Academany for Students
Inscriptions for Fab Academy, or How to Make (almost) Anything, can be found on the website:
Fabricademy, focusing on textiles, materials and fashion, is happening once a year. Find more information on the website.
Student Application Process
Academany classes run typically for six months cycles, once a year, and require a dedication of around 30 hours per week.
How does it work?
You have to apply to the course by filling the online form each Program offer in their websites and select a active Nodes for that cycle.
Central Coordination manage your application and coordinate with the Nodes.
Once you pass the Selection Process, Central Coordination will send accepted students a mail, with an Acceptance Letter. The letter will contain the details of the program and payment instructions.
Global Lecture / Class During the class, faculty presents and explains the content of each week’s assignment
Local Instruction During the week, students will work in the Lab, with their peers and under the guidance of their Instructor, to accomplish the weekly assignments. Every Node must ensure:
Instruction and technical guidance to all students
Students support off hours
Students weekly evaluation
Archive management (setting and fixing student’s sites on GitLab)
Evaluation & Examination
The evaluation process to assess student’s progress on assignments during the cycle is comprised by 2 layers:
Evaluation Criteria or Assessment Standards are updated yearly.
Fab Lab community gathers in an annual Conference in a different city around the world. During these events, we organize the Graduation of Academany Students.
These events typically take place the last week of July or the first week of August, and Graduates have a free entrance ticket. More information closer to the event.
FAB16 – Montreal, Canada, 2021. //To Be Confirmed//
FabX Live - Distributed event, 2020.
FAB15 – El Cairo & El Gouna, Egypt, 2019.
FAB14 - Paris & Toulouse, France, 2018
FAB13 - Santiago de Chile, Chile, 2017
FAB12 - Shenzhen, China, 2016
FAB11 - Boston, USA, 2015
FAB10 - Barcelona, Spain, 2014
FAB09 - Yokohama, Japan 2013
FAB08 - Wellington, New Zealand, 2012
FAB07 - Lima, Peru, 2011
FAB06 - Amsterdam, Neatherlands, 2010
FAB05 - Pune, India, 2009
FAB04 - Chicago USA, 2007
FAB03 – Pretoria, South Africa
FAB02 - Lyngen, Norway
FAB01 – Boston, USA