Porto Academy will not be liable for any losses (included, but not limited to: travel and accommodation costs) arising as a consequence of any modification or cancellation of studio and lectures time-tabling constraints as set out above beyond the cost of the visiting school. Porto Academy shall not be liable for any failure or delay in the visiting school, in whole or part, of any of our obligations arising from or attributable to acts, events, omissions or accidents beyond our reasonable control.
Porto Academy reserves the right, at any time, to update and introduce changes and additions to the rules set out in the General Regulation and Terms and Conditions, without prior communication, so the ticket holder must, periodically, to stay informed, consult and review it on the official website, which will always contain the updated version and cannot claim to be unaware of any changes and additions made.
The tuition language is English.
Lectures will be held in the auditorium or outside but always at the same venue where the workshops will happen. Lectures are held every day at 10 a.m. and 19 p.m., according to the program's schedule.
Participants and Guests are advised to be on time for the lectures. When inside the Auditorium the main doors of the auditorium will be closed 5 minutes after the beginning of a lecture, and participants are advised to use the back door preventing the interruption of the lecture.
The lectures as well as the workshops are held in English so everybody can understand as we always have participants from more than 50 different countries.
Porto Academy aims to be a pleasant and relaxed summer course; some delays are possible within a reasonable time.
Participants having special mobility or other kinds of special needs should inform Porto Academy during registration in order to provide the best solution to make the summer course a comfortable experience.
Participants shall not leave any personal belongings unattended inside the studio's room or lecture’s room. Porto Academy cannot be held responsible for any thefts or damage that might be caused to Participants’ personal belongings.
Studio selection is made after registration and confirmation of payment.
Participants will be assigned a studio, according to their preferences.
The Participant will fulfil a registration form with the name of the workshop leaders and select the studios by order of preference. The first option will be considered unless the number of the participants exceeds the vacancies of each studio. When this happens, a sortition will be made so participants will be placed on their following option.
In the end, all the classes should have the same number of participants. Porto Academy reserves the right to close the enrolments to one or more studios by considering the number of already enrolled participants.
During ‘Check in’, studio distribution is announced. Porto Academy participants are only allowed to change if they find a direct switch with another participant.
Each studio is composed of a Workshop Leader, an Assistant, and around 15 Participants.
The Workshop Leader is responsible for defining the workshop theme, its aims and its process. The Workshop Leader will assist the Participants’ work, arranging the final presentation together with the Assistant and the participants. The Assistant is responsible for advising and participating together with the Workshop Leader. The Assistant will give assistance to the Participants regarding their studio project.
The Workshop Leader, Assistant and participants are responsible for the cleaning of the room on the last day of Porto Academy. Each participant is responsible for taking good care of the building, the room, and furniture. Any damage caused will be at the participant’s responsibility.
Any class, activity or expenses regarding the studio work made outside the Faculty campus are not the responsibility of Porto Academy.
We strongly suggest that participants should bring their personal electronic equipment and others one finds important (e.g. digital camera, laptop, special drawing material etc...).
The design and content of the booklet is from the entire responsibility of the Workshop Leader, Assistant and Participants.
Porto Academy has the copyrights for any publication regarding Porto Academy courses including the booklets.
On the final day of the program Studios set up an exhibition with the work produced during the week. The exhibition will be open to all the Porto Academy participants.
On the last day of Porto Academy, every Studio will make a Presentation in an open event to the public.
All the Participants will receive a Diploma of Participation after the completion of the program.
Participants should bring their own lap-top computers. WLAN is freely available. Personal equipment should be covered by participant's own insurance.
Obtaining a Visa is a solely responsibility of each participant of the program. Porto Academy and Host have no responsibility.
The participants are responsible for arranging their own visa, notifications or permits from the Spanish authority.br>
Porto Academy and Host Venue disclaim any liability for any damage to persons or property that may occur during the event. The participants are responsible for arranging their own visa, notifications or permits from the Spanish migration authority, insurance, including health insurance, travel and overnights, accidents, burglary, third party, liability, with specific (but not limited) reference to liability insurance for any damage caused to La Salle Campus Barcelona.