CIRRUS is a Nordic-Baltic network of Art and Design higher education. There are 20 excellent art and design schools from the Nordics and the Baltics in the circle of this cooperation. The central activities of the partner institutions are art and design, including innovative activities, technical development and artistic practices.

Design Psychology Exchange, Art Academy of Latvia, May 22-24 (+ 1 days for travel before/after)

Art Academy of Latvia


Title of course: Design Psychology Exchange
Teaching period: May 22-24, 2018
Teacher(s): Martin Foessleitner
ECTS: 1.5
Number of available place for CIRRUS students: 4
Level: BA and MA
Requirements: Will have to be prepared reading: William Lidwell Universal principles of design, and if possible: Susan Weinschenk How to Get People to Do Stuff; 100 things designers need to know about people; 100 things presenters need to know about people.

Application deadline: March 22, 2018
Grant: 330 EUR travel/Iceland 660 EUR + 70 EUR weekly
How to apply: Send a short motivation and CV to with subject title: CIRRUS express
Course description: A workshop „design-jam“ bringing the disciplines psychology and design together, how to create an understanding of both, how to communicate the added value, how to build common platforms and how can we collaborate and show our relevance and improve our common performance.
Additional information: Teacher Martin Foessleitner (MBA Vienna University of Economics and Business) – founder and managing director of High-Performance Vienna GmBH (; board member of International Institute for Information Design; board member of designaustria; jurymember of the European Design Award. Experience sharing and teaching at: Sigmund Freud University Vienna, Danube University Krems, University of Applied Sciences St.Pölten, Art Academy of Latvia.