This article may help you if you’re interested in applying for one of the Bachelor degree courses of the Accademia Albertina di Belle Arti di Torino.
What do you study at Accademia?
The Accademia Albertina di Belle Arti in Turin, one of the oldest in Italy, offers 3-year Bachelor courses, among which:
- Graphic Design
- Stage Design
- New Technologies
- Creative Direction
- Communication and Enhancement of Artistic and Contemporary Heritage
- Art Education
Go to the dedicated page(sezione) of the Accademia’s website to know more about the courses and their programs.
The are also 2-year Master courses, which you can find here (link), and everyone who has an Academic Diploma or a Bachelor’s Degree can apply.
How to apply
Enrolment in one of the 3-year courses for the 2018/2019 a.y. can only be made online, after having passed the entrance exam.
From July 16 to August 26, 2018, you can apply online for the entrance tests.
It’s possible to apply for only one exam (equivalent to only one course).
The entrance exam consists of a first test, generally practical, which varies depending on the selected course, followed by an individual interview, which also varies depending on the course, and generally aimed at verifying the knowledge of art history from the XIV to the XXI century, and at knowing the reasons, interests and goals of the candidate. If the candidate wishes to do so, he/she can submit a portfolio of previous works in order to allow for an assessment on the level of preparation and past experiences.
Entrance exams will be held from September 10 to September 13.
For foreign students, the interview will also serve to assess the knowledge of Italian specific terminology and concepts of the selected course.
Preparation for the exam is up to the candidate and there are no recommendations about textbooks.
On this link you will find the specific content of the exam, according to the different courses, as well as information on where the exams for the 2018/2019 a.y. will be held.
Applicants who will pass the test will then be able to proceed with the enrolment from September 19 to September 30.
Fees and payments
You can find the rules and regulations for fees and payments of the 2018/2019 a.y. online (regolamento tasse e contributi per l’a.a. 2018/2019).
Exemptions can only be made for the payment of the enrolment fee and the attendance fee, according to the conditions stated in the rules and regulations.
Students belonging to the following categories will be completely exempt from the enrolment fee and university fees:
a)Disabled students whose disability is attested to 66%;
b)Foreign students who received scholarships from the Italian government through cooperative development programs and intergovernmental, cultural and scientific agreements.