Ecoled Des Beaux-Arts De Valenciennes

The college was created in 1782 by Plevot Pujo de Morty under the name of Valenciennes L'Academie, dedicated to the studies of the arts, such as painting, sculpture, architecture and music. After a period of trial and error in revolution time, the college grew and expanded to the point of obtaining the prestigious painting award "Premier Grand Prix de Rome". Since then there had been 18 awards won by his students.
Today the college is one of the oldest and most prestigious school of Arts in France and its reknown for its high academic standard.



132 Faubourg de Cambrai
Phone: 0033 (0)327225759
Fax: 0033(0)3 27 22 57 60

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Our Aims

Our is aim is to form future artists in the field of art and design. And to offer them a wide choice of different disciplines such as drawing, photography, video, sound music and computer graphics under the guidence of our excellent team of tutors.  

Location and Getting there

The college is located in the Ville of Valenciennes,
132 Faubourg de Cambrai

Department and information about the department

The College is represented by Ariana ( Asociation of Directors of Colleges of Art of North of Calais)  

Academic Staff and Description

Our team of tutors is reknown for their excellent academic standard and professionalism in their field. They contribuite actively to the creation of new way of thinking in the world of contemporary art. They usually attend conferences at home and abroad.  

News and Events

The college organizes expositions and different projects regurlarly for its students in order to broaden their knowledge and to familiarize with diverse issues related to the city.  

Information For  Undergraduates

The Diplôme National d’Arts et Techniques (DNTA)is obtained after 3 years of study.
The DiplĂ´me National d’Arts Plastiques (DNAP)is obtained after 3 years of study.  

Information For  Postgraduates

The DiplĂ´me National SupĂ©rieur d’Expression Plastique takes 2 years of study after obtaining the (DNAP)  

Student Facilities

The college counts with a compleate library and computer resource.  

Student Support

There workshops of photography, engraving, sculpture and video throughout the academic year to support our students.  


Students can get accomodation help at
*RĂ©sidence universitaire J. Mousseron, rue du Chemin Vert, 59300 Aulnoy-lez-Valenciennes, tĂ©l. 03 27 28 39 60 or by contacting CROUS (Centre of University work)  

How To Apply

Minimum requirement for applying
*Baccalaureat or equivalent.  

Request a prospectus (Number, e-mail or follow link)

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