NABA Study In California

Study in California

Study in California at the NewSchool of Architecture & Design! NewSchool offers semester abroad or 2-week summer course options for interested NABA students.

NABA has a partnership with the NewSchool of Architecture & Design, a globally recognized American university known for it’s career-focused Design and Digital Arts programs. NewSchool is located in San Diego, California, a city at the forefront of game-changing creativity and technology. Our Design and Digital Arts programs were developed in collaboration with two award-winning design schools: Media Design School in Auckland, New Zealand and Domus Academy in Milan, Italy.

How do I apply?

For the semester at NewSchool, please contact your NABA international office.

For the summer courses, please visit our Summer Courses 2015 page for a full list of courses, scholarships and the application.

Who is eligible to study at NewSchool for a semester?

Second year NABA students studying Design, Graphic Design & Art Direction, or Media Design and Multimedia Arts can spend their second semester (March - June) studying at NewSchool as part of their regular curriculum. The 2-week Summer courses are open to all interested NABA students.

Will my credits transfer?

The semester abroad is part of the regular student curriculum. Credits obtained while at NewSchool will be transferred to NABA as a fully recognized part of the students’ academic curriculum (normally the equivalent to 30 ECTS per semester).

What is the cost?

The semester abroad is included in the cost of regular NABA tuition, however, students will be required to cover all extra costs including flight, visa, insurance and accommodations.

For the 2-week Summer courses, NABA students receive a 40% discount.

What are the housing options?

NewSchool can assist students in finding affordable housing near the school. The most popular option for international students is to stay at a local hostel within walking distance of campus.