About us

The École nationale supérieure des beaux-arts is a vast architectural complex, opposite the Louvre Museum, in the heart of Saint-Germain-des-Prés, between the quai Malaquais and rue Bonaparte. Public establishment with an administrative nature, under the Ministry of Culture and Communication, the ENSBA's primary mission is the education of students intending to artistic high level creation.

Heir to the Royal Academy of Painting and Sculpture founded in the XVIIe century by Louis XIV, it remains a top meeting place for the creation, heritage and history, and plays an essential role in the artistic and cultural scene.