Arkın Creative Arts and Design University (ARUCAD), the only foundation university in Cyprus and the region focused on art, design and communication, has received approval from the Council of Higher Education (YÖK) for the departments of Modern Dance, Acting and Sound Arts Design in the Faculty of Music and Performing Arts, starting in the 2022-2023 Academic Year.
The YÖK Presidency approved three new academic programmes and with the said decision, ARUCAD’s related programmes will be included in the 2022 Higher Education Institutions Exam Higher Education Programmes and Quotas Guide and will begin accepting students from the Republic of Turkey.
ARUCAD, which first obtained permission to begin tuition from the TRNC Ministry of National Education and the Higher Education, Planning, Supervision, Accreditation and Coordination Board (YODAK), subsequently applied to the Higher Education Council (YÖK) which approved three new departments allowing students to come from the Republic of Turkey. The Modern Dance, Acting and Sound Arts Design Departments have completed all their approvals to begin tuition and will be able to receive applications from TRNC, Turkish Republic and third country citizens.
ARUCAD continues to develop by incorporating basic art and design fields such as painting, sculpture, photography, cinema, visual and architectural design, as well as disciplines such as music, performance and sound, with YÖK approval for Turkish Republic students.
TRNC candidates or those who have completed their high school education in the TRNC for four consecutive years can apply to the Modern Dance, Acting and Sound Arts Design departments of the Faculty of Music and Performing Arts, which will accept students with a special aptitude test, from the website kibrisaday.arucad.edu.tr . Turkish Republic applicants may apply at: candidate.arucad.edu.tr .