Application open for 2014 Summer Session

Design & Architecture

A wide range of courses, from beginners to advanced, to experience the best of Italian Interior and Product Design under the guidance of renowned professionals that will help you to delve into a design environment


Explore the world of Fashion in one of its international capital, Milan. A wide range of courses designed to investigate from different angles the thrilling world of fashion in a unique city like Milan

Visual Arts

Summers Courses for beginners and professionals that will give you the chance to get the basics of drawing, to discover the best of contemporary art in Italy or to learn the steps and strategy to organize and promote an exhibition.


Get the best from your business management skills with one or more Summer Courses. Under the guidance of renowned professionals you will get the chance to explore and deepen your abilities and leverage your managerial skill to boost your career.


Get the most from the experience in a unique and vibrant city like Milan, discovering the culture, the passion for design and fashion of one of the worldwide capital of lifestyle.

Digital Arts, Games & Animation

Intensive course aimed at getting students deep into the digital photography world providing them with the necessary techniques, language ability and current overview to fulfill their expression purposes.

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About Us

The Summer Programs propose a wide and updated synthesis of Laureate Design Universities know-how, giving a view of the most significant trends of the market, of industrial creation processes, of artistic and social expression, of Interior and Product Design, Fashion Design, Styling, Accessories, Textiles, Communication and Marketing and Visual Arts, together with the opportunity to experiment with a topical project theme, under the guidance of renowned professionals that will help students to delve into a design environment simulating a professional studio, gaining profound insight into the technical components of the design process.

Students will learn from experienced and skilled professionals and will be taught how to research and present a creative idea.

Selected visits to museums, companies, production sites and design studios during the programs expose students to the creative and cultural environment in Italy.

Why Choose Us?

  • Academic Excellence

    100% of our lecturers are professional and leaders in their field and have educational qualifications required for the courses they teach.
  • Two amazing locations

    Being based in Milan, the world fashion and design capital, students can profit of this unique location to participate to international design events and travel across Europe.

    NSAD is located in San Diego, where coastal town meets metropolis - an ideal laboratory for exploring urban conditions.
  • International Environment

    Students gain a multicultural life experience with students coming from over 60 different nationalities on our campus.

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