Kathmandu University School of Arts (KUSOA) was established in 1996 as a constituent campus of Kathmandu University, located in Hattiban, Lalitpur, Nepal. It is one of the six Schools at the University established to impart education in liberal arts, music, media and social sciences with the aim of producing able professionals that can contribute to the development of the nation.
Kathmandu University School of Arts (KUSOA) has Collaborated with University of Zurich, University of Bern, Swiss Peace Foundation (SPF), Aarhus University, University of Copenhagen, North Eastern Hill University (India). It has also collaborated with Nepal Consortium for Land Research and Policy Dialogue (COLARP), Community Self- Reliance Centre (CSRC), Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), Nepal Institute of Development Studies (NIDS), Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR North-South) and South Asia Coordination Office
Education for promoting ideals of social and economic justice and well-being for all persons and their environments.
- Promote professional knowledge, understanding and skills in the development of arts, culture, and other social and economic potentials of human resources through
- Scholarly activities, critical thinking, analysis and communications
- Practical interventions, assessments and evaluations
- Integration of social, economic, political, cultural and environmental components of development