Welcome to NABA, the Nuova Academia di Belle Arti in Milan, one of the most progressive international academies of art and design.

NABA is unique among all Italian art and design educational institutions and is the first, the largest and most innovative private academy recognized by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR).

With more than 2000 students from all around the world, the Academy offers a wide range of worldwide-recognized undergraduate and postgraduate programs to meet the needs of international art and design students.

NABA offers three- year BA Degrees in Design, Graphic Design and Art Direction, Fashion Design, Media Design and Multimedia Arts, Painting and Visual Arts, Theatre Design, as well as two-Postgraduate Degrees in Visual Arts and Curatorial Studies, Communication Design, Fashion and Textile Design, Design, Interior Design, Landscape Design, Photography and Visual Design, Film and New Media. The Academy also offers Summer Courses and Semester Abroad Programs.

For 30 years, NABA has remained true to its mission to celebrate and cultivate the creativity of its students, and has used and refined its proven instructional method by integrating classroom study with experiential workshop practice.

The Academy has succeeded in developing a multidisciplinary approach that combines traditional visual disciplines with new digital technologies, and synthesizes individual study with group project work. Its professors are key to the success of this approach and are completely committed to helping NABA students become highly skilled critical thinkers, problem solvers and communicators.

NABA has also established collaborations and developed projects with international institutions and companies to give students workplace opportunities to develop their practical artistic and design skills. Based in Milan, Italy, NABA is part of Laureate International Universities, a global network of more than 55 institutions in 28 countries serving more than 600,000 students worldwide.

Today NABA has become a remarkable collection of creative talent in an outstanding facility for advanced education.