Below you find application instructions if you want to apply to
our master's programme, requirements for both our programmes as
well as key dates and deadlines.
The upcoming application round will open on the 22nd of
HOW TO APPLY
First of all you send in your application to
universityadmissions.se. After that you start to upload your work
samples. The link to the online application form will be available
here as the application opens on the 22nd of January.
Step 1. Send in your application to
On the programme web page Master's Programme in Fine
Arts you find information about the programme and if
you scrol down on the page under the headline Application and
eligibility you find the terms and conditions.
As you apply make sure you follow the application process carefully
step-by-step so you don't miss out of anything. Many applicants for
example forget to submit the right supporting documents.
Step 2. Upload your work samples
When you have sent your application to universityadmissions.se
it's time to submit your work samples.
You have the possibility to upload up to 10
different work samples, and you may attach 5 files per sample. You
have until last application date 2nd of March to change and edit as
much as you want. Just remember to save each time you work on your
application and don't click send until you feel that you're
completely satisfied with your application! A description of the
samples is not mandatory but desirable.
Format for digital files
Accepted file formats are AVI, MOV, MPG4 for films,
JPEG for images and WAV, AAC, AC3 and AIFF for sound. Note that
large files can take some time to upload. Max size for video files
is 2 GB whereas images should not be larger than 5 MB.
Bachelor's Programme in Fine Arts
Terms and conditions
As for previous skills most of our applicants have
before applying to us been studying at some preparatory art school.
This is no requirement, however qualifying same as experience
in artistic work.
The official language of instruction in our Bachelor's (BFA)
programme is Swedish. The requirement in Swedish when you apply to
our BFA programme is that you have the upper secondary course
Swedish 3 or Swedish as second language 3 and the grade E at the
lowest. Here is a web page on
universityadmissions.se that explains and helps you understand
Swedish courses and subject levels. Tisus is a test recognised by all the
universities in Sweden as a statement of eligibility regarding
Swedish language proficiency.
Since our BFA programme is offered in Swedish you will (as
the application opens) find the link on our Swedish web page Ansökan only. In addition, the
programme is only applicable at antagning.se
Master's Programme in Fine Arts
Terms and conditions
If you're in your final term of bachelor studies
(180 ECTS), and you haven't yet obtained your degree certificate,
you need to submit a transcript of all completed terms of studies
and your home university should confirm you're exptected to
graduate after the end of the term. As soon as you have applied for
and obtained your degree certificate you should upload it at
universityadmissions.se. Here you find additional
In our Master's (MFA) programme the official language of
instruction is English. When it comes to English the entry
requirement, for both our programmes, is that you have minimum
English B/6 or equivalent. You may demonstrate that you meet the
English language requirement through certain upper secondary (high
school) studies, certain university studies, or an internationally
approved English test such as TOEFL. Here you find more information about
KEY DATES AND DEADLINES
22 January (13:00) 2020: Application
opens at universityadmissions.se and the link for uploading one's
work samples is published
2 March (00:00) 2020: Last application date
12 March 2020: Last day to upload supportive
documentation to prove your eligibility
12 March 2020: Last day also to submit
supportive documentaion if you're not required to pay tuition fees,
or to pay your application fee if you are
Week 14 2020: Call for interviews (Master's
programme) are sent out
Week 16: Interviews (Master's programme)
Week 19 (8 May): Notification of Selection
Results is published
If you have any questions regarding your application you're
welcome to contact us at info.art.umu.se