Art and Design studies

Faculty of Art and Design

Founded on 1 August 1990 as Department of Art.
Merged with the Rovaniemi Institute of Industrial Design and Handicrafts 1996.

Now one of the two university-level art and design institutions in Finland to offer education in the field of design up to doctorate degree.

Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programmes

 

The degrees offered by the Faculty

  • Bachelor of Arts (Art and Design)       3 years 
  • Master of Arts (Art and Design)          + 2 years
  • Doctor of Arts (Art and Design)
 

 

Staff

  • 11 professors
  • 35 lecturers and teachers
  • 45 other staff, including project staff, researchers etc
 

Students in degree programmes

  • 570 
  • 341 
  • 42 
  • 3 
  • 33 
  • 5 
  • 956 
  • Bachelor of Arts (Art and Design)
  • Master of Arts (Art and Design)
  • Doctor of Arts (Art and Design)
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • International BA & MA students
  • International PhD students
  • Total number or students

 

International exchange programmes

  • Erasmus+ funded by the EU
  • University’s bilateral agreements funded by the university
  • Nordplus programme funded by the Nordic Council of Ministers. Faculty belongs to following networks:
    • CIRRUS (design, media & art);
    • EDDA (art education);
    • DAMA / C.T.D.N. (dance & media);
    • NordFo (the Nordic Forum for research and development in Craft and Design)
  • FIRST funded by the Finnish Government for co-operation with Russia under which participation in FIRST-ARTSMO network
  • North2north; national funding for cirumpolar co-operation
  • UFISA funded by the Ministery of Foreign Affairs 
  • ArtInTex

 

Student exchanges

 2014 academic year

28 students in exchange abroad
67
students from abroad in exchange in the faculty

2013 academic year

27 students in exchange abroad
51 students from abroad in exchange in the faculty


 2012 academic year 26 students in exchange abroad
52 students from abroad in exchange in the faculty

2011 academic year 41 students in exchange abroad
49 students from abroad in exchange in the faculty

2010 academic year

33 students in exchange abroad
56 students from abroad in exchange in the faculty