Structure of semester

Basic informations about courses

Students will receive basic information regarding their AFAD study programme at the Orientation Day, which takes places regularly at the beginning of each semester. The student selects courses from his/her study programme. For more information, please see the Handbook AFAD.


Compulsory courses:

  • Main Studio:

    • 8, 10 or 15 ECTS, depending if you’re a bachelor or a master’s student.
    • Students cannot have more than 1 studio. Students either select a studio or they are allocated to one.
  • Selected Chapters from Modern and Contemporary Visual Art – 5 ECTS.

    • A theoretical course led by academic staff of the Theory and History of Art Department. Presentations on various topics.

Optional courses:

  • Professional courses
    • courses from the student’s department
  • AFAD Module for International Students
  • Drawing
    • 3 – 5 hours/week, earning 4 – 5 credits
    • The drawing course is led by pedagogues by the Division of Drawing