Academy of Fine Arts

Why choose studying at the Academy of Fine Arts?

The Academy of Fine Arts in Sarajevo is the BH academy with the longest tradition in providing education and training from the field of Fine Arts. In addition to primary educational activities, during the 45 years of existence, the Academy has produced a number of important cultural and artistic programmes and events, exhibitions and lectures. The Academy organised and took part in numerous artistic and scientific research projects contributing to the cultural and artistic reality of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

In taking effort to meet the European art education criteria, the emphasis is on permanent innovation and enrichment of curricula in the spirit of contemporary social and artistic development and higher education trends. The teaching process takes place at six departments for art teaching, painting, sculpture, graphics, graphic design, product design, with copious offer of various elective subjects groups. Academy’s spatial capacities – classrooms, laboratories, studios, workshops, galleries, libraries, multimedia spaces – provide quality teaching and artistic activity. Many artists and designers, i.e. the Academy alumni, have become the driving force of the Bosnian art scene, gained worldwide recognition and awards for their artistic achievements and contributed to the reputation of this institution.



What after completing the studies?

Upon completing the studies, students will have acquired skills required for a variety of activities in the field of artistic work and/or design. In addition to basic competencies, students are trained for independent artistic work and activities in the field of pedagogical and artistic work, as well as for work on various projects in product and graphic design. In addition to possessing the creative potential, including critical thinking, they are ready to use their knowledge in a wide range of jobs related to fine arts, design, and multi-purpose digital-visual design.

Competencies are expanded in accordance with the elective courses taken.


Years of study: 4 + 1 + 3


  • Art Teaching
  • Painting
  • Sculpture
  • Graphics
  • Graphic Design
  • Product Design


Address: Maka Dizdara St. No. 3

Tel.: +387 33 210 530



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