International associations and networks

The Faculty of Art and Design is a member of the following international associations and networks

  • Cumulus - International Association of Universities and Colleges of Art, Design and Media
  • InSEA - International Society for Education through Art  
  • IcoGrada - International Council of Graphic Design Association
  • Nordplus Cirrus  - a Nordic-Baltic network of art, design and media institutions
  • Nordplus EDDA Norden - a Nordic-Baltic network for art education
  • Nordplus DAMA - Nordic-Baltic network for dance and media
  • Nordplus NordFo - Nordic Forum for research and development in Craft and Design
  • FIRST - ARTSMO -  Art Institutions Network under the Finnish-Russian Student Exchange Progrmme


  • UFISA  - North-South-South -network for joint education between universities in Southern Africa and Finland


  • ArcInTex - Network where Architecture, Interaction Design and Textiles join forces in developing ideas, techniques, methods and programs for new perspectives on design for building, dwelling and living