ICOGRADA WELCOMES SHANDONG UNIVERSITY

28 October 2008
Montreal (Canada) - Icograda is pleased to welcome the newest Icograda Education Member, Shandong University of Art and Design. Established in 1973, the Shandong University of Art and Design is one of 31 art and design universities in China.
Montreal (Canada) - Icograda is pleased to welcome the newest Member of its Education Network (IEN), Shandong University of Art and Design. Established in 1973,Shandong University of Art and Design is one of 31 art and design universities in China.

Shandong University of Art and Design (SUAD) is a close association of 11 schools: the Schools of Visual Communication Design; Architecture and Landscape Design; Industrial Design; Fashion Design; Fine Arts; Digital Art and Communication; Modern Handicraft Art; Arts and Humanities; Applied Design; Further Education; and Common Courses.

It offers 16 undergraduate degree programs in art and design, art and design study, fine arts, advertising, photography, animation, film and television, painting, sculpture, industrial design, fashion design, architecture, fashion show, package engineering, editing and publication, and urban planning, covering 51 areas of specialization.

Three master's degree programs are offered in art, art and design, and fine arts.

Shandong University of Art and Design is equipped with advanced facilities for teaching and research. It is comprised of a library, Educational Technology Center, Art Gallery, Sun Changlin Museum, Chinese Folk Art Research Institute, Furniture Research Institute, Image Art Research Institute and more.

The Museum has a rich collection of more than 10,000 pieces of calligraphy, painting, ceramics, and folk art works in different historical periods. Presently, the university has built the Comprehensive Studio Center, Digital Art and Communication Studio Center, and Special Arts and Crafts Studio Center, where there are more than 20 different studios, respectively devoted to book binding and layout design, printing, packaging technology, advertising design, architecture and landscape model, model processing, mural painting, artwork preservation, fiber and dyeing, fashion design and engineering, metalsmithing, jewelry, ceramics, glass, liquor, computer graphics, animation, photography, multimedia technology and furniture design.

The University has vigorously expanded its international ties and cooperation with foreign universities and institutes. This has established friendly relationship with universities and colleges of art and design in America, Australia, Europe, Japan and Korea. In May 2005, Shandong University of Art and Design became a member of Cumulus (International Association of Universities and Colleges of Art, Design, and Media) and this has further developed the university’s international role and collaboration with its foreign counterparts.

In joining the Icograda Education Network, President Dr. Lusheng Pan, expressed the school's desire to increase opportunities for faculty and student exchanges with other members of the network.

Find out more in Shandong University of Art and Design's profile.