Doctoral studies in Art and Design is based on creative research that critically applies the author’s knowledge and methodology of creative practice to interdisciplinary research. Topics include contemporary art technologies, practices and strategies; art, design and entrepreneurship in sustainable development, design and applied arts technologies, practices and strategies.
The nominal duration of doctoral studies is four years. The studies will focus on a research project culminating in a public defence and will be supported by general studies, specialised studies and electives.
The creative work of artists and designers plays an important role in creative research.
More information about the rules and organisation of PhD studies in EKA you can find HERE.
Research topic areas in 2022/23
Art, Society and Digitalization;
Figurative and Metaphorical Thinking in Artistic Practice;
Methods for Practice-Based and Practice-Led Research;
Sustainable Design and Development of Biomaterials;
Social Design, especially Healthcare Design;
Sensorial Design, Smart Textiles;
Innovation by Design and Crafts