Mimar Sinan good Arts University, is created in 1882 under the title of "Fine Art School" by Art Historian, Archeology, Museum Curator and Painter Osman Hamdi. Our university, that began training in March 1883, was indeed initial establishment for art, design and structure fields. The name of university is changed to "Fine Arts Academy" in 1928, to "Mimar Sinan University" in 1982, and lately into "Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University"(2004).
Faculty of good Arts, which is one of many three faculties of the institution, is knowledge device that provides four many years practise with following departments: Department those accept students with qualifying assessment; division of Painting (1883), division of Sculpture (1883), division of Graphic Design (1927), Department of Ceramic and Glass Design (1930), division of typical Turkish Arts (1936), division of Textile and Fashion Design (1938); Department of Stage and Costume Design (1958), Department of Photography (1978), division of Art Conservation and Restoration (2009) departments those accepts with a main assessment (OSS), division of Cinema -TV (1974) and Department of Basic Art knowledge which is as solution department that provides courses to many other professors divisions.
All deparments, in most stage of their knowledge appraise orginality, practise of systematic techniques, capability of evaluation, timing, capacity for material usage, appearance and explanation competency. The goal is to expose imagination potential of students and to guarantee them to translate our age with regards to some ideas and thoughts. At some departments vocational services are now being offered and motivated in professional firms.
Our faculty, becoming a part of a college having 130 years of history, continues the goal of training sufficient to Contemporary Turkish customs, art and design areas and according to the objective of Ataturk's modern society, rotates to teach skilled young specialists. Because of the energetic usage of EU academic programs and worldwide cooperations it's primarily aimed to produce and move the currency of information.