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The Royal Institute of Art (KKH)

The Royal Institute of Art (KKH) is an institution for higher education with a long artistic tradition dating all the way back to the 18th century. The education offered is diverse with courses in traditional methods as well as instruction in the most innovative and the very latest techniques.

Master's Programmes



The Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm is a leading art institution in higher education located in Stockholm with a long artistic tradition dating back to the beginning of the 18th century. 


The education offers both undergraduate and postgraduate studies in Fine Arts and postgraduate studies in Architecture. The Royal Institute of Art also run an active international program with lectures, exhibitions and publications. The Vice Chancellor of the Royal Institute of Art is Sara Arrhenius.


The Royal Institute of Art fosters an emerging research environment focusing on art, the conditions for art production, and the contemporary challenges for such a practice within and beyond the art world.

The Royal Institute of Art hosts artistic research and development projects. They include artistic development projects, PhD studies, Mejan Residents, and externally funded research projects.

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Library services

At the Library of Royal Institute of Art you will find a rich assortment of literature that relates to topics that are discussed in the school. 

Student Life

Campus life

The Royal Institute of Art’s campus is located on the small island of Skeppsholmen in Stockholm. Its excellent premises include fully equipped workshops, lecture halls, student studios and exhibition spaces.

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