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Introduction to Tainan National University of the Arts
 

 

The School’s establishment was approved by the Executive Yuan in January, 1989. The preparatory office was established in 1993. The name Tainan National College of the Arts was officially adopted inJuly, 1996. The name was changed to Tainan National University of the Arts in August, 2004, an important event on the school’s timeline. The school is located next to the beautiful Wushantou Reservoir in Guantian District, Tainan.
 
The mission of TNNUA is to nurture talents in the highly professional art fields. The School boasts a wide range of academic fields in related areas, comprising the College of Music, College of Visual Arts, College of Sound and Image Arts, College of Letters and Cultural Heritage, and Commission for General Education. It has yielded outstanding results in education since its founding. Under the influence of professional faculty and artistic environment, the School has successfully trained outstanding professional art talents in the field of art creation and research, establishing TNNUA as one of the most outstanding academic institutes which specializing in professional arts.
 
In recent years TNNUA has invested much effort in exploring the possibilities of combining humanities and arts with technology. It formed cross-sector alliances with local industries from the field of digital technology, and proactively showcases the School’s creative capabilities in different fields of the arts. It assists in cultural rehabilitation and the building of a local humanities consciousness through continuous efforts in work creation and research. Through art exchanges, the school connects to the global community, bringing Taiwan’s art experts onto the international stages and demonstrating Taiwan’s potential in the field of arts.
 
 

 

 

 

     
 

Year of School’s Establishment, Geographical Location, and Other Aspects

 

Established: 1996 Type: National / Arts
 
Motto:
A professional art school for training in arts and advancing
morals, nurturing specialized talents in the art fields and
humanities, upholding integrity and maintaining an interest in
entertainment.
 
Ideals:
(1) Develop art education that balances local characteristics and
an international vision.
(2) Nurture art talents with a balanced approach towards
maintaining traditions and fostering innovation.
(3) Emphasize the artistic contents of integrating creativity and
real-world application.
(4) Establish an art cluster integrating the campus with the
surrounding region.
 
Mascot: Rosefinch (Suzaku)
 
Location: Guantian District, Tainan City, Taiwan

 

 

 

Campus Population

Program

No. of
People
Total

Student

Doctoral program
48 1779

Master program

762
Bachelor program
(including the
bachelor program of
extension education)
603

7-year course

366

Faculty

Full-time
95 240

Adjunct

145
Administrative Staff
128 128

 

No. of

Graduates

Program

No. of
People
Total

Student

Doctoral program
20 3710

Master program

2022
Bachelor program
(including the
bachelor program of
extension education)
1234

7-year course

434

Introduction to the Colleges and Programs

 

 

Merging the traditional and the modern, balancing technology with humanities and culture.
 
The School development of its programs places equal emphasis on both the traditional and the modern. It focuses on the principles of “integrating technology,” “close to everyday life,” and “merging of humanities” to construct the campus into an art park.
 
 
 
College of Music
 
— 7-year Course —
Music Department
Chinese Music Department
 
— Graduate School Master Program —
Music Department MA Program
Chinese Music Department MA Program
Graduate Institute of Ethnomusicology MA Program
Graduate Institute of Collaborative Piano MA Program
 
 
 
College of Visual Arts
 
— Undergraduate Program —
Department of Material Arts and Design BA Program
 
— Graduate School Master Program —
Graduate Institute of Plastic Arts MA Program
Graduate Institute of Applied Arts MA Program
Graduate Institute of Architecture MA Program
 
— Graduate School Doctoral Program —
Doctoral Program in Art Creation and Theory
 
 
 
College of Sound and Image Arts
— Undergraduate Program —
Applied Music Department BA Program
 
— Graduate School Master Program —
Graduate Institute of Studies in Documentary and
Film Archiving MA Program
Graduate Institute of Animation and Film Art MA Program
 
 
 
College of Letters and Cultural Heritage
— Undergraduate Program —
Department of Art History BA Program
 
— Graduate School Master Program —
MA Program in Art History and Art Criticism
Graduate Institute of Conservation of Cultural Relics and
Museology MA Program
 
 
 
— Commission for General Education —
General Education Center · Language Center · Physical Education Center
 

 

 

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