Foundation Program in Art and Design
International students interested in pursuing an Arts or Design degree in Italy are able to enhance their knowledge and skills of art, design, fashion, and architecture in Italy, to build their personal portfolio and to learn the Italian language for admission to university or design school programs in Italy.
The Foundation Year is an internationally recognized program awarding Italian Ministry of Education academic credits and granting direct admission to the degree programs at MADE Fine Arts and Design Academy, and preparing for admission to any university and design school in Italy.
The 9-month program includes 600 hours of classes and workshops; it is complemented by an exam preparation course, arts and design practical labs, and cultural excursions to the most charming sites in Sicily.
Upon successful completion of the program, students will achieve the CILS B2 level certification (Certification of Italian as a Foreign Language) and receive academic titles with legal value, accredited by the Italian Ministry of Education, valid for enrolment into Italian undergraduate degree programs.
Students enroled into the Foundation Year program are granted pre-enrolment to Bachelor degrees at the prestigious MADE Program, Fine Arts and Design Academy in Siracusa.
Students interested in enrolling in Italian university or design schools
Secondary school certificate or diploma Good English proficiency
- Italian intensive language course
- Art and Design pathway workshops
- CILS exam preparation course
- Introduction to Design and Architecture
- History of Italian Art
- Italian Culture through Cinema
Syracuse Academy is a center for international education in arts and culture with a focus on the Mediterranean. Syracuse Academy offers joint programs with MADE Fine Arts and Design Academy and is a University of Siena CILS Italian language examination...
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