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An attractive campus-- a source of art and culture

The campus of Shizuoka University of Art and Culture was designed with Universal Design concepts such as consideration for the environment and boasts unique features including a rooftop garden.
The campus has facilities for education, creative activities, athletics and other activities and also spaces for relaxation. Some of the facilities are open to the public.

Friendship Plaza

A green space located on the second floor in the center of campus. It serves as a haven for recreation and relaxation for students and the public.


The Auditorium has superb acoustic facilities and is a venue for University events, seminars and student presentations.


The library has a large collection of print and audio materials on a variety of topics including art, design, international relations, languages and history. The library is also open to the public.

Tea Arbor

An authentic tearoom where students can learn traditional culture and develop their aesthetic sensibility and understanding of the essence of the Japanese spirit.


Located on the first floor of the west wing, the gallery hosts exhibitions of student and faculty art and special exhibitions.

Student Cafeteria

The student cafeteria is open to the public. A bright space full of natural light and pastel-colored chairs make this a relaxing and comfortable spot.

Public Studio

The public studio is open to students and the public as a space where they can use tools, equipment and computer facilities to pursue their own creative endeavors.

Rooftop Garden: The Hill of Creativity

This rooftop garden with its dramatic undulating shapes that recall mountain ridges and surging waves is an urban oasis that provides a sweeping view of Hamamatsu city.

Workspaces and Studios

Shizuoka University of Art and Culture has many studios and workspaces equipped with the latest high-tech facilities. In these spaces students engage in practical training and production activities. They experience the pleasure of making things and develop their own creative abilities.
Workspaces and Studios

Art and Culture Research Center

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