Course code MākZ1555
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Credit points, number of lectures
Credit points ECTS Credit points Total number of auditorium hours Number of lecture hours Number of student independent work hours
2 3 32 32 48
E-courses MākZ1555: Introduction to Eastern Art and Architecture
Course annotation The course acquaints students with the main trends and development phases of the art and architecture in India and China as well as of Islamic art and architecture. A special attention is paid to the world view in order to give a profound understanding of philosophy Eastern art and architecture is based on. Students are supposed to get acquainted with the art patterns of the primary cultures (India, China) as well as with those of derivative cultures.
Results Students 1. are competent in the specifics of art and architecture in India, China and the Islamic states;
2. are ready to attend specific lecture courses and seminars in Eastern art and architecture;
3. can perform an independent research in the field of Eastern art and architecture.
Course plan 1. Art and architecture in India. L 10
2. Art and architecture in China. L 10
3. Middle test L 2
4. Islamic art and architecture. L10

Requirements for obtaining credit points The test work in the middle of the semester - 35 %. The final test (exam) - 35 %. A presentation about Eastern art and architecture (30%).

Study programmes Asian Studies