The National Academy of Art realizes mobilities of students and staff members under two projects of the European Programme Erasmus+ in the field of higher education with member states of the European Union (Programme Countries) and third countries outside of the European Union (Partner Countries).
At the end of the 2018/2019 academic year, the NAA has a total of 97 bilateral agreements for exchange of students and staff under the Erasmus+ Programme, signed with institutions in Programme Countries. In addition, the Academy has signed 14 bilateral agreements with institutions in Partner Countries.
During the academic year 2018/2019, 8 new agreements were signed in Programme Countries, as follows: Technical University of Cologne, Germany, University of Bologna, Italy, Estonian Academy of Arts, Tallinn, Estonia, Jan Matejko Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow, Poland, two new agreements in Izmir, Turkey with the İzmir University of Economics and with Ege University; University of Lisbon, Portugal and the University of Kragujevac, Serbia.
STUDENT MOBILITY - OUTGOING
In 2018/2019, 34 students from the National Academy of Art realized exchanges under the Erasmus+ Programme in partner institutions in Europe and 3 students realized student mobility for traineeships. In addition,1 student has carried out student mobility for studies at a partner institution in Montenegro.
STUDENT MOBILITY - INCOMING
During the academic year 2018/2019, the National Academy of Art accepted 16 incoming students from:
Programme Countries - from Spain, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland and Ireland. They have carried out mobility for studies in the Departments/Programs: Painting, Graphic Art, Sculpture, Industrial Design, Scenography, Metal, Textile Art and Design, Fashion, Design for Children’s Environment, Digital Arts, Porcelain and Glass Design, and Woodcarving .
Partner Countries – during the second semester of 2018/2019 -1 student from the University of Montenegro was accepted in the Sculpture Department on a student mobility for studies under the Erasmus+ Programme. A PhD student from the partner institution in Beijing was accepted in the Textile Art and Design Department at the National Academy of Art.
TEACHING STAFF MOBILITY AND STAFF MOBILITY FOR TRAINING - OUTGOING
In 2018/2019 the following mobilities were realized:
Programme Countries - 6 lecturers – staff mobility for teaching:
Prof. Maya Bogdanova, Head of the Department of Fashion, in Zaragoza, Spain
Prof. Oleg Gotchev, Head of the Mural Painting Department, in Riga, Latvia
Prof. Bozhidar Boyadzhiev, Department of Painting, in Reggio Calabria, Italy
Prof. Boyan Dobrev, PhD, Department of Mural Painting, in Antwerp, Belgium
Sen. Lect. Teodor Lihov, Department of Design in Advertising, in Kaunas, Lithuania
Assist. Prof. Veliko Marinchevski, Department of Graphic Art, in Antwerp, Belgium
There were also 4 staff mobilities for training realized as follows:
Dimitrina Spasova, Public Relations Expert, in Pilzen, Czech Republic
Adriana Galabova - Sofronieva, Senior Accountant, in Prague, Czech Republic
Gabriel Peev - Technologist, Department of Porcelain and Glass Design, in Limoges, France
Marina Ruskova, International Relations Expert/Erasmus+ Coordinator, in Venice, Italy
Partner Countries - 3 teaching staff mobilities:
Assist. Prof. Vassil Kolev, Department of Graphic Art, in Beijing, China
Assist. Prof. Plamen Atanasov, Department of Woodcarving, in Beijing, China
Sen.Lect. Rosen Toshev, Department of Ceramics, in Cetinje, Montenegro
TEACHING STAFF MOBILITY AND STAFF MOBILITY FOR TRAINING - INCOMING
During the 2018 / 2019 academic year, in the National Academy of Art were accepted under the Erasmus+ Programme from:
Programme Countries - 7 lecturers:
Assoc. Prof. Pasquale Direse from Ravenna, Italy, in the Mural Painting Department
Michalina Owczarek from Lodz, Poland, in the Metal Department
Roch Forowicz. PhD from Warsaw, Poland, in the Digital Arts MA Programme
Mariagrazia Tortora, PhD from Aquila, Italy,in the Department of Restoration
Assoc. Prof. Bahadir Elal, PhD from Istanbul, Turkey, in the Department of Poster and Visual Communication
Prof. Jacek Szewczyk from Wroclaw, Poland, in the Department of Graphic Art
Prof. Hans Portsteffen from Cologne, Germany, in the Department of Restoration
In addition to the above listed incoming teaching staff mobilities, on staff mobility for training in the NAA were accepted :
Evgenia Hristova from Florence, Italy, at the Department of Graphic Art
Partner Countries - 3 lecturers:
Prof. Yang Hongwei from Beijing, China at the Department of Graphic Art
Prof. Xiao Li from Beijing, China at the Woodcarving Department
Assist. Prof. Adin Rastoder from Cetinje, Montenegro in the Woodcarving Department