why AVA?

  • AVA is a unique college for the study of visual arts, which provides a contemporary, interdisciplinary program with an international dimension.
  • The study is in line with European and global trends.
  • Superior education for creative professions in the fields of fine arts, theatre, film, video and photography or for continuing studies at the postgraduate level.
  • Studying in small groups with intensive cooperation between student and tutor.
  • Renowned international lecturers when they are also active artists.
  • Excellent location in the centre of Ljubljana, a personal work space for individual studio work.
  • The AVA undergraduate programme is nationally accredited and internationally valid.

student work

studies

The Academy of Visual Arts offers undergraduate and postgraduate studies.

Undergraduate program

Fine art
Conceptualisation of space

Postgraduate program

    • Visual arts: contemporary visual practices and theories

entry

Application deadlines for the academic year 2020/21

1. application deadline: February 12th – July 20th
2. application deadline: August 12th – September 30th

news

Enrollment in Master’s Programme

We are pleased to announce that our postgraduate programs are accredited by SQAA, and that we are announcing a call for the enrollment of a new generation of postgraduate students. Our goal in this program is to encourage students to work productively and creatively in a changing and uncertain world by offering them academic excellence and the opportunity to experiment; research, provide student-centered teaching, academic skills and new knowledge; local and global engagement, support and flexibility. This unique approach gives us and our students an advantage in a challenging educational and work environment.

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Open day

All those interested in enrolling in the study of visual arts are invited to attend the open day on Friday 14.2. between 10am and 3pm, and on Saturday 15.2. between

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Enrollment in Master’s Programme

We are pleased to announce that our postgraduate programs are accredited by SQAA, and that we are announcing a call for the enrollment of a new generation of postgraduate students. Our goal in this program is to encourage students to work productively and creatively in a changing and uncertain world by offering them academic excellence and the opportunity to experiment; research, provide student-centered teaching, academic skills and new knowledge; local and global engagement, support and flexibility. This unique approach gives us and our students an advantage in a challenging educational and work environment.

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Open day

All those interested in enrolling in the study of visual arts are invited to attend the open day on Friday 14.2. between 10am and 3pm, and on Saturday 15.2. between

read more

erasmus+

Erasmus+ is the EU programme to support education, training, youth and sport in Europe for the period 2014-2020.

The Erasmus+ program is aimed at improving the skills and employability of young people and modernizing education, training and youth work. The seven-year program has a budget of 14.7 billion euros, with which the EU wants more than 5 million Europeans to study, train, gain work experience or perform voluntary work abroad.

AVA under the Erasmus + program enables students to complete part of their study obligations and/or practical training at a partner institution or a company abroad. In the Erasmus + program, the following countries participate:

  • members of the European Union,
  • Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Turkey and Macedonia.

The student can participate in the exchange for at least 3 months and not more than 12 months.