LABA Valencia – School of Art & Design – EN

LABA Valencia

School of Art, Design & New Media

is the first international headquarters of the prestigious Italian University of Art and Design LABA – Libera Accademia di Belle Arti, with more than 20 years of history and 2,500 students enrolled each year.

It opened its doors in Spain in the 2021/2022 academic year, with the BA (Hons) in Graphic Design & Digital Media and in Photography & Video, two of the areas with the greatest employment prospects in the field of creative industries, together with the International Master in Multimedia Creation for Live Shows, which in December 2022 premiered the play “Amor” at the Teatre El Musical in Valencia. The current 2nd edition will culminate with a festival of interactive installations that will completely transform LABA on 15 and 16 June this year. The new MA of Arts in Photography, with a focus on Fashion and Editorial, started in January 2024.

LABA Valencia is a lively space open to the latest trends. With a clear international vocation – 70% of the student body is international – and a strong market orientation, it is committed to sectors where art and technology, professional future and personal expression converge. Classes with first quality teachers and constant stimuli await you. LABA Valencia hosts numerous exhibitions and events and collaborates with national and international festivals and projects: the current exhibition Miradas y recorridos íntimos which can be visited until 28 June at Las Naves, with a selection of works by students from all degrees and MA’s, Designers of the Univers, Augmented Worlds, the annual exhibitions with a selection of the best student works, Photo LABA Firenze, SMTH ART 2003 and 2024, the Festival 10 Sentidos, or the Ciclo BlablaNights on design, technology and new media which is now in its 17th edition. Laba Valencia collaborates with professionals, artists, museums and galleries such as the National Museum of Contemporary Art in Athens, the Museum of the Image in Portugal, the National Museum of History in Slovenia, the Labyrint Gallery in Poland and many others.

Continue reading about LABA


Events calendar

june, 2024


Photography and video

You will have access to a wide and attractive range of job opportunities. From audiovisual artist to freelance professional with your own audiovisual production company and/or studio. From roles in the entertainment industry and festivals, film and television, to art director for advertising agencies, or the tourism sector. The rise of video and photography as a means of expression, documentation and advertising in all work areas, ensures that professionals in these sectors will remain in high demand. 

Continue reading about the Bachelor of Arts in Photography and Video

Scholarships for international students 

LABA Valencia offers a mobility scholarship for international students. If you require information, contact us: [email protected]



Graphic Design and Digital Media

The connection between new media and the current labour market offers a context rich in opportunities and development. Key topics are: web and app design, direction and production, tv programs produced with digital technology, industrial and scientific simulations, 3D animation for films and branding, tourism promotion, enhancement of heritage and cultural assets, multimedia creation for events and live shows, etc. 

In the next years, the demand for digital multimedia creators is expected to increase at a rate of 26%, one of the highest across all professions.

Continue reading about the Bachelor of Arts in Digital and Multimedia Design

Scholarships for international students 

LABA Valencia offers a mobility scholarship for international students. If you require information, contact us: [email protected]

Master of Arts in Photography. LABA Valencia. School of Art, Design &New Media

MA of Arts in Photography

Postgraduate Diploma of Higher Education in Photography validated by Coventry University.

The MA aims to explore contemporary practices and the creative possibilities of photography, with a particular focus on fashion and editorial.The MA will allow students to work in collaboration with world-renowned publishers and agencies: OCIMAG and SCHÖN! Magazine and the internationally consolidated agency Magnum Photos, through which students will learn about trends in fashion, culture, editorial, reportage, art…

The MA is aimed at students who wish to deepen their knowledge and practice of photographic production and visual culture, and who wish to enter the field of lifestyle editorial in fashion and trends, the creation of visual content for brands, art direction, and visual strategy.


International Master in Multimedia Creation for Performing Arts and Live Shows


International Master in Multimedia Creation for Live Shows

Throughout the master’s degree, students receive the necessary knowledge related to multimedia creation for shows and installations. Students receive solid training in the most important professional software: Madmapper for videomapping and videoscenes, Ableton for sound editing and live composition, Touchdesigner language for lighting and interaction, among others.
A series of core subjects converge in this edition of the MICME festival, which will be held at LABA VALENCIA on 15 and 16 June, with live installation proposals that embrace light art, interaction, sound art, image and performance.


LABA Valencia. School of Art, Design & New Media – Calle Quart 21-23 – 46001 Valencia, Spain – CIF B40506768 – VAT ESB40506768
Student service phone: +34 626 68 81 51

Privacy Policy | Cookies | Legal Notice