Time left to compete

05 Days 08 Hrs 27 Mins 13 Secs

Places dear to my heart

International Communication Competition

Selection

The competition is open to candidates willing to improve their critical thinking abilities and sharpen their problemsolving skills, while utilizing the latest design tools and technologies to come up with innovative solutions in areas such as brand design, visual design, environmental design, multi-media publishing, as well as institutional communication, service/product communication and internal communication, in both B 2 B and B 2 C contexts.

The Brief

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Required Materials

Applicants are required to draft a 10-15 page marketing plan, with a specific focus on the communication campaign, promoting the place they love the most and that they would present to as many people as possible.

The marketing plan must include:

  • research on the target market (whom are you going to address?)
  • “snapshots” of the market segments;
  • grassroots/viral-style communication campaign for each segment that they have identified, pointing out the distribution/communication channels;
  • communication key visuals (website, coordinated graphics, advertising campaign, guerrilla…) including an aggregate budget for the communication campaign (not including website set-up), though not mandatory, will be considered a plus.

Candidates are also required to submit:

2017/2018*

Candidates are asked to send their materials in English or Italian language and in two files in PDF format: one including competition project and one including the remaining materials.

* Application fee is waived for competition participants

Audience

The competition is open to candidates willing to improve their critical thinking abilities and sharpen their problem solving skills, while utilizing the latest design tools and technologies to come up with innovative solutions in areas such as brand design, visual design, environmental design, multi-media publishing, as well as institutional communication, service/product communication and internal communication, in both B2B and B2C contexts.

HOW CAN I SUBSCRIBE TO THIS INITIATIVE?

Candidates are asked to uploaded their materials in English language and in two files in PDF format: one including competition project and one including the remaining materials. You can upload your materials by clicking the button below:

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alternatively materials can be sent by email to:
int.info@naba.it

or shipped to:
NABA Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti Milano
International Admissions Office
Via Darwin, 20 – 20143 Milan, Italy

When you submit your application, you will receive a confirmation within 48 hours that your submission was received. If you do not receive a confirmation, let us know at: int.info@naba.it

Schedule

May 12th 2017 – Deadline for submitting applications and projects
June 6th 2017 – Communication of results to participants
June 13th 2017 – Deadline for winners to matriculate in the MA in Communication Design

Prizes

The five best projects will be awarded a scholarship for partial coverage of the tuition fee to attend the first year of the MA in Communication Design starting in September 2017.

  • 1st prize: n. 1 scholarship covering 60% of the tuition fee to attend the first year of the MA Program
  • 2nd prize: n. 1 scholarship covering 50% of the tuition fee to attend the first year of the MA Program
  • 3rd prize: n. 1 scholarship covering 40% of the tuition fee to attend the first year of the MA Program
  • 2 special mentions covering 20% of the tuition fee to attend the first year of the MA Program

Prizes will be calculated on the standard tuition fee amounting to:

2-year Master of Arts Degree Programs:

€9.900 (for EU passport holders – Local Community Tax and Second Year Diploma Fee are not included)

€13.250 (for non-EU passport holders – Local Community Tax and Second Year Diploma Fee are not included)

Scholarships can be extended to the second year of the program, as long as the students meet the required standards, namely 27/30 averages of marks and a total of 40 credits of passed exams in the fall session of the academic year 2017/18.

Jury

Projects will be evaluated and selected by the Faculty of the Two-year MA in Communication Design.