How does the program application process work?
Our program application process has three steps. First step requires you to complete the application form on our website. Next, we will reach out to you by email to schedule our interview call. Final step is to have an interview call with Antonio, the founder.
How many students will participate in the program?
20 student slots available of all ages and backgrounds.
Are specific skills requested?
No. The Ark Lab program system is based on evaluating and approaching your situation individually, providing you with the right circumstances for your optimal results.
How will the course take place?
We will sit together in a circle, like old friends, and ponder together on the “principles”. The gathering will be guided by Antonio which will make his best to find a balance between the creative and learning process of pondering and the discipline needed to move forward
Are there any evening activities?
Yes, there will be activities during the evening and the weekend; though their content will depend on the heterogeneity of the students who register. From our experience in Exosphere this aspect is among the most exciting and unpredictable. Come on, we are in Puglia, South Italy and you know, we know how to have fun too 🙂
How will I know if I am accepted for the program?
We will let you know within 72 hours after having the interview call.
Should I find the accommodation?
Yes, it is your responsibility to find and pay for the housing accommodation. However, we will gladly help you with this process.
Is the program free of charge?
Basically yes. This is the first program and we are looking for pioneers which are willing to experiment with us. You have to pay only the contribution of general expenses of around 200 euros.
How can I get to Puglia?
Puglia is easily at reach for international participants. If you are considering to enjoy Puglia prior on your arrival to the program, you have a great option to explore the region before coming to the Lab. See our WHERE section to more info.
When do I need to arrive?
We recommend you arrive at least a couple of days before the program begins to get used to the new place and be ready for the program.
Do I need a Visa to enter Italy?
Puglia, Italy, is a member of Europe Union and Schengen Area.
The program will take place in winter, will it be cold?
Puglia is renowned as a region with a typical mild Mediterranean climate with an average temperature of around 10 degrees centigrade in December and January.
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