Konstfack University of Arts, Crafts and Design

Global Exchange School


Global Exchange School
  • Stockholm, Sweden

Final dates announced on exchange school's website.

Spring Semester

January — June

Fall Semester

August — January

Open to RISD students

Juniors + Seniors. Minimum 3.0+ GPA required.

Eligible RISD Departments
  • Ceramics
  • Furniture
  • Glass
  • Graphic Design
  • Illustration
  • Industrial Design
  • Interior Architecture
  • Painting
  • Sculpture
  • Textiles

University Website
Exchange Website
Exchange Courses
Academic Calendar
Exchange Accommodations

Spring Semester Application Deadlines
RISD Deadline: Sep 26, 2019
School Deadline: Oct 15, 2019
Fall Semester Application Deadlines
RISD Deadline: Apr 9, 2020
School Deadline: May 1, 2020
Academic Credits
Minimum 12 RISD credit equivalency
Instruction Language
  • Swedish
  • English

Some English instruction

About Konstfack


Courses at Konstfack are instructed in Swedish language, but international students will receive explanations and instructions in English, which is spoken by most teachers and students at Konstfack. If the majority of students in a class are exchange students, the instruction will sometimes switch to English.

As an exchange student, you are not required to have any Swedish language ability to be admitted for studies at Konstfack, but you must have a good command of English. For a successful exchange experience, basic Swedish language ability is strongly recommended.

Semester Eligibility

Note: The following programs are available in Fall semester only and will not admit exchange students during Spring semesters: Ceramics, Glass, Graphic Design, Illustration, and Textiles.

Apply for Global Exchange & AICAD

Ready to Apply? Applications for Spring 2020 Global Exchange and AICAD Exchange are now open!

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1:1 Advising Session

Have questions? The RISD Global team is available to meet for a 1:1 advising session. We can give you more information about your study options, help you figure out which program makes sense for you, and assist you with the application process.

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