The Royal Institute of Art’s education and research has a strong international character. International lecturers and teachers are regularly invited to the school. Field trips are also integrated into the course of education. There are exchange programs for both researchers and students. The school and its teachers comprise of many international networks.
Students in Fine Arts have the opportunity to go on an Erasmus exchange to one of the European art institutes The Royal Institute of Art collaborates with. We are part of the network KUNO-Nordplus, which consists of all art schools in the Nordic and Baltic countries. There are both shorter courses and longer exchanges, up to one academic year.
We also have exchanges with the University of Tsukuba outside Tokyo and Emily Carr University in Vancouver. Teachers and students at The Royal Institute of Art also has the opportunity to spend longer or shorter periods in our studios in central Berlin.
Foreign Exchange at The Royal Institute of Art
Students from our partner institutions can apply for an exchange period between three months and one year. Students from schools that do not have an agreement with us can apply for guest studies (60 credits). The language of instruction is English.
The closing date for applications is April 1 for the Autumn Term and November 1 for the Spring Term: please start your application here.
The application must be approved by the student’s college. The international coordinator at each school can help.
Accommodation During Foreign Exchange in Stockholm
The Royal Institute of Art collaborates with Housing Anywhere to give our exchange students the opportunity to find accommodation. The service can also be used by local students who are participating in an exchange program elsewhere and want to rent out their room in Stockholm during that time.