Admission Guidelines

Founding Principles of Akita University of Art

  • The creation and investigation of new artistic fields
  • The utilization and promotion of Akita’s culture and traditions
  • The nurturing of global human resources capable of connecting Akita to the world
  • Contribution to and development with the local community

Ideal Candidates for Admission

Akita University of Art aims to foster well-rounded individuals through an education based upon the school’s founding principles. Potential students must be able to demonstrate the following:

  • A strong interest in hitherto unexplored areas of art
  • A desire to identify problems and learn independently
  • A desire to make one’s mark in the artistic world
  • A desire to contribute to the development of the local community through art

Entrance Examinations for the next academic year

A preliminary announcement regarding selection and entrance examinations for the next academic year will be posted here (Japanese only). Please note that all admissions-related documents, examinations and procedures are conducted entirely in Japanese.


Akita University of Art
Student Affairs Division
TEL: +81-(0)18-888-8105 FAX +81-(0)18-888-8101