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Universitas Sebelas Maret

Faculty of Arts and Designs

Indonesia Full Member Institution

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Mission Statement

  1. To provide education for the development of reasoning ability as well as artistic creativity, crafts and designs.
  2. To conduct interdisciplinary research that leads to the discovery of new inventions of arts, crafts and designs based on the cultural wisdom
  3. To conduct community service to create an independent society.

International Role

At international level, the Faculty of Fine Arts and Designs of Universitas Sebelas Maret has established colaboration with partner universities such as University Sains Malaysia (USM), University Malaysia Kelantan (UMK), Braunschweig University of Art (HBK Braunschweig) Germany, Chiba University, Kyusu University, Poh Chang Academy of Arts Thailand, and Silpakorn University Thailand to develop academic activities such as: visiting professor, student exchange, staff exchange, conference, joint research, exhibition, and joint degree.

National Role

At National level, the Faculty of Fine Arts and Designs of Universitas Sebelas Maret is the only Fine Arts and Designs Faculty in public university in Indonesia. Three of the its departments receive A level accreditation at national level in Indonesia.

Being Located in Surakarta, the center of Javanese Tradition and Culture, the Faculty of Fine Arts and Designs, contributes to development of Arts and Designs based on Javanese traditional culture to be preserved and promoted as the national identity.



Main Focus

Fine Arts and Designs

Faculties and Departments

Faculty of Fine Arts and Designs is a member of Universitas Sebelas Maret.

This Faculty has 5 departments namely Visual Communication Designs, Interrior Designs, Fine Arts, and Textile Crafts.

Bachelor Level Programs

1. Bachelor of Visual Communication Designs

2. Bachelor of Interrior Designs

3. Bachelor of Fine Arts

4. Bachelor of Textile Crafts

Master Level Programs

1. Master of Fine Arts

Research Activity and Main Areas

Fine Arts and Designs especially on Indonesian Culture and Traditions

Subject Areas for Exchange Students

We are open to student exchange in all of our departments including Visual Communication Designs, Interrior Designs, Fine Arts, and Textile Crafts.

We also run special international programs on traditional and contemporary Batik, Javanese Architectural Designs, and Ceramic Crafts.


Application Deadlines

The application deadline for International program (short course) in each academic year is on July 15.

Teaching Languages


Bahasa Indonesia

Semester Dates

August to September

Cost of Living Per Month (Studying and Living)

Short course Fee is 7.000.000 IDR or approximately 450 Euro and

Living cost per month is 5.000.000 IDR or approximately 350 Euro.

Total cost for living and studying is approximately 800 Euro.


Bachelor: 1100
Master: 50

Exchange Students

Incoming: 6
Outgoing: 8
Others: 30

Teaching Staff

Professors: 2
Lectures: 57
Other permanent teachers: 2
Part-time Teachers: 11

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