Konstfack University College of Arts, Crafts and Design

At Sweden’s largest university specializing in art, craft and design, you can develop into and inhabit those obvious roles that stem from our programmes – artist, designer, interior architect, graphic designer, illustrator, teacher as well as a craftsperson in a range of materials – such as a jewellery designer.

Master's Programmes

Arts, Design & Architecture (5)
Humanities (1)
Social Sciences (1)

About

History

Konstfack stands on vast experience since its founding in 1844. Each year, around 900 students participate in bachelor, master and doctoral studies, teacher training and professional courses. Many students are from other parts of the world, as do many of our teachers. This internationalisation allows for exchange of knowledge and promotes understanding between countries, cultures and religions.

Education

At Sweden’s largest university specializing in art, craft and design, you can develop into and inhabit those obvious roles that stem from our programmes – artist, designer, interior architect, graphic designer, illustrator, teacher as well as a craftsperson in a range of materials – such as a jewellery designer. And of course there are a number of paths to take within the design field, from product and furniture design to designing services

Research

The research at Konstfack is characterised by the interaction of artistic and practical standpoints with scientific perspectives. At Konstfack research is conducted within the areas of design, arts, crafts, visual communication and arts education. 

In a unique way, Konstfack combines highly specialized workshops with a lively intellectual environment. The environment presents unique conditions for research, and the research at Konstfack combines the practices of doing and creating with scientific perspectives.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2021

GSSA 2021

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Services

Housing services

Konstfack is unfortunately unable to help students find housing.

Library services

The library is one of Sweden's largest libraries in arts and design. Our collections reflect the education and research of the university: art, design, arts and crafts, arts education and visual communication. The library is open for everyone.

ICT services

The IT Unit has coordinating and overall responsibility for IT support and IT security at Konstfack. The responsibility includes operation and support of computer workstations, computer rooms, networks and servers, development of the IT environment, acquisition and disposal of hardware, and licence management.

Student Reviews

Making the human not just the artist
Anonymous rated 2 out of 5 stars

Access to workshop is unnecessarily restricted, at MA level we should not have to go on training to have access when have practiced for years. At the same time a very big lack of sense of community, like much of Sweden individuality is taken to such an extreme that egotistical behavior is the default. There is a lack of attention to real support to transition to...

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