Busan Arts College

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Busan Arts College
Established 1993
Dean Kim Gi-deok
Students 790
Location Busan, South Korea
Website http://www.pia.ac.kr/ (Korean)
Busan Arts College
Hangul 부산예술대학교
Revised Romanization Busan Yesul Daehakgyo
McCune–Reischauer Pusan Yesul Taehakkyo

Busan Arts College (Hangul부산예술대학교) provides training in a range of fine and applied arts. The campus is located in the Nam-gu district of Busan metropolitan city, in southeastern South Korea. Under government regulations, the school has a maximum enrollment of 790, of whom 700 may be enrolled in the day program and 90 in weekend classes.

As of the reorganization of 2003, the college includes fifteen academic departments: applied music, music, theatre, practical dance, film and video, beauty art, modelling, sports and leisure studies, interior design, advertisement design, cartoon and animation, fine art, event producing, performing arts management, and creative writing.


The college received permission to open as a college with a maximum enrollment of 480 in 1993, and accepted its first students in spring 1994. The Wongok Educational Foundation, which established it, had been in operation since 1978. The school's art gallery opened in 1999. The current dean, Kim Gi-deok, was installed in 2003.

Notable people[edit]

Park Jimin (singer)

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Coordinates: 35°08′31″N 129°05′06″E / 35.142°N 129.085°E / 35.142; 129.085