looks at the social, economic, and political history of London in the twentieth century by closely examining the various collections held at and the varied types of wor...

United Kingdom, London

British Typography and Branding Week

What is British Typography and why is it different from Dutch or German? Why does every piece of British Design have a very distinct style with typography as the main element?...

language English
duration 1 week
Spain, Monda

Intensive Foundation Course in Design

Get up-to-date with: Fundamentals of Creative Design & Portfolio Design, Design Illustration, History of Art, Basics of Interior Architecture, Basics of Graphic Design, Basics of F...

language English
duration 12 weeks
Italy, Venezia

Curatorial studies

The School for Curatorial Studies is an ambitious and challenging project promoted since 2004 and conceived as a school committed to experimentation and interdisciplinary thinking....

language English
duration 17 weeks
credits 10 ECTS
United Kingdom, Edinburgh

Film Studies and the Edinburgh International Film Festival

Film Studies and the Edinburgh International Film Festival introduces students to central concepts of film study including film criticism, genre, national cinemas, director-centred...

Austria, Vienna

food | Sustainable | design

Food design – eat design Sonja Stummerer and Martin Hablesreiter will perform a summer school about the essential design parameter of food and eating. Therefore both will do severa...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 8 ECTS
fee EUR 800
Turkey, Antalya & Istanbul

Exploration of Turkish Art Via Museums

Within two weeks, participants will visit the Istanbul Museum of Modern Art, Pera Museum, Istanbul Painting and Sculpture Museum and many more to learn about the contemporary Turki...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee USD 690
Netherlands, Waalwijk

Sustainable design

In these five days you will learn about how to make the shoe industry more ecological. This course will be taught by critically acclaimed designer Marloes ten Bhömer. Her work fuse...

language Dutch
duration 1 week
credits 10 ECTS

Courses 2016

Austria, Vienna

Approaching the 3s. The spatial, the social, and the sensorium

Choreographies of the masses in soccer stadiums, cultures of dwelling in housing blocks in the periphery, encounters with audio-visual artworks in the classical museum setting, act...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 90
Germany, Berlin

Pâte-de-Verre / Hot Printing with Anne Petters

Come join us for a five day workshop that will give an introduction to a specific pâte-de-verre technique, inspired by the process of intaglio printing. It allows the direct transf...

Italy, Fondazione Cerratelli, Pugnano, Pisa

Art and Fashion, a cultural history of Italian fashionable dress

The course will address topics in the history of art (portraiture, genre painting, modern history painting) linking them to the history of textile production and to the history of...

France, Lessac

Turn the dark off

Using Boisbuchet’s material treasures which are hidden in nature or forgotten in the workshop’s storage, we are going to experiment with a mix of natural and industrial materials t...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 858
France, Lessac

So far my idea

Our workshop invites designers, curators, scenographers and artists to experiment in story-telling on the topic of design. Together we will identify possible presentations by estab...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 858
Austria, Vienna

Cognition, Art, and Culture

The Cognitive Turn initiated in Psychology and Computer Science has reached the Social Sciences and Humanities that traditionally study art and culture. The new encounter of academ...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 120
Belgium, Antwerp

Ethnographic collections, preservation, research and conservation

The summer school takes seven days, including a weekend. We will start by introducing and discussing the wider context of ethnographic artifacts, including questions concerning the...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 350
Latvia, Riga

A Journey Beyond the Traditional Wooden Craft and Art

The topic of the Summer School is related to wooden design and woodcraft that has traditionally been an important part of the daily lives of Latvians. The Summer School offers...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 4.5 ECTS
fee EUR 500
France, Lessac

Finding form

This workshop is about design and yoga – and thus an experiment on creativity. Yoga apparently is about “being” while design entails “making”. Yoga basically tries to reach us ins...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 858
France, Lessac

Moving light

The workshop introduces participants into the world of programmable LEDs (Neopixels and similar) and their use in objects, installations and photography. The course is suitable for...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 858
France, Lessac

Creative collision

Creative Collision is about synergies in the creative process. With participants coming from multiple cultural backgrounds we are going to combine the different perspectives, compe...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 858
United Kingdom, Nottingham

Pottery Summer School

Week one is perfect for anyone wishing to produce innovative ceramics who is interested in surface decoration and the manipulation of form, pattern and texture. Week two will co...

language English
duration 2 weeks
fee GBP 655
Austria, Salzburg

And what did the animal say?

In Mathieu Kassovitz’s film La Haine, while Vinz and Sayid walk through the clashes between police and residents in their suburb, Vinz is sure he saw a cow crossing the street. It...

language English
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 700
Austria, Salzburg

Film as a sensitive body

Film as a sensitive body proposes that 16mm film material has properties that react not only to light exposure but also to contact with other bodies and substances. Through these c...

language English
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 700
Austria, Salzburg

Homage

Participants will choose a person, an object or a phenomenon to whom or which they wish to pay homage, in a manner aesthetically comparable to votive images in churches, which bear...

language English
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 700
Germany, Berlin

Glass Cold Working with Heike Brachlow

Starting with solid blocks of glass, this class will cover coldworking basics as well as more advanced techniques: sawing, grinding, sandblasting, matt surface finishing and polish...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 500
France, Lessac

Furniture that transforms space

When we think of making furniture, space is always very important. We want to explore dimensions, both in the piece itself as well as in the compositions we make. We try to involv...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 858
Austria, Salzburg

Unorthodox approaches to drawing

This course is open to anyone keen on drawing. The programme is designed to accommodate a range of needs, so that artists who are new to, or uncomfortable with the medium can easil...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 450
Austria, Salzburg

Radical handbuilding

In this course, you will use ceramics as a sculptural medium, divorced from the context of craft and design. In the first week we will explore simple building techniques, lookin...

language English
duration 3 weeks
fee EUR 700
Austria, Salzburg

The book as printed space – concept and printed work

The course deals with the current status of the printed (analogue) book and concomitant questions. It enables participants to design and develop their own publications, from the in...

language English
duration 3 weeks
fee EUR 950
Czech Republic, Svaty Jan pod Skalou (near Prague)

Fine art: From dots to dragons (Under 18s)

**Under 18s** As conscious beings we have been awestruck and inspired by the visual expression of feelings since we were cave men. Now we possess grandiose institutions (read. M...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 230
France, Lessac

Making flying spaces

Participants of this workshop develop a spatial structure using accessible and low-tech materials. Our goal is a re-interpretation or invention of an analogue, hands-on technology...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 858
France, Lessac

Surnatural

In this workshop, participants learn from hair haute couture and the art of Ikebana in order to create wild costumes that oscillate between plants, furniture, sculpture and install...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 858
Hungary, Budapest

Budapest Cityscape

Discover Budapest through an artist's eye! The Budapest Cityscape workshop is a week long programme focusing on the connection between art and the city. Participants can chose betw...

language English
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 510
Netherlands, Utrecht

From Van Gogh to Picasso: Modern European and Dutch Art

In the 19th and 20th century there was a crisis in art. Being able to paint a convincing image of a mythical goddess leaning against a broken column was no longer a guarantee for s...

Netherlands, Utrecht

Art in Germany From the Middle Ages to the 20th Century

A special focus will be given to the "Art of the two Germanys" between 1945 and 1989. We shall explore Germany?s vibrant art history by focusing in depth on works by artists like M...

Netherlands, Waalwijk

Pattern making

This workshop will introduce you to the basic techniques of shoe patterns. Participants will be working from a classic template and investigate how to make a range of pattern piece...

language Dutch
duration 1 week
credits 10 ECTS
Austria, Salzburg

The Big Bang and You

In this jewellery design course we will take the Big Bang theory as the starting-point for our own visions, to be materialised in various (jewellery) objects. The Big Bang ref...

language English
duration 3 weeks
fee EUR 950
Austria, Salzburg

Who am I as a painter, in painting, in making?

When we make art, who are we? This course will combine analysis of theoretical texts on painting and experimental creation of objects. Throughout the two weeks we will be examining...

language English
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 700
United Kingdom, London

Contemporary Art in Practice

The course is designed for practising artists who wish to develop their own personal and professional practice in a world-leading fine art context. Located in the Royal College of...

France, Lessac

Illuminatiing the woods

Rona Meyuchas-Koblenz, in collaboration with Amorim Cork, invites participants to ‘Illuminate the woods’. The forest is deep and dark at night and the magic of nature whispers aro...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 858
France, Lessac

Hungry copy

Where do you draw the line between copy and original? Natural and unnatural? False or true? Form and substance? What could this mean in food? There are many examples that stand...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 858
France, Lessac

Unusual tools

UNUSUAL TOOLS Dates: 31 July – 06 August 2016 Tutor(s): Wonmin Park Type of workshop: Product Prices: From € 858 to € 1156 (incl. tuition, materials, food, accommodation)...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 858
Germany, Berlin

Art in Germany from the Middle Ages to the 20th Century

The course will introduce Berlin’s outstanding art collections, with their wide range of masterpieces from late medieval times to the present day. We shall focus throughout on the...

duration 2 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
United Kingdom, London

Japanese Art: Contexts and Objects

This course explores the story of Japanese art through its objects. We will look at important sites for religious and secular art in Japan from the sixth through the nineteenth cen...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
Netherlands, Waalwijk

In-depth 3D design

Are you a professional footwear designer, product developer or orthopedic shoemaker that wants to be able to design anything you need? Then this is the course for you! You will...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 10 ECTS
Germany, Berlin

Street Photography

Street photography is a serious challenge to any photographer. The discipline to make sense of a chaotic urban scene defines the mark of an observationally aware, astute and creati...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
Germany, Berlin

Illustration and Graffiti

As wild, anarchic and cutting-edge as graffiti might appear, graffiti writing has its background in clearly defined ways to deal with type. Over decades, these became more and more...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
Austria, Salzburg

Working with stone

What does it mean to work with a monumental material? How can one take an ephemeral, perishable object and turn it into something monumental? How can the traditional technique of s...

France, Lessac

Candy glass shop

Jaime Hayon, in collaboration with The Corning Museum of Glass, invites participants to come together and learn about the wonderful world of glass: playfully discover the possibili...

language English
duration 1 week
United Kingdom, London

Disruptive Market Innovation through Design

This course explores the new thinking needed to step change innovation. The Disruptive Market Innovation through Design module is split into two different stages, an evolution stag...

language English
duration 1 week
fee GBP 950
Netherlands, Utrecht

Nothing Is What It Seems: Dutch Art of the Golden Age

"Nice clouds,? critics would say, ?But really, it isn?t quite art with a capital A, is it?? Until recently, Dutch Art of the Golden Age was seen as technically good, but not very i...

Netherlands, Utrecht

A Journey Through Dutch Art

Take up residence in the beautiful city of Utrecht for four weeks and experience the highlights of over 400 years of Dutch art first hand. This course covers many of the country?s...

Netherlands, Utrecht

History of Art: a Thousand Years of Art in Northern Europe

Discover more than 1,000 years of European Art and European Art History this summer by exploring two of the most exciting art cities in Northern Europe ? Utrecht and Berlin. Learn...

United Kingdom, Brighton

British Film

What makes a British film? What is the magic ingredient that transforms it to the level of world cinema? Films like Four Weddings and a Funeral; British documentaries; the Monty Py...

duration 4 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
United Kingdom, Brighton

Museums and Material Culture

UK museums are experiencing significant change. Historically evolving from private collections of curios and antiquities, the great Victorian museums zealously promoted popular edu...

duration 4 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
Denmark, Aarhus

Visual Media Production - Making Short Fiction Films

This is a hands-on, learning-by-doing production course, in which participants will make two short fiction films with guidance and feedback at every stage of the creative process....

Austria, Salzburg

Comics in performance

In this workshop, students will explore the worldwide traditions of illustration and comics in performance: picture-recitation, cantastoria, kamishibai and others. While examini...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 450
Austria, Salzburg

The notion of subject matter

The course will be based on working in groups. The process is divided into the following steps: 1. Choosing a subject to photograph After a general discussion about how to choo...

language English
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 700
Austria, Salzburg

When sculptures walk out

This course deals with a possible practice of expanded sculptural production, the aim being to find out how a different perspective can be introduced into the work. Just as an a...

language English
duration 3 weeks
fee EUR 950
Austria, Salzburg

Print print print

In this course we will explore various techniques of classical printmaking, such as etching, woodcut and silkscreen, as well as experimenting with alternative methods. Participa...

language English
duration 3 weeks
fee EUR 950
Germany, Berlin

The Magic Of Bronze Casting with Stephen Paul Day

Experience casting molten bronze in this fast and furious five day workshop. From basic mold-making to wax positives, we will transform small personal studies into unique bronze sc...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 500
Italy, Rome

Art & Museum Management

ll Sole 24 ORE Business School presents an international summer program for students and professionals interested in acquiring direct knowledge and experience of the Italian excell...

language English
duration 2 weeks
United Kingdom, London

Criticism and Curating in Art & Design

Led by a team of historians, writers, researchers, critics and curators, the course combines lively critical debate with practical, hands-on activities taught in the environment of...

language English
duration 1 week
fee GBP 950
Netherlands, Groningen

The Knowledge of the Curator: New Directions in Art History & Curatorial Practice

Museums, exhibitions, and cultural heritage sites are thriving as never before, offering new experiences of and knowledge about art, culture, and history to a growing public. Withi...

United Kingdom, Coventry

Design and Visual Arts: You have to see this!

This course will introduce you to dramatic ambient visual displays and public projections that are supported by productive, applicable research. You will create a display which wil...

language English
duration 2 weeks
France, Lessac

The original chair

As a designer, the chair is one of those pieces of furniture that you can’t avoid drawing: chairs are everywhere and we are using them every day. Thus I came to reflect on the init...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 858
Hungary, Miszla

MAP Workshop

Miszla-Art Cultural Centre welcomes applications for the MAP, an international and interdisciplinary workshop which will take place between 13 and 23 July 2016. — theme — The k...

language English
duration 2 weeks
Estonia, Tallinn

Storytelling Tallinn: Photostory. Animation. TV-news.

We invite you to discover Tallinn and form your impressions into animations, photostories and TV-news. During the five days the participants will receive a quick introduction o...

duration 1 week
credits 1 ECTS
fee EUR 280
United Kingdom, Nottingham

3D Animation Summer School

Following an introduction to the history of 3D animation you will be set a project to develop a character and narrative. Your time will be split between working in the animation st...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
Netherlands, Amsterdam

Fashion Design

This summer course fashion design is uniquely tailored for those with an interest in fashion design and visualization techniques. Within this summer course you will have the opport...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 549
Italy, San Gemini

Paper Restoration in Books and Archival Documents

This program is an overview of the field of paper restoration and conservation in books and archival documents. The program involves both lectures in the classroom and practical wo...

language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
Italy, San Gemini

Traditional Painting: Materials, Methods and Restoration Issues

This program provides students with an overview of the materials and methods used traditionally by painters in Italy. It involves three courses: 1. A lecture course examining th...

language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
France, Lessac

Window/visitor

What is it, to be in a place? What is it, to look though and into something? What is it, to remove the frame from a picture? This is a workshop of constructing a ‘thick’ drawi...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 858
France, Lessac

Formed by you, refined by fire

What kind of objects would you create, borrowing materials from the earth and leaving your creative signature on a place? This workshop will guide you to experience ceramic and...

language English
duration 2 weeks
Netherlands, Utrecht

The Art of Renaissance in Florence and Rome

Florence is the most marked example of Renaissance cities in Italy. Nowhere else in Italy does one find this multitude of buildings and works of art from this period. Among the cul...

Netherlands, Utrecht

History of Art: European Highlights

In Florence, you will have the chance to see the works of the great Italian Masters of the Renaissance in the flesh, visiting the many renowned museums, magnificent cathedrals and...

Netherlands, Utrecht

History of Art: Relations between Italy and the Netherlands

Vermeer? Da Vinci? Both geniuses, most people would say today, both equally deserving to be printed on posters (and the occasional placemat) all over the world. Today, both Italian...

Netherlands, Utrecht

How to Become a Start-up in the Creative Industry

Creatives, techies and entrepreneurs unite! In this intensive interdisciplinary course, you join forces and form international start-up teams. Together you work on your own or a te...

Netherlands, Middelburg

How to Think like a Mountain in a Land of Sea

Building on the idea that to think like a mountain is to ask real questions, this summer course is about bridging art, design and sciences. Participants experiment with new ways of...

United Kingdom, Nottingham

Interactive Objects and Smart Textiles Summer Schools

Week one explores the subject of interactive objects and reactive, augmented materials. Now that electronic devices such as Arduino soft- and hardware have become so readily availa...

language English
duration 2 weeks
fee GBP 625
United Kingdom, Nottingham

Photography Summer School

Create your own one, two, three or four-week long programme. You can develop your knowledge of fashion photography, experiment with darkroom techniques, make beautiful artists book...

language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 10 ECTS
fee GBP 725
United Kingdom, Nottingham

Fine Art Summer School

Design your own summer programme in drawing and painting. From beginners classes in drawing to mixed media painting, immerse yourself in a summer of fine art in a city famous for i...

language English
duration 7 weeks
fee GBP 500
United Kingdom, London and New York

Fashion Communication & Promotion

Whether you have a fashion label; thinking of starting one; or, just want an exclusive view into how the industry communicates and promotes brands, this is the course for you. The...

language English
duration 2 weeks
Denmark, London and Copenhagen

Contemporary Digital Print for Fashion

London and Copenhagen, are two dynamic fashion and lifestyle capital cities that provide ideal Summer study abroad locations to compare and contrast the exhilarating design culture...

language English
duration 2 weeks
France, London and Paris

New Approaches to Fashion Design

Central Saint Martins and Institut Francais de la Mode are world leaders in the field of Fashion education. This is your opportunity to understand what makes them different, how th...

language English
duration 2 weeks
Switzerland, Sierre, Valais

Questions d'espace

« L'installation est une autre étape dans l'évolution de la notion de la sculpture. Elle met en scène dans une aire donnée des éléments porteurs de divers types d'information. (…)...

duration 1 week
fee CHF 500
Switzerland, Sierre, Valais

Autoportraits filmés

Cet atelier propose à chacun des participants/es, sur la base d'extraits de films qui abordent le thème du portrait ou de l'autoportrait, de réaliser son propre autoportrait. L'éla...

duration 1 week
fee CHF 500
Switzerland, Sierre et régions du Valais

Voyage – de l’espace d’exposition à l’atelier d’artiste.

Ce cours d’été propose dans un premier temps de partir à la découverte de la création artistique contemporaine par des conférences et des visites d’expositions. Les différentes not...

duration 1 week
fee CHF 500
France, Villeneuve sur Lot

Renaissance Painting Techniques for Contemporary Artists

GREGORY PELIZZARI, Artist/Director of the ATELIER NEO-MEDICI, invites students and professional painters to the Aquitaine region of France, for a two month intensive painting w...

language English
duration 8 weeks
United Kingdom, Nottingham

Art and Design

Our courses last between one or three weeks in a number of art and design topics. You can book on to more than one course or combine it with a course from another discipline to mak...

language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 2.5 ECTS
United Kingdom, London, Cambridge

Film & Creative Writing

*Ages 15-18* LITE Regal Film and Creative Writing Course allows you to pursue your interests in filmmaking and creative writing in a fully integrated programme of study. For the c...

Italy, Rome or Florence

Interior Design

The program is divided into theory and practical lessons. During the course simple design projects will be undertaken, such as small living spaces, with user-friendly solutions f...

language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
Italy, Florence or Rome

Fashion Illustration

The Fashion Illustration summer course lasts one or two months and is scheduled in June and July over 40 hours of classes per month. The syllabus tackles the illustration of the...

language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
France, Paris

Intro to Art Through Paris Museums

The history of Western Art is studied through the close examination of a limited selection of major works in a variety of media. The works chosen illuminate the political, social a...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
United Kingdom, Oxford

Bucksmore Arts Choice

Bucksmore Arts Choice is a unique English language course that immerses students aged 13-17 in the English language combined with a choice of performing arts, studied alongside loc...

language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 10 ECTS
United Kingdom, London and New York

Fashion Design, Process and Practice

The objective of this course is to introduce students to design principles and creative standards in apparel design. In NYC the focus will be on concepts, research, and visual pres...

language English
duration 4 weeks
Italy, London and Florence

Leather Craftsmanship: Fashion Design and Accessories

his course is designed to give you an authentic Central Saint Martins Fashion Design experience while in London, using experimental research and design development pathways that ar...

language English
duration 4 weeks
Italy, London and Florence

Fashion Trend Forecasting and Styling

London During the first nine days of your studies you will learn the fundamentals of fashion styling. You will develop techniques for sourcing garments, accessories and props, l...

language English
duration 4 weeks
Greece, Athens

Hands - On Filmmaking

*Ages 13-17* Students will be introduced to the language and practice of filmmaking. They will be taught, in theory and in practice, what it means to be a director, a screenwriter...

language English
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 990
Greece, Athens, Greece

Fashion Design: From Peplum to Origami / From Classical to Modern

**Ages 13 - 17** Fashion draping class that explores the origins of dressing the body from classical Greece, to the logical and mathematical approach, to Japan's origami.

language English
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 990
Greece, Athens, Greece

Photography, from grain to pixel

**Ages 13 - 17** Through theory and technical exercise, students will learn how to visualize their ideas and make them easy to communicate. The objective is to learn how to take b...

language English
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 990
Greece, Athens, Greece

Music Technology: Pop Star Music Producers

**Ages 13 - 17** Want to be a producer and learn how to create your own music? Learn and play with the very latest cutting edge music production tools!

language English
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 990
Netherlands, Amsterdam

Creative Pattern Cutting

This course is uniquely tailored for those with an interest in exploring the potentials that creative pattern cutting can offer to the design stage of the fashion industry. Within...

duration 1 week
fee EUR 549
Portugal, Tomar

The Convent of Christ and the Renaissance culture

This project involves the critical observation of the various spaces materialized in the Convent of Christ for centuries but whose higher definition occurs in the fifteenth and six...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
Italy, Assisi, Florence, Ravenna, Tarqunia, Paestum, Pompeii. Amalfi Coast, Rome

Humanities Spring in Assisi

Assisi is our home-base, but all of Italy is our source book.Students travel widely to see some of the greatest works of art & architecture of all times At HSIA, students learn to...

language English
duration 5 weeks
fee EUR 1
Germany, Berlin

Glassblowing with Tobias Møhl

Glassblowing with Tobias Møhl

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 500
United Kingdom, Brighton

Introduction to Drawing

This practical drawing module is designed to develop your observational skills and allow you to form a personal visual language to analyse, interpret and communicate visually. You...

duration 4 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
France, Caen

French Cinema

Oral and written communication, reinforcement of grammatical structures, vocabulary enrichment, work in a digital audio lab. With an optional module, a 30 hour program FRENCH CINE...

duration 3 weeks
fee EUR 930
Italy, Florence

Photography

This summer photography course is directed at beginners, and is held in the month of July. The course includes 40 lesson hours and aims at teaching the basic techniques relative to...

language English
duration 6 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
Czech Republic, Prague

Painting en Plein Air

In this 2-week course you will visit various sites in the city of Prague to make acrylic paintings on canvas from direct observation of the objects, structures, people, and spaces...

language English
duration 2 weeks
Italy, Venice

Curatorial Studies

The Summer School in Curatorial Practice will take place during the 56th International Art Biennale of Venice. With an interdisciplinary approach, the course provides practical tra...

language English
duration 17 weeks
Italy, Venice

Curatorial Studies

The School for Curatorial Studies is an ambitious and challenging project promoted since 2004 and conceived as a school committed to experimentation and interdisciplinary thinking....

language English
duration 17 weeks
France, Paris

Impressionism - Post-impressionism

Discusses the stylistic and thematic concerns of Manet, Monet, Degas, Pissarro, and Renoir, in the context of artistic theory and practice in mid-19th-century France. Analyzes the...

duration 6 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
France, Paris

Painting Paris

This exceptional setting has inspired artists for centuries, and students will work outside as well as study the wealth of images of Paris to develop their artistic possibilities a...

duration 6 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
France, Paris

Paris Through its Museums

The history of Western Art is studied through the close examination of a limited selection of major works in a variety of media. The works chosen illuminate the political, social a...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
Czech Republic, Prague

Digital Applications in Art and Design

This class is designed to introduce students to three Adobe CS Applications: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe InDesign. It has been designed for new and inexperienced...

language English
duration 3 weeks
Czech Republic, Prague

Cyberspace Workshop

The “Cyberspace” Workshop/Exhibition project aims to create and present interactive multimedia installations, performances, and results of an interdisciplinary workshop which will...

language English
duration 2 weeks
Italy, Rome or Florence

Intensive Fashion Design

Fashion Design is an intensive summer course (90 hours of lesson per month) which students may choose attend for one or two months in June and July. The syllabus of the Fashion Des...

language English
duration 5 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
Italy, Florence or Rome

Drawing and Painting in Italy

The artistic subjects, such as drawing and painting, are proposed by the Accademia Italiana as a one or two month summer course. These summer courses may be attended for 40 hour...

language English
duration 9 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
Italy, San Gemini

The Craft of Making and Restoring Book Bindings

This program teaches the craft of traditional Western bookbinding, restoration and conservation methods, along with an overview of the history of book making. This course views bo...

language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
Germany, Berlin

Painting On Glass with Jeff Zimmer

This course is about creating three dimensional images on layers of glass. We will exploit the transparency of glass and layer techniques and images to collage and create a sense o...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 500
Italy, Venice

Curatorial Studies

The program: The Summer School in Curatorial Practice will take place during the International Architecture Biennale of Venice. With an interdisciplinary approach, the course prov...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 10 ECTS

Courses 2015

Germany, Bernau

Audiens venatione

The world is full of sounds, some big but many of them tiny, that we just need to focus our ears to appreciate. The sound of a coffee pot, a tram passing, even snow falling, can be...

Germany, Bernau

How to Curate a Building

The course How to Curate a Building is led by Dutch art historian and curator Renske Janssen. The aim is to build an online exhibition in the form of a blog or archive through “cur...

Germany, Bernau

Skype Is a Camera

The idea of collaboration is taken to its full potential in Christopher Roth’s course Skype Is a Camera. Roth insists that only the basic idea is his, while the complete production...

Germany, Bernau

The Art of Making Objects

The Art of Making Objects is a course designed by Korean-Canadian visual artist Helen Cho and is intended for participants who are interested in strengthening their conceptual appr...

Netherlands, Utrecht (NL)

From Van Gogh to Picasso: Modern European and Dutch Art

Throughout this course, you will discover how Dutch and European Modern artists, from architects and costume designers to painters and sculptors strove for the elusive ideal of tru...

Netherlands, Berlin (GE)

Art in Germany From the Middle Ages to the 20th Century

The course will introduce Berlin’s outstanding art collections, with their wide range of masterpieces from late medieval times to the present day. We shall focus throughout on the...

Netherlands, Utrecht (NL)

Nothing Is What It Seems: Dutch Art of the Golden Age

In this course you will embark on a fascinating journey where nothing is what it seems: an innocent bouquet of flowers hides a forbidden religious message, a happy family, where ev...

Netherlands, Utrecht (NL) and Berlin (GE)

History of Art: a Thousand Years of Art in Northern Europe

This four-week course takes place two weeks each in Utrecht and Berlin. By combining studies in Utrecht and Berlin, you will be able to get a glimpse of several centuries of art hi...

Netherlands, Utrecht (NL)

A Journey Through Dutch Art

Experience the highlights of over 400 years of Dutch art first hand. This course covers many of the country’s most renowned museums, artists and cities, and the interactive activit...

Italy, Venice

Contemporary Art in Venice - The Biennal Exhibition

During the two weeks of the course the student will visit all the national pavillions of Biennale, and all the collateral exhibitions in Venice with the support of teachers profess...

Spain, Madrid

Architecture Photography

The course is addressed to photographers and architects who want to learn deeply the specific techniques of the architecture photography. The aim of the course is to approach to...

Spain, Madrid

Graphic Design - IED Madrid

Summer Program in Introduction to Graphic Design. Aimed at entrepreneurs, designers, artists and all those who are interested in gaining a knowledge of graphic and web design that...

Greece, Syros island, Ermoupolis

Extended Arts

XARTS 2015 Summer School and Conferences proposes intensive workshops on new media technologies for artistic projects. Using mainly open source software, implementing autonomous en...

duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 150
Switzerland, Sierre and Valais

Autoportraits filmés

Cet atelier propose à chacun des participants/es, sur la base d'extraits de films qui abordent le thème du portrait ou de l'autoportrait, de réaliser son propre autoportrait. L'éla...

duration 1 week
fee CHF 400
Netherlands, Utrecht (NL), Berlin (GE) and Florence (IT)

History of Art: European Highlights

Stay in three of Europe’s most wonderful cities, cover some 2000 years of Western art, visit all the relevant museums and sites and yet feel like you’ve done more than just skim th...

Netherlands, Utrecht (NL) and Florence (IT)

History of Art: Relations between Italy and the Netherlands

The Utrecht Summer School offers an opportunity to travel back in time and experience the art from both traditions first hand, staying in two cities that played a pivotal part in t...

Netherlands, Florence (IT)

Italian History of Art

Florence, originally founded by the Romans, was governed by the Medici family for centuries. Most of them had a passionate interest in painting, sculpture, architecture and literat...

Spain, Barcelona

Creative Illustration - Idea, Concept and Image

The work is based on concept ideas, and analyses the process of creating visual metaphors using different artistic media. The course is divided into two equally important parts: a...

Spain, Barcelona

Art Direction and Advertising

The course is structured around a project for a real client. The subjects, including theory and practice, reinforce knowledge in the basic areas of advertising communication, throu...

Spain, Madrid

Fashion and Sustainability - IED Madrid

The Summer Course in Fashion and Sustainability raises awareness regarding the need to generate textile businesses that can coexist with the world around us, analysing the impact o...

France, Paris 8ème Champs Elysées

Global beauty " à la française"

New trends (organic, natural cosmetics, ethnic make-up, cosmetics for men, home beauty treatments) are progressively revolutionising the beauty industry; thus more and more innova...

duration 3 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
Hungary, Miszla

Visual arts, photo, design, architecture and interior architecture fields workshop

MAP WORKSHOP 2015 6-17 July 2015 Miszla, Kis utca 168. Hungary — work-process description — During the workshop, the collaboration will be structured around a predef...

duration 2 weeks
Switzerland, Sierre and Valais

Points de vue d'hier et d'aujourd'hui

Cet atelier propose un voyage singulier dans l’espace et dans le temps : partir à la (re)découverte de quelques éléments remarquables du paysage valaisan en revisitant le point de...

duration 1 week
fee CHF 500
Switzerland, Sierre and Valais

Voyage II – de l’espace d’exposition à l’atelier d’artiste

Ce cours d’été propose dans un premier temps de partir à la découverte de la création artistique contemporaine par des conférences et des visites d’expositions. Les différentes not...

duration 1 week
fee CHF 500
Italy, Rome

Video Production - IED Rome

Editing, camera operation, writing (scripting), pre-production planning, lighting, sound, Rome as a subject / backdrop.

Italy, Milan

Fashion Design - IED MIlan

History of fashion, trends, individual research in Milan, styling techniques, basics of fashion drawing, the moodboard, pattern making, tailoring techniques, moulage, draping, tech...

Italy, Milan

Fashion Stylist - IED Milan

History of fashion, trends, individual research in Milan, styling techniques, introduction to fashion photography (shooting techniques, set-up and historical background), fashion p...

Italy, Milan

Design Experience - IED Milan

Design Experience Start date: June 2015 | Duration: 4 weeks - full time | Language: English Request information Book in for an interview Apply now The Summer Course in Desig...

Italy, Florence

Graphic Design and Portfolio - IED Florence

Please consult the following web resources: Graphic Design , Colour Lovers , KM Zero Studio Learning outcomes: Acquisition of technical proficiency in the use of the tools and...

Italy, Florence

Advanced Graphic Design

Please consult the following web resources: Graphic Design , Colour Lovers, KM Zero Studio Final Project: Is the development and completion of an E-book. The E-book will be...

Italy, Florence

Fashion Communication - IED Florence

The course focuses on the basic skills and techniques employed in styling, photographing and producing fashion shoots. Students divide their time between working with instructors,...

Italy, Venice

Visualizing Venice: The Biennale and the City

This course will teach a range of digital skills in digital mapping, 3D modeling from ground plans and photos, mobile application development, and time based media authorship to en...

duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS

Courses 2014

Netherlands, Utrecht

Innovative digital productiontools

During this one-week introduction course you will learn how to use new digital production tools in order to develop interactive machines that create anything you would like to make...

Denmark, Aarhus

Art Curating

On the course we will work with curating as a vital field of action in contemporary culture. Curating develops as a practice that transgresses the boundaries between art, politics,...

duration 3 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
Germany, Berlin

Art in Germany From the Middle Ages to the 20th Century

The course will introduce Berlin’s outstanding art collections, with their wide range of masterpieces from late medieval times to the present day. We shall focus throughout on the...

Netherlands, Utrecht

From Van Gogh to Picasso: Modern European and Dutch Art

In the 19th and 20th century there was a crisis in art. Being able to paint a convincing image of a mythical goddess leaning against a broken column was no longer a guarantee for s...

Netherlands, Utrecht

European Arts and Cultural Management

This course gives an introduction to management in the cultural field in Europe. You study theories and practices that demonstrate the value of management for the arts. The life of...

Denmark, Aarhus

Creative Archives: Audiovisual Thinking and Montage

The course’s thematic content will focus on six issues: 1) film language and audiovisual thinking, 2) the film essay, 3) the ethnographic film, 4) photography and film, 5) working...

duration 3 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
Netherlands, Utrecht

A Journey Through Dutch Art

Take up residence in the beautiful city of Utrecht for four weeks and experience the highlights of over 400 years of Dutch art first hand. This course covers many of the country’s...

Denmark, Aarhus

Visual Media Production - Making Short Fiction Films

Working in small groups, participants in this hands-on production course will develop a screenplay, shooting script and storyboard for a 4-7 minute short fiction film, carry out su...

duration 4 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
Italy, Venice

Visualizing Venice: the City and the Lagoon, digital visualization workshop

This course will teach a range of digital skills in 3D modeling, visualization, and mapping technologies to enable participants to engage historical questions with emerging digital...

Lithuania, Klaipeda

Special Topics: Photography of People and Place

he portrait and the landscape, primarily the urban landscape, are the two principal forms of photography covered in this seminar. The varied locations visited within Lithuania and...

duration 6 weeks
credits 6 ECTS

Courses 2013

Netherlands, Middelburg

Drawing in the 21st Century

This fine arts course explores drawing as a permanently developing form of contemporary art practice. The course will take as its starting point divergent approaches to drawing. In...

Courses 2012

Netherlands, Utrecht

Arts and Cultural Management

This course gives an introduction to management in the cultural field. You study theories and practices that demonstrate the value of management for the arts. The life of establish...

Italy, Lucca

Young Film Academy's Residential Filmmaking

This is a truly unique opportunity for aspiring filmmakers and actors aged 16-19 to follow in the footsteps of cinema legends like Luchino Visconti, Roberto Rossellini and Federico...

Netherlands, Utrecht

Event Design: Designing and Managing the Value of Experiences

This course gives an introduction in strategic event management. Over the last years, the number of cultural and business events has been increasing, involving small and large grou...

Netherlands, Utrecht

From Van Gogh to Picasso: Modern European and Dutch Art

In the 19th and 20th century there was a crisis in art. Being able to paint a convincing image of a mythical goddess leaning against a broken column was no longer a guarantee for s...

Netherlands, Utrecht

Nothing Is What It Seems: Dutch Art of the Golden Age

“Nice clouds,” critics would say, “But really, it isn’t quite art with a capital A, is it?” Until recently, Dutch Art of the Golden Age was seen as technically good, but not very i...

Netherlands, & Germany

History of Art: a Thousand Years of Art in Northern Europe

Discover more than 1,000 years of European Art and European Art History this summer by exploring two of the most exciting art cities in Northern Europe – Utrecht and Berlin. Learn...

Italy, Florence

Tuscany and the Low Countries: Artistic Relations (1450-1650)

In fifteenth century Italy Netherlandish paintings became prized collector items among wealthy Italian bankers and merchants who went to the Low Countries for business. They were s...

Netherlands, Utrecht

Highlights in European Theatre History

In this course you will travel through 2500 years of turbulent European theatre history. Ten historical key figures will each guide you through a major period. The Greek philosophe...

Netherlands, Florence & Utrecht

History of Art: Relations Between Italy and the Netherlands

Vermeer? Da Vinci? Both geniuses, most people would say today, both equally deserving to be printed on posters (and the occasional placemat) all over the world. Today, both Italian...

Italy, Florence

Italian History of Art (in Florence)

Florence, originally founded by the Romans, was governed by the Medici family for centuries. Most of them had a passionate interest in painting, sculpture, architecture and literat...

Netherlands, Utrecht, Berlin and Florence

History of Art: European Highlights

Stay in three of Europe’s most wonderful cities, cover some 2000 years of Western art, visit all the relevant museums and sites and yet feel like you’ve done more than just skim th...

Netherlands, Utrecht

From European Theatre to World Cinema

Oedipus, Medea, Richard III, Romeo, Juliet, and Tartuffe are some of the well known main characters in the history of European drama. These characters have been adapted for the whi...

Courses 2011

Italy, Rome

Collecting and Preserving: Admiring the Material world in Rome, Renaissance to Enlightenment

From 26 June till 4 July of 2011 the Faculty of Arts of the University of Groningen and the Royal Netherlands Institute in Rome (KNIR) will organize the interdisciplinary summer sc...

duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 700

Courses 2010

Norway, Oslo

Art in Norway: From the Viking Age to the Present

The course provides a comprehensive survey of Norwegian visual culture from the early medieval period to the present, focusing primarily on painting, but also drawing attention to...

duration 6 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
Italy, Rome

Instruments of Truth: Devotional Art, Literature and Culture in Early-Modern Italy

This summer the Faculty of Arts of the University of Groningen organizes the interdisciplinary summer school Instruments of Truth: Devotional Art, Literature and Culture in Early-M...

duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 800