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  • Korea National Research Center for Arts
    The center was established in 1993 with an aim of: promoting the identity of Korean arts through theoretical studies; building infrastructure based on research, collection, and preservation of materials in arts; and taking the lead in exchanges with the academic community in other nations as a center of an East Asia network. Its activities focus on diagnosing new art paradigm in the 21st century and studying theories and policies on the implementation of multidisciplinary art education. To this end, a series of books on art studies were published. Colloquiums and international conferences have been held. There have been academic activities for multidisciplinary art education. Various study reports have also been released to establish K-Arts policies on art education. The center strives to greatly contribute to the development of Korean arts through theoretical studies for artistic creation, education and policy.
    Its strength is that the center has produced most of its outputs by its full-time researchers, and that scholars with different majors are conducting multidisciplinary studies. It also plays a role of education policy planner by helping K-Arts utilize the outputs in its education policies and programs.
  • Korea National Institute for the Gifted in Arts(KNIGA)
    In the present and looking towards the future, this is the generation of culture and art, of sensitivity and creativity. Acting on these cultural changes, the Education Center for the Gifted in Arts offers opportunities of self-realization to gifted students as well as pursues social contribution through the development and fostering of creative human resources. Since 1993, Korea National University of Arts has continuously produced excellent artists in the fields of music, dance, and Korean traditional arts through management of our art practice training courses. The Schools of Drama, Visual Arts, Film, TV & Multimedia, and the Cooperation Course have created an environment with an excellent infrastructure to promote creative and reflective thinking across genres. The Education Center for the Gifted in Arts will discover and manage gifted people more systematically based on experience and visions for the future. It will improve the quality of education and training for those gifted in the arts. In addition, it will offer gifted people who have been excluded for regional, economical, or cultural reasons the chance to contribute to social integration. Areas : Music, Dance, Korean Traditional Arts (additional school is on the schedule in 2009) Targets : Children and young people in the elementary, middle school ages (The age of targets could be different along areas) Class time : After school on weekdays, weekends, vacations Curriculum : Consists of classes which develop major practices, basic artistry, and reflective thinking ability Selection : Methods such as document examination, basic artistry and reflective thinking ability, art practices and performances, and interviews, which measure potentiality and development possibility
  • Korea National Research Institute for the Gifted in Arts(KRIGA)
    KRIGA(Korean National Research Institute for the Gifted in Arts) was established to focus on special education for the gifted by the government policy with the importance of the education of great artistic talent for the future on June 3, 2005. On February 22, 2011, it was designated as Training Institute for the Gifted in Arts by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology in accordance with the Promotion of Education for the Gifted and Talented Law and the related legal system. We're looking forward to achieve special education for the gifted as a new education system to develop and cultivate creative people professionally and competently for the improvement of the national competitiveness in the 21st century with the purpose of the comprehensive support and the important role to develop and cultivate a gifted person at an early stage. We are planning to organize special education for the gifted in arts by extending educational opportunities and managing the quality of educational value through various research such as the theoretical principles, the policy, the development for the gifted in arts, the curriculum design, the support system and the strategies of Enhancing educational experts and the specialized program development, etc. In addition, we'll approach to conduct the policy and system related to Korea's education for the gifted in arts from now on supporting a high level of R&E(Research & Education) through connection with education institutes for the gifted in arts.
  • Center for Performance and Exhibition
    The center provides support for the contents created by students and manages/operates all performance and exhibition facilities in the campuses. It was established in 2007 with an aim of helping the process of the exhibitions or performances from experiment to production, practice, and performance go smoothly. As the contents of the students are an important basis for the creative cultural and artistic activities in Korea, it is fair to say that the center not only helps to strengthen the artistic ability of students but also serves as factory producing creative contents in Korea. The center is carrying out various projects to promote students' creative activities. It holds competitions; and provides support in budget, production equipment, and venue by discussing the issues of content creation and execution with students. The projects by the center are: performance & exhibition festivals to present outstanding contents of students; cultural events to help students accumulate on-stage experience; regular concerts; performances for the local communities; educational programs on culture and arts held on weekends; and invitation and exchanges programs (about 100 programs a year). The center is commissioned to run “Arirang Art Hall” from Seongbuk-gu government office from 2009.
  • Culture and Art Education Center
    The center was established in March 2007 to take charge of art education for the public. It aims at making art education part of individual's everyday life by promoting it as lifetime education. Since 2007, the center has been running CAP(Culture & Arts Program for CEO), which was previously commissioned to K-Arts Foundation from 2003. CAP, which targets CEOs in various fields, provides classes on Mondays from April to October. The curriculum enables students to experience art genres from K-Arts' six Schools and learn business skill based on arts. The center plans to provide courses for the public.
  • Media Contents Center
    The Media Contents Center in Korean National University of Arts was established on July 2nd 2012 by Article 12 of the school regulations. It aims to contribute to the development of Korean culture and arts by interacting with present students, the alumni, and local communities. Through the consistent production and management of excellent educational, cultural, and artistic content created in the school it helps bring communities together through art.
    The Media Contents Center carries out a leading role in expanding the possibilities of art education through e-learning. Additionally, it uses accumulated art capabilities and various artistic materials to define cultural and artistic values in the country. It helps to produce diverse cultural and artistic content through international exchange and industrial-academic cooperation.
  • K-Arts Lifelong Education Institute
    The Korea National University of Arts (K-Arts) was established in 1992 with the goal of fostering professional artists and has continued to grow as a globally recognized university of the arts. The university is known for its optimal educational environment and its highly distinguished professors, who teach with unparalleled passion. K-Arts also offers lifelong education programs through its K-Arts Lifelong Education Institute, which was established to emphasize the role national art universities play in society and to serve as a venue for discussion.
    Recently, many discussions on lifelong learning nationwide have emphasized the importance of continuing to develop whenever, wherever, and however possible throughout one’s entire lifetime.
    K-Arts Lifelong Education Institute upholds these values of continued growth through its open culture and arts education programs. Our students’ sincere desire to learn, particularly about culture and arts education, is what forms the basis of our lifelong education programs. K-Arts opened the Lifelong Education Institute in 2016 to provide increased culture and arts education opportunities for adults. K-Arts' differentiated lifelong education programs, which are open to all, are dedicated to fulfilling students’ desires for their future development and arts education by widening the base of lifelong learning.
  • Industry-Academy Cooperation Foundation
    As there were a need and an increase in demand for industrial-academic cooperation as driving engine to take K-Arts to the next level, the foundation was established as an independent entity on August 30th 2004. Its establishment was based on "the law on the promotion of industrial education and industrial-academic cooperation", and "the rule on the establishment and operation of school-based enterprise (presidential decree/March 2004)" The foundation promotes cooperation projects between industry and academia at school level in an organized and efficient way. At the same time it strives to: make a leading art education model by nurturing students as creative professionals with field experience through such cooperation; and create an environment focusing on researches and studies. While K-Arts has played a role as national university by contributing to the society with its artistic contents and educational achievement, profits from industrial-academic cooperation are utilized to finance the University and support professors and students.
  • K-Arts Foundation
    The fund was established in 1992: to conduct projects to support nurturing students as leading artists; to supplement facilities, equipment, and materials for classes; to give a support to artistic and study activities; to promote artistic and academic exchanges at home and abroad; to do the promotion of K-Arts ; and to support cultural activities. The profits from its principal asset are used to support projects for the development of K-Arts. To expand the projects, the foundation is managing financial resources generated by the fund and K-Arts and assets contributed from students' parents, graduates, supporters, organizations, and companies. Those who make a contribution get tax benefits. The fund is managed independently by the board of directors and corporate (for-profit organization) accounting principles.