Kyoto University of Art and Design

Kyoto University of Art and Design, located at the city of Kyoto which was set up in the year 1991. It is a leading famous private higher learning institution of arts & design which has the core objective of providing liberal arts education. The programs offer by the University help to be creative, sensitive and practitioners in the field of arts & design with the clear mission of contributing towards development of the   arts, culture and design of the society, country and entire world. Well managerial classroom, well equipped resources, self study library, quietude environment and extracurricular activities are the integral parts of the University.

Kyoto University of Art and Design has fantastic academic programs into the graduate, undergraduate and correspondence education programs which are listed below:

  1. Undergraduate Courses:
  • Japanese Painting Course
  • Oil Painting Course
  • Photography and Video Course
  • Textiles Course
  • Mixed Media Course
  • Kyoto Art Course
  • Story Manga Course
  • Character Design Course
  • Visual Communication Design Course
  • Illustration Course
  • Product Design Course
  • Spatial Design Course
  • Fashion Design Course
  • Architecture, Interior and Environmental Design Course
  • Film Production Course
  • Film Acting Course
  • Directing and Acting Course
  • Stage Design Course
  • Creative Writing Course
  • Art Studies and Cultural Production Course
  • Art and Child Studies Course
  • Conservation of Cultural Property and Historical Culture Studies Course
  1. Graduate Courses:
  • Art and Cultural Research
  • Film and Moving Image Research
  • Art Education
  • Theory of History and Culture
  • Science of Cultural Property
  • Theory of Preservation and Restoration
  • Theory of Landscape Gardening
  • Sculpture and Three-Dimensional Art
  • Ceramic Arts
  • Textiles
  • Media Art
  • Japanese Painting
  • Oil Painting
  • Printmaking
  • Illustration
  • Animation
  • Manga
  • Picture Book
  • Character Design
  • Social Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Product Design
  • Spatial Design
  • Information Design
  • Architecture
  • Interior Design
  • Landscape Design
  • Area Design
  • Creative Writing
  • Publication Editing
  • Biology
  1. Correspondence Education Programs:
  • Liberal and Fine Arts
  • Science of Art Course
  • Historical Heritage Course
  • Creative Writing Course
  • Japanese Classical and Traditional Arts Course
  • Japanese Painting Course
  • Oil Painting Course
  • Ceramic Arts Course
  • Textiles Course
  • Photography Course
  • Information Design Course
  • Architectural Design Course
  • Landscape Design Course
  • Spatial Design Course

The requirements of all the international students while applying in this University are listed below:

  • Complete application from online and show all the necessary documents too.
  • All the academic certificates from high school to college must be shown.
  • Copy of passport is also required.
  • Japanese language is the primary priority for all the international students.
  • Financial statement verified by the bank is required to afford the cost of University.

Keep in Touch:


Kyoto University of Art and Design,

2-116 Uryuyama Kitashirakawa,


Kyoto 606-8271,