join us for a 3 day masterclass retreat in the french countryside this november 

Pre-certification program for established professionals wanting to gain a deep knowledge set with the Disruptive Design methodology for activated change making. 

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2-4 November, Villersexel, France 

Our Masterclass program is designed for established professionals and educators who are committed to expanding and evolving their capacity to activate positive social change through their practice. Through 3 intensive days we drive through the 12 units of the Disruptive Design Methodology and explore the application this approach through real-world issues.  Participants will be eligible to apply for our certification program upon successful completion of the Masterclass. 



This Masterclass is taught in English by UnSchool founder Dr. Leyla Acaroglu

UnSchool founder Leyla Acaroglu


The Masterclass retreat is located in a beautiful property 2 hours by train from Paris, in the countryside close to Switzerland, Villersexel. 

The closest Train Station is Vesoul 


  • Inclusive: $1,200US (€1,050) 
  • 2 night Accommodation + Tuition
  • Scholarships available
  • APPLY NOW > 


There is some accommodation available at the workshop retreat location and we also have some partnerships with local hotels.  

We are offering an on-site accommodation + 



Participants can travel to Villersexel via train from Paris to arrive by the morning of the 2nd for an 11am start. 

Wednesday 2nd Nov

  • Arrive and start sessions: 11am 
  • Lunch: 2pm 
  • Complete day's sessions: 6pm 
  • 7pm: group welcome dinner 

Thursday 3rd Nov

  • 9am: sessions start
  • 1pm: lunch
  • 6pm: finish sessions  

Friday 4th Nov

  • 9am: sessions start
  • 1pm: lunch 
  • 4pm: finish session 
  • 4pm: closing reception 
  • 5pm: departure 

Location Facilities 

The property that is hosting our Masterclass include the following facilities for participants enjoyment: 

  • Spa area
  • Spacious living room and relaxation area
  • Beautiful large house with a dining room
  • Walks and outdoor relaxation
  • Accommodations for up to 8 people
Our Masterclasses are small group, high-impact session designed to rapidly transfer complex and practice tools to established professionals 

Our Masterclasses are small group, high-impact session designed to rapidly transfer complex and practice tools to established professionals 


This program is perfect for educators, designers, creative directors and professional design practitioners engaged in design, social innovation and creative change making.

Application Process 

We foster deep and rapid learning processes so our groups are always small. Thus, places often book out in advance, once all allocated places are filled, we can't take any more applicants. Please apply here >

The application process requires you to fill in this quick form. You will then be notified within 1 week if we are able to offer you a place, this email will include steps to accepting and confirming your place in the program.


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