Konstfack University

Konstfack’s four departments offer different educations within the field of arts, crafts, design and teacher education.

Nordic Visual Studies and Art Education (NoVA) is a Visual Arts Education specialization of Master’s programme of Arts in Visual culture and Learning. The NoVA programme is two years Master program. The program emphasises visual culture and learning. Research is focused on visual and performative ethnography and explorative discourse analysis. The programme is taught in English and it welcomes international students. 

NoVA program is part of the Department of Visual Arts and Sloyd Education. The department offers two five year teacher education programs and two Master’s programs.

Konstfack has located its activities in the one campus in the green neighbourhood Telefonplan in Stockholm. Photo: Hironori Tsukue

Konstfack was founded in 1844 and it offered nine different trades, amongst them tiled stove makers and silk weavers. In 2004 Konstfack moved to its current premises L. M. Ericssons old telephone factory in the Stockholm suburb of Hägersten. Same time Konstfack has been refurbished to provide a modern school.

In 2019 Konstfack is ranked as second best among artistic universities in Sweden by the international ranking company QS World University Rankings. Among the Nordic countries Konstfack is ranked as number three, and globally on place 49.

Application and tuition fees

You will find more information about Master’s programme application and tuition fees from Konstfack’s web site. 

Study memories

Photos: Anni Rupponen, Vivita Udre, Joanna Wong, Fredrik Lindstrand, Rosie Allard

Do you want to know more?

Read more about Nordic Visual Studies and Art Education at Konstfack. 

Contact information.

Please note, that Konstfack NoVA specialisation has no intake to autumn 2019.

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