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Mission Statement

Our main purpose is to have students acquire a wide view in the field of design and art,and eventually guiding to become creative and innovative talents.

International Role

We think the education must be internationalized, especially in the field of design and art. As part of our international exchange activities, we carry out a variety of programs according to exchange agreements with Konstfack University College of Art Crafts and Design, Scool of Photography, Goteborg University, The Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna, Royal Academy of Fine Arts, The Hague/KABK, The Willem de Kooning Academy of Hogeschool Rotterdam, UWE Bristol, School of Art, Media and Design, and Winchester School of Art University of Southampton. We also plan exchange activities with other universities of fine arts and design all over the world.

National Role

Every February, we hold joint graduation of art universities, Musashino Art University, Tama Art University, Joshibi University of Art and Design, and Nihon University.

Faculties and Departments


DEPARTMENT OF DESIGN: Graphic Design, Photography,  Film&Moving Image,  Animation,  Media Design,  Funiture,Interior&Architecture,  Industrial Design,  and Textile Design

DEPAERMENT OF FINE ARTS: Painting and Sculpture

Bachelor Level Programs

Bachelor's Degree of Design and Fine Arts

Master Level Programs

Master's Degree of Design,Fine Arts and Art Education

Doctorate Level Programs

Doctor of Philosophy(PhD)in Design,Fine Arts and Art Education

Subject Areas for Exchange Students

Graphic design,  Photography,  Film&Moving Image,  Animation,  Funiture,Interior&Architecture,  Industrial design,  Textile design,  Painting,  and Sculpture

NOTE: The exchange programme is opened only for institutions that have signed a bilateral agreement with us.

Application Deadlines

Autumn semester: 20th April
Spring semester: 31st October of the preceding year

Teaching Languages

Basically in Japanese

Semester Dates

Spring semester: From the beginning of April to early in August
Autumn semester: From the beginning of September to mid-January

Cost of Living Per Month (Studying and Living)

Approximately 1,200 Euros per month


Bachelor: 1800
Master: 120
Doctorate: 10

Exchange Students

Incoming: 10
Outgoing: 10

Teaching Staff

Professors: 35
Lectures: 17
Part-time Teachers: 250

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