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Tokyo University of the Arts

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MFA Global Art Practice

Global Art Practice (GAP) was established in April of 2016, as part of the Graduate School of Fine Arts at Tokyo University of the Arts (TUA). GAP aims to develop research and human resources with a global focus on social practice in contemporary art, while expanding alternative networks and mutual relationships across borders.
With courses taught in English and Japanese by internationally acclaimed artists and world-class experts, GAP offers a flexibly structured, innovative program, enabling graduate students to fulfil their roles as leading artists and researchers.

Registration period for online applications begins on Thursday, July 13 and ends on Sunday, July 23.
Please refer to the "Guidance for Prospective Students/Global Art Practice for International Students (2018Academic Year)" for more details about the entrance exam.

GAP’s curriculum is available from the following website. The digital document book can be downloaded from the link page.

Location 5000 Omonma Toride, Ibaraki Prefecture 302-0001, Japan
Area Kanto Region (Tokyo, etc.)
Postgraduate School Started April 2016
No. of Students Year 1: 18 students, Year 2: 18 students
No. of International Students Year 1: 6 students, Year 2: 10 students
No. of Full and Part-Time Faculty Members 4 Professors, 1 Associate Professor, 1 Lecturer
Additional Information
List of Programs - MFA Global Art Practice

As of July 5, 2017


University and program information, costs, dates, policies are subject to change; please confirm important facts with university admission personnel.