Konstfack is the largest and oldest university college of Arts, Crafts and Design in Sweden. It was founded in 1844. Each year, around 900 students participate in Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes, Doctoral Programme, Teacher Education programmes and Professional courses. Many of them and also come from other parts of the world. The professors and teachers in the university is also recruited internationally. This contributes to the exchange of knowledge and increases understanding between countries, cultures and religions.
"There are also programmes for exchange students which the university participates in such as the Nordic Council of Ministers’ Nordplus program, EU’s Lifelong Learning/Erasmus Program, and the Linnaeus-Palme program funded by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA). Konstfack also has some of Europe’s best, most well-equipped workshops. It has computer rooms, wood and metal workshops, screen printing studios, a weaving room, textile printing, colour workshop, graphical workshop, photo and TV studio, glass works, a ceramics workshop and studios for sculpture and painting. Konstfack Alumni is a network of over 1600 artists, designers, pedagogues and curators, all of them with a degree from Konstfack. Through our network, alumni share information about jobs, grants, competitions and more."