Fine Arts Academy Preparatory Course (Belle Arti)


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One-Year Course ・ Semester Course


This program is intended to prepare students for the "Accademia di Belle Arti" (National University of Arts Academy). Foundation in this program includes Drawing, Art History, Art Visits, and Italian Language. The electives depending on the specific school you would like to enter, include advanced Drawing, Oil Painting, Watercolor, Tempera Painting, Acrylic Painting, History of Architecture, and Portfolio Preparation. The curriculum will be customized according to the student's needs and preferences.

One-Year Course・Semester Course

This course offers a comprehensive and accelerated program, giving a unique opportunity to acquire a wide range of knowledge and techniques related to your field of study. Along with practical classes of your major subject - combined with challenging homework and assignments – our Basic Art Lessons will provide you with fundamentals of arts and design. Furthermore, you will broaden and enrich your artistic experience - looking beyond the borders of your specialty – through our weekly guided Art Visits and monthly Art Stages. Through this program, you will not only acquire a solid foundation in your study area but also develop specific, advanced skills, immersed in a stimulating learning environment. Moreover, you will have the chance to learn basic business practices, to start up your career as a young professional. Diplomas are issued to those who pass the final exam.

  • Course contents:
  • ・Core course
  • ・Independent studies
  • ・Guided art visits
  • ・Guided cultural activities
  • ・Basic Italian art & culture lessons (Art History, Basic Painting, Color Theory, 3D Drawing)
    two times per week
  • ・Portfolio preparation
  • ・Italian language lessons.

Note :
- The Academy of Fine Arts Preparatory Course consists of classes such as drawing, painting, sculpture, workshops, art history or architectural history, and the Italian language.
・ Italian lessons are for beginners.
・ Italian lessons can be changed to private lessons. 10 lessons per week (7 hours 30 minutes per week).
・ We do not take care of admission procedures to the National Academy of Arts ("Accademia di Belle Arti"). The procedure for admission to the National Academy of Arts depends on your nationality and educational background.
Academic Calendar
    ONE-YEAR programs
      I. Sep 9, 2024 - Apr 18, 2025
      II. Jan 13, 2025 - Aug 1, 2025
      III. May 5, 2025 - Dec 19, 2025
      IV. Sep 8, 2025 - Apr 17, 2026

      SEMESTER programs
        Fall 2024: Sep 9 - Dec 13, 2024
        Spring 2025: Jan 13 - Apr 18, 2025
        Summer 2025: May 5 - Aug 1, 2025
        Fall 2025: Sep 8 - Dec 19, 2025
With English interpreter

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