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DUAL CITY SUMMER PROGRAMS The Dual City Summer Sessions are a range of practical fashion, design and art courses with SAI partner school Central Saint Martins (member of University of the Arts London). Courses commence at Central Saint Martins in London and continue in either Barcelona or Milan. Our partners in these programs are all colleges with outstanding reputations, based in cities famous for their culture and creativity. These unique courses are the perfect opportunity for you to develop your skills while exploring a new city. • Experience the collaborative expression of two world class art schools with outstanding reputations • Acquire new skills and techniques from highly qualified instructors (many with their own professional practices) • Gain an insider viewpoint of two dynamic cities that will amaze and inspire you with their thriving creative scenes these courses are specifically designed to get you out of the classroom into the city • Make new friends and future business contacts with other international students in your chosen subject area • Join the community of students from over 45 countries that have enrolled a Dual City Program since 2006

The Schools Central Saint Martins (CSM) - London

SAI offers students the opportunity to study at University of the Arts London (UAL), Central Saint Martins (CSM), Europe’s largest university for art, design, communication and the performing arts. CSM has a distinguished international reputation and offers a diverse and comprehensive range of undergraduate courses in design. Join alumnae such as Stella McCartney, Galliano and others in studying at this outstanding 150 year old institution. Nuova Accademia Di Belle Arti (NABA) - Milan

NABA, a renowned academy of fine arts and design, was established in 1980, with the intention of challenging the rigid academic traditions of the time by introducing new visions and languages closer to contemporary artistic practice and the creative professions. NABA training programs are based on a cross-disciplinary method aimed at developing professional skills and profiles in the fields of art, design, fashion, media and graphic design. NABA is the only nationally accredited higher education institution for design in Italy. Elisava School Of Design - Barcelona

Elisava is the oldest and foremost design school in Spain, founded in 1961. Throughout its history, Elisava’s role has been instrumental in shaping the culture of design in Barcelona and all of Spain. Located in the historical center of Barcelona, the city’s emblematic works and sights are all nearby. As with many design schools, the faculty is comprised of successful designers in their field.

Accommodations Student housing is offered by SAI, for the duration of the program. Housing type at each location may be different, including dorms, student shared apartments and residences. Housing information is available by contacting the SAI Admissions Counselor directly by telephone (800-655-8965) or email at


Programs and Courses The Dual City Programs are hands-on, practical courses suitable for beginners and portfolio builders, perfect for anyone planning on applying for further studies or trying something new. Students participating in the program will enroll in one of the course sets offered and take 2 classes, one in each city, for a total of 6 credits. Each course set requires studying 2 weeks in each city.



London and Milan are synonymous with great art and design. When people talk of cities that have generated the most famous creative people and innovative work you can be sure that London and Milan appear at the top of the list. Both cities have some of the best fashion, art and retail experiences, exceptional architecture and are home to some of the world’s top design companies. If you are a beginner and wish to build a portfolio and sample a real design school atmosphere at CSM and our partner institution, Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti, or you are an experienced student or designer who wishes to build upon existing skills at CSM and at our other partner institution, both are offered. Course Sets:

Fashion Business, Branding and Marketing I: London and Fashion Business, Branding and Marketing II: Milan

DUAL CITY COSTS 2014 MILAN: Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti (NABA)

Fashion Journalism I: London and Fashion Journalism II: Milan

Dual City Program: 4-Week London/Milan (6 credits)

Fashion Styling and Image Creation I: London and Fashion Styling and Image Creation II: Milan

BARCELONA: Elisava, School of Design and Engineering


Dual City Program: 4-Week London/Barcelona (6 credits)

London and Barcelona are both world famous for art and design. They are exciting international cities that attract visitors from around the world, enticed by the rich heritage and cool contemporary culture of these cities and their creative practitioners. Whether you are interested in fine art, design, retail, media or history, both cities are packed with places to explore, find inspiration and immerse yourself. Our partner institution for these courses, Elisava Barcelona School of Design and Engineering, is the leading design School in Spain. Course Sets:

Event Design & Pop-up Stores I: London and Event Design & Pop-up Stores II: Barcelona Furniture Design I: London and Furniture Design II: Barcelona Information Design I: London and Information Design II: Barcelona Visual Merchandising I: London and Visual Merchandising II: Barcelona



CALENDAR 2014 MILAN: Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti (NABA) Dual City: London / MILAN 4 Week Monday

May 5

Application Deadline


July 4

Arrival / Housing


July 7

Courses Begin – London


July 17

Courses End – London


July 19

Depart – London / Arrive – Milan


July 22

Courses Begin – Milan


August 1

Courses End – Milan


August 2

Departure & Housing Check-out – Milan

BARCELONA: Elisava, School of Design and Engineering Dual City: London / Barcelona 4 Week Monday

April 28

Application Deadline


June 27

Arrival & Housing Check-in: London


June 30

Courses Begin: London


July 10

Courses End: London


July 12

Depart - London / Arrive - Bacelona


July 15

Courses Begin: Barcelona


July 25

Courses End: Barcelona


July 26

Departure & Housing Check-out: Barcelona

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Dual City Brochure 2014  
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