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Art Academy of Latvia, Riga

Kalpaka bulvāris 13, Centra rajons, Rīga, LV-1050, Latvia/ 3716.7332.202/

The Art Academy of Latvia (Latvijas Mākslas akadēmija) is an institution of higher education and scientific research in art, located in Riga, Latvia. The neo-Gothic brick building is located on Krišjānis Valdemārs Street, next to the National Museum of Art. All the students of the Academy study traditional art techniques of the respective art area, specialize in the application of traditional and untraditional materials, as well as develop creative skills related to the use of modern media. They pile up experience in the implementation of art projects. Basic academic knowledge in art disciplines is acquired in the first four academic years. At the end of the studies students have to develop and present their diploma work.



Jānis Rozentāls Art High School, Riga

2a Hamana Street, Riga LV-1007, Latvia/ 3716.7601.783/

The Jānis Rozentāls Art High School (Jaņa Rozentāla Rīgas Mākslas vidusskola, JRRMV) is a Latvian art school teaching the academic arts of drawing, painting and composition — as well as graphics and design. The art high school has its beginning in 1895, when the Latvian Painters Society established a painter's school. In 1928 the school changed its name to Latvian Painters Crafts Promotion and Relief Society Vocational School (Latvijas daiļkrāsotāju amatniecības veicināšanas un palīdzības biedrības aroda skola), which again was changed in 1944 to Riga Secondary School of Art (Rīgas Mākslas vidusskola), in 1946 to Jānis Rozentāls Art High School, in 1998 to Jānis Rozentāls Art College (Jaņa Rozentāla Rīgas Mākslas koledža), and finally 18 March 2002 to the current name.


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Liepajas Art Highschool, Latvia

Ausekļa iela 11/15, Liepaja, LV-3401, Latvia/ 3716.3422.330/

Liepaja Secondary Art School was founded in 1926 based on applied arts, with 4 specializations: Color, Fiber, Clay and Wood. Since then school has changed its name several times and developed other study programs. From 1st of September 2016 school is reorganized by combining two schools from music and art field, now running as Liepaja Music, art and design high school. Latvian republic Cabinet of ministers assigned for school status of Vocational Education Competence Center from 1st of January 2017. One of the school main aims is to promote knowledge, skills and attitudes, which provides acquisition of vocational education and preparing professionals in music and art industry with theoretical knowledge and practical skills ready to get involved in labor market.

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Riga Design and Art school, Riga
Krisjana Valdemara iela 139, Riga, Latvia/ 3716.7360.823/

Professional Education Competence Center "Riga Design and Art School" is the Latvian Cabinet of Ministers was established and the Latvian Ministry of Culture subordinated to free secondary vocational education institution, which has been awarded the professional education competence center status, hereinafter - the Competence Center. Competence Center implemented design and art vocational secondary education after general basic and general secondary education.


Saldus Art school, Latvia

Avotu iela 12a, Saldus, Saldus pilsēta, LV-3801, Latvia/ 3712.0269.913/

Saldus Art School (Saldus mākslas skola) is an art school in Saldus, Latvia founded in 1984. Approximately 130 students from the age of eight to sixteen attend the school after their lessons in contemporary school three times a week. Saldus Art school is an educational establishment. The seven-year curriculum consists of drawing, painting, sculpture, introduction to the language of art, composition and work with material. Students take part in nature studies - green practice in June every summer. They make their graduation pieces in the last semester of the 7th school year - wall paintings, ceramics, mosaics, paintings on silk, graphics and other artworks in public places.


Jonava Janina Miščiukaitė School of Art

Žeimių g. 6 Jonava LT - 55149, Lithuania/ 3703.4951.870/

Janina Miščiukaitė School of Art (Janinos Miščiukaitės meno mokykla) is a public art school in Jonava, Lithuania. Founded in 1965 as a music school, it added applied arts classes in 1982, choreography in 1992 and drama studies in 1993. In 1990, the school was relocated to the old town of Jonava. In 1994, the school received the status of an art school status and was renamed after Janina Miščiukaitė in 2009.


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Juozas Tūbelis Villa (Kaunas Art Gymnasium)

Tunelio g. 60, LT-44405 Kaunas, Lithuania/ 837.451.351/

In his later works architect Feliksas Vizbaras created a modernist villa of quite expressive abstract shapes. Although the building can hardly be compared against prime examples of Western European residential houses of modernist aesthetics, in Lithuanian context, it was one of the most modern objects of its kind built in the temporary capital during the interwar period. Asymmetry, quite free structure, terrace, dark ledges and window edges emphasising its abstract geometry illustrate an easily-recognisable architectural aesthetics of that time. Since 1946 the building became an art school (now Kaunas Art Gymnasium).


Kaunas University of Applied Sciences, J. Vienožinskis Faculty of Arts

A. Mackevičiaus st. 27, LT-44259 Kaunas, Lithuania/ 3703.7322.819/

Kauno Kolegija/ University of Applied Sciences is a state – owned institution providing higher education in the areas of technologies, social sciences, biomedicine, humanities and arts. It is one of the biggest institutions of higher education not only in Lithuania, but in the whole Baltic Region. Kauno Kolegija actively contributes to implementing the state regional development policy -study programmes are realised not only in Kaunas but also in Kedainiai, Druskininkai and Taurage. All together it offers over 40 study programmes. More than 8000 students are currently studying and approximately 600 teachers are currently working here.

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National M. K. Čiurlionis School of Art

Vilnius 01100, Lithuania/ 3705.2153.019/

National M. K. Čiurlionis School of Art was founded in 1945 in Vilnius, Lithuania. It is named after the famous Lithuanian painter and composer Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis since 1965.The Arts program at the Fine Art department develops a young artist’s technical abilities and personal vision through the study of a variety of traditional subjects. Creative problem solving, critical thinking and a broad range of experiences build the foundation for deeper understanding, advanced learning, and innovation within the various techniques and technologies.

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Vilnius Academy of Art
Maironio g. 6, Vilnius 01124, Lithuania/ 3705.2105.430/

Vilnius Academy of Arts is the largest and oldest art university in the Baltic States, established in 1793 as an Architecture department at the Chief school of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania in Vilnius. At the end of the 19th century it was closed together with Vilnius University by the tsarist government, and then reopened in 1919. After the World War II Academy was merged with Kaunas Art Institute and since then was called The State Art Institute of the Soviet Socialist Republic of Lithuania. In 1990 the Academy regained its name of Vilnius Academy of Arts.


Vilnius College of Design, Vilnius

Kauno g. 34, Vilnius 03202, Lithuania/ 3705.2611.121/

Vilnius College of Design (VCD) – is a private institution of higher learning. The college was founded to offer high-quality arts education for creative and innovative people. Among the most promising professions these days in Lithuania are interior design, fashion design and applied photography. Vilnius College of Design is a great place for artistic and creative people to study, to learn the specialties taught towards a professional bachelor's degree, to improve their skills in a dynamic and friendly, developing viable institution of higher education.


Escola Superior Tecnologia e Gestão do Instituto Politécnico de Portalegre

Lugar da Abadessa Campus Politécnico, Campus Politécnico, Politécnico 10, Portalegre, Portugal/ 3512.4530.0200/

The Polytechnic Institute of Portalegre is the Public Institution of Higher Education of the North Alentejo that creates, transmits and diffuses the knowledge, oriented professionally, through the formation and qualification, of high level, for differentiated publics, in various moments of the academic and professional paths, And technological research and development for the promotion of communities, in cooperation with regional, national and international entities.

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Escola Secundária Artística António Arroio
R. Cel. Ferreira do Amaral, 1900-165 Lisboa, Portugal/ 3512.1816.0330/

The António Arroio Art School has as patron António José Arroyo (1856-1934) who, in addition to his technical career as an engineer, has authored works on literature, music, fine arts and above all, inspector and scholar devoted to technical education and art Applied in this case. With the curricular revision process started in the academic year 2004/05, four courses were implemented - artistic production, audiovisual communication, communication design and product design - in which study plans continue to be preponderant the component of technical and artistic training . More recently, the teaching of the scientific-humanistic course of Visual Arts has been introduced in the school, which seeks to respond to the requests of all those students who, pursuing only the pursuit of studies in higher artistic education, do not aspire to the immediate professional qualification of Level IV that is provided by the training acquired in the four courses of specialized artistic education.



Departamento de Comunicação e Arte

Campus Universitário de Santiago, Universidade de Aveiro, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal/ 3512.3437.0389/

It is with great pleasure that we make available on this portal a vast set of information on teaching activities, research and other events and initiatives that take place at DeCA. DeCA currently offers 3 undergraduate courses (Design, Music and NTC), 5 Master's programs (Music, Music Teaching, Design, Contemporary Artistic Creation and Multimedia Communication) and 4 PhD courses (Music, Design, ICPD and Multimedia in Education). Many of the doctoral programs are developed in partnership with other institutions of Higher Education.


VICARTE, Vidro e Cerâmica para Artes

Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia - Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Hangar III - Campus da Caparica, 2829-516 Caparica, Portugal/

This research unit is a partnership between the Faculty of Sciences and Technology of the Universidade Nova de Lisboa and the Faculty of Fine Arts of the Universidade de Lisboa used for teaching and for glass research. The research at VICARTE connects the present and the past, by developing new materials for glass and ceramics contemporary art, by studying the traditional and historical production practices and the exploration of different aesthetical concepts in art.


Escola das Artes, Universidade de Évora

R. Romão Ramalho 59, 7000-671 Évora, Portugal/ 3512.6674.0800/

The creation at the University of Évora of artistic degrees (in the areas of Architecture, Performing Arts, Visual Arts and Music) arose from the need to combine diverse human and scientific potentialities of different transdisciplinary spaces for the satisfaction of social and cultural life demands The educational system and the aspirations of young students. It may be considered that it was intended since 1995 to create the foundations conducive to structuring a path of vocational education and simultaneously encouraging vocational courses in the areas referenced above. Thus, the University of Évora intended to show an institutional dynamism, demonstrating an effective management of its human resources in a cultural project linked to the dynamics of renewal of the University, Inserted in a privileged space of a world heritage city, with the objective of an innovative way to react to diverse professional realities in the area of he arts.

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ESAD College of Art and Design

Av. Calouste Gulbenkian, 4460-268 Sra. da Hora, Portugal/ 3512.2957.8750/

ESAD College of Art and Design trains students to participate and compete nationally and internationally, keeping up with the growing demands of understanding the role of design and the arts, and widening creative, critical, and technological competencies.

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ESAP, Escola Superior Artística do Porto

Largo São Domingos 80, 4050-545 Porto, Portugal/ 3512.2339.2130/

The ESAP has the Cooperative of Artistic Higher Education of Porto (CESAP), a public non-profit entity, established in May 1982. ESAP is an associate school of UNESCO and has established various national and international protocols with universities and other institutions of an artistic and cultural nature. The various media that configure the contemporary artistic and architectural production support the teaching practiced here. Through an interdisciplinary practice, understood as space of confrontation, in which different experiences and multiple theoretical-practical perspectives intersect, the student constructs its reference field.

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ESAD.CR - Escola Superior de Artes e Design

Rua Isidoro Inácio Alves de Carvalho, Campus 3, 2500-321 Caldas da Rainha, Portugal/ 3512.6283.0900/

The School of Arts and Design is a School of the Polytechnic Institute of Leiria founded in 1990 in the old spa town of Caldas Rainha located in the Atlantic coastal center of Portugal. The tradition of artistic ceramics in Caldas was a determining factor in the location of this High School of public education; This is, par excellence, a city of arts, with vast artistic and cultural heritage, especially in the fields of painting, sculpture and ceramic production.


IADE - Creative University

Av. Dom Carlos I 4, 1200-649 Lisboa, Portugal/ 3512.1393.9600/

IADE has been a laboratory of creativity, talent and leadership recognized by the whole society. It has encouraged students to test their own talent, to believe in themselves, making them the best of the best, in their personal lives, or in their future professional integration. It is now a reference in the teaching of Creativity, pioneering school in the teaching of Design in Portugal and one of the best in Europe, besides being among the first in the teaching of Advertising, Marketing and Photography.


FBAUP, Faculdade de Belas Artes da Universidade do Porto

Av. de Rodrigues de Freitas 265, 4049-021 Porto, Portugal/ 3512.2519.2400/

FBAUP is an institution for the creation, transmission and diffusion of Art, Design and Culture, Science and Technology, at the service of Man, with respect for all its rights with a mission, to minister teaching, to promote research and Develop actions to provide services to the community; To promote the integration of its students in the active and public life, as well as to promote in all its scope the exchange of knowledge and experience with the other national and international artistic institutions.

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FBAUL, Faculdade de Belas Artes da Universidade de Lisboa

 Largo da Academia Nacional de Belas Artes, 1249-058 Lisboa, Portugal/ 3512.1325.2100/

The Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Lisbon is the oldest school of art education in Portugal. With roots in the Academy of Fine Arts founded in 1836, the Faculty of Fine Arts has become a school of artistic education linked to contemporary art and design, with the permanent concern of occupying an active place in the culture of our Days. The Faculty of Fine Arts offers courses in the areas of Painting, Sculpture, Equipment Design, Communication Design, Multimedia Art, Arts and Heritage Sciences and Design at the graduate and postgraduate level, as well as in Areas of History and Sciences of Art and Heritage, Museology, Curatorship and Design at postgraduate level.

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Aegean Center for the Fine Arts, Paros Fine Arts School

Paros 844 00, Greece/ 3022.8402.3287/

The Aegean Center for the Fine Arts was founded in 1966 by Brett Taylor, and has been overseen by its director, John Pack, since 1984. The center is an independent, non-profit program located in Paros, Greece and Pistoia, Italy. Courses are offered in two semester-long sessions per year and include painting, drawing, photography, printmaking, creative writing, art history, literature and classical singing. The center accepts a maximum of 24 students into each of its semester programs. Taylor was both a painter and musician who gained a passion for Greece from one of his teachers at the Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia.


Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, School of Fine Arts

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece/ 3023.1099.5071/

Founded in 1984, pursuant to the presidential decree 169/84, the Faculty of Fine Arts was initially divided into the School of Visual and Applied Arts, and the School of Music Studies. Two new schools were later incorporated in the Faculty of Fine Arts: the School of Drama, founded in 1992-93, and the School of Film Studies, founded in 2004-05.

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Arts and Arts Sciences, University of Ioannina

GR 45110 - Ioannina, Greece/ 3026.5100.7183/

The Department of Fine Arts and Sciences of Art is a department of the School of Fine Arts of the University of Ioannina. It is active since the academic year 2000-2001. Its goal is to cultivate and promote the Fine Arts and related research both theoretically and practically. It aims to provide students with the necessary background and skills to art practice to cultivate the debate, between Art, History of Art and Art Theory. The courses offered aim to stimulate artists to acquire theoretical knowledge and to stimulate art historians and theorists to gain some understanding of artistic practice. In short to provide the students with the necessary means for their professional career. The Department intends to contribute to a general aesthetic education and to the local cultural life.

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Athens School of Fine Arts

Pireos, Ag. Ioannis Rentis 182 33, Greece/ 3021.0389.7131/

The Athens School of Fine Arts has evolved from a small nucleus established in 1837 known either as the Polytechnic or the School for the Arts. In 1843 the School for the Arts was organised into three divisions under a single director: a part-time school providing supplementary education to craftsmen; a full-time school for young people intending to work as industrial craftsmen; a full-time higher educational school for teaching the fine arts. The goals of the Athens School of Fine Arts are: to provide theoretical and practical education in the fine arts and promote contemporary art; to encourage the artistic sensibility of the public by organising exhibitions of Greek and foreign artists; to train art education teachers for secondary schools.

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Dept of Wood & Furniture Design and Technology, Karditsa TEI of Thessaly

11 V. Griva St., 43100, Karditsa, Greece/ 3024.4102.8499/

The Department of Wood and Furniture Design and Technology began its activities in September 1999. It is located in Karditsa in the middle of Greece, in Thessaly. The joint efforts and hard work of thee first faculty members and staff resulted in the initial smooth operation of the Department, the erection of two building facilities, eqquiped with all the necessary apparatus and modern equipment. Also, the Greek market guild accepted the new specilisation, "Wood and Furniture Designer and Technologist", and the graduates od the Department found new new jobs, supported the enterprises and helped in the diffusion of new knowledge and capacities in the Greek market of wood and furniture production.


Ionian University of Corfu, Department of Audio-Visual Arts

Tsirigoti Sq. 7, 49100 Corfu/ 2661.0878.601/

Over the last decade, the rapid technological developments in the field of audiovisual media, combined with pursuits of the modern art scene, have created a new field of expression and creation. In this framework, systematic education and training of professionals and artists in the field of Audiovisual Arts is essential. The theoretical and practical knowledge, however, required for the development of suitably trained people, however is provided in an inadequate way by the greek educational institutions that choose not to cooperate with each other in order to solve this educational gap. The Department of Audiovisual Arts was founded in 2004 under the EPEAEK programme, in order to cover this lack for the first time in our country. It is a hybrid Department where emphasis is put on the convergence of art and technology in research and teaching. The result of this interaction is in line with current international research data of digital culture.


Technological Educational Institute of Athens, School of Graphic Arts & Design

Agiou Spiridonos 28, Egaleo 122 43, Greece/ 3210.5907.896/

The Technological Educational Institute (TEI) of Athens is a higher-educational institute supervised by the Minister of Education, Lifelong Learning and Religious Affairs. It is the third largest Institution of Higher Education in Greece, with approximately 35.000 students, a regular faculty of 600 and a temporary faculty of 1700 academics. The Technological Educational Institute of Athens offers undergraduates and postgraduates studies.

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University of the Aegean, Syros, Department of product and systems design

Konstantinoupoleos, Ermoupoli 841 00, Greece/ 3022.5103.6000/

In September 2000, the Department of Product & Systems Design Engineering was founded in Syros as natural consequence of the general policy of the University of the Aegean to expand in every important area of the Archipelago (i.e. the Aegean Sea ). As all the Departments of University are, so is this Department is supported by the widest / biggest academic network in Greece : the AEGAIO-NET (or AEGEAN-NET). The modern, well-organised library offers access to the collections and acquisitions of all University Units of the Institution and all modern sources of knowledge. The Department is housed in the building of the former 1 st High School of the city of Ermoupolis , which was donated to the University by the Municipality of Ermoupolis .