The education focuses on the student's individual needs and reflects the creative diversity of the contemporary arts practice and the critical discourse surrounding it. During studies at Umeå Academy of Fine Arts, students acquire practical, technical and theoretical competence.They are encouraged to debate and to write about visual art and other subjects of interest. Together with the school's international team of teachers, the students investigate the role of art practice in our society and they train their abilities to critically analyse thoughts and ideas in the field of visual art.
The Master's programme in Fine Arts at Umea University deepens your artistic knowledge and improves your chances to work as a professional artist in Sweden or abroad and/or in areas where artistic skills and research are essential.
As an artist, you work primarily with your own artistic practice in art galleries and museums. As an independent artist you can also work within the community, state, county or municipality and work as a consultant or artistic director in different contexts.
- During studies at Umea Academy of Fine Arts, students acquire practical, technical and theoretical competence.They are encouraged to debate and to write about visual art and other subjects of interest.
- Together with the school's international team of teachers, the students investigate the role of art practice in our society and they train their abilities to critically analyse thoughts and ideas in the field of visual art.
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesVisual Arts Liberal Arts Fine Arts View 18 other Masters in Liberal Arts in Sweden
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Bachelor´s degree in Fine Arts or equivalent, approved work samples as well as approved project description and interview.
- Proficiency in English equivalent to the Swedish upper secondary course English B/6.
International17729 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 17729 EUR per year during 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
- Application fee SEK900
- Tuition fee, first instalment SEK182,250
- Total fee SEK729,000
Living costs for Umeå
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.