The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts (KADK)

Swinburne has a student exchange arrangement with The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts (KADK) Design School. Learn more about courses available, semester dates, credit equivalency and how to apply.


Institution name The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts (KADK)
Location Copenhagen, Denmark
Semester dates Autumn semester: 1 September – 31 January
Spring semester: 1 February – 30 June
Discipline area

Note: Swinburne University of Technology is only a partner with the Design School of KADK.
Note that the teaching for Danish programmes is in Danish, but are nonetheless also open to English-speaking students, with guidance being given in English.

Courses available for exchange students

Both undergraduate and graduate courses are offered to all exchange students. The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, offers both BA and MA Programmes.

Danish law requires all exchange students to be full time (completing 30 ECTS).
Exchange courses
Credit equivalence 30 ECTS = 50 CP
22.5 ECTS = 37.5 CP

KADK does not have its own accommodation and students are required to find a room or apartment themselves.

The KADK Accommodation website has more information regarding to the options available for exchange students.

KADK Accommodation Website