24 months
7392 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The goal of the Department of Painting from Seoul National University is to develop unique artistic qualities and train professionals in the area as an artist, the department is organized into a four-year undergraduate program and two-year programs for MFA and DFA course.


Key Features

Through the Painting program from Seoul National University, students can establish an analytical and aesthetic foundation for making, doing, and viewing contemporary visual art. The Graduate School program specializes in two separate fields: painting and printmaking. 

In the Department of Painting, through practical training and seminars, students understand the various discourses and criticisms raised in contemporary art and specify the direction of their individual work. Printmaking develops more professional experiment of various prints, combine and extend research, and prepare a framework of originative and developmental work.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Printmaking and Digital Media
  • Presentation
  • Visiting Artist Seminar
  • Criticism of Modern Painting
  • Studies in Contemporary Western Art
  • Issues on Modern and Contemporary Korean Art
  • Contemporary Printmaking

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application Form
  • Print out after completing online application
  • Personal Statement and Study Plan
  • Two Letters of Recommendation from two different professors with stamp or signature on sealed envelope
  • Official Bachelor's Transcript and Degree or Graduation Certificate
  • Official Master's Transcript and Degree or Graduation Certificate
  • A Copy of the Applicant's Passport
  • Copies of both parents' passports
  • Official document indicating parent-child relationship between the applicant and parents
  • Financial Certification
  • Additional materials required to applicants for programs in Fine Arts, Music, Physical Education, Music Education Major or Fine Arts Education Major

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7392 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3696 USD per semester during 24 months.

KRW 4,855,000

Living costs for Seoul

1853935 - 1761654 KRW /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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