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Connecting young talents with the greatest interpreters of architecture

The best offer in architectural education

With 15 Pritzker laureates - the "Nobel Prizes" of architecture - on its panel of lecturers, YACademy is the world's first postgraduate institute resulting from the relationship and collaboration among the most distinguished firms in contemporary architecture. From the definition of the programs to teaching, all aspects are curated by the greatest architectural studios of our time. Thanks to the collaboration with renowned professional practices, YACademy is the ideal context in which to complete or update one's skills and boost one's career through the connection with the most important firms on the international scene.

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From heritage to landscape, from vernacular architecture to hospitaliy, YACademy offers a wide vertical offer on the most current challenges of contemporary design.

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Learn from the best teachers

Through an extensive program of lectures and numerous moments of informal discussion and design revision, students are not only given valuable inspiration and suggestion, but also the opportunity to personally get to know and work closely with the great masters of contemporary architecture.

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Work with the best clients

Through the workshop, the students will have the opportunity to expand their network and gain notoriety through the realization of interventions designed for some of the most prestigious clients in the world.

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Get in touch with with the most prestigious architectural firms in the world

An integral part of YACademy's format is the placement of its students in the distinguished architectural practices that participate in the school's educational programs.

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Studying and Living at the Campus

At the heart of Bologna's historic center, in the shade of the Two Towers and adjacent to the square Piazza Santo Stefano, YACademy occupies the ancient courtyard of a prestigious medieval palace, renovated to host an educational hub of excellence and located just under the legendary UNESCO heritage porticoes.

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