Nanjing University of the Arts Office of International Exchange and Cooperation

mission statement

Nanjing University of the Arts endeavors to cultivate students who can both understand and inherit the cultural and artistic heritage of China and have broad vision of the world, on which base they make their contribution to the artistic world through the creation of art works. We encourages the students to have a better understanding of the diversity and differences of culture of the world through exposing them to the influence of the different cultural and art form of the world. We also encourages the interaction and communication between different art forms and science and technology. And the faculties of Nanjing University of the Arts are dedicated to conduct teaching and research in their specialzed field which helps foster the critical, independent and creative way of thinking of the students. We are also active in participating different dialogues and communications with the local and world community through different art forms, which promotes people's understanding of culture and art.

international role

NUA has established partnership with over 40 universities across the world. The forms of collaboration includes: running co-education dual degrees programs at BA and MA level; exchange student program for long term and short term; workshops, master-classes, and research project given by partner university professors, holding exchange or joint exhibitions and performances. NUA also actively attends international art festival and exhibitions such as: Edinburgh Art Festival, Leipzig Music Festival, Asian and Eropean Movie Festivals, and the International Poster Design Exhibitions in Germany and UNESCO. With more and more awards achieved by NUA students, NUA is expanding its international influence.

national role

NUA is the ealiest established art university in Chinese contemporary history. It is also the only comprehensive art university in Jiangsu Province. And among all the Chinese art universities, NUA is the only university which has all the five national first-level art diciplines (namely art and design, music and dance,  theatre and film, art theories and art history). Nanjing University ranks the 3rd among all art Universitis of China following Tsing Hua University(according to Ministry of Education of People's Republic of China ).

main focus

Nanjing University of the Arts tries to provide multiple levels of education, including Bachelor, Master and Ph.D. programs in arts.  The main focus of the University is orientated in BA and MA in design, art, crafts, digital media, music, dance, film and TV, etc. NUA is also actively developing cross-diciplinary interaction of education and research. As a universtiy with multiple art diciplines, its education focuses on experimental approaches, to develope and enhance ability of observation, analysis, communication, creation, and research in recognition and expression of arts.

faculties and departments

school of fine arts

school of music

school of design

school of media art and communication

school of movie and television

school of dance

school of popular music

school of humanities

school of industrial design

school of cultural industry

College of Vocational and Adult Education

school of international education

art research institute

modern educational technology center

bachelor level programs

fine arts studies

painting

sculpture

printmaking

illustration

contemporary art

art and design studies

craft  design (glass art, ceramics, lacquer-wear, metal, jewelry, fabric, woodcarving)

visual communication

public art and design

fashion design

interior design

stage design

environmental design

industrial design (product design, interactive design, exhibition design, information design)

animation

digital media design

game design

photography

musicology

music performance (western musical instruments, traditional Chinese music instrument, orchestra music ensemble)

music education

vocality

keyboard instrument and piano

composing and related theories

choreography

dance perfomance (classical dance, Chinese folk dance, international ballroom dance)

acting

script-writing

art education

film-production

recording

broadcasting and anchoring

radio and television editing

directing

mass communication and advertising

master level programs

Art Theory and Art History

Study of Music

Study of  Dance

Study of Movie and Drama

Study of Fine Arts

Study of Design

Study of Cultural Industry

Study of Protection and Restoration of Cultural Heritage

research activity and main areas

Our research of five main areas are:

Art Theory Study: Classic Western Art History and Theory, Chinese Art History

Study of Music and Dance: Folk Dance, Folk Music

Study of Movie and Drama: Contemporary Chinese Movie

Study of Fine Art: Study of Art Theory, Chinese Painting

Study of Design: Study of Design, Modern Handicrafts, Visual Communication

 

doctorate level programs

Art Theory and Art History

Study of Music

Study of Dance

Study of Movie and Drama

Study of Fine Arts

Study of Design

subject areas for exchange students

fine arts studies

painting

sculpture

printmaking

illustration

contemporary art

art and design studies

craft  design (glass art, ceramics, lacquer-wear, metal, jewelry, fabric, woodcarving)

visual communication

public art and design

fashion design

interior design

stage design

environmental design

industrial design (product design, interactive design, exhibition design, information design)

animation

digital media design

game design

photography

application deadlines

For Students who applies for Chinese Government Scholarships: 30th of April

For Students of BA or MA of PH.D: 30th of June

For Short Term exchange students:

Spring Exchanging Program: 30th of November

Autumn Exchanging Program: 30th of June

 

teaching languages

Chinese and English

 

semester dates

Spring Semester: 1st of March to 15th of July

Autumn Semester: 1st of September to middle of January

cost of living per month (studying and living)

around 400 Euro (exact cost depend on study type)

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