NABA is an innovative arts and design academy and at the same time a dynamic artistic and cultural centre offering academic diplomas equivalent to first level university degrees. NABA also offers two-year MA , one-year Academic Master, Ph.D, diploma and certificate programs.
Founded in 1980, NABA is an internationally renowned innovative arts and design academy based in the heart of Milan's design scene. NABA is the largest private educational academy in Italy offering six BA and seven MA courses, all recognised by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR).
The continued success of NABA over 30 years stems from the multidisciplinary approach of all of our programs and relies upon a well-balanced combination of theory, taught by distinguished teaching professionals and practical work with leading companies and studios. 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.
Set in the beautiful Navigli area of Milan, the modern NABA campus is 17,000 mq and consists of 12 buildings. All facilities, equipment and individual subject studios are constantly updated to keep students work as fresh and cutting edge as possible.
With 2.000 students coming from 60 different countries NABA has a real international feel that adds value and enriches the student experience. NABA proudly promotes intensive educational exchanges with Art and Design universities in Europe, USA, Latin America and Asia.