Learn Italian language and develop essential skills and knowledge to successfully enrol to Art and Design undergraduate degrees in the best Fine Arts and Design Academies in Italy. Focus on your areas of interest while improving your technical skills in a friendly and supportive environment.
This 9-month preparatory program will provide a broad understanding of art and design in Italy. It will help you develop your portfolio and prepare for entry tests, while helping you to find out which art or design specialism is right for you. The Foundation Year program grants students pre-enrolment to MADE Design and Fine Arts Academy.
The ideal preparation for your undergraduate degree in Arts and Design in Italy
The Foundation Year in Arts and Design program gives the opportunity to international students that wish to enrol in Italian university to enhance their knowledge of the Italian language and culture while learning fundamental concepts of art, design, and architecture in Italy.
The academic program is offered as 9 months of tuition with 600 hours of classes and workshops, complemented by an exam preparation course, arts and design practical labs, and cultural excursions.
Upon successful completion of the program, students will take the CILS B2 level exam (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 in Fine Arts and Design Academies in Italy.
During the Foundation Year, students will attend culture and art classes at the MADE Program | Fine Arts and Design Academy, in which students will then be directly enrolled, upon completion of the Foundation Year, into the 3-year BA degree program in Fine Arts or Design.