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Konstfack University College of Arts, Crafts and Design

Konstfack University College of Arts, Crafts and Design
Study design in Stockholm, Sweden
Stockholm, Sweden
Language of Instruction: 
Academic Year
Academic Disciplines: 
Design--Industrial Design
Design--Photo Media
Program Type: 
Semester or Academic Year
Fulfills KU Core 4.2
Exchange Program
Program Summary: 

Each fall, one KU Industrial Design student can participate in a semester-long exchange at Konstfack University College of Arts, Crafts and Design, in Stockholm.

Academic Information: 

Students follow the same schedule as Konstfack’s third-year Industrial Design students. This includes an internship for a portion of the semester. A complete guide to the courses offered during the third-year Fall can be found here

Divide the number of ECTS credits in half to convert them into the appropriate number of KU credits.

Interested students are encouraged to meet with Prof. Lance Rake to discuss how the Konstfack coursework will apply to their Industrial Design degree requirements.


Housing is available through Konstfack, but is not guaranteed, so prompt application is strongly encouraged. The housing consists of studio apartments in a building that is in the same industrial complex as Konstfack. Information on exchange student housing at Konstfack can be found here.


KU Industrial Design students who are preparing to study abroad during their third or fourth year of study. Selection is competitive.

Further Reading: 

For more information, contact David Wiley at 785-864-3742 or dwiley@ku.edu.


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