For the years 2009-2012, KUG has defined six different focuses on development which are not isolated from each other but which are always interconnected in one way or the other in order to develop a close interaction between arts-based research on the one hand and scientific research on the other hand, and to ensure education oriented towards research and arts-based research. Therefore, the integration of vivid artistic practice in scientific research involves a constant update and increased applicability of results.

Special focus in the field of arts-based research includes:

Emphasis with main interest on research in the following fields: