Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti Milano (NABA)

NABA Great Hall

More than 1,600 students from 50 countries attend NABA, making it the largest private academy of fine arts and design in Italy.

Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti Milano (NABA)

More than 1,600 students from 50 countries attend NABA, making it the largest private academy of fine arts and design in Italy.

NABA Campus

More than 1,600 students from 50 countries attend NABA, making it the largest private academy of fine arts and design in Italy.

Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti MilanoFounded in 1980, Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti Milano (NABA) is the largest private fine arts academy in Italy. All NABA degrees are Bologna-compliant, which means they are recognized internationally. More than 1,700 students attend NABA. 

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Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti Milano offers a variety of undergraduate and post-graduate degree programs, including

  • Bachelor of arts in design, fashion design, graphic design and art direction, media design and multimedia arts, theater design, painting and visual arts
  • Master of arts in design (with specialization in product design and interior design), fashion and textile design, film and new media, photography and visual design, communication design, visual arts and curatorial studies

NABA is recognized by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research. All academic diplomas are equivalent to university degrees and are Bologna-compliant, ensuring that the degrees are accepted internationally.

Students and teachers are involved in projects with such companies such as PepsiCo, Rolling Stone, 55DSL, Barilla, MiArt, Bosch, Zanotta, Cosmit, L’Oreal and Pirelli.

NABA students and teachers are involved with such organizations and projects as the United Nations Millennium Campaign, Art for the World, Caritas, Libera, Terre di Mezzo, Bambini in Romania, Associazione Magica Cleme and Vida a Pititinga.

NABA students often receive national and international recognition for their creative projects and innovative designs. NABA students won an international design competition by Orange (France Telecom) in 2012. NABA students were selected by the Art Directors Club Italiano for Best of European Design and Advertising 2012. Designers at NABA also have been winners in the Who is on Next? competition sponsored by Vogue Italia and Altaroma. In 2012, the Frame Guide to the World's Leading Graduate Schools recognized NABA's two-year M.A. in design, with specialization in product design, and the Domus Academy's master in design.