The Capital city of Jakarta with its unique position as the center for the meeting of Regional and Foreign cultures makes possible the creation of a wide-range variety of art forms.
The IKJ ‘s existence within the Taman Ismail Marzuki (TIM) prestigious art complex in the middle of Metropolitan Jakarta has a tremendous added value for the students, academic staffs as well as for the Institution itself. It stands on 1,8 hectares of land in the TIM beautifully arranged art center, IKJ has a number of buildings, facilities, studios, theatres, exhibition halls, library, workshops etc. Some IKJ’s alumni continue to achieve brilliant reputation and success in their careers as well-known artists.
The achievement of a high level of prestige in art education and the climate of openess at IKJ, open the door for the cooperation with domestic and international art institutions.
The Board of Management of the IKJ
The Program of Study
There are 2 programs:
The holders of S1 are professional artists who has theories ability to be researcher in arts.
The holders of D III & IV are professional artists with a high skill, ability and moderate knowledge in theories. The IKJ graduates have the ability to perform professional, justified and creative works in their field.
For people from all levels of society and all age group, focussed in practical experience and skill accumulation.
At present, IKJ has 200 instructors and teachers, consisting of permanent and special lecturers. Since its birth in 1970, IKJ has graduated more than 300 people.
The Institute is quite busy with its art and cultural activities all the year around, including participation in workshops and seminars, performances, cultural missions, concerts, training, documentation, evaluations etc in the home country and abroad.
Some international institutions such as Aminef, Fullbright and Ford Foundation from the USA, Minerva Kunst Akademie, the Netherlands, Monash University of Australia are having cooperation with IKJ.
Some cultural foreign institution in Jakarta have also a very good and close contact with IKJ, among other: The Goethe Institute, the Japan Foundation, The British Council, the French Cultural Center etc.
IKJ has some artists of high reputation in various art activities such as film & theatre, dance, music. They are well-known in the home country as well as internationally, among other are:
Tatiek Malyati W.S, Eroes Djarot, Soetomo G, Didi Petet W, Maria Darmaningsih, Yulianti Parani, Hildhawati S, Franky Raden, Bustal Nawawi, Farida Srihadi, Nungky Kusumastuti, W. Sunarto, Garin Nugroho, Sardono W. Kusumo etc.
The registration starts in mid May and mid July every year, with entrance examination held in August.
For the Film and Television & the Fine Arts faculties, a doctor certificate stating that applicant is not color blind is required.
For the Dance Department, the maximum age limit of applicant is 30 years of age.
The address of
Suryo S. Negoro