As of April 2016 Global Art Practice (GAP) MFA course is established in the Graduate School of Fine Arts at Tokyo University of the Arts (TUA). The GAP focuses on the research and education around social practice of contemporary art today within a global context. It expands alternative networks and social interactions beyond Japan. The course, led by international artists and arts professionals, offers innovative programs in a flexible, specially designed format to enable graduate students to develop leadership roles as artists and researchers.
Global Art Practice, Graduate School of Fine Arts
This Global Art Joint Curriculum, undertaken in collaboration with some of the world’s best art institutions, offers practice sessions in both Japan and abroad, during which faculty and students of TUA and the partner institution work as a Unit. Classes are offered primarily in English.
2016-2017 Global Art Joint Curriculum is scheduled with the institutions as follows:
>> University of the Arts, London, Central Saint Martins
>> École nationale supérieure des beaux-arts de Paris
>> School of Art Institute of Chicago
Inviting world-class art professionals, this series of lectures and forums are offered to discuss and examine the critical issues in contemporary social art practice within a global context today. The distinguished professors for the lectures are planned to include Hanru Hau, Alfredo Jaar, Yongwoo Lee, Bartomeu Mari among others.
An introduction will be offered to the dynamism of tradition and the techniques in various fields of the arts inherited in Tokyo University of the Arts, the only one national art university in Japan. The Shop exceptionally enables reflective and critical insight into both modernization and traditions.
Academic year： April 1, 2016 – March 31, 2017
Years of Study： 2 years
Students: 18 Early application ONLY for International Student: 6
Deadline: September 30, 2015
Admission Fee: 338,400 JPY
Tuition: 535,800 JPY/year
Course Fee: 300,000 JPY/year, including a part of airfare, the additional fee may be required
For the further information and application guidelines, please visit the website in early August 2015:
|2016/07/25||Supplement information added to the Guidance for Prospective Students (GAP Entrance Examinations for International Students) (PDF700KB)|
|2016/03/07||2016 Application Form for Global Art Practice MFA course Entrance Examinations (Additional Invitation)|
|2015/11/02||Announcement for applicants to the MFA Program in Global Art Practice: Change in deadline for submitting a certificate of English language ability|
|2015/09/15||2016 Application Form for Global Art Practice MFA course Entrance Examinations|
|2015/08/25||International Student Application Summary|
|2015/08/19||2016 Application Form for Global Art Practice MFA course Entrance Examinations for International Students|
|2015/07/22||MFA course in GLOBAL ART PRACTICE to be established in April 2016|