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This is Valand Academy

At Valand Academy you can study Film, Photography, Fine Art and Literary Composition - where you can choose single-subject courses or degree programmes ranging from undergraduate to doctoral level.

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Situated in the centre of Gothenburg, our department and the activities we pursue are an integral part of the city's cultural life. We are also extensively networked internationally with partners all over the world.

Valand Academy is one of the departments at the Faculty of Fine, Applied and Performing Arts, which is Scandinavia's largest arts Faculty - offering a unique breadth of skills and competencies in artistic subjects.

Valand Academy and HDK to merge

On the 1st of January 2020, Valand Academy and HDK – Academy of Design and Crafts are to merge and form HDK-Valand – a new University department for design and art. Our goal is the formation of a strong arts academy, and our focus: the promotion of cutting-edge research, education and outreach.



  • Save the date for the PARSE Conference November 13th to 15th

    [1 Apr 2019] Save the date November 13-15 for PARSE Research Conference. For the third time, just over 200 researchers and artists from all over the world gather to exchange knowledge and ideas, maintain and make new contacts and jointly strengthen artistic research.

  • New mural by Behjat Omer Abdulla in the center of Oslo

    [1 Feb 2019] The artist Behjat Omer Abdulla has made a new work at the Kirkeristen in Dronningens gate. In the mural he draws inspiration from a Swedish phenomenon called Resignation syndrome: refugee children who seem to lose the will to live and disappear into sleep.

  • Students interpret the world through the photo media in a new exhibition in Malmö

    [19 Nov 2018] On Friday the 23rd of November the group show "Rest Assured in Unknown Places" will open at Galleri Format in Malmö. The exhibition features nine international artists currently studying on the last year of the MFA Programme in Photography at Valand Academy, University of Gothenburg.


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Page Manager: Cecilia Köljing|Last update: 11/7/2019

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