Incoming students

All students from our partner institutions are welcome to Bergamo

For the nominations our deadlines are:

– 5th June 2021 for first semester and year

– 5th October 2021 for second semester

For the applications our deadlines are:

– 15th June 2021 for first semester and year

– 15th October 2021 for second semester


After they have been selected by their schools, students who wish to study for a period of time at the Accademia di belle arti G. Carrara must send the following documents within the given deadline:

Incoming Students Application Form;

Learning Agreement;

– Cv and portofolio (digital version low resolution max 5MB);

– Copy identity card or passport;

Documents should be submitted by email to:

Selection procedure and acceptance: the application will be selected on the basis of the portfolio/application and subject, and also considering the balance between incoming/outgoing students. Results will be communicated by email within 30 days the application deadline.

Important: we invite you to consider the minimun level of Italian required (A2). Before your arrival in Bergamo you have to learn a basic Italian, especially if you would like to follow theory classes. Lessons are in Italian.


Incoming students that have been accepted must go to the International Relations Office in order to be registered. They are given a student transcript card with their registration number.

End of the study period

After exams, students will receive: the Certificate of attendance and the Transcript of Records (it certifies exams passed and the number of ECTS).

Credit system (ECTS)

The Academy of Fine Arts G. Carrara follows the ECTS system, applying it in accordance with the principles of the ECTS


Course study

Housing and support