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Teaching & Research

UC San Diego is a leader in innovative, interdisciplinary, and collaborative scholarship and art practice promoting the foundational, transferable, and enduring values of the Humanities and Arts in an increasingly technological and global society. Our award-winning faculty connect the dots between teaching and research to produce exceptional academic scholarship and creative work marked by innovation and civic engagement. Home to a diversity of people and ideas, our arts programs reflect a spirit of inclusiveness, a global perspective, and the cultivation of integrity, compassion, civility, and ethical behavior as foundational to an arts education for the common good. These links connect you to our academic programs, teaching, and research in the arts.

School of Arts and Humanities

Institute of Arts and Humanities

Department of Literature

Department of Music

Department of Theatre and Dance

Department of Visual Arts

Craft Center

Design Lab

Extended Studies Arts & Humanities

Library Special Collections and Archives

Film and Video Collections

Music Digital Collections

Visual Arts and Architecture Digital Collections

Qualcomm Institute

IDEAS Initiative

Gallery Qi

Sonic Arts Research

Technology for Cultural Heritage

Sixth College Culture, Art, and Technology Program