Arctic State Institute of Culture and Art

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Arctic State Institute of Culture and Art - AGIKI is the only higher education institution in the field of art and culture in the Russian Arctic. 

OUR MISSION 

  • Positively contribute to the preservation and development of cultural and artistic potential of the Arctic communities and the region as a whole. 

WHO WE ARE: FACTS & FIGURES 

  • Situated in the world’s coldest city 
  • Founded on January 17, 2000 
  • Leading culture and arts institute in Russia’s Arctic  
  • Combining academic and traditional arts in our curriculum
  • Degree programs in Design and Applied Arts, Fine Art, Performing Arts, Folk and Traditional Arts, Art Education. 
  • Postgraduate programs in Music and Cultural Studies. 
  • Internship and traineeship opportunities. 
  • Emphasis on the Arctic and Indigenous issues. 

OUR DEPARTMENTS  

  • Department of Folk and Traditional Arts 
  • Department of Fine Arts
  • Department of Design and Applied Arts 
  • Department of Art History
  • Department of Theater Arts
  • Department of Musical Arts
  • Department of Social and Cultural Management
  • Department of Library and Information Studies  
  • Department of Information Technology 

Facts and figures

Web http://agiki.ru
Year Established 2000
Total Number of Staff 109
Number of Academic Staff 67
Number of Students 772
Focus Areas

OUR AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Arctic cultural and creative industries 
  • Indigenous Studies
  • Arctic Art & Design 
  • Performing Arts
Web link for international students http://agiki.ru/en
Fields of Study Offered Teaching and training
Training for teachers with subject specialisation
Training for teachers of vocational subjects
Fine arts
Music and performing arts
Audio-visual techniques and media production
Design
Craft skills
Arts (others)
Religion
Mother tongue
Humanities (others)
Sociology and cultural studies
Library, information, archive
Management and administration
Computer use
Textiles, clothes, footwear, leather
Architecture and town planning
Travel, tourism and leisure