About YAU

General Information

General Information


Yunnan Arts University (short as YAU), which was founded in 1959, is a comprehensive art university with distinctive characteristics in Southwest China that makes it one of the eight most famous and representative arts universities in China. It is authorised by the Academic Degree Committee of the State Department to confer Master Degrees. Located in the University Town, Chenggong District of Kunming, YAU takes up an area of approximately 53 thousand square meters, and can run a school size of 12,800 students, and there are about 12000 students and 694 faculty members now. Since establishment, a great number of prominent artists gather at YAU and have cultivated countless arts students for our society, including arts talents from unique local ethnic minorities. It is commonly accepted that YAU has been devoting efforts of influence and importance to the diversity and prosperity of arts and cultures industry of Yunnan Province, and has been contributing significantly to the construction and development of National Culture Province.

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