Application Form


Candidates should fill out theonline application form that you can find it at the bottom of the page.

Key Dates


NOTES FOR AZERBAIJAN:

Application deadline: September 20, 2018
Aptitude test, portfolio presentation and interview date: September 20, 2018 – 14:00
Place: Azərbaycan Dövlət Mədəniyyət və İncəsənət Universite, Baku

100% or 50% scholarships for the first academic year.


NOTES FOR KKTC:

Application deadline: 19 September 2018

Aptitude test, portfolio presentation and interview dates: 20th- 21th September 2018

Announcement of successful applicants:

There are three faculties within the Arkin University of Creative Arts and Design:

Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Communication, Faculty of Design

The admission assessment system consists of 4 steps:

  1. Application form, interest and motivation statement
  2. Studio/Aptitude Test
  3. Personal portfolio
  4. Interview (These differ in some departments.)

1. APPLICATION FORM, INTEREST AND MOTIVATION STATEMENT

Deadline: 19 September 2018

  • Application Form – personal information, contact details and department(s) you would like to apply to
  • The content of the short interest and motivation statement (200-300 words) that will be attached to the application form or sent to the university by e-mail or delivered in person before participating in the Studio/Aptitude Test:

What is your interest and motivation?

Your observations on an artistic work, a qualified design product, animation, video, film, exhibition etc. that captures your attention in the Department(s) you are applying for. Please also indicate your knowledge about your particular selection(s) and why you are interested in it/them.

2. STUDIO/APTITUDE TEST

2a. Faculty of Arts, Aptitude Test

Exam Date: 19 September 2018

  • The Aptitude Test will be performed on a desired paper size as a pencil drawing from a live/inanimate model or composition that the instructors consider appropriate.
  • The required materials will be supplied by ARUCAD.

2b. Faculty of Communication, Aptitude Test 

Exam Date: 19 September 2018

  • The Aptitude Test will be performed on a desired paper size as a pencil drawing from a live/inanimate model or composition that the instructors consider appropriate.
  • The required materials will be supplied by ARUCAD.
  • Aptitude Test is not required for the applications to New Media Department.  The candidates should submit a cover letter of maximum five hundred words as to why they have chosen the New Media department.

2c. Faculty of Design, Studio Test  

Exam Date: 19 September 2018

  • The Studio Exam of the Faculty of Design is about making and creating.
  • Students participating in the examination will be given a design problem and will be supplied by the materials required to complete their design.

3. PERSONAL PORTFOLIO FILE

Deadline: 19 September 2018

  • The Portfolio File will be submitted to the assessment committee by the applicant during the interview.
  • Candidate students without a portfolio can also apply. Presenting a portfolio file will provide an advantage to the applicants in the evaluation of applications and scholarships.
  • The portfolio may contain the following types and/or different original studies
  1. Free or model drawing
  2. Experimental video – short films
  3. Colour – Painting
  4. Graphic – Novel
  5. Thematic work
  6. Doodle and sketch
  7.  Illustration
  8. Mixed material application
  9. Digital illustration
  10. Animation
  11. Photograph
  • The Portfolio File must consist of a maximum of 25 works that represents the candidate.
  • Portfolio content should be in the format appropriate for the candidate’s work.
  • Portfolio content should be prepared and submitted in a CD/DVD, in PDF and/or jpg format.

4. INTERVIEW

Interview Date: Please ask ARUCAD Admissions&Registration Office by calling +90 (392) 650 65 55 or send e-mail admissions@arucad.edu.tr

  • International candidates may be asked to be interviewed. The interview may be carried out on the internet (skype, facetime etc.) if necessary.
  • The applicant will present the portfolio in person during the interview.
  • Questions can be asked by the assessment committee during the presentation and expression of the candidate’s portfolio.
  • The purpose of the interview is to gather information about the applicant and his/her interest of the Art/Design field(s) he/she applies to.

EVALUATION CRITERIA

Candidates will be evaluated by the assessment committee according to the grading system mentioned below. Placements will be announced as a Primary Candidate List and an Alternative Candidate List.

Evaluation Criteria for all departments: * 

Assessment Phase  Grading  
Application form and motivation statement 25
Aptitude/Studio test 25
Portfolio file 25
Interviw 25

*Evaluation Criteria for the New Media Department:   

Assessment   Grading
Application form and motivation statement 50
Interview 50

You may call +90 (392) 650 65 55 or visit info@arucad.edu.tr website to get further information.


Exam Application Form for International Student












Plastic Arts Department

Photography and Video Department


Visual Communication Design Department

New Media Department


Interior Architecture Department

Industrial Design Department

Your observations on an artistic work, a qualified design product, animation, video, film, exhibition etc. that captures your attention in the Department(s) you are applying for. Please also indicate your knowledge about your particular selection(s) and why you are interested in it/them.

The content of the short interest and motivation statement should be between 200 and 300 words, excluding New Media Department. The candidates should submit a cover letter of maximum 500 words as to why they have chosen the New Media department.

Candidate students must submit scanned copies of their original works such as drawings, paintings and photographs to admissions@arucad.edu.tr in a single compressed file in jpg or video format, or to ARUCAD Student Affairs in CD/DVD format. The portfolio file should consist of no more than 25 works that the candidate thinks represents him or her.

The file size to be sent must not exceed 5 MB.