Application info: BA Textile Design

How to apply

  1. Apply to the programme no later than 16 April 2024 at
  2. The application portfolio and CV should be uploaded no later than 16 April 2024.
  3. We must receive your supporting documentation no later than 17 May 2024. Upload the documents to

Admission Requirements

General admission requirements and specific admission requirements. The following specific admission requirements apply for education leading to a Bachelor of Arts: (i) artistic design ability to work, experiment, illustrate and realise fashion and textiles and other elements in an expressive manner, in order to convey intended ideas in a comprehensible manner, (ii) technical ability in textile techniques, e.g. weaving, printing, sewing, embroidery, knitting or other textile constructions, (iii) a certain degree of critical theoretical knowledge within the field of fashion and design.

Application portfolio

Major subjects at the education in Textile Design are design research, artistic experiments aiming at artistic development of design ideas, experiments and technical development in ateliers and studios. It is therefore important that the application portfolio demonstrates an ability to develop ideas from visual research (material gathering and working with source materials) into finished work (composition and technical skill).

The application assignment for 2024 (pdf)

Please upload your portfolio to our uploading portal: Link to the portal.

  • Fill out your name etc. and which specialisation you apply for with your portfolio.
  • Upload your application portfolio as a PDF, max 100 MB. You can also add a multimedia file (.mpg, .mpeg, .wmv, .avi, .qt, .mov, .mp4) max 100 MB.


Your CV should include information about previous education, courses, work experience, internships and projects. Please use this form.

Assessment day

During the initial stage, the portfolio will be assessed in relation to proven artistic interpretative ability, technical ability in textile techniques and a degree of critical-theoretical knowledge of the field of textiles and design. In the next stage, a number of applicants will be invited to an assessment day. During the assessment day, the applicants’ artistic and technical abilities will be tested, and the applicants’ qualifications and other experience will be discussed during interviews. 

The assessment day will be conducted digitally on 13 May 2024. Selected applicants will be notified through their account at

Admissions results

The result of the selection will be published on 30 May 2024. If you get admitted but can not attend the programme, you need to decline your offer on your pages at

Tuition Fees

EU/EEA-student: No tuition fee
Non EU/EEA-student: First payment: 135 333 SEK
Full tuition fee: 812 000 SEK 

More information on fees and funding.

Important Dates

  • 19 January 2024: The web application opens.
  • 27 January 2024: The application assignment is published on the web
  • 16 April 2024: Last day for application and to hand in your portfolio including CV.
  • 13 May 2024: Assessment day and interviews
  • 17 May 2024: Last date to upload supporting documents to
  • 30 May 2024: Admission results

Contact Information

  • For questions concerning the education programme or application portfolio please contact Margareta Zetterblom.
  • For information regarding the application and admission process, please contact the Admissions Office.