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Academy of Arts and Design of Tsinghua University

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On November 20, 1999, the Central Academy of Arts and Crafts, which was founded in 1956, formally merged with Tsinghua University and renamed the Academy of Arts and Design of Tsinghua University.

-- Duties and Tasks

The academy aims to widen its students' scope of knowledge; develop the creative spirit and creative competence; strengthen basic professional teaching; enhance students' comprehensive ability; attach importance to the study of national and folk art, both at home and abroad; increase international academic exchanges; introduce the newest thoughts and methods of foreign design; emphasize live design, design combined with craft making, art and science; cultivate students' awareness to learn about market consumption and the changes of people's lifestyles; create an active academic atmosphere; and achieve a better studying and living environment.

-- Establishment

Structurally, the Academy is built around nine departments: Dye-Textile & Fashion Design, Ceramic Design, Industrial Design, Graphic Design, Painting, Sculpture, Environmental Art Design, Arts & Crafts and Theory of Artistic Design, as well as anAdultEducationSchool. The main disciplines include artistic design (dye-textile design, fashion design, ceramic design, graphic design, book design, commercial photography, environmental design, lacquer art and metalwork); advertising (advertising design); industrial design (industrial design, exhibition design, public design); painting; sculpture and arts & design theory (art history, art theory). All these disciplines have full authority to confer bachelor degrees and masters degrees, and the department of the Theory of Art & Design offers PhD degrees, as well.

Address: East Sanhuanzhong Road Chaoyang DistrictBeijing100020

http//:www. Tsinghua.edu.cn/docsn/msxy/

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