January 25, 2012

Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm

Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm

About the Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm
With a history dating back to 1735, the Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm is one of the oldest higher education art institutes in Europe. Over the years many of our graduates have gone on to pursue highly successful international careers as artists.


Key concepts in the work at the university are experimentation, critical reflection and independent artistic development. The supervising professors at the Royal Institute of Art have prominent international profiles as artists. The university has access to some of the best-equipped technical workshops within higher education in Europe. Workshop teaching is led by artists who run courses in a wide variety of techniques such as printmaking, painting, sculpture, video, sound, photography and interactive techniques.


The Royal Institute of Art is situated in central Stockholm, which is home to a very dynamic international art scene.


Educational opportunities
Last application date 1st of February 2012:
Guest student programme (60 ECTS-credits), a programme intended for foreign or Swedish students who study at a higher art institution abroad or have just graduated from a comparable institution.
Art & Architecture: Aspectivity, a postgraduate course on the history of seeing and representation. (30 ECTS-credits). 


Last application date 1st of March 2012:
A Master’s programme in Fine Art (120 ECTS-credits).
Professional Artist’s Development courses (30/60 ECTS-credits) are open for professionally active practitioners. Project studies are offered in the following areas: Fine Art Printing, Glass, Graphic Art, Interactive techniques, Internet-related media, Photography, Sculpture, and Video.
Mejan Residents, is 1-year (60 ECTS-credits) full-time post-master places, which are aimed for shorter artistic research projects. 
Please note—for all these programmes applicants from countries outside of the EU/EEA area will have to pay an admission fee of 900 SEK. If admitted, there will then be a study fee of 289 400 SEK per academic year. This applies to all Swedish Higher Education institutions from the academic year 2011/12. For more information, please see: The Royal Institute of Art will offer one scholarship, for those who are obliged to pay study fees.

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