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Target group

​The target group comprises Bachelor & Master students, and professionals, with an interest in typography and related technology.

No specific expertise in the field of type design, nor any knowledge of (the development of) historical type and typography, is required.

Study credits (ECTS)

​The course represents 3 ECTS. To gain these, the students have to write a paper containing answers to the five research questions, an evaluation of the programme, and a personal reflection on the five keywords.

​All certificates of completion are issued as a micro-credential. 

Social programme

​Participants will be able to get in touch with peers attending other summer schools at the Antwerp Summer University. A visit to the beautiful city hall, a networking reception, a guided city walk, a quiz night, a football game and a day-trip to another Belgian city such as Bruges or Brussels are only some examples of these activities.

All activities of the social programme are offered free of charge, in some cases participants will be asked for a deposit which will be reimbursed upon participation to the activity.