January 11, 2007

FINNISH ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS Admits Students to the Doctorate Programme

University of the Arts Helsinki

image: Pertti Kekarainen, Density, 2000

New students (3-5) are admitted to post-graduate studies leading to a Doctorate in Fine Arts. The studies will commence in autumn 2007. Admissions will be announced on 31 May 2007.

The purpose of the Doctoral degree programme is to support post-graduate students to produce new artistic knowledge and give them a capacity to produce mature, high-quality works in their chosen field of art. Doctoral studies comprise 240 credit points and are practice based.

Applicants with a Master’s degree in Fine Arts are eligible to apply for post-graduate studies. The Academy can accept an applicant without the required degree qualification if the Academy determines that the applicant has the corresponding knowledge and skills (Decree 381/97 on the Degrees of the Academy of Fine Arts). Other admission criteria are sufficient artistic talent and the capability to engage in artistic research producing new knowledge.

Applications including personal data form, cv, portfolio and research plan should be submitted no later than 1 March 2007 by 12.00 hours to: Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, Department of Post-Graduate Studies, Kasarmikatu 36, FI-00130 Helsinki, Finland. Mark the envelope “Doctorate Programme/Application”. Further information on how to apply, go to:

The Head of the Department of Post-Graduate Studies is Professor, Doctor in Fine Arts Jan Kaila, email: [email protected]

For further information, contact Assistant Petri Kaverma, tel. 358 45 657 8656, email: [email protected]

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