Located in Urumqi, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, China, Xinjiang Arts Institute is the only integrated higher art institution in northwest regions. It was established in 1958. The Institute has three campuses, with a total area of 958mu.
Xinjiang Arts Institute has 12 Departments, including Department of Music, Department of Fine Arts, Department of Dance, Department of Drama and Film-television, Department of Media, Department of Design ,Department of calligraphy, Department of Culture and Art, Department of Preparatory course, School of Adult Continuing Education and the Secondary Arts School. It provides levels of master’s degree, bachelor's degree, bachelor's degree upgraded from associate’s degree, associate’s degree, technical secondary graduates, etc.
Based on an international development strategy, our Institute actively carries out exchanges and cooperation in international education, culture and art. In recent years, it has established friendly exchange and communication relationship with many schools and culture and art units in Russia, America, Korea, Japan, France, Thailand, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, as well as Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan regions of China. It has received numerous well-known overseas specialists and friendly personages in art and educational circles here to give lectures, visit and exchange. Our school has also dispatched our teachers and students to attend educational exchange or art performances.
Since1990, Xinjiang Arts Institute has began to accept International students for Arts and Language Courses.