Arctic State Institute of Culture and Art

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