Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti Rome

Art & design in the Eternal City.

Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti (NABA) was founded in Milan, Italy in 1980 and is the only design school in Italy accredited by the Italian Ministry of Education. With the school’s expansion into Rome, NABA Rome provides a renowned design education in the heart of the capital city, which is overflowing with art and design from ancient to modern times. NABA Rome holds true to NABA’s teaching methods that stress cultural, theoretical, and practical aspects of design and seek to put students in constant contact with companies and professionals.

U.S. School of Record
St. Norbert College (WI)

Language of Instruction

Up to 50 study abroad students from around the world.


  • Programs integrate the school’s Rome location, with many opportunities for application of classroom teaching.
  • Small class sizes provide direct and open dialogue with instructors.
  • Programs have been specifically designed for international students.

In its Rome location, NABA Rome students are able to take advantage of the various unique exhibitions and festivals that make the city a bustling center for art and design. Study abroad programs in Rome provide the best of NABA Milan’s popular course options, all while integrating the unique Roman region, history and culture.

Areas of Study

Fashion Design & Merchandising
Digital & Studio Arts

About SAI

SAI is dedicated to providing academic and cultural learning experiences abroad that enhance global awareness, professional development and social responsibility. We concentrate our programs in Europe, with a focus on in-depth learning of individual European countries and their unique global role in the geopolitical economy, humanities, and in the arts.