Sharing the Creative Solution, Change the World!

We are drowning in information but starved for knowledge. Then where can we find the proper knowledge?
AD STARS believes in the power of sharing and tries to share the appropriate expertise.

Learn know-how from award-winning marketers and creators. You can learn various practical skills that you never knew at the Global MAD Academy.
You will improve your ability to work further by learning the know-how of industry experts.

Only 12 weeks! Invest your time, become an expert!

About Global MAD Academy

Global MAD Academy is an integrated practical training platform covering the latest trends in global Marketing, Advertising and Digital Contents.
Featuring the world's best instructors, its video format is ideal for the post-coronavirus era.
The Global MAD Academy is run by AD STARS, an international festival that combines creativity with cutting-edge technology, and celebrates creative solutions that promote positive change in the world.


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    Easy accessibility from around the world through an online-centered hybrid education program

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    A global academy with the world's best instructors in each industry

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    Top graduates will be invited to take part in job networking events held on-site special during AD STARS 2022 in Busan, South Korea.

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    Receive credit for degree programs from eligible domestic and foreign universities (TBD)

Who should apply?

1MAD industry professionals

2University students and graduates who wish to work in a MAD industry

Key dates: Global MAD Academy 2021

1When: September 15, 2021 ~ December 1, 2021 (Lessons open every Wednesday)

2Where: Online website

3Number of students: 20 person per class(Closing Registration in order of payment)

4Application period: 2 August ~ 31 August, 2021(GMT)

5Language: English

6Class hours: 12 classes (20 minutes per class, total 240 minutes)

7Tuition fee: $1 (AD STARS is offering a discount price for the first graduates of Global MAD Academy, who will be required to give feedback on the program afterward. Full fees will apply from 2022.)


Class Tutor
Advertising: Concept to Conten
Mariana Reis Mariana Reis
Art Director
Award-winning know-how and creative study
photo Hyun Seo Yoo
Senior Creative
Jason Velasquez Burayag Jason Velasquez Burayag
M&C Saatchi UAE
Associate Creative Director
Storytelling & Creative
Alfred Wee Alfred Wee
McCann Worldgroup
Group Creative Director
Strategic Planning Theory
Mike Sunda Mike Sunda
PUSH Japan
Managing Director
Creative the Brand Solution
Aste Gutiérrez Aste Gutiérrez
Creative Director

Recruitment may be canceled if there are not enough students.

Completion criteria and benefits

1Completion criteria: To graduate from the Global MAD Academy, you must complete 80% or more of all online classes, and submit all assignments.