NABA Partnership

BİLGİ Industrial Design, Interior Design and Fashion and Textile Design Undergraduate Programs are offering its students the opportunity to obtain two diplomas from BİLGİ and NABA (Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti), one of the best and most competitive design schools in the world. Students who successfully fulfill the requirements complete their 1st, 2nd and 4th years at BİLGİ and the 3rd year at NABA within a four-year joint curriculum and become eligible for diplomas from both institutions. After the 3rd year at NABA, students will be able to take advantage of NABA’s partnerships and Milano’s professional network and intern in Italy.

NABA (Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti) is an internationally renowned art and design academy located at the center of Milan’s world-famous design scene. Founded in 1980, NABA is the largest private art academy in Italy. With 3,000 students from 70 countries on the campus, NABA is a truly multicultural environment.

The students at NABA develop their craft while preparing for the world of work. NABA has spent decades cultivating relationships with prestigious design companies and studios, and students will have the chance to work on real-world project briefs given by these companies. This emphasis on hands-on practice, balanced with lectures about art and design theory, is what makes NABA’s academic methodology so successful and unique. Within one year of graduation, 80% of alumni find jobs.