Arctic State Institute of Culture and Arts (ASICA) is the basic and the only regional higher education institution in Russia which trains staff in the field of culture and arts for the largest region of Russia – the northeast of the Arctic zone.
ASICA is one of the well-known leaders in training creative staff for the small-numbered peoples of the Arctic.
796 students from the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), different regions of Russia, Kyrgyzstan, and Mongolia are studying at ASICA.
International applicants can apply to ASICA in two ways:
Firstly, you can study for free! For this purpose, you must apply for admission through the official portal of Rossotrudnichestvo – education-in-russia.com in autumn (the dates can change) and get a statefunded place at the institute.
Under the auspices of Rossotrudnichestvo, ASICA provides state-funded places for full-time students in the following fields of study:
- Applied Informatics
- Folk Art Culture (majors: Movie-, Photoand Video Creativity Studio Direction; Ethnocultural Center Management; Amateur Dance Company Direction)
- Sociocultural Activity
- Library and Information Activity
- Instrumental Performance
- Decorative and Applied Arts and Folk Crafts
State-funded students are sure to get:
- Accommodation in the comfortable modern dormitory
Secondly, you can apply directly to ASICA and enroll in a fee-paying place. Pay close attention to the announcements on the Rossotrudnichestvo portal, participate in the events held by the Center of Russian Culture in Mongolia, and visit the ASICA website. Do not worry if you see the requirements for competitive selection or additional creativity exams. Try to keep in touch during the admission period not to miss the call from the Admission Office staff member.