Application for EACA International Summer School opens on 8 November 2012
Brussels, 8 November 2012: Application for the fourth EACA International Summer School opens today. From 8-12 July 2013 students and young professionals will attend workshops by leading advertising practitioners at the Escola Superior de design, marketing e publicidade – IADE – in Lisbon, Portugal. During the week, they will learn how the different communications disciplines fit together to create a complete campaign and work in international teams on a single real client brief.
This year the EACA Summer School is working in partnership with leading games producer EA Sports, who will provide the client brief which will be presented to all the attendees on the first day.
Participants are able to choose between two groups according to their level of experience. The Foundation group is aimed at Bachelor students (1st, 2nd, 3rd years) and the Advanced group is aimed at Masters’ degree students and young professionals with up to two years’ work experience. The two courses cost €300 and €500 respectively.
At the 2012 EACA International Summer School the 74 students, from Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Greece, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, UK and USA, were challenged and inspired by the courses and trainers, who brought their own passion and expertise into new areas such as disruptive advertising.
Students should send their application before 8 April 2013 to firstname.lastname@example.org and the students accepted for the EACA International Summer School will be informed on 17 April 2013.
More details about the location, courses and trainers are available at
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For further information, please contact:
Tamara Ramach Dominic Lyle
EU Affairs Manager Director General
+32 2 740 0715 +32 2 740 0711
The EACA International School of Advertising and Communications was launched in 2009 by the European Association of Communication Agencies. Its purpose is to help raise professional standards across the communications industry by training and developing the skills and talents of its practitioners.
edcom, The European Institute for Commercial Communications Education, was founded to promote excellence in commercial communications education and research, enhance communication and co-operation between the European commercial communication sector and academic partners, to facilitate cross-border education, employment and exchange of commercial communications students and to promote knowledge and understanding of innovative advertising and communication techniques and new use of media and other public platforms.
EACA, the European Association of Communications Agencies, brings together the advertising, media and sales promotions agencies across Europe, enabling international experience and issues to be shared and dealt with on a pan-European basis. It provides an important link between agencies, advertisers and the advertising media in Europe and around the world and participates closely in the setting of standards in many aspects of the business across Europe.