The AVU archive is a unique collection of resources regarding the history of Czech fine arts in the 19th and 20th centuries. It is regularly updated with the latest documents and possesses a large collection of drawings and graphic work by lecturers and graduates of the school from the end of the 18th century to the present day. In terms of its content, the entire collection, both written and visual, represents one of the most significant cultural and historical assets in the Czech Republic.In 2007 this newly accredited archive became one of the most important institutions of its kind, ranked alongside the Charles University Archive, the Czech Technical University Archive, and the National Gallery Archive. These institutions safeguard the most precious cultural testimonies of the national heritage.