Technical University in Košice - Faculty of Arts

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Fakulta umení Technickej univerzity v Košiciach
Contact: Juraj Koban Dean
Telephone: 421 (0) 55 678 0052
Contact: Mária Šafranková (f) Faculty Secretary
Contact: Silvia Birošiková (f) Secretariat
Technická univerzita v Košiciach, Letná 9, 042 00 Košice, Slovakia
421 (0) 55 602 2170, 421 (0) 55 602 2177
421 (0) 55 602 2177

TUK - logoThe Faculty of Arts at the Technical University of Košice was established in 1999 as the eighth Faculty of the University, originally under the name Faculty of Applied Arts. The school was founded on the basis of the former Department of Design within the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and the former Department of Architecture within the Faculty of Civil Engineering. It currently comprises three departments: the Department of Architecture, the Department of Design and the Department of Visual Art and Intermedia. The Faculty offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Architecture, Design and Visual Arts. Offices are based at different campus buildings while study rooms and studios are located Watsonova 4.

The aim of the Faculty is to educate a new generation of architects, designers and artists through theoretical and artistic research and academic work. It aims to deliver a high-quality education, developing the creative expression and initiative of its students. The school has ambitions to become an initiator and accelerator of changes in the sphere of the spiritual and material culture, the definition of which it intends to influence, thus participating in the creation of future values.

The Faculty of Arts works in partnership with the Faculty of Architecture of the Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava, the Academy of Fine Arts and Design (VŠVU) in Bratislava and the Technical University of Zvolen in Slovakia, with the Brno University of Technology and the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague (Czech Republic), and with the University of Wuppertal (Germany), ASP Krakov (Poland), Budapest Technical University (Hungary) and the Academy of Applied Arts Budapest (Hungary). The Faculty sustains a wide range of links and partnership both with cultural and social institutions such as the Slovak Technical Museum Košice, Eastern Slovakia Gallery in Košice and the V Lőffler Museum in Košice and with commercial ones such as IBM Slovakia and VSS Košice.