Established in November 1991 by an Act of Parliament, Kathmandu University (KU) is an autonomous, and not-for-profit public institution dedicated to providing “Quality Education for Leadership.” The university has seven schools: Arts, Education, Engineering, Law, Management, Medical Sciences, and Science. The School of Arts (SOA) at Kathmandu University was established in 1996. It is one of the seven Schools at the University established to impart education in liberal arts, music, media, and social sciences with the aim of producing able professionals that can contribute to the development of the nation.
Education for promoting ideals of social and economic justice and well-being for all persons and their environments.
Promote professional knowledge, understanding and skills in the development of arts, culture, and other social and economic potentials of human resources through
- scholarly activities, critical thinking, analysis and communications
- practical interventions, assessments and evaluations
- integration of social, economic, political, cultural and environmental components of development.