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Regulations for International Students Applying for Undergraduate Study at the China Academy of Art,

 
 The China Academy of Art, formerly the National Academy of Arts, was established in 1928 by the National Department for Culture and the government of Zhejiang Province as a centre for specialist studies in the Fine Arts. Zhejiang is one of China’s most economically and culturally developed Provinces, the Academy is located in the provincial capital of Hangzhou. The Nanshan Campus sits beside the West Lake, Xiangshan Campus at the foot of the Xiangshan Mountain. Tranquil and visually exquisite, it is ideal setting for the practice and study of the Arts. The Academy’s seven specialist schools for plastic arts, design, inter-media, public art, animation, architecture and for art and the humanities, all presently accept International Students for Undergraduate level study.
 
1. Student Application Materials
1. <The China Academy of Art, 2013 Undergraduate International Students Enrollment Form > (Please log-on to the China Academy of Art International College website http://gjxy.caa.edu.cn, the document can be found following the “Download” link.
2. 2 passport photocopy
3. High School Graduate Applicants or those possessing equivalent academic accreditation must present testimony of their attainments
4. Applicant artworks (Consult documents addressing courses requirements)
5. Photocopy of valid HSK Level 4 Certificate (Excludes courses conducted in English)  
6. 1 passport size 2.54×3.81cm photographs of the applicant, neutral background
7.An application fee of 600 yuan RMB
 
2. The Time to Apply
2012.12.29 – 2013.6.30
 
3. Postal Address for Application Materials
Room 329, Building No. 9, International College Office, China Academy of Art, 218 Nanshan Road, Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China. 310002
 
4. Application Contents (Consult relevant documents)
Contents of Specialist Application: consult relevant document
Students must apply according to the requirements of a specific specialism.
 
5. Enrollment
1. Thoroughly assessing all applicants’ specialist accreditation, HSK Chinese Language Proficiency Levels, High School attainment etc. exceptional students will be selected for enrollment. In the month following reception of all application materials, these students will be sent notification of enrollment and a VISA application form (the JW202 form). Those not selected for enrollment will receive no further correspondence. After receiving notice of their enrollment, students must then within one month supply tuition fee for the 1st year. Formal notice of enrollment will be sent as of July 2013.   
2. Those selected for enrollment will be required to commence studies in September 2013.
 
6. Course Fees
39000 元RMB per academic year. It is only possible to register for study after having cleared the year’s course fees. Accommodation fees must be received within the time specified.
 
7. Program of Study
In accordance with <The China Academy of Art, Definitions of Student Status>, Undergraduate students are assigned 4 years for study (students of the Sculpture Department and School of Architecture [architecture, urban planning] 5 years). After beginning study, given close monitoring from then until graduation, International students work alongside their Chinese course mates. If unable to meet departmental requirements for an academic year, it is possible to extend the initial study period, with a maximum of 6 years as a limit (7 years for students of the Sculpture Department and School of Architecture [architecture, urban planning]). Those still unable to meet academic requirements will be withdrawn from study.
 
8. Beginning Study
1、Within the first three months of study, any students the Academy’s reviews find fall short of standards will be subject to procedure and have their student credentials removed.
2、The China Academy of Art’s teaching model follows a two-tier foundation–specialism structure.
3、During the 1st year, students of all majors enter intensive study within the Centre for Foundation Studies, moving to their specialist departments at beginning the 2nd year. Architecture students (5 year course) spend their 1st and 2nd years in specialist foundational study, entering the department by year 3.
 
9. Graduation and the Diploma
In accordance with <The China Academy of Art, Definitions of Student Status>, only students who within the time specified meet all requirements for academic projects and compulsory courses (including graduating students’ artworks, designs, dissertations etc.) and whose academic attainment and standard of physical education overall meet with the Academy’s requirements, will be awarded the China Academy of Art Certificate of Graduation. At the same time, those meeting with the requirements of <The China Academy of Art Regulations for Student Awards> will be presented an appropriate degree certificate.
 
10. Contact
Telephone: +86-571-88165708
Email: admission@126.com
Address: International College Office, China Academy of Art, 218 Nanshan Road, Building No. 9, Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China. 310002
 
China Academy of Art, Details of 2013 International Student Specialist Course Requirements

Category
Code
Major
Years
Course Requirements
Chinese Painting
 01
Chinese Painting 1
  4
To present with application, 2 examples of Chinese painting or drawings, 1 portfolio of sketch work  (showing figures in at least 6 individual poses)
 02
Chinese Painting 2
  4
Calligraphy
 03
Calligraphy and Seals Carving
  4
To present with application 2 examples of calligraphy, including 1 carved seal
Fine Arts
 04
Theory of Fine Arts and Design Art
  4
To present with application, an article on fine arts (1000 words) and 2 photographs documenting artworks (5x7’’)
Painting
 05
Plastic Arts*
  4*
To present with application, 1 example each of the following: drawing, work in colour, sketch work (must show at least 6 individually posed figures)
Visual Communication Design
 06
Design Art
  4
To present with application, 1 example each of the following: drawing, work in colour, sketch work(must show at least 6 individually posed figures)
a digital portfolio of work
Animation
 07
Image and Media Art
  4
To present with application, 1 example each of the following: drawing, work in colour, sketch work (must show at least 6 individually posed figures)
a digital portfolio of work
Architecture
08
Architecture(5Years)
  5
To present with application, 1 example each of the following: drawing, work in colour, sketch work (must show at least 6 individually posed figures)
a digital portfolio of work
Environmental Design
09
Architecture(4Years)
  4
To present with application, 1 example each of the following: drawing, work in colour, sketch work (must show at least 6 individually posed figures)
a digital portfolio of work
Recording Art
10
Recording Art
  4
To present with application “Arts Curriculum Vitae”, music grading test certificate, certificate of award, 1 CD of work ( Instrumental Performance or Vocal Performance )
 *1、The sutdy length of sculpture in the category of Painting (Plastic Arts) is 5 years.
 
List of Specialists

Category
Specialists
Chinese Painting
Calligraphy and Seals Carving
Calligraphy
Calligraphy and Seals Carving, Calligraphy and Education
Theory of Fine Arts and Design Art
Theory of Design Art, History and Art Theory, Visual Culture and Art Administration
Plastic Arts
Oil Painting, Sculpture, Sculpture(5 years), Inter-media Art,  Urban Sculpture, Landscape Installation Art, Fresco and Lacquer Painting, Public Art Education, Art Education, Planning and Communication of Public Art
Design Art
Visual Communication Design, Fashion and Apparel Design, Industrial Design, Visual Communication Design, Industrial Design( Graduates will be awarded the degree of Bachelor of Engineering), Residence Products Design, Interactive Products Design, Leisure Products Design, Mobile Products Design,Textile Design, Comprehensive Design, Color Design, Art Engineer and Science, Ceramic Design, Glass Design, Ornaments Design
Image and Media Art
Photography Art, Advertisement as Video Art, film and television production, Animation, Cartoon and Illustration, Web Game Art, Multi-media Web-page Design
Architecture(5 Years)
Architecture Art, Urban Design
Architecture(4 Years)
Landscape Design, Environmental Design
Recording Art
Recording Art