General Studies

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General studies include art and theory studies and language and communication studies. General studies are categorised as general compulsory studies that are part of a Bachelor’s degree and optional studies. Responsibility for organising general studies at the School of Art and Design lies with the Centre for General Studies (YoYo) in the Department of Art.

General art and theory studies are open for all students of the University.

Art and theory studies

Teaching is provided in six different areas:

  • Drawing and painting
  • Form and space
  • Colour and perception
  • Printmaking
  • Contemporary art workshops
  • Art history and theory

Language Studies

Language teaching for the University of Art and Design is produced by the Language Centre in Otaniemi and the Department of Communication at the School of Economics at Aalto University.