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Graphic Design

Challenge yourself as a graphic designer with this semester of intense creative training

Your benefits

  • Strengthen yourself as a graphic designer who makes well-thought solutions based on research and knowledge of the users.
  • Be able to work with code as part of your creative toolbox.
  • Get information graphics as an integral part of your graphical toolbox.
  • Be able to design books or magazines to meet specific target audiences and editorial concepts.
  • Develop visual identities including manuals and considerations regarding implementation.
  • Become a part of an intense study environment with Danish and international students.

Programme structure

Duration: 1 semester

Study mode: Full-time

Credits: 30 ECTS

Location: Campus Copenhagen

Course Start: Mid January

Level: Advanced undergraduate 4th semester

Application deadline:  October 1


Frederikke Hoeijmans Vang Jensen

Learning environment

Learning-by-doing in a studio-based learning environment is central in the teaching. Presentations of theories and methods are followed by practical experiments and exercises.

Assignments are typically ‘real’ life flavoured and have relevance for your portfolio.

Class size is approx. 24 students. Classes are mixed with Danish and international students. You will work in groups or individually depending on the assignment.

You will get your own desk and a Macintosh computer with CS4 software during the time of your study. All software is supported by e-learning videos from


Please note there is a mandatory portfolio review to gain access to this programme and a limited numbers of places. We have a high number of applicants, so please make sure you have the required qualifications to this programme before applying. We strongly recommend that you apply to a non-portfolio programme as your second priority when applying to a portfolio programme, as the percentage of refused portfolios is usually high, unfortunately.

To apply for the programme in Graphic Design you must have:

  • at least 1,5 years on a BA graphic design program
  • basic knowledge of graphic communication and design
  • a portfolio of graphic design examples
  • a good command of Adobe Creative Suite software (mainly InDesign, Illustrator, PhotoShop & AfterEffects).
  • a good command of the English language, both written and oral
  • Non-native English speakers should include a copy of their TOEFL test results (minimum score 550 or computer based 83)/ IELTS test of 6.5 / a minimum B2 OLS or have the test results sent to our address).

Tuition fee

The tuition fee is 6936 € for this programme. 

If you apply as an exchange student from one of our exchange partner universities, you do not have to pay tuition fee for the program. 
If you do not apply as an exchange student, you will have to pay tuition.