学院简介

中央美术学院是中华人民共和国教育部直属的唯一一所高等美术学校。2018年建校百年之际,习近平总书记给学校8位老教授回信,明确新时代美术教育及美育工作的方向及重要作用,提出扎根时代生活、绘就大美之艺、弘扬中华美育精神的殷切期望。

为贯彻落实习近平总书记回信精神,学校以实际行动探索世界一流美术学院的新形态、新思维和新路径,进一步加强学科建设,深化交流合作,立足于高端国际人才培养和大众艺术教育普及需求的战略高度,决定成立中央美术学院国际学院(CAFA International College),由北京中央美术学院资产经营管理有限公司负责总体运营。

中央美术学院国际学院(CAFAIC)致力与国内外一流艺术院校、机构合作,共同打造艺术现代化办学试验基地,共建面向国际、面向未来的综合艺术教育产业集群,挖掘并发挥艺术教育品牌的学术影响力,以积极的姿态服务地方文旅产业升级,实现校企深度融合发展。

国际学院将紧密依托中央美术学院在美术教育教学、创作研究和人才培养的优势,以自信、开放的姿态与社会各界开展合作与交流,展现中国当代文化艺术的魅力与生机。秉承学校学术品格与文化传统,以兼容并蓄、创新发展的姿态服务美术及美术教育事业发展,为新时代艺术人才培养和大众美育普及提供优质教育资源。

在功能定位上,国际学院以国际教育、高端研修、精品课程、项目培训为龙头,引入艺术交流体验、艺术众创孵化、艺术家工作室等多种业态,实现优势艺术教育资源、产业与品牌的集聚与生发;以文化与艺术为中心向外跨界拓展,倡导合作交流与体验分享。以高境界、宽视野、大胸怀,创造艺术教育教学新成果,探索艺术研究创作新领域,攀登当代艺术教育新高峰!

INTRODUCTION TO CAFA INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE 
THE CENTRAL ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS (CAFA) IS THE ONLY INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION FOR FINE ARTS UNDER THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE MINISTRY OF EDUCATION OF THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA. THE REPLY LETTER FROM GENERAL SECRETARY XI JINPING TO EIGHT SENIOR CAFA PROFESSORS ON THE OCCASION OF THE CENTENARY OF CAFA’S FOUNDING IN 2018 CLARIFIES THE DIRECTION AND SIGNIFICANT ROLE OF ARTS AND AESTHETIC EDUCATION IN THE NEW ERA, AND RAISES THE ARDENT EXPECTATIONS THAT ARTS TAKE ROOTS IN LIFE TO REFLECT THE TREND OF THE TIMES, EFFORTS BE MADE TO EXPLORE THE ART OF GREAT AND TRUE BEAUTY, AND CHINA’S FINEST AESTHETIC TRADITIONS BE CARRIED FORWARD. 
ACTING ON THE GUIDANCE OFFERED BY GENERAL SECRETARY XI JINPING’S REPLY LETTER, CAFA HAS TAKEN PRACTICAL ACTIONS TO EXPLORE NEW FORMATS, PERSPECTIVES AND PATHWAYS FOR A WORLD-CLASS ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS, FURTHER STRENGTHEN THE DISCIPLINARY CONSTRUCTION, AND DEEPEN EXCHANGES AND COOPERATION. IT IS IN THAT SPIRIT AND FROM A STRATEGIC STANDPOINT ON CULTIVATING HIGH-END INTERNATIONAL TALENTS AND MEETING THE PUBLIC’S NEED FOR UNIVERSAL ARTS EDUCATION THAT CAFA DECIDED TO SET UP THE CAFA INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE (CAFAIC), WHOSE OVERALL OPERATION IS RUN BY THE BEIJING CAFA ASSETS MANAGEMENT CO., LTD. 
CAFAIC IS COMMITTED TO COOPERATING WITH DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL FIRST-TIER ART SCHOOLS AND INSTITUTIONS TO EXPLORE STATE-OF-THE-ART SCHOOL-RUNNING MODELS AND BUILD AN INTERNATIONAL AND FUTURE-ORIENTED COMPREHENSIVE ART EDUCATION INDUSTRY CLUSTER. CAFAIC WILL GIVE FULL PLAY TO THE ACADEMY’S BRAND INFLUENCE, CONTRIBUTE TO UPGRADING LOCAL CULTURAL AND TOURISM INDUSTRIES, AND SEEK GREATER SYNERGY BETWEEN THE ACADEMY AND THE BUSINESS COMMUNITY. 
RELYING ON CAFA’S ADVANTAGES IN ARTS EDUCATION AND TEACHING, CREATIVE RESEARCH AND TALENT TRAINING, THE INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE WILL CARRY OUT COOPERATION AND EXCHANGES WITH ALL SECTORS OF SOCIETY AND SHOWCASE THE CHARM AND VITALITY OF CHINESE CONTEMPORARY CULTURE AND ART IN A CONFIDENT AND OPEN POSTURE. ADHERING TO THE ACADEMY’S ACADEMIC CHARACTER AND CULTURAL TRADITION, THE INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE DEVOTES ITSELF TO THE CAUSE OF FINE ARTS AND FINE ARTS EDUCATION WITH AN INCLUSIVE AND INNOVATIVE ATTITUDE, AND ACCESSIBILITY OF HIGH-QUALITY EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES FOR ARTS TALENTS AND MASS AESTHETIC EDUCATION IN THE NEW ERA. 
IN TERMS OF ITS FUNCTIONS AND PURPOSES, THE INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE, SETTING ITS ROOTS IN INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION, HIGH-END RESEARCH, HIGH-QUALITY COURSES AND PROJECT TRAINING, INCORPORATES VARIOUS ARTISTIC FORMATS INCLUDING EXCHANGE AND EXPERIENCE, MASS INNOVATION INCUBATION AND WORKING STUDIOS, TO REALIZE THE AGGLOMERATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF EDUCATION RESOURCES, INDUSTRIES AND BRANDS. THE INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE WILL REACH OUT, THROUGH THE BRIDGES OF CULTURE AND ART, TO ADVOCATE COOPERATION, EXCHANGES AND EXPERIENCE-SHARING WITH OTHER SECTORS. WITH A STRATEGIC STANDPOINT, BROAD VISION AND STRONG SENSE OF RESPONSIBILITY, THE INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE TAKES IT AS ITS MISSION TO MAKE NEW ACHIEVEMENTS IN ART EDUCATION AND TEACHING, BREAK NEW GROUNDS IN ART RESEARCH AND CREATION, AND SCALE NEW HEIGHTS IN CONTEMPORARY ART EDUCATION.

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