Scholarships and Financial Aid

NABA is proud to support talented prospective BA students with scholarship opportunities and financial aid.

Would you like to live and breathe an international campus atmosphere in one of the Italian capitals of Art. Fashion and Design?

Developing your creative talent into a profession is your dream?

NABA is THE answer!

Enroll by January 31, 2019 to receive a 10% discount on tuition fees* for one of the seven BA programs in the areas of Graphic Design, Design, Fashion Design, Media, Creative Technologies, Set Design and Visual Arts.

The 2019 Early Bird offer is now available for the UG courses held in the NABA Campus in Milan and for the brand new NABA Campus in Rome.

All the BA programs are available completely double-track, in English and Italian. All NABA academic programs are recognized by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR), allowing students to continue their studies in Academies and Universities in Italy and abroad.

So, what are you waiting for? If you are an International student, enroll now and kick-start your creative career!


*This promotion is valid for international students only.

** The promotion is valid only for new registrations. Applicants who have made a previous registration and then postponed to the academic year 2019/20 are excluded.

*** New Rome location subject to authorization by the MIUR ( Italian Ministry of Education , University and Research)

To attract and encourage outstanding students, NABA offers scholarships to partially cover the tuition fee for students of the undergraduate programs:


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NABA offers financial aid consisting of a partial reduction of the tuition fee, to deserving students who have financial constraints.

Requests will be evaluated based on the student’s academic merit combined with the student’s financial situation. In order to apply for financial aid, students must first meet enrollment requirements for their program of interest. Students are requested to:

  • Financial Aid Application Form
  • Write an official letter specifying the reasons for their request.
  • Provide official documents proving their financial situation (e.g., income tax return, bank statements, pay stubs, etc.; documents must be submitted in English).

Requests will be reviewed by the Financial Aid Board at the end of each month. Students will receive an official communication from the NABA International Admissions Department informing them of the Board’s decision.


RIGHT TO UNIVERSITY EDUCATION (RUE) - Regional Law of Lombardy no. 33

(Diritto allo Studio Universitario - DSU)

The expression “Diritto allo Studio” includes all the actions taken by NABA to provide equal access to university studies as foreseen by the Lombardy regional law n. 33, December 13, 2004.

The benefits are awarded through a competition, held annually on the basis of specific financial and merit requirements.

DSU Office assures the annual publication of the selection process notice and provides classification lists.

For information:

DSU Office - Building A, second floor

For information:
DSU Office - Building A, second floor
Visiting hours, upon appointment:

· Wednesday from 12.00 pm – 1.00 pm

· Thursday from 3.00 pm – 5.00 pm

Office summer holidays closure 10 – 25 August 2019


A RUE/DSU Scholarship is a financial contribution assigned through a competition, held annually on the basis of specific financial and merit requirements.

The scholarship amount may be increased by:

- Financial supplements for students with disabilities;

- International mobility financial supplements.

The total amount of the scholarships is differentiated in accordance with both the relevant ISEE bands and the various geographical origins of students.

The contribution is paid in two installments during the course of the academic year.


The selection process for the academic year 2019/20 has been activated on the 30th of July 2019.


Applications to be admitted to the selection process shall be submitted online by 30th September 2019, without postponement, by completing the online application form available at the following link: (Service available from 2.0 PM of July 30th 2019) Upon uploading the data online, the application form is to be sent

You will receive an email confirming that the process has been completed.

We remind you that the application must be printed together with the sending of the same; if this is not possible, we suggest you save the application in "pdf" format and print it later.

The printed application form must be signed and sent to the DSU Office, enclosing the following:

  • Online application submission form, printed and duly signed;
  • Copy of a valid identity card/passport;
  • For income and assets in Italy: I.S.E.E and certificates including the relevant single self-certification declaration (Dichiarazione sostitutiva unica - D.S.U.) signed by the declarant;
  • For income and assets abroad: the documentation referred to in paragraph 2.3.3) ASSESSMENT OF THE FINANCIAL STATUS AND ASSETS OF FOREIGN STUDENTS;
  • For invalid students, a copy of the certification issued by the Medical Commission attesting the percentage of disability;
  • For students who have attained a three-year bachelor's degree at another university, a university academic history transcript attesting the date of the first matriculation;
  • For Non-resident students: lease agreement duly registered with the Agenzia delle Entrate by the 22nd of November 2019.

International mobility financial supplement

Scholarship financial supplement applications by students participating in international mobility programmes in the academic year 2019/20 shall be submitted together with the scholarship application.

The online application does not in any way replace the submission of the application on paper - Any failure to submit a document within the prescribed period or the submission of an invalid document shall result in exclusion from this selection process.

The above mentioned documentation should be sent by recorded delivery with proof of receipt to the DSU Office of NABA - Via Darwin, 20 - 20143 Milan - Italy, by 04th October 2019 (the date of the postmark will be valid) or be hand delivered in a sealed envelope to the same office (the date of the delivery receipt will be valid), otherwise the applicant will be excluded from the selection process.