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Apply: Further Education in Architecture and Fine Art

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Application period 2024 is between 5 March and 10 April.

Application Process

The Royal Institute of Art’s admissions board consists of teachers and student representatives. The selection criteria vary for the different courses. The application is done through a digital portfolio of work samples, text and CV, depending on what is required for each course specifically. Interviews may also be conducted.

Admission letter

Admission notices are sent by email at the end of May.

Entry requirements

General entry requirements for freestanding courses at second cycle level.
Specific entry requirements: Master’s degree in fine arts, architecture, or for the courses another relevant master’s degree or equivalent prior learning.
The courses Ombyggnadskultur (Rebuilding Culture) and Restaureringskonst (Restoration Art) require relevant professional activity for the courses.

Prior learning

Anyone who does not have a Master’s degree can claim prior learning: that the applicant has through other education and professional activities achieved a level of knowledge and competence corresponding to a master’s degree, and possesses the language capabilities required. Certificates proving this need to be attached to the application. More information on prior learning can be found at the Swedish Council for Higher Education (Studera).

Application and tuition fees

There are no application and tuition fees to study at the Royal Institute of Art, except for students who are nationals of a country outside the EU, EEA or Switzerland. The application fee is SEK 900, and information on how to pay is found in the digital application link.

The tuition fee at the Royal Institute of Art is currently SEK 347 778 SEK per academic year. Foreign students are to contact the Swedish Migration Agency (Migrationsverket) to apply for a residence permit for the duration of your studies. There are two scholarships for students on the advanced level to apply for that cover the tuition fee itself, but not the living expenses.

Scholarships for tuition fees

There are two scholarships available for advanced level students that cover the tuition fee itself, but not subsistence.

Do you have questions about the application process for further education courses?

Email your questions to:

Processing of personal data

Much of the information available at the University is public documents. If your personal data is contained in a public document, anyone who requests it can access your personal data, unless confidentiality under the Public Access to Information and Secrecy Act (2009:400) prevents this.

An application for university studies is a public document. This means that all information in your application will be disclosed if someone asks for it.
If you have a secrecy marking or a decision on retention in the population register, your application may be marked as confidential.

If this is the case, it is important that you contact us before filling in an application: or phone 08-614 40 00