Italy, Favignana (Trapani)

IAAD Summer University

when 30 August 2015 - 6 September 2015
duration 1 week
fee EUR 850

Sunday 30-08-2015
// arrival and accommodation
Monday 31-08-2015
// workshop opening in Palazzo Florio
// lunch and island tour on boat
// workshop in the aernoon
// dinner together
from Tuesday 01-09 to Thursday 03-09
// workshop in Palazzo Florio
// lunch in places with special agreements; free dinner
Friday 04/09
// admission test for a.y. 2015-2016
Saturday 05/09
// free day
// evening: conference to present the results of the workshop
and party
Sunday 06/09
//free day
// departure

Course leader

Classes are held in English and Italian by IAAD professors, professionals from the national and international design

Target group

Students with a high school diploma and students currently enrolled in the 4th and 5th year of high school.

Course aim

From August 30th to September 6th 2015, IAAD organizes a week of workshops for the 6 possible bachelor courses -transportation, product, interior, communication, digital communication, textile & fashion.
Through direct experience, students will be able to make the choice of university course in a more conscious way, coming in close contact with the world of creative professions.
IAAD chooses Favignana to carry out the first edition of the Summer University with the aim of promoting the natural,
historical, artistic and cultural heritage of our country, offering participants the opportunity to spend a week in a unique place, perfect for the summer and away from the bustle of big cities.
Owing to the format of the workshop and the special location, method of delivery of lessons involves not only the traditional frequency in the classroom, but also participation in local cultural activities, excursions, workshops on the sea during day and night.
The unconventionality of the Summer University encourages lateral thinking, opens the way to new visions, enhances the heterogeneity of the working groups, highlighting cultural diversity and different design

Fee info

EUR 850: In the fee are included:
// workshop participation
// accommodation (mini apartaments for 2 with breakfast)
In the fee are not included:
// travels
// lunch and dinner
// admission test