The Royal Danish School of Fine Arts - School of Design has an extensive student exchange programme with more than 75 design schools all over the world. Every semester we welcome 35 exchange students.
We have exchange agreements with design schools in Europe through the Erasmus and Nordplus programmes and bilateral agreements with a number of institutions outside the Europe.
Students applying for an exchange at The School of Design must have completed at least two year of study before applying. It's very important that exchange students have a high level of proficiency in either Danish, Norwegian, Swedish or English.
How to apply
First you should contact the international coordinator at your home institution to enquire about study abroad obtions. If your home institution accepts that you apply for an exchange at The School of Design, you should submit an application containing:
• A portfolio (digital or in print)
• A CV
• A letter of motivation
• An application form.
Find the application form here
• April 1 for the autumn semester
• October 15 for the spring semester
Please send your application to:
The School of Design
att: Marianne Gyldendal
Philip de Langes Allé 10
1435 København K
If your application is successful, you will receive letter of acceptance and an information pack.
Exchange students from our partner instituitions are not required to pay tuition fees at The School of Design.
Guest students who are EU/EEA citizens are not required to pay tuition fees.
Guest students from non EU/EEA countries must pay tuition fees. In 2012, the tuition fee is 4800 € per semester.
The academic year is divided into two semesters.
In 2012 the autumn semester begins Monday, September 3, 2011 and ends January 25, 2013. The spring semester begins Monday, February 4, 2012 and ends June 28, 2013.
KADK assists exchange and guest students in their search for accommodation, but we do not offer a housing guarantee. Exchange and guest students who are offered a place at KADK will receive information about how to find accommodation.
Moving to Copenhagen
You can find information on moving to Copenhagen on the website of the city of Copenhagen,
Here you'll find a guide to obtaining residence permit, information on health insurance and cpr-numbers and other practical matters.
You can find information on studying in Denmark on www.studyindenmark.dk