Getting to know RUFA

RUFA, real dreams and concrete projects.

RUFA, Rome University of Fine Arts, is a private Fine Arts Academy, legally recognized by the Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR). At RUFA you can earn Academy Degrees that are equivalent to Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts university degrees. RUFA was established in 1998, with the objective to create a Fine Arts Academy that combines students’ dreams with concrete projects, aimed at enabling students to enter the workforce in real time. Today over 450 students are enrolled in the Academy. Guiding them are over 70 teachers, all working professionals.

Up to date and stimulating training proposals.
With its focus on the changing times, today RUFA offers a large set of training proposals which include some of the most exciting and high-demand areas of study. Students are guided and advised by the Heads of the Visual Art Department, Design and Applied Arts Department, and New Technologies for the Arts Department.
Students at RUFA can choose their future professional career among seven different Bachelor of Arts degree programmes:
Painting / Sculpture / Set Design / Graphic Design / Design / Cinema / Photography.

There are nine Master of Arts degree programmes:
Multimedia Spaces Design and Technologies / Visual and Innovation Design / Computer Animation and Special Effects / Film Arts / Set Design / Sculpture / Painting / Graphic Arts  / Decoration.

For seniors and all students who require further specialized training, RUFA offers several professional courses, personalized courses and specialized Masters certificates.

Custom made method.
The RUFA training approach is based on a distinguished and specialized teaching method, which aims to join university curriculum and professional training.
During their RUFA study years, students can attend laboratories, workshops, experiential lessons, exhibitions, presentations and debates. These are all contemporary and efficient tools that bring students closer to the reality of the professional workforce. To make the most of their studies, RUFA encourages students totake advantage of the available opportunities, to build a solid theoretical and practical foundation. They can then create inspired art that combines interdisciplinary contamination, transversal enrichment, and innovating experimentation.
Because RUFA is contemporary, it aims to teach and train with its heart set on tradition and its mind projected into the future.

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