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Summer Fashion & Design Courses in Milan, Italy

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Istituto Europeo di Design, Milan:
Istituto Europeo di Design (IED) in Milan offers 2 and 3-week summer programs in Fashion Styling, Fashion Marketing, and Interior Design at introductory and advanced levels. Our summer programs take place in July.

Summer Fashion & Design Programs: 

Fashion Stylist Summer Program:
- Duration: 3 weeks;  Level: Introductory;  Language: English.

Syllabus: History of Fashion, Trends and Milan Ground Research, Styling Techniques, History of Fashion Photography, Shooting Techniques.

Course Objective: The course provides the tools and guidelines related to the profession of fashion styling and an introductory investigation of the fashion scene and the most influential designers, styles, emerging personalities, fashion weeks, current events, and future trends. The course will introduce styling and its aspects and requirements, with particular emphasis on visual culture and key elements of the fashion world’s signs and images.

Admission Requirements: This is an introductory course, no previous studies within the field are required. Skills such as basic visual communication and basic photography can be  however useful.

Fashion Marketing Summer Program:
- Duration: 3 weeks;  Level: Introductory;  Language: English.

Syllabus: Fashion System, Fashion Marketing and Marketing Intelligence, Fashion Brand Management, Trends and Sociology, Communication and Advertising, Digital Media Marketing, Distribution Channels, Visual Merchandising, Sales Techniques.

Course Objective: The course is an overview of marketing, management and merchandising for the retail fashion industry with an emphasis on the Italian experience. The preliminary part is an introduction to the Italian fashion industry.

This is followed by the analysis of marketing, brand management (target, positioning and brand values, definition), trends and lifestyles research, distribution channels, communication and advertising strategies, visual merchandising, and sales techniques. Site visits to relevant showrooms or retail spaces will complement the lecture portion of the course.

Admission Requirements: This is an introductory course, no previous studies within the field are required.

Interior & Showroom Design Summer Program:

- Duration: 3 weeks;  Level: Advanced;  Language: English.

Syllabus:Visual merchandising, History and evolution of commercial spaces, Italian design: contemporary trends, Interior and shop design workshops, Guided visits and designer lectures.

Course Objective:
The course aims to introduce its participants to the Italian design system and current trends in interior design to develop high-level showrooms and shops with a substantial expressive value.

During the  course participants will  study in-depth Italian interiors and commercial space design, in which “interior” is intended as space important for improving everyday living: places for eating, shopping, reading and other public spaces for selling and buying. 

A 360° vision of Italian—in particular, Milanese—reality and design methodology, is made possible by the synergy between theoretical and practical lessons, supported by conferences and visits to famous showrooms, shops, and exhibitions.

Admission Requirements: Students who have completed at least two years of college, and professionals interested in enriching their knowledge. Applicants need to have representation techniques skills; visual communication skills as well as model making and verbal communication skills.

Letterpress Printing & Calligraphy:
- Duration: 2 weeks;  Level: Introductory;  Language: English.

Syllabus: History Of Calligraphy, Workshop Of Calligraphy With Luca Barcellona, In-depth Analysis Of The Letterpress Printing And Visit To Officina Tipografica 9 Punti, Workshop On Printing Press Hold By Officina Tipografica 9 Punti.

Course Objective: Before desktop publishing, and more in general the diffusion of electronic instruments, production and duplication of written texts was strictly connected to calligraphic practice and movable types.

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Address: Via Sciesa 4, Milan, Italy
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Haute Future Fashion Academy (HFFA) - Summer Courses
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• Conveniently located in the heart of Milan, Haute Future Fashion Academy (HFFA) provides a range of high-level fashion programs, including short summer courses in design, fashion, communication and marketing.

• Our summer courses are three weeks long and are available to students from around the world. Classes are held in Italian with simultaneous translation into English.

• The summer courses offered by HFFA provide an ideal opportunity for anyone interested in a career in the Fashion and Design fields.

• The courses on offer during the summer period give you the opportunity to have a unique experience in one of the most dynamic cities of Europe and spend a summer in Milan based on creativity.
2-Week Summer Fashion Courses:

- Taught in Italian & English

• Fashion Design
• Interior Design
• Marketing & Communication For Luxury
• Fashion Styling & Photography
• Fashion Image Consulting
• Fashion Buyer
• Fashion Journalism
• Luxury Bag Design
• Luxury Shoe Design
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John Cabot University, Rome
Courses / Programs
• John Cabot University (JCU) is an American institution of higher education in Rome, Italy offering summer study abroad programs to college students from the US and over 60 other countries worldwide.

• Our mission is to provide an educational experience that is both firmly rooted in the American tradition of the liberal arts and solidly international in orientation.

• JCU’s summer study abroad program is the premier and most affordable study abroad experience in Rome. There are two summer sessions available, please contact us for information on the exact dates.

• Students can choose from a fascinating range of three-credit courses that will allow you to grow intellectually under the guidance of first-rate international professors who bring the sites, sounds, and culture of Rome into their teaching.

• In addition to courses in Art History and Studio Art, JCU also offers courses in Business Administration, History & Humanities, English Language & Literature, Political & Social Science, and more. Credits from JCU easily transfer, allowing you to stay on track for graduation.
3-credit Summer Courses (Taught through English)

Categories include:
• Art History & Studio Art
• Business Administration
• Business, Management, and Marketing
• English Language & Literature
• History & Humanities
• Italian Language and Cultural Studies:
• Law
• Mathematics, Natural Science & Computer Science
• Modern Languages & Literature
• Philosophy and Religion
• Political & Social Sciences...
Accademia del Lusso, Milan
Courses / Programs
• Study fashion in Milan this summer with Accademia del Lusso! Conveniently situated in the heart of Milan's fashion district, Accademia del Lusso is a leading provider of year-round and summer fashion-related courses. Subjects include Fashion Styling, Fashion Design, and Visual Merchandising.

• We welcome students from around the world to participate in our 6-week courses. You can choose to study in English or Italian. Class sizes are limited to a maximum of 12 students to ensure that everyone gets the individual attention they need.

• Our 4-week fashion courses are designed for those who already work in the fashion industry, and wish to get advanced, specialist training in a specific area. Our courses aim to develop their skills and enhance their professional profile so that they can progress in their career.
4-week Professional Fashion Summer Courses:

Taught in English or Italian

• Fashion Brand Management

• Fashion Design

• Fashion Styling & Visual Merchandising

• Fashion Marketing & Merchandising
Language and Music for Life, Florence, Italy 2021
Courses / Programs
• Founded in 1997, Language and Music for Life offers International Summer Music and Languages Courses in Europe for music students and professionals.

• Join us in Florence, Italy in 2021 for an exciting and prestigious Musical Summer Course with optional language programs for adults & teenagers aged 18+ (unless agreed with LMFL).

• Our classical music & jazz program and voice tuition is aimed at students and professionals who are highly motivated musicians with advanced levels of musical knowledge.

• Taught by internationally renowned professors, mostly at master class level, the LMFL program includes instrumental and voice tuition, master classes, chamber music, composition, music theory, choir, & orchestra conducting classes.

• Private music lessons / one on one tuition is available for many subjects / instruments.

• We also offer music tuition for already-constituted chamber music groups.

• All students must be at advanced level in at least one discipline, other choices can be at lower level. Rentals are available for cello, harp, and guitar.

• Quality classes in French, Spanish, Italian & English, taught by native speakers.


"LMFL is a musical experience any musician should go through, whether amateur or professional.

As a student you are challenged in all fronts, from the personal front to the collective one, where not only must you play your instrument or compose with the best of your skills, but also manage to work as a team to accomplish excellence."

Alonso, Mexico
Musical Summer Course 2021 for Advanced:
2 weeks for adults & youth (aged 18+).

• Instrumental Tuition: Piano, Piano Jazz, Violin, Viola, Classical Guitar, Cello, Harp, Saxophone, Bass Clarinet, Flute, Piccolo, Oboe, Recorder, Percussion, Brass.
• Master classes in Saxophone & Bass Clarinet
• Vocal tuition: classical & jazz
• Orchestra conducting
• Music composition
• Opera workshop
• String orchestra
• Jazz sessions
• Entrance audition prep
• Music tuition for already-constituted chamber music groups

Choice of Italian, French, Spanish or English language courses.
Accademia Riaci, Florence
Courses / Programs
• Located in the heart of Florence, Accademia Riaci provides summer art courses and culinary arts programs to students from around the world.

• One of the leading art and design academies in Italy, we offer intensive summer programs in fashion, painting & drawing, graphic design, interior design, jewelry making, ceramics, and glass art among many others.

• Our summer art, craft and design programs are taught in English or Italian or Spanish. You can choose to study for 2 weeks, 4 weeks, 6 weeks, 8 weeks, or 12 weeks.

• You can combine different courses. Private lessons are also available. 

• Our courses are all intensive with double lesson hours, allowing you to benefit from a thorough learning experience.

• Students of all levels of experience are welcome to attend - from beginners to experienced, professional artists.

• Students completing our summer art program will work directly with distinguished Florentine artists in studio.

• The academy's faculty are top artists of each field, united by the mission of inspiring next generation artists with unique tradition & artistic knowledge.

• The student-teacher ratio is kept small to maintain the school's policy that values each students' originality and learning styles.

• You receive tailored, hands-on instruction and extensive career development. If you attend for 2 weeks or more, you may have the opportunity to earn college credit.

• We also organize cultural excursions and art visits so you get to experience the beauty of Florence.
Intensive Summer Art, Craft & Design Courses
Study for 2 / 4 / 6 / 8 / 12 weeks

• Art Management
• Jewelry Making
• Jewelry Design
• Shoe Making
• Shoe Design
• Bag Making
• Bag Design
• Painting & Drawing
• Art History
• Interior Design
• Product Design
• Fashion Design
• Fashion Business
• Textile Design
• Graphic Design
• Ceramics
• Glass Art
• Restoration of Paintings
• Italian Home Cooking
• Italian Language
• Enjoy Italy Course
• English Language

You can combine different courses. Private lessons and intensive courses are also available.