Estonian Academy of Arts
Estonian Academy of Arts was established in 1914 and is the only public university in Estonia providing higher education in fine arts, design, architecture, media, visual studies, art culture, and conservation.
The EAA is striving to become a leading international centre of innovation in the field of visual culture. Currently there are more than 1 200 students enrolled in the Academy, with many participating in exchange programmes at international partner universities. In addition to active study and research activities, the Estonian Academy of Arts also offers lifelong learning opportunities through the Open Academy.
Department of Jewellery and Blacksmithing
The speciality of metal art (founded in 1924) includes two chairs: Jewellery and Blacksmithing. Mentality of the curricula is to connect professional skills with contemporary conceptual thinking. Estonian Academy of Arts is the only educator of professional jewellery artists and artist-blacksmiths in Estonia.