Open for application

We are still accepting applications for the two-year courses in ceramics and textiles starting August 18th.

For further information regarding the courses in question please click here.

Non-Icelandic applicants are advised to read the school's language policy.

Non-European applicants are responsible for acquiring their visa/residency permits.

How to apply

Apply here. In the top right corner you can select English as your language.

Foreign applicants that don't have an Icelandic ID number, please contact us via for a different application form.

The school is currently on summer holiday. After filling out an application, all applicants are asked to send an email to to notify that they are applying.

Application requirements

For the two-year diploma programmes in ceramis and textiles applicants should have completed secondary level education with visual art as a core subject or have other comparable education or experiential credentials.

All applicants need to upload a portfolio in PDF- format with the application. Also include a separate PDF-file with scanned examples from sketchbook (minimum 10 pages). Maximum file size: 350 MB.

Tuition fees in school year 2020-2021

Tuition fee for the two-year diploma courses in Ceramics, Illustration, Fine Art and Textiles is 440.000 ISK.

Tuition fee for the Visual Art two-year programme towards matriculation is 210.000 ISK.

Tuition fee for the Visual Art one-year foundation programme is 330.000 ISK.

Tuition fee for the one-year study programme for students with intellectual disabilities is 160.000 ISK.

Please note: Tuition fee is the same for both Icelandic and international students.