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

Opening of the exhibition AVA012

You are cordially invited to the opening of the degree and review show AVA012, on Tuesday, June 23 2020, at 7pm at AVA-Academy of Visual Arts, Trubarjeva 5, Ljubljana. This time the tenth generation of graduates, Natalija Brezina, Dragica Bjelica, Maj Fajfer, Kaja Nachberger Vidmar and Olena Potočnik will present their works. In addition the production of lower year students will also be presented. Authors are: Ana Bizjak, Niko Čajić, Iris Čeh, Kaja Čevnik, Polona Ferjančič, Iva Ferlinc, Hannah Koselj Marušič, Jaša Andrej Muller, Mila Peršin, Nela Pobrežnik, Sara Radulović, Nika Tomažič, Neli Zlatoper, Lara Zupan, Erazem Rakovec Žunić. Exhibition

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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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Opening of the exhibition AVA012

You are cordially invited to the opening of the degree and review show AVA012, on Tuesday, June 23 2020, at 7pm at AVA-Academy of Visual Arts, Trubarjeva 5, Ljubljana. This time the tenth generation of graduates, Natalija Brezina, Dragica Bjelica, Maj Fajfer, Kaja Nachberger Vidmar and Olena Potočnik will present their works. In addition the production of lower year students will also be presented. Authors are: Ana Bizjak, Niko Čajić, Iris Čeh, Kaja Čevnik, Polona Ferjančič, Iva Ferlinc, Hannah Koselj Marušič, Jaša Andrej Muller, Mila Peršin, Nela Pobrežnik, Sara Radulović, Nika Tomažič, Neli Zlatoper, Lara Zupan, Erazem Rakovec Žunić. Exhibition

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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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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.