Arts - Majors


The Interior Architecture Department at Arab International University (AIU), is a 4-year program that aims at providing a professional education founded on an international curriculum. The department offers an ideal setting that encourages an extensive   education and critical thinking in concept design; while stressing highly on integrating theory and practice with art and technology. The program not only provides AIU students with professional skills and tools but also a cultural art background shaping each individual student with a well-rounded artistic, cultural, qualified, and self-expressive education. AIU further reinforces its objectives through studio design work, art and architecture history, building materials, lighting technology, computer skills and tools, and fine art courses.


The Fashion Design Department at the university is the first of its kind in Syria. AIU offers a 4-year program that equips students with the necessary skills and tools to create original designs that will allow them to compete in the ever-growing fashion industry. It also aims at graduating students who will be able to contribute to modern art and culture through their innovative designs.


In everyday life, we are all consumers of graphic design. From the products we buy and the books and magazines we read, to computer games and Internet graphics, visual communication designers use a variety of media and technologies to target, engage, entertain, and motivate an audience. The Visual Communication Design program at AIU offers a 4-year program that emphasizes appropriate strategic communication through a design process that includes research, analysis, conceptualization planning, and realization. This process leads to innovative visual communication solutions for contemporary design problems that are local to global in scope. The Visual Communication Department aims at educating designers of tomorrow with the expertise to conceive the most compelling visual problems then dwell upon them systematically, applying their practical media skills together with theoretical knowledge so as to offer creative   solutions.


The Industrial Design Department at the university offers a 4-year program that equips students with the necessary skills and tools to create original designs concentrates on establishing the concept as a marketable, producible, useable and socially responsible product; and subsequently details the human factors (ergonomics), appearance (style) and mode of operation. Frequently the designer becomes involved in the corporate image of companies and their products as well as the graphics of the product’s packaging and the associated retail support systems and solving problem for new product design.

Drama and Cinema Arts Department (coming soon)

  • Department of Performing Arts and film directing, with its popularity (acting and film directing) at Arab International University, is based on attracting creative talents and nursing them. It offers student programs specialties in the dramatic and theatrical arts, and reflects the emphasis in these two specialists on the development of the creative spirit of the student through research raised to have graduates specialized in different artistic frameworks.
  • The purpose of this section, with its policy and programs offered, is to have graduates specialized in acting and directing in line with the good reputation of the drama and the art of the Syrian and its prestige among Arab and other foreign countries.