Faculty of Art

The Faculty of Art was created on 1 January 2009 which makes it the newest department of the University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn. UWM Professor Piotr Obarek was its first Dean (in 2009 - 2012). Currently, the Faculty is led by Professor Benedykt Błoński.

The Faculty of Art is composed of the Institute of Music and the Institute of Fine Arts, which conduct educational activity at the bachelor and masters level for about 200 students within the majors Artistic Education in the field of Music and Artistic Education in the field of Visual Arts.

Graduates of both majors work as artists, teachers and instructors as well as organisers of cultural life. The group of Faculty lecturers includes many outstanding artists in the field of music and visual arts, whose artistic work has been recognised in Poland and in the world. The Faculty of Art is authorised to award the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in the artistic discipline of Conducting.