BAU IAR Summer Session 2017 

Summer Program intakes

: 3 July  / 28 July

Possibility of 8-week internship upon successful completion of the program, free of charge for the 3 best candidates and available for the other participants upon request, availability and payment of a 300 € fee.

4-week Specialization program in Luxury Brands Design & Management

4-week Specialization program in Fashion Design&Management

4-week Specialization program in New Space Design 


4-week Specialization program in Luxury Brands Design & Management

With Anna Fendi (read more >>>), the Italian fashion designer and entrepreneur who has made with her sisters the Fendi brand famous across the globe, students will have the exceptional opportunity to conduct an experimental application of all the latest key trends and discoveries in branding strategies to a wide range of luxury fields, from food to hospitality and restaurant business design. (read more >>>)


4-week Specialization program in Fashion Design&Management

With Ilaria Venturini Fendi (read more >>>), daughter of Anna Fendi, pluri-awarded fashion designer and creative social entrepreneur for her innovative practices demonstrated in the fashion sector, participants will learn how to apply the key trends of sustainable design and eco-luxury to the fashion industry. Ideal for stylists and designers who want to add an outstanding personal touch to their creations and learn to work with new, unusual or innovative materials. (read more >>>)


4-week Specialization program in New Space Design

Today the historical contexts (cities, buildings, interiors) are becoming increasingly important because they constitute our identities, they symbolize our social values and reinforce our sense of belonging; at the same time, we need modern spaces fulfilling our contemporary needs, new materials, new colors… this is where the future of design and architecture lies… 

Our Specialization Programs in New Spaces Design are ideal for architects, designers, visual experts and brand strategists who want to learn:

- How to design and create spaces able to listen to people’s needs

- Apply a holistic approach integrating conservation and development

- Understand the “spirit of the place” with all its values and potentials

-  Re-define and design the new place identity

-  Design the place branding and promotion

(read more >>>)

Internship opportunities

At the end of this program the 3 best qualified students after the final studio projects' presentation will be given the possibility to conduct internship experiences of minimum 8 weeks and free of charge, in the companies that are part of the BAU network. 

Internship opportunities will be also available for the other participants upon request, availability and payment of a 300 € fee. 


Certificate of attendance
At the end of each program enrolled students, who have attended at least 80% of the classes and successfully complete all required exams and projects, will receive a Certificate of attendance. An examination board composed of academicians and entrepreneurs will assess the final project presentation and award the student’s final certificate of attendance.

Entry requirements 
Deadline: Applicants, especially non european, are strongly suggested to complete the enrollment process at least 35 days before the beginning of the selected course. 

Admission procedure
Following documents are required: 

  1. Enrollment form (available online within the applicant’s personal area)  
  2. Passport or ID for EU students
  3. Motivation letter
  4. CV
  5. A copy of the applicant’s degree diploma
  6. University transcript
  7. Portfolio

Candidates selection
The selection is based on the assessment of CV, motivation letter and portfolio. Great attention is paid to the ability to work independently, manage a project conceptualization and actively participate in a highly innovative training experience. Enrollments are limited.

Once admitted, candidates will receive an admission and invitation letter. Every year BAU International Academy of Rome encourage students to apply for the partial grants available through BAU Foundation, when it is applicable, and promotes a number of total grants. For further information please visit the website and download the scholarship application form.


Specialization program from 3 to 28 July

2750 €: accommodation included + 300 € deposit that will be refunded at the moment of check out

Internship Fee 

300 € 

Application Fee

150 €: that will not be refunded in case of visa denial 


Watch the video below created by M. Majed Wisal, one of our 2016 best students, to get inspired by the Roman architecture and lifestyle.