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Basic Course of Ceramics

Tuition fee €8,800.00 per year

Enrollment Fee €3,000 (per year)
Tuition Fee €5,800 (per year)


The ceramics facilities at the academy and the city of Florence are excellent resources for your artistic and technical development. The academy has equipment available for wheel work, mold making, and slip casting projects, as well as large kilns for hand building and sculpture. A separate studio space is available for Basic course students. Due to the complex nature of materials and processes involved in this course, the curriculum incorporates aspects of chemistry, state-of-the art technology, and kiln and furnace design / construction. Students are encouraged to use a wide range of materials and methods that have been applied in both traditional and contemporary contexts. The curriculum is extensively enhanced by exposure to visiting artists, workshops, and guest lectures.

Active artist visit program provides basic course students with numerous opportunities to experience the work of a wide variety of professional artists. The academy has always encouraged conceptual and formal diversity in the ceramic area. As a faculty, their work, experience, and varying interests reflect this diversity. The ceramic faculty believes that communication and critical dialog between disciplines is essential to a broader understanding of the arts.

Programme structure

Course Schedule
Basic Course (2 years) Jan.11, 2016 – Apr.28, 2017 Sep.5, 2016 – Apr.27, 2018 Jan.16, 2017 – Apr.27, 2018 Sep.4, 2017 – Apr 26, 2019

Language: Italian only

Apply now! Fall 2018
This is a rolling intake - applications are accepted all year round.
Studies commence
Sep 2, 2018

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States