The Department of Fine Arts and Cultural Studies (DFACS) organises and develops research, teaching, and art in the different branches of the visual arts as well as in art and culture. It provides instruction at the highest level of the visual arts. A student can artistically work and research art and culture both independently and creatively. The department follows the developments in science, and art and strengthens the significance of the humanities and academic critical analysis. Instruction and research is under continual development to emphasise the international, multidisciplinary, multicultural, and northern points of view.

The department organises education for all the degree programmes in the Faculty of Art and Design. These programmes include ar