Top 3 reasons to study here

  • NABA is ranked as one of the world's best design schools, according to Domus magazine.
  • Small project classes size give students the chance for direct mentorship and an open dialogue with faculty members.
  • For more than 35 years, NABA has been recognized as one of Italy's leading arts academies.



Founded in 1980, NABA is the largest private art academy in Italy. It offers bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in Italian and English that are accredited by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR).


NABA prides itself on its networks with the most prestigious companies and top-level professionals, offering students the unique opportunity to develop their professional artistic competencies whilst preparing them for the world of work. Within one year of graduation 82% of students find jobs.

Master's Programmes

Applied Sciences & Professions (2)
Business & Management (2)
Social Sciences (2)
Humanities (1)
Journalism & Media (1)

Student Life

Campus life

Set in the beautiful and historic Navigli area of Milan, NABA’s campus comprises of 13 modern buildings spread over 17,000 sq. m. Our design laboratories, cutting-edge tools, and classrooms are constantly updated so that your work can be as fresh and relevant as possible.


NABA is a private institution belonging to the Higher Education in Art and Music (AFAM) system, a section of the Italian university system governed by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR).

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Other Degrees

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