Open days

We invite all those interested to join us at the Open days on Friday and Saturday, February 17th and 18th 2023, between 10.00am and 3.00pm at the premises of the

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Open days

Open days are an opportunity to get information about the operation of the AVA academy and study programs. You can meet our lecturers and students in person, visit the school

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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


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


Application deadlines for the academic year 2023/24

1. application deadline: February 22th – July 15th 2023
2. application deadline: August 15th – September 30th 2023


Erasmus+ is the EU programme to support education, training, youth and sport in Europe for the period 2021-2027.

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.