ART SCHOOLS


 
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Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

IIT Area, Powai, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400076, India/ 9122.2572.2545/ www.iitb.ac.in

Established in 1958, the second of its kind, IIT Bombay was the first to be set up with foreign assistance. The funds from UNESCO came as Roubles from the then Soviet Union. In 1961 Parliament decreed the IITs as ‘Institutes of National Importance'. Since then, IITB has grown from strength to strength to emerge as one of the top technical universities in the world. IIT Bombay also builds links with peer universities and institutes, both at the national and the international levels, to enhance research and enrich its educational programmes. The alumni have distinguished themselves through their achievements in and contributions to industry, academics, research, business, government and social domains. The institute continues to work closely with the alumni to enhance its activities through interactions in academic and research programmes as well as to mobilise financial support.

 

 
 

Chulalongkorn University

254 Phayathai Rd, Wang Mai, Khet Pathum Wan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10330, Thailand/ 6622.153.555/ www.chula.ac.th

Chulalongkorn University (usually abbreviated as "Chula") is the oldest university in Thailand and has long been considered the country's most prestigious university. Chulalongkorn University was established in 1917 by King Vajiravudh (Rama VI) who named it after his father, King Chulalongkorn (Rama V), who laid the foundations for modern education in Thailand.

 

 
 
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Xiamen University

422 Siming S Rd, Siming Qu, Xiamen Shi, Fujian Sheng, China, 361005/ 8659.2218.0000/ www.xmu.edu.cn

Since its founding, in 1921, Xiamen University has produced more than 200,000 undergraduates and graduates over 60 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) have studied or worked at Xiamen University. Xiamen University has 27 schools containing 76 departments and 10 research institutes. It offers 31 doctoral degrees in first-class disciplines, and 50 Master degrees in first-class disciplines, the university offers 83 undergraduate programs, 276 graduate programs, and 187 Ph.D programs.

 
 

Bilkent Üniversitesi

Üniversiteler Mahallesi, 06800 Bilkent, Çankaya, Ankara, Turkey/ 9031.2290.4000/ w3.bilkent.edu.tr

Bilkent University was founded on October 20, 1984 by İhsan Doğramacı, through the joint resolution of İhsan Doğramacı Education Foundation, İhsan Doğramacı Science and Research Foundation and İhsan Doğramacı Health Foundation. The establishment of this private university was later approved by an act of Parliament. The aim was to create a center of excellence in higher education and research. Currently there are about 13,000 students in 9 faculties and 2 four-year professional schools. Among them are foreign students from different countries. With funds from the endowments provided by the founder, the university each year awards scholarships to 47% of the student body.

 
 
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Huazhong University of Science and Technology

1037 Luoyu Rd, Hongshan Qu, Wuhan Shi, Hubei Sheng, China/ 8627.8748.5855/ english.hust.edu.cn

Since 1952 when Huazhong Institute of Technlology was founded, or even further back, when the German doctor Erich Paulun founded the German Medical School (later as Tongji Medical University ) in Shanghai in 1907, HUST has never stopped its journey to excellence. The past 50 years has witnessed how HUST rapidly developed itself into a dynamic, ambitious and innovative comprehensive research university. On the 470 hectares forest-like campus are scattering over 100 labs focusing on many research areas. The campus is the home to more than 10 state-level research platforms including Wuhan National Laboratory for Optoelectronics (WNLO), the Center for Gravitational Experiments, and the Wuhan National High Magnetic Field Center, Medicine and Engineering are the great pillars of HUST interwoven with arts and humanities, paint a colorful picture of our academics and research efforts.

 
 

Ankara Üniversitesi

Emniyet Mahallesi, AÜ Tandoğan Kampüsü, 06560 Yenimahalle/Ankara, Turkey/ 9031.2212.6040/ en.ankara.edu.tr

Ankara University is a university founded in Ankara in 1946. Based on earlier histories, radical faculties were brought together under the roof of Ankara University. Ankara University is an educational institution established with the University Law and the first university of the Republic of Turkey. One of the most important and respected universities of Turkey, Ankara University has the oldest and most established faculties, the Veterinary Faculty established in 1842 and the Faculty of Political Sciences (Mekteb-i Mülkiye) founded in 1859.

 

 
 
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Kobe University

Japan, 〒657-0013 Hyogo Prefecture, Kobe, Nada Ward, Rokkodaicho/ 8178.881.1212/ www.kobe-u.ac.jp

Kobe University, working in a spirit of integrity, freedom, and cooperation in keeping with its open and cosmopolitan culture and environs, aims to contribute to the global community through the creation of knowledge founded on universal values and the fostering of rich understanding and strong leadership skills.

 
 

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Be'er Sheva, 653, Israel/ 9728.646.1600/ in.bgu.ac.il

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) is a public research university in Beer-Sheva, Israel. Ben-Gurion University of the Negev has five campuses: the Marcus Family Campus, Beer-Sheva; the David Bergmann Campus, Beer-Sheva; the David Tuviyahu Campus, Beer-Sheva; the Sede Boqer Campus and Eilat Campus. Ben-Gurion University has five faculties with 51 academic departments and units: Faculty of Engineering Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Guilford Glazer Faculty of Business and Management.

 
 

Mahidol University

999 Phuttamonthon 4 Road, Salaya 73170, Thailand/ 6628.496.000/ www.mahidol.ac.th

First established as the medical school at Siriraj Hospital in 1888, Mahidol University is a multi-disciplinary and research-led institution with key competencies in the arts, medicine and science. Given this expertise, Mahidol University is a leading center of knowledge and understanding, rooted in its determination statement of being the "Wisdom of the Land".

 
 
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Xi'an Jiaotong University

28 Xianning W Rd, JiaoDa ShangYe JieQu, Beilin Qu, Xian Shi, Shaanxi Sheng, China/ 8629.8266.8888/ en.xjtu.edu.cn

XJTU is a key university which is directly administered by the Chinese Education Ministry and is one of the oldest current institutions of higher education in China. The predecessor of XJTU was Nanyang College, which was founded in 1896 in Shanghai and renamed Jiaotong University in 1921. In 1956, the main body of Jiaotong University was moved to Xi'an according to the decision issued by the State Council, and was formally named Xi'an Jiaotong University in 1959, which was listed as a national key university. Xi'an Jiaotong University, as one of the first universities entering the seventh and eighth five-plan, as well as China's "211 Project" and “985 Project”, is selected to be developed into a global first-class university. In April 2000, approved by the State Council, the original Xi'an Medical University and original Shaanxi Institute of Finance and Economics were integrated into Xi'an Jiaotong University.

 
 

Shandong University

17923 Jing Shi Lu, Lixia Qu, Jinan Shi, Shandong Sheng, China, 250000/ 8653.18839.5114/ en.sdu.edu.cn

Shandong University, under the direct jurisdiction of the Ministry of Education, is a key comprehensive university with a long history, a variety of disciplines, strong academic strength, and distinctive characteristics, which has great influence both at home and abroad. Shandong University is a member university of Project 211 and Project 985, two national key construction projects to support the development of high-quality universities. As one of the first universities finding its name on the list of Project 211 and Project 985, Shandong University has been developing by leaps and bounds in recent years, and each of its undertakings has reached unprecedented levels. The educational quality and competitiveness of the university have been remarkably improved. This improvement in the quality and capability of teaching has greatly increased both its international influence and its ability to serve the country and the local regions. The university has essentially accomplished its transformation from a teaching and research-oriented university to a research-oriented one.

 
 

Harbin Institute of Technology

92 Xidazhi St, Nangang Qu, Haerbin Shi, Heilongjiang Sheng, China, 150001/ 8645.18641.2114/ en.hit.edu.cn

Founded in 1920,Harbin Institute of Technology has developed into an open, multidisciplinary, research-oriented,leading national university with science and engineering as its core. Encompassing management, liberal arts, economy and law as a whole. HIT has formed the pattern of “One University, Three Campuses ---Harbin Campus, Weihai Campus and Shenzhen Graduate School”. HIT is now well on its way towards achieving the goal of being a world—class university. HIT is famous for its original style of schooling:”Being strict in qualifications for graduates;making every endeavor in educating students.”From “the Cradle of Engineers” to “International First-rate Innovative Talents” as its goal,HIT’s graduates have been popular among employers throughout China and the world. More than 200,000 graduates have stepped into society and many have moved up to high-ranking positions.

 
 
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Bogaziçi Üniversitesi

Bebek Mahallesi, 34342 Beşiktaş/İstanbul, Turkey/ 9021.2359.5400/ www.boun.edu.tr

Boğaziçi University’s mission is to educate individuals who embrace it’s institutional values, who are able to think both creatively and critically, who are independent and egalitarian, who appreciate ethical values, who respect nature and are aware of environmental issues, who are rooted in the local and open to the global, and who can, with their self-confidence and scholarly, social and cultural foundations, successfully take on leadership positions anywhere in the world. Boğaziçi University’s mission also encompasses producing universal thought, science, and technology in service of humanity, and playing a pioneering role in encouraging the spread of science, culture, and the arts throughout society.

 
 

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

Kalyanpur, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh 208016, India/ 9151.2259.0151/ www.iitk.ac.in

From its very inception, IIT Kanpur has been striving to develop itself into an institution of excellence in education and research in consonance with the contemporary and future needs of India. In meeting this challenge, the Institute has always been making special efforts to recruit talented faculty on a world-wide basis and to admit brilliant students from all over the country by a careful selection process. Continuous efforts have been made to provide the faculty with well-equipped facilities to enable them to participate in national endeavors in Science and Technology in a major way.

 
 

Indian Institute of Technology Madras

Sardar Patel Road, Opposite to C.L.R.I, Beside The Adyar Cancer Institute, Adyar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600036, India/ 9144.2257.8101/ www.iitm.ac.in

Indian Institute of Technology Madras, is one among the foremost institutes of national importance in higher technological education, basic and applied research. The Institute was formally inaugurated in 1959 by Prof. Humayun Kabir, Union Minister for Scientific Research and Cultural Affairs. IIT Madras is a residential institute with nearly 460 faculty, 4500 students and 1250 administrative & supporting staff and is a self-contained campus located in a beautiful wooded land of about 250 hectares.

 
 
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Nihon University

2-42-1, Asahigaoka, Nerima-ku, Tokyo 176-8525/ 813.5275.8110/ www.nihon-u.ac.jp

Nihon University abbreviated as Nichidai is a private research university in Japan. Yamada Akiyoshi, the Minister of Justice, founded Nihon Law School, currently the Department of Law, in October 1889. The College of Art, which was established more than 80 years ago, is a comprehensive art school with 8 departments: Photography, Cinema, Fine Arts, Music, Literary Arts, Drama, Broadcasting, and Design. However, none of the departments remain confined within their specialist fields, but are linked to the other arts, seeking interdisciplinary and comprehensive approaches to artistic expression and art studies. This feature distinguishes our College from more narrowly focused conservatories and art academies. In addition to the strong full-time faculty in each department, we also invite active front-line artists and researchers as part-time instructors to stimulate our students’ intellectual curiosity and their will to artistic expression. Another important feature of our education in the arts is our emphasis on small groups for practical training, seminars, etc.

 
 
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Southeast University

A R Tower, 24, Kemal Ataturk Avenue, Dhaka 1213, Bangladesh/ 8801.9117.81327/ www.seu.ac.bd

From the very beginning till now SEU has been following the policy of not treating education as a commercial product, and is firmly committed to serve the society without having any commercial motive, whatsoever. Creation of SEU was a visionary decision in the face of ever increasing demand for updated specialized education in Bangladesh. With the phenomenal rise in enrolment coupled with quality of education, SEU is now comparable with the best universities in Bangladesh and abroad. Understanding the need and value of higher education to build a happy and prosperous Bangladesh, a group of dedicated educationists and enthusiasts discussed the prospects of establishing a private university that would uphold the torch of knowledge and would pursue quality education in a quiet, trouble-free and congenial academic environment.

 
 

Atatürk Üniversitesi

Üniversite Mahallesi, 25030 Yakutiye/Erzurum, Turkey/ 9044.2231.1111/ www.atauni.edu.tr

Atatürk University is a land-grant university established in 1957 in Erzurum, Turkey. The university consists of 17 faculties, 5 colleges, 15 vocational colleges, 6 institutes and 16 research centers with 33,544 students. Atatürk University's main campus is in Erzurum city, Eastern Anatolia's largest city. It is now one of the city's most significant resources. Since its establishment in 1957, it has served as a hub of educational and cultural excellence for the eastern region.

 
 

Meiji University

Japan, 〒101-8301 Tokyo, Chiyoda, Kanda Surugadai, 1 Chome/ 8133.296.4545/ www.meiji.ac.jp

Meiji University was founded in January 1881 as the Meiji Law School by a group of young lawyers barely in their 30's: Tatsuo Kishimoto, Kozo Miyagi, and Misao Yashiro. It was an era characterized by Japan's urgent need to develop as a modern independent nation. The three founded the Meiji Law School in their fervent hope to "foster bright capable youths who would lead a modern civil society in Japan". Meiji University ranks solidly among the best universities in Japan, currently consisting of 10 schools: the School of Law, School of Commerce, School of Political Science and Economics, School of Business Administration, School of Arts and Letters...

 
 
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Tamkang University

No. 151, Yingzhuan Road, Tamsui District, New Taipei City, Taiwan 251/ 8862.2621.5656/ english.tku.edu.tw

Tamkang University’s "Triple Objectives of Education", which include globalization, information-oriented education, and future-oriented education, were established by the Founder of Tamkang University, Dr. Clement C. P. Chang. Dr. Chang states that “since TKU's founding, these Triple Objectives have formed the primary direction for TKU development". TKU's ultimate goal is to serve the broader community by providing its graduates with cross-disciplinary knowledge and international perspectives.