Founded 1966 as High Institute of Arts, incorporating the Conservatory, the High School of Figurative Arts and the High School of Actors. Became Akademia e Arteve (Academy of Fine Arts) 1991, and acquired current title and status 2011.
Accreditation: Ministria e Arsimit dhe Shkences (MASH) (Ministry of Education and Science)
- Requirements: Secondary school certificate
- Students allowance: Co-ed