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Academy of Fine Arts, Sarajevo

Obala Maka Dizdara 3, Sarajevo 71000, Bosnia and Herzegovina/ 3873.3210.369/

The Academy of Fine Arts, which was originally built to serve as an Evangelical Church, is considered one of Sarajevo’s loveliest buildings. By the end of the First World War, most Evangelicals had left Sarajevo, along with the Austro-Hungarian Army, so the church began to lose its original function. At the end of the 1970s, Vlado Nagel, one of Sarajevo’s last Evangelical Christians, signed over the Church property to the city authorities, who later renovated and adapted the building in 1981, making it a home for the Academy of Fine Arts.



Academy of arts, Banja Luka

1A Vojvode Petra Bojovića Blvd. Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina/ 3875.1348.800/

Academy of Arts had the first generation of students enrolled on its courses in the 1998/99 academic year. It consisted of the drama, fine arts, and music departments, that were transformed into the study programmes of the same names in 2008. Courses are carried out at all study programmes in both first and second cycle of higher education. Today, Students Multimedia Design Center also operates within the Academy of Arts, and it is a former Center for Social Agencies of University of Banja Luka – CEDUBAL. All Organizational Units are structured according to the three-cycle model (4+1+3) of higher education.


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Academy of Performing Arts, Sarajevo

Obala Kulina bana 11, Sarajevo 71000, Bosnia and Herzegovina/ 3873.3215.277/

Academy of Performing Arts in Sarajevo (Akademija scenskih umjentosti Sarajevo) is a faculty within the University of Sarajevo in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, dedicated to the performing arts. The Academy of Performing Arts in Sarajevo was officially opened in 1981 with the inaugural Department of Acting. This was followed by the opening of the Department of Directing in 1989, the Department of Dramaturgy in 1994 and the Department of Production in 2010 .

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Academy of Music, Dance and Fine Arts, Plovdiv
2, Todor Samodumov Str, 4000 Plovdiv, Bulgaria/ 3593.2601.441/

The Academy of Music, Dance and Fine Arts in Plovdiv is organizing the First International Conference on "Science, Education and Innovation in the Field of Arts". This forum is a vivid expression of the endeavor and the strong motivation of leading Bulgarian and foreign academics in the field of music, choreography, art and pedagogy. The aim of the International Conference on "Science, Education and Innovation in the Field or Arts" is to establish a space in which high academic achievements are the leading aspect of sharing the research, the experience and the challenges of the scientific community and of all those who work in field of arts in Bulgaria and abroad.


Krastyo Sarafov National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts

ул. Георги С. Раковски 108A, 1000 Sofia, Bulgaria/ 3592.9231.351/

The Krastyo Sarafov National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts (Национална академия за театрално и филмово изкуство „Кръстьо Сарафов“, usually abbreviated as НАТФИЗ, NATFA) is an institution of higher education based in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria. The academy, welcoming about 120 new students a year (including 20 international students), is located in three neighbouring buildings in the centre of Sofia, and includes a Training Drama Theatre (since 1957), a Training Puppet Theatre (since 1966), a cinema and video hall and an educational audiovisual centre, as well as an academic information centre that stores 60,000 volumes of Bulgarian and international literature. NATFA has a student dormitory in Studentski grad.


National Academy of Arts, Sofia

Shipka Street 1, 1000 Sofia, Bulgaria/ 3592.9881.702/

The State School of Drawing was founded in 1896 by prominent Bulgarian intellectuals – Professors Konstantin Velichkov, Ivan Shishmanov, Anton Mitov, Ivan Mrkvicka, Boris Schatz and Ivan Angelov. This was the beginning, set by decree of Knyaz Ferdinand, but ever since the history of the National Academy of Art is increasingly committing. This commitment stems from the nobleness of what it delivers to Bulgaria, to art, to every person who has decided to cross its threshold to study the secrets of lovely art (as Nikolai Pavlovich defines it). Many generations of students and teachers have passed through its workshops, where the atmosphere, created more than a century, is capable of educating.


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New Bulgarian University, Sofia

ul. "Montevideo" 21, 1618 Sofia, Bulgaria/ 3592.8110.180/

New Bulgarian University (Нов български университет, also known and abbreviated as НБУ, NBU) is a private university based in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria. Its campus is located in the western district of the city, known for its proximity to the Vitosha nature park, and consists of two buildings (Building 1 and Building 2) housing the Aula, Library, University Theater, NBU Museum, UniArt Gallery, Medical Center and a Sports Center surrounded with open green spaces. The university has more than 100 halls, computer labs, language and simultaneous interpreting labs, a Mock Courtroom, an Arts Center with practice rooms and studios for students of music, fine arts, design and architecture with a total capacity of 2 500 seats.


Academy of Fine Arts Zagreb, Zagreb

Ilica 85, 10000, Zagreb, Croatia/ 3851.3777.300/

The Academy of Fine Arts Zagreb (Croatian: Akademija likovnih umjetnosti u Zagrebu or ALU) is a Croatian art school based in Zagreb. It is one of the three art academies affiliated with the University of Zagreb, along with the Academy of Dramatic Art (ADU) and the Academy of Music (MUZA).

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Cyprus College of Art and Design, Larnaca

6 Stass Paraskos Street, Lempa Village, 8260 Paphos, Cyprus/ 3579.9225.331/

If you are an artist, art student or other creative practitioner, the Cyprus College of Art can offer you studio space and living accommodation in one of the most historic and culturally vibrant parts of the world, from one week up to a whole year. We are not a college in the sense of a teaching institution: instead we are a studio space, with some basic living accommodation blocks attached, which attracts creative people from around the world.

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Estonian Academy of Arts, Tallinn
Estonia pst 7, 10143 Tallinn, Estonia/ 372.626.7301/

The Estonian Academy of Arts (Eesti Kunstiakadeemia, EKA) is the only public university in Estonia providing higher education in art, design, architecture, media, art history and conservation-restoration. It is based in Tallinn. According to the Statutes of the EAA, the main objective of activity at the Estonian Academy of Arts is to promote creativity and research, enabling the acquirement of a contemporary higher education based on integrated study, meeting the standard of higher education in the field of fine arts, design, media, architecture, art history, conservation-restoration and teacher education.


Tartu Art College

Tähe 38, 50103 Tartu, Estonia/ 372.730.9822/

Tartu Art College (Tartu Kõrgem Kunstikool, TKK) is a university of applied sciences that provides art education in Tartu, Estonia. It was founded on 1 August 2000. The university is situated in Karlova. In 1997 the Tartu Art School established a programme in Photography. The architect of the initial curriculum and the director of the program was Vallo Kalamees. The principal aim of the Department of Photography is to provide students with internationally recognized specialized art education, to create conditions for their professional development, and to help students achieve their creative objectives.


Escola Superior de Artes Aplicadas

Castelo Branco, Portugal/ 3512.7234.0800/

After its creation in July 1999, the School of Applied Arts (ESART) of the Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco is now a reference institution in the context of higher education in Portugal, deserving the recognition and appreciation of all those who have accompanied (Regional community, business sector and public and private institutions). At present ESART has 7 degrees (Audiovisual Communication and Production Design, Fashion and Textile Design, Interior Design and Equipment, Music, Instrument variant, Music, Musical Training variant, Music, Singing and Music variant, Electronic Music and Music Production) and 4 Masters (Music, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Clothing and Textile Design and Audiovisual Production for the New Media) and 1 CET in Image Reporter.

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Colégio das Artes, Universidade de Coimbra
Colégio das Artes, Apartado 3066, 3001 - 401 Coimbra, Portugal/ 3512.3985.7019/

The main objective of the “George Enescu” National University of Arts is the organisation and the shaping of education in the national priority domain Art, which includes the following options for graduation: “Music” (with the specialisations Performance, Music education, Composition, Musicology, Conducting, Religious music), Visual arts (with the specialisations: Painting, Sculpture, Graphics, Photography-Video, Fashion, Textile arts, Mural art, Art education – arts teacher, Conservation – Restoration, Design) and Drama (with the specialisations: Acting, the Art of puppetry, Theatrology). To the same extent, the University stands as a beacon of culture, militating for the protection, preservation and promotion of the Romanian artistic creation, for the fostering and development of the taste for beauty and for authentic creations.



UAGE - Universitatea de Arte George Enescu, Iasi

Strada Costache Negruzzi 7-9, Iași 700126, Romania/ 4023.2212.548/

"George Enescu" National University of Arts Iasi functions as a state institution based on the Romanian Constitution, the Education Laws, the Statute of Teaching Staff and the Declaration of Human Rights. The University is a higher education institution, which is responsible for: to form the personality of the future artists and to contribute to the development of the Romanian and universal culture; to train specialists for artistic fields (music, visual arts, theater) for the " The "George Enescu" National University of Arts consists of: The Faculty of Visual Arts and Design, the Faculty of Interpretation, Composition and Theoretical Music Studies and the Faculty of Theater.


Arte si Design, FAD - UVT

Str. Oituz, nr. 4, Timisoara, Romania/ 4025.6592.900/

The Faculty of Arts and Design is today the most important pivot of the dynamics of the arts field education, creation and research in the West, through its own development strategy aimed at a constantly updated curriculum consistent with the European universities. The curriculum offer that the Faculty of Arts and Design puts at the students' disposal today has in mind the three levels of university studies that meet the requirements of the Bologna Strategic Plan strategic plan: bachelor studies (six semesters), master studies (four semesters) And doctoral studies (six semesters). The institutional programs of training, scientific research and artistic creation cover the broad field of the visual arts through complexity, flexibility and interdisciplinarity, currently accredited 11 degree programs, 11 master level programs and two types of doctorate in plastic and decorative arts : Professional and scientific.


Art and Design University of Cluj-Napoca

Strada Aurel Vlaicu 17-19, Cluj-Napoca 400581, Romania/ 4026.4595.021/

The University of Art and Design in Cluj-Napoca is one of the most important and influential higher education institutions in the field of visual arts in South-Eastern Europe, having the largest international openness through collaboration agreements with over 100 prestigious institutions in Europe , USA, Asia and North Africa. The international dimension is matched by a sustained activity at local, regional and national level in the sphere of partnerships with creative industries and relevant cultural institutions. UAD assumes, besides providing a high performing artistic education, the organization and realization of artistic events and projects that promote the students of the institution, meeting the needs and expectations of the community to which they, as artists, are addressed. The programs initiated by UAD have strengthened the position of the national and international artistic center of Cluj-Napoca.

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Bucharest National University of Arts

Calea Griviței 28, București, Romania/ 4021.3143.211/

The National University of Arts in Bucharest (Universitatea Naţională de Arte) is a university in Bucharest preparing students in fine arts. The National University of Arts is a higher education institution in Bucharest. The Fine Arts Institute "Nicolae Grigorescu" was established in 1950. Since 1990 The Fine Arts Institute "Nicolae Grigorescu" changed its name into the Academy of Arts and, from 2002, its current name is The National University of Arts. The University is structurally divided into 3 faculties: The Faculty of Fine Arts, The Faculty of Decorative Arts and Design, The Faculty of Art History and Theory.

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Moscow State University of Printing Arts

Mikhalkovskaya ul., 7, Moskva, Russia, 125493/ 7499.9764.077/

Moscow State University of Printing Arts of Ivan Fedorov (MSUPA (MGUP in Russian); former name: Moscow Polygraphic Institute, Moscow State Academy of Printing) is Russia's largest university in the field of preparing specialists in printing and publishing. At the beginning of 2000's MSAPA conducted training on the five main faculties (now six) in 11 specialties. Number of students in 2002 was about 4000 people. MGUP structure includes 30 departments and employs 400 teachers (including 72 professors and doctoral degrees, 233 associate professors and PhDs).

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MArchI, Moscow

ul. Rozhdestvenka, 11/4, к. 1, стр. 4, Moskva, Russia, 107031/ 7495.6256.803/

Moscow Architectural Institute (State Academy) - MArchI (Московский Архитектурный Институт (Государственная Академия) - МАрхИ) is a famous architecture school is located in Moscow, Russia. MArchI trains architects of wide-range specialization in Town-Planning, Architecture of Residential and Public Buildings, Architectural Design, Architecture of Industrial Buildings, Architecture of Agricultural Complexes, Theory and History of Architecture, Restoration of Architectural Monuments, Interior Architecture, Landscaping. The language of education is Russian. The full course of studies lasts 6 years. After that students get the diploma and can work as architects in Russia. After 5 years of education students get the bachelor's diploma.


Imperial Academy of Arts, St. Petersburg

University Embankment, 17, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia, 199034/ 7812.3236.189/

The Russian Academy of Arts in Saint Petersburg, informally known as the Saint Petersburg Academy of Arts, was founded in 1757 by Ivan Shuvalov under the name Academy of the Three Noblest Arts. Catherine the Great renamed it the Imperial Academy of Arts and commissioned a new building, completed 25 years later in 1789 by the Neva River. The academy promoted the neoclassical style and technique, and sent its promising students to European capitals for further study. Training at the academy was virtually required for artists to make successful careers.


Saint Petersburg Art and Industry Academy

Соляной переулок, 13, Санкт-Петербург, г. Санкт-Петербург, Russia, 191028/ 7812.2735.546/

The Saint Petersburg Stieglitz State Academy of Art and Design, named again in post-Soviet Russia after its founder Alexander von Stieglitz and known in Soviet times as the Leningrad Vera Mukhina Higher School of Art and Design, was set up in Saint Petersburg in 1876 as the Baron Alexander von Stieglitz's School of Technical Drawing. Today the Academy has 1 500 plus students and 200 professors and professional specialties teachers and instructors. The Academy has two faculties: the Faculty of Design, and the Faculty of Monumental and Decorative Art. Each faculty has its own unique set of departments

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University of Arts in Belgrade

 Kosančićev venac 29, Beograd, Serbia/ 3811.1262.5166/

The University of Arts in Belgrade (Универзитет уметности у Београду / Univerzitet umetnosti u Beogradu) is a public university in Belgrade, founded in 1957 as the Academy of Arts to unite four academies. It became a university and acquired its current name in 1973. Interdisciplinary studies of the University of Arts in Belgrade were founded in 2001, as contemporary conceived studies in the domain of polymedia, digital arts, scene design, theory of arts and media and management in the culture. Interdisciplinary studies were created out of the need of studying contemporary artistic or theoretical fields which are not covered by usual artistic and scientific disciplines. These studies research new artistic and theoretical practices, which are linked to studies on particular faculties.

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Faculty of Applied Arts, Belgrade

Kralja Petra 4, Belgrade, Serbia/ 3811.1262.2613/

At the Faculty of Applied Arts, University of Arts in Belgrade, educated experts in various artistic skills and artistic discipline that is taught at ten specialized sections and eight studios: Applied painting Applied sculpture Interior design and furniture, Applied Graphics (Graphics and books, Graphic Design; Photography, Animation), art Direction, costume (Contemporary clothing, Stage costume), textile design, Ceramics, Industrial design, Conservation and restoration (Conservation and restoration of paintings and works of art on paper, conservation and restoration of the sculpture).


Academy of Arts, University of Novi Sad

Đure Jakšića 7, Novi Sad, Serbia/ 3812.1422.176/

The Academy of Arts has been a member of the University of Novi Sad since 1974 when it was founded. Its organization consists of three departments: the Department of Music, the Department of Fine Arts, and the Department of Dramatic Arts. All three departments run 27 bachelor degree programs, 28 master’s degree programs, one integrated study program, and, as of the academic year 2015/2016, five three-year courses in doctoral art studies.

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Academy of Classical Painting, Educons University, Sremska Kamenica


EDUCONS University in Sremska Kamenica, established in 2008, is a dynamic institution which monitors and approves the scientific and educational trends, and is currently in its composition contains eleven faculties. In recent years the University EDUCONS successfully developed significant changes in the concept study relating to the method of knowledge transfer in teaching-scientific field. The so-called blended learning teaching concept has grown into a traditional lecture system (repetitive matrix of study) in which professors and students used to - instead new pattern of study includes interactive discussions and exchange of knowledge through discussions students in groups with teachers (who are now becoming correctors of thought and conclusions students on thematisation specific problems), during the past continue, with the additional use of all the technological benefits.

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School of Applied Arts, Sabac

Dobropoljska 5, Šabac, Serbia/ 3811.5302.790/

School of Applied Arts is a unique character in our country both in the number of educational profiles and for being the only one that cares for some of the artistic crafts and thus contributing to the preservation of tradition and spirituality.

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Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Ljubljana (ALUO)

Erjavčeva ul. 23, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia/ 3861.4212.500/

The Academy of Fine Arts and Design of the University of Ljubljana focuses on teaching and researching artistic creation, design, restoration and conservation of artwork as well as theoretical knowledge in these fields. As the highest educational and artistic institution in the field of visual arts in the Republic of Slovenia, the Academy of Fine Arts and Design strives to preserve excellence in educational, artistic, research and professional development activities. It relies on European artistic, educational, scientific and general cultural tradition since antiquity, consolidating the nation’s independence and boosting the visibility of Slovenia in Europe and on a wider global level.


Aberystwyth University, School of Art

Buarth Mawr, Aberystwyth SY23 1NG, United Kingdom/ 4419.70622.460/

With 100% student satisfaction at the School of Art and its BA Fine Art program in the UK’s Top 5 [NSS 2016], Aberystwyth offers a stimulating learning environment and exceptional student experience. Our undergraduate and postgraduate students make a significant and valued contribution to the academic community. All our staff members are active in Fine Art or Art Historical research; their experience as exhibiting artists, publishing art historians and practicing curators actively informs the teaching at Aberystwyth. In Art History, our research is focussed on the retrieval, preservation, reassessment and re-presentation of artists, practices and artefacts that have been lost, marginalized or overlooked.


Cardiff School of Art & Design

Llandaff Campus, Western Avenue, Cardiff, CF5 2YB, Wales/ 4429.2020.5898/

Cardiff School of Art & Design (CSAD) is one of the five schools that comprise Cardiff Metropolitan University. It originated as the Cardiff School of Art in 1865. Cardiff School of Art & Design was assessed as one of the top 40 destinations to study art and design in the UK by in 2010. CSAD has thirteen 'Subject' areas: Animation, Architectural Studies, Ceramics, Fashion Design, Fine Art, Graphic Communication, Illustration, Interior Design, International Design, Photographic Practice, Product Design, Textiles and an ideas, histories and theories subject area called Constellation.

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North Wales School of Art & Design, Wrexham

49 Regent St, Wrexham LL11 1PF, UK/ 4419.7829.3538/

The North Wales School of Art and Design is a vibrant and creative community with strong international and professional connections. Our students experiment and develop their creative talents in a supportive and inspiring environment. All of our staff are research active and many are leading creative practitioners who are internationally recognised.