We offer particularly promising and motivated students and researchers in the areas of art, design, fine craftsmanship and art teacher education an international, multidisciplinary research environment.
Our programmes offer a wide selection of artistic methods as well as critical dialogue.
High quality, humanism, sustainable development and high demands for creative ability
characterise Konstfack's study programmes and research
Konstfack enters into various partnerships with the goal of creating new platforms for our students and researchers to develop internally and to find new paths.
Today, we offer everything from opportunities for student exchanges with some 90 partner schools and courses in entrepreneurship with other institutions, to an environment where ideas and innovations can be nurtured to become paying activities and a research network and courses for graduate students together with other university colleges, as well as joint courses together with other international schools.
Konstfack promotes understanding of the changing cultural and social conditions to which art, fine craftsmanship, design and art teacher education are subject
Konstfack is part of SSEC, Stockholm School of Entreprenuership together with KTH, KI and SSE, www.sses.se. Konstfack is part of Studying Stockholm, an organization including all universities in the Stockholm region. All departments at Konstfack do have their own business contacts.
Arts, craft and design and Art Education. BA and MA
faculties and departments
Department of Craft: Textile, Ceramics & Glass, Jewellery & Corpus
Department of Design: Interior Architecture & Furniture design, Industrial design and Graphic design & Illustration
Department of Fine Art
Department of Teacher education in Visual Arts and Sloyd
bachelor level programs
BA in Graphic Design & Illustration
BA in Industrial Design
BA in Interior Architecture & Furniture Design
BA in Ceramics & Glass
BA in Fine Art
BA in Textiles
BA in Jewellery & Corpus
master level programs
MA in Craft
MA in Design
MA in Fine Art
MA in Visual Communication
MA in Visual Culture and Learning - Visual Arts Education NoVA
research activity and main areas
The research at Konstfack is characterised by the interaction of artistic and practical standpoints with scientific perspectives. An overarching aim is that Konstfack's research should contribute to a sustainable future.
At Konstfack research is conducted within the areas of design, arts, crafts, visual communication and arts education. The research aims to radically rethink the relationship individual-community-environment, and ultimately to contribute to a more sustainable society. The research should bring new perspectives and suggest sustainable solutions for the future.
doctorate level programs
Doctoral Programme in Art, Technology and Design
subject areas for exchange students
Exchange options on BA level (only Fine Art has options at MA level):
Industrial design: Spring semester 2nd BA, Fall semester 3rd BA
Interior Architecture & Furniture Design: Spring semester 2nd BA, Fall semester 3rd BA
Graphic Design & Illustration: Fall semester 3rd BA
Fine Arts: Spring and Fall semester during 2nd BA, AND 2nd semester MA level
Textile: Fall semester 2nd BA
Ceramics and Glass: Fall semester during 3rd BA
Teacher education in Visual Arts and Sloyd: Spring semester during 3rd BA, but flexible
Oct 15 for Spring semester
May 1 for Fall semester
On the BA level the teaching language is Swedish, if there are exchange students taking part in the course the tutoring will be in a mix of Swedish and English.
Our MA programmes are all given in English.
Fall semester - end of August to mid of January
Spring semester - mid of January to the beginning of June
cost of living per month (studying and living)
Approx. 10.000 SEK/month