Tokyo University of the Arts
The Tokyo University of the Arts (also known as Geidai) is a leading institution of higher education in the field of fine arts and music in Japan. Founded in 1887, it is one of the oldest and most respected art schools in the country, offering undergraduate and graduate programs in a wide range of disciplines, including painting, sculpture, graphic design, craft, architecture, and music.
The university’s undergraduate program provides students with a strong foundation in art and design through a combination of traditional techniques and contemporary practices. The program is designed to be both challenging and stimulating, and students are encouraged to experiment and explore new methods and techniques.
The graduate program at the Tokyo University of the Arts is designed for students who wish to specialize in a particular field and pursue a professional career in the arts. The program offers advanced studies in various disciplines, such as painting, sculpture, graphic design, craft, architecture, and music. The curriculum is designed to be highly flexible, and students are given the opportunity to work on independent research projects.
The university also boasts a vibrant research community, with a variety of research centers and institutes dedicated to advancing knowledge and understanding in specific areas of study. In addition to its academic programs, the university is also home to a number of world-class cultural institutions, such as the National Museum of Western Art, the Tokyo National Museum of Modern Art, and the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation.