Summer Dual City Design Courses 2016

London, Florence, Barcelona, New York, Paris, Berlin and Copenhagen are all 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. SAI offers the opportunity to complete a 4-week summer session, or a 2-week summer session, in two different cities. Travel to two global design cities this summer and join an intensive academic program at Central Saint Martins in London and one other renowned partner college from a choice of six other unique cities.

Enroll in a course and gain a global perspective and competitive edge this summer for your creative professional future. Expand your education or advance your career. Instructors will use their industry experience and professional contacts to expand your curriculum, sharpen your skills and boost your resume and portfolio of work. From the first day you will be part of a group of friendly, like-minded individuals from around the world that you would not normally get to meet.

Summer Dual City Video

  • Course prices do not include airfare, housing or other services. SAI provides suggestions but students make their own airline and housing arrangements.
  • All 4-week courses include a course handbook and are eligible for a single 90 hour transcript issued by CSM/UAL.
  • All 2-week courses are eligible for a certificate of attendance from CSM/UAL and the partner school.

Central Saint Martins (University of the Arts London) CSM

CSM is where all Dual City courses start or end and CSM handles the transcripting and certificate process. Central Saint Martins is one of the world’s leading centers for art and design education, a reputation based around the achievements of its graduates and the creative energy of its current staff and students.

The College brings a broad range of art and design activities together in an extraordinary new building, voted the world’s best higher education building in 2012. The building allows the exchange of ideas and  techniques across disciplines, acting as a huge workshop of thinking and making, underpinned by a strong research base and exceptional technical resources. Dual City courses offered are:

London/Florence
London/New York City
Paris/London
London/Barcelona
London/Berlin
London/Copenhagen

London and Florence (2 course options)

CSM's partner institution for these courses, Polimoda, is an Italian centre of excellence, recognised worldwide for its high quality, fashion-oriented, didactic offer ranging from Design & Marketing to Management and Communication. Courses are offered in the following:

Fashion Design and Accessories - 4 Weeks
27 June - 7 July 2016 (London)
Independent travel days: 8-11 July
12 July - 22 July 2016 (Florence)

Fashion Trend Forecasting - 4 weeks
27 June -7 July 2016 (London)
Independent travel days: 8-11 July
12 July - 22 July 2016 (Florence)

London and New York City (3 course options)

CSM's partner institution for these courses, Parsons School of Design, is a pioneer in art and design education. Parsons has cultivated outstanding artists, designers, scholars, business people, and community leaders for more than a century.

Fashion Design Process and Practice - 4 weeks
27 June - 8 July 2016 (New York City)
Independent travel days: 9-11 July
12 July - 22 July 2016 (London)

Fashion Communication and Promotion - 2 weeks
4 July- 8 July 2016 (London)
Independent travel days: 9-10 July
11 July - 15 July 2016 (New York City)

Strategic Design Management - 2 weeks
4 July - 8 July 2016 (London)
Independent travel days: 9-10 July
11 July - 15 July 2016 (New York City)

Paris and London (1 course option)

CSM's partner institution for these courses, L'Institut Français de la Mode (IFM), is the centre in France for training, research and expertise in the fashion-design and creative industries.

New Approaches to Fashion Design - 2 weeks
4 July - 8 July 2016 (Paris)
Independent travel days: 9-10 July
11 July - 15 July 2016 (London)

London and Barcelona (2 course options)

CSM's partner institution for these courses, ELISAVA (Barcelona School of Design and Engineering), is the leading design School in Spain.

Interior Design - 4 weeks
4 July - 14 July 2016 (London)
Independent travel days: 15-17 July
18 July - 28 July 2016 (Barcelona)

Furniture Design - Inside and Outside Spaces -  4 weeks
6 July - 14 July 2016 (London)
Independent travel days: 15-17 July
18 July - 28 July 2016 (Barcelona)

London and Berlin (1 course option)

CSM’s partner institution for these courses, Berlin Career College at Universität der Künste Berlin is the leading provider of fine art, design, music and performing arts in Germany.

Digital Brand Management - 2 weeks
11 July - 15 July 2016 (London)
Independent travel days: 16-17 July
18 July - 22 July 2016 (Berlin)

London and Copenhagen (1 course option)

CSM's partner institution for this course, The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation (KADK) is a prestigious institution, founded in 1754, that is internationally recognized as one of the leading Nordic academies for world class study and research environments.

Contemporary Digital Print for Fashion - 2 weeks
4 July - 8 July 2016 (London)
Independent travel days: 9-10 July
11 July - 15 July 2016 (Copenhagen)