KMD promotes art, music and design, as crucial to both individual and societal change and development.
KMD is a dynamic meeting place for artistic and scholarly research and education; it builds upon long-standing traditions for art, music and design education in Bergen.
KMD is an innovative and fearless academic community
where discourse is encouraged.
KMD educates artists, designers, curators, performing musicians, composers, music therapists, music scholars, music and art teachers for the future.
- play a leading role in our fields nationally and internationally
- challenge conventions where they are strong and preserve them where they are challenging
- advocate diversity and equality in society and culture
- be a renowned and sought-after partner in national and international artistic and academic environments, the university community, business partners/enterprise and society at large