Introduction for Shandong University of Arts

Shandong University of Arts is located in Jinan, a famous historic and cultural city with many springs, and is the only comprehensive arts institution of higher education in Shandong Province. Established in 1958, formerly known as the shandong art college, it has developed into a comprehensive arts institution of higher education and changed its name into Shandong University of Arts approved by the state council in Dec 1978. The university consists of Jinan Wendong and Changqing campuses, with a total area of 1,313 mu, as well as over 8000 full-time undergraduates and professional training students. The university has deep cultural level, complete majors, high educational level and outstanding educational conditions. The university consists of 13 schools/departments, including School of Music, School of Fine Arts, School of Theatre, The Normal School of Music, School of Design, School of Art & Culture, School of Dance, School of Traditional Opera, School of Adult Education, School of Vocational Education, School of International Art Exchange, School of International Originality and Design, Modern Technical Education Department. There are 22 undergraduate majors, referring to 2 academic disciplines of literature and management, and including 3 first-rank disciplines of art, news communication and public management. The university has the right to award Master Degree of Arts as the first-rank academic discipline, and there are 8 master degree programs. It becomes the first batch of national educational experimental units of “Master of Fine Arts (MFA)” and awarding unit of persons in the Same Educational Level Applying for Master’s Degree, and has formed a talent education system with undergraduate education as the main part, as well as multi-level talents training of Graduate Student, Undergraduate, Professional Student, Adult Student and Technical Secondary School Student. The university began to accept foreign students since 1995, until now over 100 students have studied here. The university accept international students in all categories apart from Chinese training courses.