Application to our summer courses

- opens 18 February 2022

Each year we offer one or more summer courses in different artistic fields within Fine Arts. It can be in Painting, Sculpture, Photography, Performance, Video or something else.

Usually they are on bachelor's level  and 7,5 or 15 credits. Classes are held in June and in August and between those two teaching periods you work individually with your own artistic work.

2022 we offer three summer courses of which one of them is web-based (online):

Painting (English upon request)

Teckning  - inom det narrativa fältet (in Swedish)

Photography and moving image as a critical practice (English upon request)



1. Apply to the course via

The required knowledge for all three courses is that you meet meet the general entry requirements for bachelor's level studies and you need to have approved work samples. Selection among qualified applicants is based upon submitted work samples.

2. Upload 3-5 work samples in our application portal

Links to our different summer course portals where you upload your work samples will be published on this page 18 February 13:00 when the application opens.

Approved file formats are AVI, MOV, MPG4 for movies, JPEG for pictures and WAV, AAC, AC3 and AIFF for audio. Keep in mind that large files can take time to upload. Video works may not exceed 2 GB in size and images cannot be any larger than 5 MB. You can upload max 5 filer per work sample. Besides format and size we have no other demands meaning it's up to you to select the type of work you want to show that best represents your artistic practice and experience.



18 February 13:00: Application opens (both at and for uploading your work samples to us)

15 March: Last application date

22 April: Notification of selection results is sent out.
You who are admitted will with your result obtain information where to find our welcome letter. In there you will find out when the course starts, how registration is handled and other practical information for you who are new at Umeå University.


For questions contact us at