Art History Department
Art History Department was established under ministerial decision No. 274 dated 31.03.1998 under the supervision of Prof. Dr. / Abdul Ghaffar Shedid , the Founder of the Department , Art History Department may accept the postgraduate researchers who obtained a good rating at both the bachelor's degree or bachelor's project from one of the faculty departments or its equivalent.
Art History department is the newest and the sixth section at the Faculty of Fine Arts.
The Department teaches art history fields to both undergraduate students and post graduate students in all the faculty departments , all fine arts and equivalent graduates students can join art history department from all the other departments of the faculty to study master's and PhD degrees in one of the science and art history After fulfilling the requirements of access to higher education level.
The department offers master's degree in science of art history.
The department offers PhD degrees in science of Art history in the four following Specialties: :
1.First of specialization: History of ancient Egyptian art.
2.Second Specialization: History of Islamic and Coptic Arts.
3.Third Specialization : History of Ancient Orient art (Greek and Roman art)
4.Fourth Specialization: History of medieval and Renaissance arts till the nineteenth and twentieth Centuries arts.
Department mission : Provide research educational services keep pace with international quality standards to prepare a graduated student to competitive locally and globally as a researcher distinguished graduate in the field of Art History Science , and has the ability to search in the history of the civilizations of ancient and modern, analysis and criticism and the link between schools and Various art trends, also to obtain Skills to use the modern trends for scientific research in the field of specialization and the use of digital technology and fluent communication with the world and community service.
The future vision of the Art History department: the department works to provide advanced educational services and provide excellent research in the fields of science history of art In order to reach the global as well as community service and development environment through programs integrated together and contribute to graduated a distinguished researcher and able to link between the history science and various arts.